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Donor Spotlight: Mid-Cape Home Centers

2020-08-13T14:03:53-04:00July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event Coordinator Deanna Bussiere (from left) with Mid-Cape Home Centers Marketing Director Crystal Pieschel and President Jack Stevenson. This year, Mid-Cape Home Centers is celebrating its 125th anniversary, serving professional builders and homeowners on Cape Cod. As part [...]

Financial Literacy Classes Go Virtual During Pandemic

2020-07-15T09:32:33-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In the middle of March before the quarantine was put into place, Housing Assistance started taking the necessary steps to ensure staff could successfully continue working remotely. That led to several departments shifting how they delivered services. For Director [...]

The Kindness Continues During COVID-19

2020-05-21T15:02:49-04:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By Margaret Peters, Administrative Assistant at the Village at Cataumet Working at a homeless shelter means coming to work every day. It does not matter if it is raining, if there is a blizzard, a hurricane or even a [...]

Robert Evers Expresses Gratitude Through Volunteering

2020-02-13T12:42:39-05:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In 2017, the Stratford Capital Group completed the renovation of the Coady School into a 58-unit apartment building in Bourne for residents aged 55 and older. It was around that time that Robert Evers, who had applied for one [...]

Donor Spotlight: Dot and John DeYoung

2019-12-27T11:52:44-05:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

John and Dot DeYoung have been longtime supporters of Housing Assistance. Since 2002, Dot and John DeYoung have donated monthly to support Housing Assistance’s work, but it wasn’t until a little over six years ago, when they [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon Helps 16 Homeowners

2019-12-27T11:16:51-05:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Homeowner Johanna Crosby (middle) poses with Big Fix-A-Thon volunteers Cheryl Codair and Heather Ferris. At the beginning of October, 340 volunteers came out on a sunny, seasonable day to make a big difference in the lives of 16 [...]

Big Fix-A-Thon to Make Big Impact

2019-10-07T15:54:20-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Since Housing Assistance’s Big Fix-A-Thon started in 2010, each year has taken on a slightly different personality. This month, more than 300 volunteers will tackle a range of small improvement projects at 16 homes in Hyannis and Centerville. Like [...]

Fix, Fundraise, or Do Both!

2019-09-19T10:38:14-04:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, HACBeat, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

On Saturday, October 5, Housing Assistance’s 10th Annual Big Fix-A-Thon is coming to Hyannis and Centerville, and we need your help! Volunteers are needed to serve as Fixers, Fundraisers, or Fixers/Fundraisers during the fundraising day of service. Fixers will donate [...]

Village at Cataumet Volunteers Exemplify Dedication

2019-03-11T15:22:31-04:00February 16th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Falmouth’s Betty Bailey (from left), Robert McIntire, Nancy Ledger and Tanya White at a meal they prepared and served at The Village at Cataumet in December. Webster’s Dictionary may have its own definition of dedication, but at HAC it’s exemplified in [...]

Making Connections at NOAH Shelter

2019-03-11T15:25:59-04:00March 11th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

“A minimal amount of human contact can change a life,” said Greg Bar, manager of HAC’s NOAH Shelter, about a new volunteer project at NOAH Shelter.  One night Bill Dado had a dream he was working with the homeless in [...]