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Thank You to Westport Wash and Wax

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Thank you to Scott and Laila Tiefenthaler, owners of Westport Wash & Wax, and their fantastic staff for holding the 17th Annual Good Neighbor Day Car Wash on September 1, 2017. The contribution this year of $6,450.00 will once again support the mission of Homes with Hope, bringing Westport Wash & Wax’s total funding over […]

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Good Neighbor Day Car Wash

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Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 It was a beautiful day for a car wash! Thank you to Scott and Laila Tiefenthaler, owners of Westport Wash and Wax, for holding the 17th Annual Good Neighbor Day Car Wash to benefit Homes with Hope. Through this annual event, they have donated more than $80,000 to Homes with Hope. Pictured […]

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Family Shelter Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

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Westport, CT, October 5, 2015 – The Bacharach Community, Homes with Hope’s emergency shelter for homeless families headed by single women, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Near & Far Aid.  The grant illustrates the two organization’s mutual efforts to improve the lives of those living in poverty.  The funding will be used to […]

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Gillespie Gets a Makeover

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Gillespie Center Ribbon Cutting

Courtyard Ribbon Cutting Ceremony May 25, 2015 After nearly six months of hard work, the Courtyard at the Gillespie Center, 45 Jesup Green, has been transformed. With the great input of Eagle Scout Jack Foley, Austin Ganim Landscaping, “General Contractor” Brooks Sumberg, A.J. Penna, Gault Stone, Navarro Masonry, The Westport Garden Club and the SLOBs, […]

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Homelessness in Westport

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Jeff Wieser

This Letter to the Editor appeared in the MinuteMan on Feb. 24, 2015 Many people laugh when I tell them that I run “the homeless organization” in Westport. Surely there cannot be a “homeless problem” in our beautiful community. But there is, of course, a homeless problem in our community — and in every town […]