Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC

 
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 1 donation
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 1 donation
    • 3 months ago
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Why I Serve
    By - Melissa Antaya - Genesis Home Volunteer
    Dear Friends, Flying curls, high-pitched giggles, and a flash of tiny white teeth. A little boy sped past me riding a colorful toy truck in the gently sloped parking lot of Genesis Home. His mother carefully watched from the nearby picnic table. I thought to myself, “This little boy is the face of...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 1 donation
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 2 donations
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours
    By - Dianne Pledger - Director of Development
    Dear Friend, All of us understand this past year has been difficult for families in our community and across the country. Many families, who never expected that homelessness could happen to them, are finding themselves living in cars, shelters, and in the worst cases, on the streets. One such family was Shameka and her two...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Generosity Comes in All Shapes and Sizes
    By - Theresa Chu - Communications Coordinator
    Do you remember what you wanted for your 5th birthday? For Isa C., it was helping people who are experiencing homelessness. “When it was time for Isa’s 5th birthday last spring, we explained to her that we don’t usually do presents but that she could collect for a cause if she wanted,” said Amy,...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 6 donations
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    From Homeless to Law School
    By - Genesis Home - Ending Homelessness, One Family at a Time
    All Stacey had was her children and the clothes on their backs when the walked into Genesis Home.  She left her home after discovering her children’s father had staged a robbery in their apartment to steal the rent money for his drug habit.  It was one more time the rent wouldn’t be paid, the...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Empowering Our Families: Update April 2013
    By - Ryan Fehrman - Executive Director
    Over the course of the summer of 2012, Genesis Home updated its strategic plan to ensure that the agency’s programming continued to be aligned with best practices and new federal goals related to the national Opening Doors initiative to end homelessness. As part of this effort, Genesis Home has updated its outcome...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Moments of Impact-Helping Homeless Families
    By - Mary McGuigan - Director of Development
    There are moments for our staff when the impact of what we do and how we are able to do it really hits home. Those moments take our breath away. Recently, we had a knock on the door from a young mother who was looking for shelter. As she described her circumstance, she broke down in tears: “I am just so tired and so...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 8 donations
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has made updates to their project page.
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Giving Homeless Families a Fresh Start
    By - Mary McGuigan - Director of Development
    What does it take to help a family move from homelessness to stability? The goal of our programs at Genesis Home is to provide housing and supportive services to families with children as they transition from homelessness to long-term housing. Supportive services are the educational, programmatic steps Family Matters takes...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC
    By - Mary McGuigan - Director of Development
    A GRADUATE'S STORY OF SUCCESS GENESIS HOME - ENDING HOMELESSNESS FOR FAMILIES IN DURHAM, NC Tragedy and loss led one former resident to Genesis Home, but her renewed independence is what keeps her connected. After her husband died of a heart attack, Shameka became the only source of income for her family.  She...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 22 donations
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    From Homelessness to Stability
    By - Mary McGuigan - From Homelessness to Stability
    Every 2 minutes a child becomes homeless in America. 19% of the children in America live in poverty and 1.3 million children are homeless. There is help and there are support systems for these children and their parents. Since 1989, hundreds of homeless families have entered Genesis Home during a time of personal...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Circles Of Support
    By - Mary McGuigan - Director of Development
    Genesis Home's Circles Of Support program Durham, North Carolina Circles of Support is a program designed to empower homeless families with the skills to find employment, housing and improve their overall quality of life. This program was launched in August 2010 as part of our programming to help homeless...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Cooking Up a Kitchen Renovation
    By - Mary McGuigan - Director of Development
    Cooking up a Kitchen Renovation What does a kitchen mean to you? Cross-stitch saying like "meals and memories are made here" or "come gather at our table?"  The kitchen and all that happens in it is an essential room for any family. Twelve families share our kitchen in our transitional shelter and it is in...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Genesis Home's Family Matters Expansion
    By - Mary McGuigan - Director of Development
    Genesis Home's Family Matters Expansion Project Report There has been a 50% increase in the number of homeless families from 2009 to 2010 in Durham, North Carolina. Each day there are new requests at our doors from families looking for help. To address this issue, Genesis Home reopened the older, original building to...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has received 33 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC posted a progress report
    Genesis Home Update 2010
    By - Mary McGuigan - Director of Development
    About Genesis Home Founded in 1989, Genesis Home provides a safe, stable place where families can come together, rebuild their lives, and prepare for permanent housing in the community. Our ultimate objective is to end the cycle of homelessness for each family and client by building the overall capacity of the family to...
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  • Working to End Homelessness in Durham, NC has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Genesis Home

Durham,, NC, United States
http://www.genesishome.org

Project Leader

Dianne Pledger

Director of Development
Durham, NC United States

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