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Homes with Hope Names New President and CEO

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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 […]

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Teachers Whip Up A Tasty Day

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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. […]

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Westport nonprofit offers ‘Homes with Hope’

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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. […]