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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Habitat teams on neighborhood garden
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro partnered with local residents on a community garden in a collaborative effort that has included local agencies, companies and individual donors.
Home builders boosting crisis intervention center
Wrenn House Crisis Intervention Program, Haven House Services, Raleigh, getting extreme makeover from The Remodelers Council, Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County.
Grubb helps land four Habitat homes
The company helped facilitate the sale of four four-bedroom homes to Habitat of Charlotte, saving the charity more than $100,000.
Bar associations pitch in for Habitat
The bar associations in Forsyth County and Greensboro are helping to build homes for their local Habitat for Humanity affiliates.