Housing and Shelter

Mar 7, 2016

Helping Low-Income Homeowners Stay in Safe and Healthy Homes

Rebuilding Together has been providing critical home repairs to low-income homeowners since 1973. With the collaborative support of their affiliates, their team helps keep homes safe and healthy so that the community can thrive.

Mar 7, 2016

A Continuum of Care for Survivors

For over 37 years, Doorways for Women and Families has worked to transform the lives of women and families who are facing homelessness or suffering from abuse. Thanks to community partnerships and the generosity of their supporters, Doorways’ four-tiered strategy meets both the immediate and long-term needs of their clients and addresses the economic and societal issues that lead to violence, poverty and family homelessness.

Mar 7, 2016

Small Nonprofit, Big Community

For many individuals living with mental illness, homelessness can be a hospital visit away. Plymouth Healing Communities small scale shelter aims to use relationships to heal and keep people off the streets.

Mar 7, 2016

American Family Housing: Healing and Helping Traumatized Veterans

American Family Housing is more than a nonprofit dedicated to Housing and Shelter; it aims to create a cycle of self-sustainability for veterans to permanently erase housing insecurity.

Mar 7, 2016

Coalitions and Partnerships: A Powerful Resolve

Nonprofits are faced with an enormous task to best alleviate social issues like housing insecurity and are often overwhelmed by the process. Energy Outreach Colorado utilizes partnerships to prevent housing insecurity by focusing on one of the causes of homelessness - energy.

Aug 16, 2012

Post-Housing Bubble, Habitat for Humanity Devises Ways to Handle Regulation

In the latest move in a crazy quilt of state-by-state regulations affecting Habitat for Humanity, the affordable housing nonprofit, West Virginia’s Division of Financial Institutions is imposing some new ground rules on how it provides mortgages.

Sep 8, 2011

Habitat grows in tough times

Instead of retrenching during the distressed economy of the past three years, Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County looked for ways to expand.

Nov 8, 2010

Salvation Army has raised $9 million

The Salvation Army of Wake County is trying to raise $12 million to transform a former printing plant into a 41,000-square-foot Center of Hope that will include a 92-bed shelter for women and children, as well as its administrative offices.

Jul 16, 2010

Wake Habitat selected for national effort

The Raleigh-based affiliate is one of 163 tapped for a neighborhood revitalization program that will offer expanded services to needy families.

Jul 6, 2010

Senior PharmAssist names 5 to board

Senior PharmAssist, Durham, named five new board members -- Anne Daye, accountant; Colleen Fitzpatrick, Duke University; Finny Joseph, Main Street Pharmacy; Charles “Chuck” King, retired, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation; and Cheryl Lloyd, LeMay and Associates Consulting.