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Formerly homeless man joins board of Connecticut nonprofit
1/30/2018
Formerly homeless man joins board of Connecticut nonprofit
A series of health setbacks left Morris Mendes jobless and homeless, but after becoming a resident of an affordable housing development run by a NeighborWorks America member in Connecticut, he put his life back on track—and has joined the nonprofit's board.
Alabama nonprofit's weatherization program helps seniors save money...
1/29/2018
Alabama nonprofit's weatherization program helps seniors save money, improve health
A NeighborWorks member's weatherization program, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, helps a senior couple—longtime community residents of Decatur, Alabama—increase the energy efficiency of their home, while also promoting their health and safety.
Grant allows community health clinic to expand
1/26/2018
Grant allows community health clinic to expand
Grant funding is making it possible for a free public health clinic run in partnership with a NeighborWorks America member in Paso Robles, California, to expand its hours and services.
Oregon's NeighborWorks Umpqua debuts income tax-prep service
1/19/2018
Oregon's NeighborWorks Umpqua debuts income tax-prep service
With the support of another local nonprofit, a NeighborWorks member in southern Oregon started a free tax-preparation service, in part to help raise community awareness of tax credits available to low- and moderate-income families.
AmeriCorps VISTA member tackles hunger with NeighborWorks Alaska
1/8/2018
AmeriCorps VISTA member tackles hunger with NeighborWorks Alaska
Through his work with a network of local organizations in Anchorage, Alaska, a VISTA member explores ways to give residents the skills to feed themselves and fight food insecurity. 
Determined U.S. vet finds home to live in "'til the end of time."
11/1/2017
Determined U.S. vet finds home to live in "'til the end of time."
At 75 years old, U.S. Air Force veteran Nelson Yuret never envisioned becoming a homeowner again. Thanks to Tampa Bay CDC, he learned of homeownership services.
Partnership 'furnishes' hope for veterans
10/31/2017
Partnership 'furnishes' hope for veterans
Thanks to the help of JDog Junk Removal and Hauling, Housing Development Corp. MidAtlantic is helping central Pennsylvania veterans.
Marie Miller: Restoring trust between police and community
10/16/2017
Marie Miller: Restoring trust between police and community
In the news, it's common to see police and residents at odds. But this police officer sees it as her job to build trust among the most vulnerable residents: senior citizens. And for her work, she received a Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership.
Gwyn Guidy: Doing the hard work of making change
10/16/2017
Gwyn Guidy: Doing the hard work of making change
This Florida resident was taught that one person can't make a difference. But she has proven the power of one, and has earned the Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership in return. 
Janet Troutman Simmons: Stepping up when a leader is needed
10/16/2017
Janet Troutman Simmons: Stepping up when a leader is needed
At 90 years old, Janet Troutman Simmons hasn't slowed down; in fact, she has won the Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award for steadfastly fighting for affordable housing for all.
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