FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Westport, CT – December 9, 2019 – The Homes with Hope Board of Directors has selected Helen McAlinden, a leader in affordable and supportive housing in Connecticut, to serve as the agency’s next President and CEO. “After an extensive search, the Board is excited to welcome Helen McAlinden to lead Homes with […]
Originally published in The Darien Times on July 30, 2019 Darien native Peter Saverine will be the featured artist at Bistro du Soleil at 615 Riverside Avenue in Westport through Labor Day. The Mediterranean/French bistro has a tradition of highlighting over 200 local and international artists on their sunflower gold walls as a complement to […]
A change in the Executive Director of an organization is always news and so it is an important milestone that last month our longtime President and C.E.O., Jeff Wieser, announced his retirement. Jeff had been a board member of the organization since its early days, and has led Homes with Hope as executive director for nine years. During that time, he has […]
Originally published in Westport Lifestyle Magazine in March 2019 by Robin Moyer Chung, Photography by John Videler.
Staples’ 3 culinary instructors (from left): Laura Wendt, Alison Milwe-Grace, Cecily Gans. Originally published on 06880 by Dan Woog on February 16, 2019. For years, the Westport Farmers’ Market and Staples High School’s culinary arts program have teamed up to bring great food to folks in need. Once a month, students shop for provisions at the market. […]
Client Carl Scovens, Sr. cleans up after lunch at Homes With Hope’s Gillespie Center homeless shelter in Westport on Monday. Photo Credit Brian A. Pounds Originally printed in The Hour on December 3, 2018 by Tatiana Flowers WESTPORT – Three years ago, Carl Scovens was living in a spacious three-bedroom Norwalk duplex with his wife and teenage daughter. […]
Photo: Sophie Vaughan / Hearst Connecticut Media Originally published in Westport News on September 7, 2018 by Sophie Vaughan. WESTPORT — Just before the start of Columbus Day weekend in 2009, Jeff Wieser ran into one of his fellow board members from Homes with Hope while on the train to his job as an international […]
Originally published in Fairfield HamletHub on May 14, 2018 by Trace Burroughs Westport, CT – A Reveries Popup Gallery Charity Event for Project Return will open at 153 Post Road East, Westport, with a reception on May 24, 6-8pm. The featured artwork will be on display through June 3. Art show directors and artists Amy […]
March 7, 2018 – Thank you Westport Sunrise Rotary volunteers for another very successful Food Drive. Our Food Pantry shelves are once again stocked!