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MA State Legislators, Malden elected officials, HFI staff, Board, families and supporters at our 2017 Legislative Breakfast

Senator Jason Lewis Secures Funding for Housing Families

    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 […]

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Stoneham Resident Participates in Festival Benefiting Housing Families

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 […]

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Housing Families to distribute backpacks to once-homeless children

Now that the start of the school year is approaching, Malden-based agency Housing Families will be distributing approximately 350 backpacks equipped with school supplies to once-homeless children. The backpacks were acquired through Housing Families’ annual backpack drive, which ran from May to early August, and from various donations throughout the year. Read more…

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