Here's an inspiring story of a family who used the recent stimulus checks to overcome their housing crisis. A serious health emergency forced a family of 5 to miss work and fall behind on their rent. Always Home was ready to assist in order to stabilize their housing. But then the mom emailed the following... "I did receive my stimulus check over the weekend so we are able to pay our rent for this month. I'd rather not abuse any assistance and reserve it for people whom real
Cold Weather is no match for Project TGIF - Turn Grease Into Fuel. For 13 years, this student-led initiative has been converting restaurant grease and cooking oil into biofuel to heat needy households. Original team member, Cassandra Lin (right), presented Always Home with a generous 500 gallon donation. Thank you, Project TGIF members for keeping families warm this winter!
Always Home acknowledges the many landlords who work with us to prevent family homelessness. Through collaborative negotiations (tenants, landlords and Always Home), we find workable solutions to families' housing crises, thereby avoiding the stressful and costly eviction process.
Diane Trone of Blonde Hanger Boutique in the Stonington Velvet Mill is on a mission to “help people sleep better one sweet dream at a time." Yesterday, she gifted 40 pillows to Always Home's client families. That's in addition to the 45 pillows she previously donated! Thank you for your generous year-end gift of comfort, Diane!!