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https://www.westport-news.com/news/article/Get-to-know-Jeff-Wieser-President-CEO-of-13209304.php


https://www.hwhct.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/SN-PeoplePlacesfrom-2017.pdf


Westport Sunrise Rotary Food Drive

Westport Sunrise Rotary

March 7, 2018 - Thank you Westport Sunrise Rotary volunteers for another very successful Food Drive. Our Food Pantry shelves are once again stocked!


Homes with Hope’s Shelter for Homeless Families Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

Homes with Hope’s Shelter for Homeless Families Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

The Bacharach Community, Homes with Hope’s emergency shelter for homeless mothers and their children, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Near & Far Aid. This funding illustrates the two organization’s mutual efforts to improve the lives of those living in poverty in Fairfield County. []


Homes with Hope Receives $35,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation

Homes with Hope Receives $35,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation

Westport, CT, September 12, 2017 - Homes with Hope has been awarded a $35,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. Newman’s Own Foundation made the award to celebrate []


Thank You to First County Bank Foundation

Thank You to First County Bank Foundation

Thank you to First County Bank Foundation for their ongoing, generous support of the Bacharach Community. Steven Ferguson, Beth Brucker and Duncan Lee present this year’s grant check to Jeff Wieser and Karen Mahar.


17th Annu

17th Annual Good Neighbor Day with Westport Wash & Wax

September 1, 2017 - It was a beautiful day for a car wash! Thank you to Scott and Laila Tiefenthaler, owners of Westport Wash and Wax, and their fantastic staff for holding the 17th Annual Good Neighbor Day Car Wash to benefit Homes with Hope. Through this annual event, [...]


All Air-Cooled Car Show 2017

All Air-Cooled Car Show

Presented by SmallCarCompany.org – Sun., October 15, 2017 9am – 3pm at Veteran’s Green, Westport


The House That Keeps on Giving

The House That Keeps on Giving

This past spring the Westport Historical Society (WHS) presented Project Return and the Town of Westport with a plaque honoring the heritage of the town-owned house at 124 Compo Road North used by Project Return since 1984. Bob Mitchell, president of WHS, presented the plaque []


25th Anniversary National Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

25th Anniversary Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Presented by National Association of Letter Carriers
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Donations to benefit Homes with Hope’s Food Pantry at the Gillespie Center, Westport


Students at The Bridge Academy, Bridgeport Give Back to those Less Fortunate

Students at The Bridge Academy, Bridgeport Give Back to those Less Fortunate

“Wait, what? Undies?” Discussing the need for new undergarments was a no brainer for the H.E.A.L students at The Bridge Academy in Bridgeport. They quickly identified, and got to the heart of, why having new, clean underwear is a big deal, and how buying new underwear []


Letter to Editor: Westport should be copied, State Needs to Straighten Out Racial Imbalance Regulations

Letter to Editor: Westport Should be Copied, State Needs to Straighten Out Racial Imbalance Regulations

To the Editor:  Thanks for Chris Marquette’s typically well-written article (March 6, 2017) on the tempest raging in Westport as a result of the essay contest on “white privilege.” It is upsetting to see the intemperate protests by correspondents on both sides of the aisle. []


Homes with Hope’s Shelter for Homeless Families Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

Homes with Hope’s Shelter for Homeless Families Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

Westport, CT, October 3, 2016 - The Bacharach Community, Homes with Hope’s emergency shelter for homeless mothers and their children, has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Near & Far Aid. The grant illustrates the two organization’s mutual efforts to improve the lives []


Project Return and Homes with Hope Join Forces, Serve Young Women in Crisis

Project Return and Homes with Hope Join Forces

Westport, CT, June 30, 2016 - Two of Westport, CT’s oldest and most widely known not-for-profits, Project Return and Homes with Hope announced today their intention to merge. Project Return will continue its core mission of caring for and empowering young women in crisis []


Westport Sunrise Rotary Food Drive

Westport Sunrise Rotary Food Drive

February 6, 2016 - Thank you to the Westport Sunrise Rotary, our generous community, and Stop & Shop. We appreciate everyone's hard work and spirit that makes this food drive so successful.


$20,000 Grant Received from Fairfield County Community Foundation

Westport, CT, February 9, 2016 - The Bacharach Community, Homes with Hope’s emergency shelter for homeless families headed by single women, has been awarded a $20,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. The funding will be used []


Homes with Hope Featured in Staples High School Award-Winning Newspaper

Homes with Hope Featured in Staples High School Award-Winning Newspaper

December 9, 2015 - We were pleased to be the subject of a few articles this fall in the Staples High School award-winning newspaper, Inklings. The graphic below was featured in the December issue and spoke eloquently about the “Faces of Gillespie,” and the role of our operations in expanding [...]


Hopes with Hope Holds Eighth Annual “Stand Up” Fundraiser

Homes with Hope held its eighth annual Stand Up for Homes with Hope fundraiser at the Westport Country Playhouse on Saturday, Nov. 7. This year’s featured performer was comedian, Tom Papa (“Behind the Candelabra,” “Come to Papa,” and “Tom Papa Live in New York City”). [...]


Homes with Hope’s Shelter for Homeless Families Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

Family Shelter Awarded Grant from Near & Far Aid

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 [...]


15th Annual Good Neighbor Day to Support Homes with Hope and Sponsored by Westport Wash & Wax

15th Annual Good Neighbor Day a Sensational Success

The 15th Annual Good Neighbor Day, sponsored by Westport Wash & Wax, was held on September 4th. It was a busy day at the car wash and patrons were greeted by Homes with Hope staff and board members and, as always, by the Tiefenthalers. All of the day’s revenue was donated [...]


The Gillespie Center Gets a Makeover

The Gillespie Center Gets a Makeover

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, [...]