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Yale New Haven Hospital’s work with community brings $100,000 prize

New Haven Register

Yale New Haven Hospital’s work with community brings $100,000 prize

May 28, 2018

A hospital, in order to truly meet its patients’ and employees’ needs, has to do more than provide health care.

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Watson Provides Small Appliances to Columbus House for Formerly Homeless

GlobeNewswire

Watson Provides Small Appliances to Columbus House for Formerly Homeless

May 24, 2018

Watson, Inc. recently donated 25 small appliances to Columbus House, to be included in their Welcome Kit initiative, which provides basic household necessities to those moving out of homelessness and into permanent homes.

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Study shows that medical respite care for patients experiencing homelessness is cost-effective for hospitals

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University

Study shows that medical respite care for patients experiencing homelessness is cost-effective for hospitals

May 22, 2018

A new study by Professor Donald Shepard and Dan Shetler in The Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved demonstrates a powerful business case for providing medical respite care to hospitalized patients experiencing homelessness. In the article, titled “Medical Respite for People Experiencing Homelessness: Financial Impacts with Alternative Levels of Medicaid Coverage,” Shetler and Shepard examined two hospital case studies: St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn. (a Medicaid-expansion state) and Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (a non-Medicaid-expansion state).

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Annual count shows slight decline in Connecticut homelessness

New Haven Register

Annual count shows slight decline in Connecticut homelessness

May 18, 2018

When volunteers walked city streets and visited shelters on an unseasonably warm winter night early this year, they found two more homeless people than last year, bucking a downward trend statewide.

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Columbus House Goes Solar

New Haven Independent

Columbus House Goes Solar

April 13, 2018

A crane is extended and solar panels are busily being installed just in time for spring at Columbus House.

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Columbus House Breaks Ground at Connecticut Valley Hospital

Columbus House

Columbus House Breaks Ground at Connecticut Valley Hospital

April 9, 2018

Columbus House is excited to begin the restoration and preservation of Shepherd Home, a historic 1920's nurse’s quarters, into 32 units of permanent supportive housing with a preference for Veterans.

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Stanley Will Raise Homeless Awareness, Support with The Big Sleep Out

Zip06 Shore Publishing

Stanley Will Raise Homeless Awareness, Support with The Big Sleep Out

March 21, 2018

To raise awareness about the homeless, build a more compassionate community, and support Columbus House, Ella Stanley hopes to inspire at least 100 people to give up their warm bed for one night and make a sleeping bag their home on the Guilford Green on Saturday, April 28, at The Big Sleep Out.

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Middletown shelter to benefit from‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ on Sunday

The Middletown Press

Middletown shelter to benefit from‘Chocolate to the Rescue’ on Sunday

March 17, 2018

“Chocolate to the Rescue,” a fundraiser to benefit the Middlesex Family Shelter, will be held Sunday, 1-4 p.m. at the Inn at Middletown, 70 Main St.

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Helping the Homeless Community in New Haven, Connecticut

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Helping the Homeless Community in New Haven, Connecticut

March 8, 2018

Students at the Yale School of Architecture partnered with Columbus House, to design and build a home to help combat homelessness in New Haven, CT. See how Pella windows and doors helped the students achieve the vision they had for the home.

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Quinnipiac and Chartwells partner up for One Million Acts of Good campaign

The Quinnipiac Chronicle

Quinnipiac and Chartwells partner up for One Million Acts of Good campaign

March 6, 2018

Quinnipiac organizations and Chartwells teamed up to contribute to the One Million Acts of Good movement on Feb. 28. A station was set up in the Upper Cafe across from Revolution Noodle and Sushi from 2 to 4 p.m. for students to attend the event and fill empty boxes with food to be donated to charity as a part of the movement.

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