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Amazon fulfills local shelter's holiday wish list

WFSB Channel 3

Amazon fulfills local shelter's holiday wish list

December 21, 2019

Local Amazon workers have been busy getting Christmas orders ready for customers. But on Friday, they took a break to deliver one big gift to one of its neighbors.

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Amazon gives $10,000 in donations to New Haven organization

FOX 61

Amazon gives $10,000 in donations to New Haven organization

December 20, 2019

Amazon checked off the wish list of one organization that helps house the homeless. Executives at Columbus House had no idea that when amazon came to visit that they would be receiving donations up to $10,000.

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Architecture students to build in Newhallville

Yale Daily News

Architecture students to build in Newhallville

December 6, 2019

First-year Yale architecture students will return to Newhallville for the first time in six years to build and design a duplex to be used as affordable housing.

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Columbus House (and New Haven) loses a champion

Columbus House

Columbus House (and New Haven) loses a champion

October 8, 2019

We were saddened to learn of the loss of another close friend to Columbus House. Cheever Tyler passed away in August at the age of 81.

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100-Day Challenge addresses youth homelessness in Middletown

The Middletown Press

100-Day Challenge addresses youth homelessness in Middletown

September 26, 2019

In June, Connecticut issued a 100-Day Challenge to End Youth Homelessness that brought together stakeholders from across the state in a concerted effort to rehouse homeless youth.

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New Vlock House Rocks, With Neighbors’ Help

The New Haven Independent

New Vlock House Rocks, With Neighbors’ Help

September 24, 2019

The design of this year’s “Vlock” house draws on the classic New Haven three-decker, found from East Rock to Kimberly Square. It draws as well on a vision of how to house people who know the insecurity of sleeping in tents or under bridges and therefore want security.

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Work Study

Daily Nutmeg

Work Study

September 19, 2019

New Haven is known for its eclectic mix of downtown architecture, from Colonial and Federal homes to Gothic churches, Modernist experiments and 21st-century “smart buildings.”

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CEO’s hike on Appalachian Trail raises money for Wallingford homeless shelter

Record Journal

CEO’s hike on Appalachian Trail raises money for Wallingford homeless shelter

July 31, 2019

Hiking in 90-degree heat and occasional pouring rain through 185 miles of Appalachian Trail terrain, a local CEO has helped to raise about $35,000 for a local homeless shelter.

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Columbus House buys 5 Middletown sites to ensure they remain affordable housing

The Middletown Press

Columbus House buys 5 Middletown sites to ensure they remain affordable housing

July 31, 2019

The New Haven-based agency with a mission to provide shelter and dwellings for vulnerable populations recently purchased five multi-family homes from the Nehemiah Housing Corp. for continued use as housing for low-income residents.

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