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NEWS ARCHIVE - October 2012

 
12TH Annual Thanksgiving Celebration
POSTED ON October 31st BY PartnershipTeam
 
The holidays are right around the corner and the Partnership for Successful Living is all ready preparing for the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Hosted at Welcoming Light’s The Institute, a Thanksgiving feast for any community members that might be living on the streets, in a shelter, couch surfing, or are down on their luck will be offered on November 20,2012, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm at 45 High Street in Nashua. At last year’s celebration, over 350 people gathered together to share a bountiful meal, wonderful music, and companionship. To accommodate the large numbers, Harbor Homes is hoping community members will assist by donating desserts, providing canned cranberry sauce and vegetables, volunteering to clean-up, or by making donations to offset the cost of food and supplies. We would like to thank all of those who have all ready responded to our call of action. This celebration MORE >
 
 
Scouting for Good
POSTED ON October 30th BY PartnershipTeam
 
The Boy Scouts of the Daniel Webster Council plan to distribute flyers and door hangers to homes throughout New Hampshire on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 for their annual ‘Scouting for Good’ food collection program. Then, one week later on November 10, 2012 these same Scouts will return to collect donated food items and deliver these food items to area collection stations. This year, two of the beneficiaries of this program is Harbor Homes’ Maple Arms Shelter and the Southern New Hampshire HIV/AIDS Task Force. Maple Arms Shelter is an emergency shelter for those who are homeless, and provides food for its residents. Southern New Hampshire HIV/AIDS Task Force also provides a food pantry for clients and residents of the organization. The Scouts and adult volunteers will be collecting any kind of non-perishable foods on this day and they are very happy that they are able to MORE >
 
 
Welcoming Light to Host Homeless Project Connect
POSTED ON October 24th BY PartnershipTeam
 
Following the successful Project Employee Connect, Welcoming Light is now preparing to host the  next Project Homeless Connect with the Greater Nashua Continuum of Care. The Project Homeless Connect is an annual event that provides the homeless population with a network of local non-profits that will offer their social services to those in need. The mission of this event is to ensure that those who are homeless will have easy access to services and engage in what is available to them. This year, the services will range from social security assistance to haircuts, and health care services including foot checks and flu shots. If your a local non-profit and would like to participate in this event then please fill out this form and send in before November 16, 2012. The 2012 Project Homeless Connect will be at Welcoming Light’s Training Institute at 45 High Street in MORE >
 
 
Church Donates to Residents of Harbor Homes
POSTED ON October 12th BY PartnershipTeam
 
August 2012 – Community Chapel of Nashua, New Hampshire has a summer youth group that was willing to spend some of their summer break to create much needed “back to school” packages that will generously be given to children living with their parents at the emergency, transitional, and permanent supportive housing of the Partnership for Successful Living. The donated packages include notebooks, pencils, markers, pens and all the essentials needed for the first day back to school. Donations were brought into the Partnership for Successful Living by a group of smiling children who also remembered that the summer is not over yet. So, they brought some “fun” kits for the families in our shelters to give them a chance to do some summer activities, like drawing pictures on the sidewalk with some new chalk before school starts. A huge “thank you” from all of us at the Partnership for your MORE >
 
 
Milford Regional Counseling Services & Harbor Homes Benefit from a Day of Caring
POSTED ON October 12th BY PartnershipTeam
 
On September 11, 2012 United Way held their annual Day of Caring. The Day of Caring is a national campaign in which volunteers from businesses, churches, schools, hospitals and more, get involved in much-needed community service projects . In Greater Nashua, this year’s campaign allowed volunteers from BAE, People’s United Bank and the Southern New Hampshire Medical Center to come into two of our Partnership agencies to spread the joy of caring. Maple Street Emergency Shelter of Harbor Homes was helped with the installation of shelving in our guests’ closets, which has allowed them to store personal belongings in a more organized way. Volunteers also cleaned the walls of one room in Maple Street that had been smoked-damaged. Residents were very appreciative of the community service work done by United Way’s volunteers, and loved the new shelves and clean walls. Milford Regional Counseling Services benefited from the Day of Caring as well. In addition to weeding MORE >
 
 
Partnership for Successful Living Named Best Non-profit
POSTED ON October 12th BY PartnershipTeam
 
The readers of Nashua Patch named the Partnership for Successful Living the area’s best non-profit organization. Each year, the Nashua Patch offers a reader-generated polling of the area’s best restaurants, services, organizations,  and activities. Patch readers submit their favorite organizations, and readers then vote on their favorite from the selection. For 2012, the Partnership for Successful Living was voted Nashua’s Best Non-Profit Organization, earning 60% of the votes! To see the results and the rest of the Readers’ Choice winners, click here. The staff would also like to say “thank-you” to all of the voters and supporters of the Partnership! Thanks for voting us number 1! MORE >
 
 
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