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Human Services Initiatives

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The cycles of poverty and homelessness can seem intractable. Homelessness decreases access to food, health, and work and this limited availability in turn hinders access to long-term housing. Recognizing the complexity and dependencies of the problem, the Fund focuses on projects that address basic human needs and stabilize individuals and families.

Areas of support in this initiative include:

  • Stabilized Housing
  • Food/Clothing Security
  • Adult Education (e.g. ESL, Financial Literacy, GED Attainment)
  • Homelessness Remediation/Prevention

We fund this work—as well as Education Initiatives and Healthcare Initiatives—in five geographic regions. 

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