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The Grove Village Opens

HomeAid Inland Empire Completes Renovation of Four Homes

December 20, 2018 saw the ribbon cutting ceremony of The Grove Village. Comprised of four separate 600 square-foot homes on the campus of The Grove Community Church in Riverside; This one-of-a-kind project includes donated land, time, talent, services and funding from hundreds of stakeholders and local companies.

HomeAid Inland Empire and the Riverside County Chapter of BIA presented a check of almost $26,000, which represented their donations of cash and materials to the project. On hand were HomeAid Inland Empire Executive Director Julie Reay, along with Housing Development Director Ray Osborne, and Building Industry Association - Riverside County Chapter Chief Executive Officer Bill Blankenship.

The homes will provide transitional housing for homeless individuals and families who are trying to work their way out of homelessness. Program participants will have access to a variety of services designed to aid in their journey to self-sufficiency, including job training and placement, child care, life skills and financial planning.

This first project of its kind in the region is the next step in reducing the incidence of homelessness in Riverside.

Chapter Spotlight

Housing Forum Brings Experts to Discuss Race, Discrimination, and Strategy

HomeAid Northern Virginia hosts annual Housing Forum on May 9th to deliver networking and educational programming to housing and homeless service providers. This year's program featured national experts from The Center for Social Innovation to discuss race, discrimination, and strategies for rewriting a national reality. 

Donor Spotlight

Meyers Research | Metrostudy Raises Nearly $55,000 to Fight Homelessness

HomeAid was the beneficiary of the generosity of Meyers Research | Metrostudy, one of its top national partners and leading market research firms, at the Meyers Research | Metrostudy National Housing Outlook that was held in Newport Beach on June 20th. The event raised approximately $55,000 for the charity.

Outreach Spotlight

HomeAid Utah to Collect 200,000 Diapers for Homeless Families through Essentials Drive

HomeAid Utah is collecting diapers, wipes, and formula for their Essentials Diaper Drive. The drive is expected to collect 200,00 diapers, along with wipes and formula for homeless families. Items will be donated to the Utah Diaper Bank for distribution to families in need at their Builders for Babies event on June 21st.