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Notable Gifts: Wells Fargo donates $95,000 to ‘housing first’ initiative

November 14, 2013

Wells Fargo & Co. has donated $95,000 to Virginia Supportive Housing to renovate the Studios II development in South Richmond as part of $6 million in grants nationally for neighborhood stabilization projects.

Read full article via Richmond Times Dispatch

Inside Business: Company News for Nov. 11

November 11, 2013 Read full article via VSH

Solutions to homelessness require regional efforts

November 3, 2013

On any given day in the Richmond Region, there are between 700 and 1,000 people who are homeless, according to the January and July 2013 Point In Time (PIT) Counts of individuals experiencing homelessness.

Of that number, about 80 percent are single adults without children and about 10 percent are literally living on the streets, in camps, under bridges, in vehicles and on park benches. These “unsheltered” individuals are the most vulnerable, the ones most likely to die if they remain on the streets.

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The Herd: New hires, promotions and departures for 10.29.13

October 29, 2013

Virginia Supportive Housing announced that Allison Bogdanović would be its new executive director.

Read full article via Richmond BizSense

No longer homeless at Heron’s Landing

June 5, 2013

Sixty people — among them veterans, former accountants, police officers, caretakers — have homes in a new, energy-efficient apartment building in Chesapeake because governments, businesses and a nonprofit worked together to help them find stability.

Read full article via The Virginia Pilot
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