Giving Tuesday is November 28th

Giving Tuesday is November 28th

The biggest single fundraising day is coming up next week and we need your help. Our success on November 28th will help determine how many households we can help with our wrap around programs, including our children’s resources program which provide funding for...
Holidays on a Budget

Holidays on a Budget

Last week, GSH partnered with the Financial Empowerment Center to host Wegmans for our first ever Holiday Healthy Eating Workshop. Wegmans sent five employees who brought Santa Fe pork & rice and quesadillas with salsa. They provided participants with Wegmans...
Changepurse Pilot was a Success!

Changepurse Pilot was a Success!

Our Changepurse pilot program has come to a successful end! One of our longtime partners, Women in Housing and Finance (WHF) Foundation offered to bring their successful Changepurse program to our clients. With their support, we modified the 8-week program to six...
Is Inclusionary Zoning a Solution to Supply and Demand?

Is Inclusionary Zoning a Solution to Supply and Demand?

One solution floated often in large cities grappling with a dire lack of affordable housing is inclusionary zoning — letting developers have certain leeways in residential or mixed-use projects if they include housing units capped at below-market rent or sales for...
Catching Up After Losing a Job

Catching Up After Losing a Job

Autumn was working hard as a single mom and wasn’t receiving child support. Unfortunately this summer, the contract on her job ran out, and she found herself unemployed. To make matters worse, she had difficulty finding a new job as she fell ill and was unable...
Turning Things Around

Turning Things Around

by Aleisha Wilhite, Community Case Manager Sandra came to GSH in desperate need of housing. She is a young single mother whose children receive limited social security disability income. She was unable to find a landlord who would accept her housing voucher....