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New Haven’s Columbus House holds ‘Chocolate to the Rescue!’ fundraiser for homeless in Middletown

New Haven Register

New Haven’s Columbus House holds ‘Chocolate to the Rescue!’ fundraiser for homeless in Middletown

March 26, 2017

Imagine a buffet of chocolate-infused tea, chocolate pancakes, dark chocolate bacon bark with sea salt, chocolate risotto with artisan cheese and bananas; Nutella, banana and caramel crepes — and every other chocolate concoction one could dream up.

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Dessert-lover’s dream, Columbus House’s Chocolate to the Rescue!, raises funds for homeless in Middletown

The Middletown Press

Dessert-lover’s dream, Columbus House’s Chocolate to the Rescue!, raises funds for homeless in Middletown

March 26, 2017

Imagine a buffet of chocolate-infused tea, chocolate pancakes, dark chocolate bacon bark with sea salt, chocolate risotto with artisan cheese and bananas; Nutella, banana and caramel crepes — and every other chocolate concoction one could dream up.

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PHOTOS: Columbus House Chocolate to the Rescue! 2017

The Middletown Press

PHOTOS: Columbus House Chocolate to the Rescue! 2017

March 26, 2017

The 15th annual Chocolate to the Rescue! at the Inn at Middletown, hosted by the Columbus House and benefiting the Middlesex Family Shelter, was held March 26. The delectables included chocolate-infused tea, chocolate pancakes, dark chocolate bacon bark with sea salt, chocolate risotto with artisan cheese and bananas; banana, Nutella and caramel crepes and every chocolate concoction one could ever dream up.

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Columbus House, YNHH team up to support homeless in New Haven after hospitalization

New Haven Register

Columbus House, YNHH team up to support homeless in New Haven after hospitalization

March 19, 2017

Yale New Haven Health has been working for years to solve the question of what to do when a patient should be discharged home to recover, but they have no home to go to.

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Lawmakers talk progress made in helping Connecticut homeless

WTNH

Lawmakers talk progress made in helping Connecticut homeless

February 24, 2017

Lawmakers and various organizations came together in New Haven about the progress that’s being made in Connecticut to help homeless people.

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Volunteers help track homeless across Connecticut

WTNH

Volunteers help track homeless across Connecticut

January 24, 2017

From the New Haven city green, all across Connecticut and the United States. It’s much like a census for the homeless. Every homeless man, woman and child is accounted for. Seventy volunteers in the Elm City helping to go person to person.

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Connecticut achieves milestone in goal of ending chronic homelessness

Columbus House

Connecticut achieves milestone in goal of ending chronic homelessness

January 12, 2017

On January 12, 2017, Alison Cunningham, Columbus House CEO, joined Gov. Malloy and others as he announced that we, as a state, have matched each person who is verified as chronically homeless with housing, and have the systems in place to house anyone who is newly verified within 90 days.

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Making gains on chronic homelessness

WTNH

Making gains on chronic homelessness

December 9, 2016

A simple act of making tea in her own apartment, had been out of reach for Katherine Walsh. She was chronically homeless for 3 years.

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Wallingford Emergency Shelter reopens under new ownership

Record Journal

Wallingford Emergency Shelter reopens under new ownership

November 19, 2016

The Wallingford Emergency Shelter reopened its Quinnipiac Street facility this week.

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UNH ‘sock off’ teaches students about media’s role in election while helping others

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UNH ‘sock off’ teaches students about media’s role in election while helping others

November 7, 2016

Students at the University of New Haven are heading into Election Day feet first, and their teachers are making it part of their assignment. To energize students for the presidential vote, two UNH teachers in the communications department are combining a learning lesson with a good deed, and have asked them to help the homeless simply by donating socks. "This is the Election Day Sock Off," said Steve Raucher, a communications professor at UNH.

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