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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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Gingerbread House Competition Benefits Housing Families

For the fifth consecutive year, Housing Families was invited to participate in the Gingerbread House Competition at the Boston Christmas Festival, an event that attracts more than 30,000 visitors. First rate chefs and bakers created extravagant gingerbread houses which were then judged by a celebrity panel of judges. The gingerbread houses were then sold to […]

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Housing Families: An Evening of Entertainment to Benefit the Homeless

by Haley Mallett • November 9, 2015 This past weekend on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, Malden High School’s senior class of 2016 partnered with Housing Families of Malden to host an evening of entertainment to raise money for families in need. Housing Families strives to help people who are in need of housing and other necessities. Currently there are […]

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Kiwanis and Chamber hold holiday gift drive

Police Chief Kevin Molis (far left), Mayor Gary Christenson (center) and YWCA teens.Police Chief Kevin Molis (far left), Mayor Gary Christenson (center) and YWCA teens. Courtesy Photo / YWCA Malden Posted Nov. 11, 2015 at 4:14 PM MALDEN Malden Kiwanis and Malden Chamber of Commerce will team up to hold a holiday gift drive to […]

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Malden’s Housing Families to host holiday gift drive

Wicked Local – Malden Posted Oct. 28, 2015 at 6:33 PM MARBLEHEAD Housing Families, a Malden-based agency that aims to end family homelessness, has started its annual holiday gift drive. From now until Dec. 15, the agency will accept new, unwrapped gifts and gift cards to be distributed to children in Housing Families’ programs. Gifts […]

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