For nearly twenty years an Everett woman has made it her mission to get holiday gifts to kids in need. This year, she had a change in fortune, but not a change of heart.
Archive | 2017
Sen. Jason Lewis announced that the Senate protected funding for a Malden priority in the fiscal year 2018 state budget Among the restored funding priorities whose vetoes were overridden include $100,000 for educational and other services for homeless children through Housing Families’ GREAT program, as well as other emergency shelter and eviction prevention […]
Stoneham Resident to Exhibit at Boston Christmas Festival, Benefiting Housing Families The 31st annual Boston Christmas Festival will run Nov. 3-5 at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center. The event features handcrafted items from over 300 artisans and crafters, including Tamara Lord, of Tamara Designs in Stoneham. Festival hours are noon-7 p.m. Nov. 3; 10 a.m.-6 […]
Housing Families Inc. hosted a summer field day Sunday, June 23 at Lincoln Commons. Crowds came out to enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon with ice cream, a bounce house, and the splash pad, all to support a worthwhile cause. “We were just thrilled to have such a huge turnout from the community,” said Hilary Wolkan, […]
State Representative Christine P. Barber of Somerville and Medford voted last week to enact a $40.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 that includes funding for schools and local aid, key community programs, and a number of critical local projects. Read more here.
The Ferryway School in Malden participated in a schoolwide cleaning supplies drive for Housing Families Inc (HFI), a Malden-based non-profit organization with a mission of ending family homelessness. See the Malden Observer’s article from June 9th, 2017 below:
Housing Families Inc (HFI), a Malden-based non-profit organization with a mission of ending family homelessness, successfully previewed its annual backpack drive initiative as the featured agency at Building Impact’s NonGala Event that took place on May 11, 2017. Read more…
Housing Families, Inc. held an open house Tuesday to welcome Ed Cameron, the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Cameron was selected in a unanimous board decision following a four-month search. The decision was first announced in December, but the open house provided an opportunity for Cameron to meet community members and reflect on his new […]
Housing Families Inc., a Malden-based nonprofit dedicated to ending family homelessness in Medford, Malden, Revere, Chelsea and Everett, has set up a photography exhibit in the lobby of Medford City Hall, showcasing the work from children in one of their youth enrichment programs. Read more…
Dunkin Donuts located at 980 Eastern Avenue is giving back to the community! From now through February 28th, Dunkin Donuts will host a “cleaning supplies drive” to benefit Housing Families. Read more…