Archive | 2015

Housing Familes, Inc. serves up thanks to our legislators

Neighborhood View – September 14, 2015 by Karen Lynch It was a potluck dinner with everyone helping out. The staff, volunteers and families brought large plates of delicious homemade food to share with each other and the legislators.  The dinner was held to thank the legislators with whom Housing Families, Inc. have been working with through the […]

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Cong. Clark Hosting Homelessness Photo Exhibit

insidemedford | August 11, 2015 | Art, Entertainment, and Culture, Capitol Hill | Housing Families is hosting a photo exhibit “Family Homelessness: A View Beyond Stereotypes” at the office of Congresswoman Katherine Clark, capturing the stories of children and their families throughout the community. As part of her ongoing effort to help families experiencing housing […]

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BNY Mellon raises awareness of homelessness in the area

BNY Mellon in Everett has coordinated with Housing Families to display images of Massachusetts families in their main lobby. At first glance, the people depicted in the photographs which were taken by New England photographer Meg Landers, appear to be average families with mothers, fathers, and children, smiling and embracing one another. However, after taking […]

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Miss Cambridge Talks Volunteering At Housing Families

Miss Cambridge is hard at work Title brings social responsibilities Posted by mholbrow on Aug 5, 2015. Harvard graduate student Samantha Hawkins is hard at work carrying out the responsibilities that go with the title of Miss Cambridge 2015, which she won in the Miss Cambridge/Miss Boston contest back in February at the Sheraton Boston […]

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GREAT Youth and Families summer camp highlighted in UNCENSORED Vol. 6.2

Summertime By Lauren Blundin Not a Break for Homeless Families Every June, kids across the United States are counting down to summer vacation. They cannot wait for the break—a time for family outings to beaches, parks, and museums, for riding bikes and going swimming. Summer also brings a less welcome phenomenon—often called the “summer surge”—of […]

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Housing Families now offers pro bono legal services now available to low-income families

Posted Jul. 6, 2015 at 12:08 PM MEDFORD Housing Families, a Malden-based agency which aims to end family homelessness in Massachusetts, has recently acquired the Pro Bono Legal Services Program from Tri-City Community Action Program (Tri-CAP), an anti-poverty agency which recently closed. “Hosting the program at Housing Families provides families at risk of homelessness with […]

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Housing Families One of Boston Bar’s Grantees

Boston Bar Foundation Awards $950,000 in Grants to 23 Local Organizations June 24, 2015 by RealEstateRama Government and Public Real Estate News: Property News, Housing News, Grant News, Mortgage News, Foreclosure News WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 24, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Boston Bar Foundation – the charitable affiliate of the Boston Bar Association – […]

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Housing Families to serve additional 550 families

MALDEN Housing Families, which seeks to help homeless families, has announced that it will be expanding from serving 300 families in fiscal 2014 to 850 in fiscal 2016. Most notably, its emergency shelter program will increase from serving 49 to 100 families by the end of June, enabling the organization to provide temporary shelter to […]

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Housing Families awarded $100,000 grant from Cummings Foundation

Posted on 06/09/2015 Housing Families has been selected as one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program. The Malden-based organization was chosen from more than 350 applicants during a very competitive review process. Housing Families’ mission is to end family homelessness. Since 1986, the agency […]

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