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A place of his own
1/15/2016
A place of his own
Steve Schultz was living on just $40 a month. Then access to resources and expertise from network members Frontier, FAHE and Community Housing Partners helped transform his life.
Partnership between NeighborWorks, Wells Fargo  makes rural homes ‘...
1/12/2016
Partnership between NeighborWorks, Wells Fargo makes rural homes ‘safe and sound’
In rural and small town communities across America, rehab and weatherization programs are a critical resource for families struggling to stay in safe, sustainable and affordable homes. NeighborWorks America is partnering with Wells Fargo Bank to address these needs.
Supporting VISTAs across the country
1/8/2016
Supporting VISTAs across the country
We sponsor one of the nation's largest AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) programs. Since 2009, 700 VISTAs have completed a year of national service with NeighborWorks organizations across the country, doing their part to help alleviate poverty.
From fixer-upper to dream home
11/9/2015
From fixer-upper to dream home
Roger Branch, a Vietnam-era veteran, believes in working for what you want. Read his story of how he turned a fixer-upper in Arkansas into his very own dream home. 
Celebrating food and culture
10/20/2015
Celebrating food and culture
Meet Angela Bannerman Ankoma, one of seven winners of our 2015 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award, who helped her community in Rhode Island improve their eating habits with a new weekly market that promotes healthy foods and art.
Communities rebuild one block party at a time
10/20/2015
Communities rebuild one block party at a time
Meet Apostle Vanessa Ward, one of seven winners of our 2015 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award, who helped reinvent her neighborhood in Nebraska and create a sense of community and goodwill with an annual block party.
From troubled youth to community leader
10/20/2015
From troubled youth to community leader
Meet Billy Palmer, one of seven winners of our 2015 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award, who used his experience as a troubled youth to inspire others and help build homes for low-income families in Utah.
Persistence pays off in communities
10/20/2015
Persistence pays off in communities
Meet Diana Lerma Pfeifer, one of seven winners of our 2015 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award, who with a little tenacity and persistence, convinced authorities to deliver results in her Texas neighborhood.
Giving hope to the homeless
10/20/2015
Giving hope to the homeless
Meet Maria, one of seven winners of our 2015 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award, who is working to help the homeless in California and inspiring others in pursuit of her passion.
Helping seniors eat right
10/20/2015
Helping seniors eat right
Meet Mary Jones, one of seven winners of our 2015 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award, who is helping seniors in her community in Maryland eat healthier and thrive.
Neighborhoods making a splash
10/20/2015
Neighborhoods making a splash
Meet Sandra Smithers, one of seven winners of our 2015 Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award, who is transforming her neighborhood in Delaware with a pool that now serves as the heart of the community.
Rural nonprofits weather challenges with home repairs
10/13/2015
Rural nonprofits weather challenges with home repairs
Examples from rural South Dakota of how communities are working together to overcome the challenges associated with rehabbing and weatherizing homes on Native American lands.
A dream home in the making
10/6/2015
A dream home in the making
One woman's story of the challenges in making over an old farmhouse.
Saving a home from foreclosure
9/24/2015
Saving a home from foreclosure
Craig's story of how finding the right housing counselor helped his family avoid foreclosure and keep their home.
Working together to keep a retired couple in their home
9/24/2015
Working together to keep a retired couple in their home
After more than 40 years in their home, John and Hildred faced a terrifying reality of losing it all after they retired.
Seeking help before falling behind
9/24/2015
Seeking help before falling behind
After losing his job in 2013, first-time homeowner, Michael, was having trouble making his mortgage payments and needed some help. 
Affordable housing for musicians preserves culture
6/16/2015
Affordable housing for musicians preserves culture
The city of New Orleans knows how to support and nurture its artists. Read about a unique housing development just for musicians - and hear one of them sing about what it means to be homeless.
Partners join to ensure 'no resident is left behind'
6/4/2015
Partners join to ensure 'no resident is left behind'
Terri North and Emelda Paul were intent on making sure that when New Orleans' old Lafitte housing development was rebuilt after being ravaged by Hurricane Katrina, its original residents would have the first opportunity to return.
Comeback Communities: Reversing food deserts with neighborhood grocers
5/20/2015
Comeback Communities: Reversing food deserts with neighborhood grocers
Hurricane Katrina left a lot of food deserts in New Orleans. Read how one partnership is helping to change that--one grocery at a time.
Repairs help elderly and disabled stay in their homes
5/6/2015
Repairs help elderly and disabled stay in their homes
Low-income elderly and disabled residents of New Orleans often struggle to stay in their homes, both due to the aging building stock and the lingering aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Rebuilding Together brings volunteers to their aid, both by making repairs and adapting homes to be more accessible. 
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