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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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Homes with Hope’s longtime President and C.E.O., Jeff Wieser, will retire from his position by the end of 2019

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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 […]

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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. […]

Grants

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 help […]