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Nonprofit Group Provides Homes to the Homeless

November 20, 2013

The life stories that brought them here are diverse: medical problems, family problems, mental health problems. Jobs lost, dreams deferred. But the 60 single adults who live in Heron’s Landing, one of four such residences in Hampton Roads provided by the non-profit Virginia Supportive Housing, share a common bond: they have all known the despair of being homeless.

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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.

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Inside Business: Company News for Nov. 11

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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.

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