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Mr. Griggs, a US Navy Veteran of 15 years, is finally home!

Mr. Griggs, a US Navy Veteran of 15 years, is finally home!

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

This blog was written by Sara Siegfried, Jesuit Volunteer Corp volunteer with UNITY of Greater New Orleans. Sara is playing a major role in helping New Orleans end veteran homelessness.   This is Ray Charles Griggs, Sr. I encountered Mr. Griggs two weeks ago while doing intake at the Ozanam Inn homeless shelter. Mr. Griggs […]

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Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter -- Dec. 10, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — Dec. 10, 2014

| December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

FINAL PUSH TO HOUSE ALL HOMELESS VETERANS! 159 veterans housed as of this week!! Check out these two stories about veterans who were permanently housed and thriving in their new homes!

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Ending Veteran Homelessness -- Weekly Newsletter Dec. 4, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness — Weekly Newsletter Dec. 4, 2014

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

153 homeless veterans housed!! We are in the home stretch! “The veterans we seek to house are people to whom we owe a profound debt. They served our country — and thereby risked their lives — so that the rest of us did not have to.WILL WE SUCCEED IN GETTING THEM THE HOUSING THEY DESERVE […]

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Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 25, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 25, 2014

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

149 homeless veterans housed!! But, we still need your help to become the first city in the nation to end veteran homelessness!! Bring a Veteran Home for the Holidays! Here’s how you can help!  

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Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 17, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 17, 2014

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

136 Veterans permanently housed!! Thanks to Housing Authority of New Orleans for this truly innovative way of helping to end all veteran homelessness! Check out this story about Mr. Riggs, the first beneficiary of this new program.

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Request for Proposals to Provide Tenant-Based PSH

Request for Proposals to Provide Tenant-Based PSH

| November 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

UNITY of Greater New Orleans, the lead agency for the homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) for New Orleans and Jefferson Parish, is seeking proposals for a Permanent Supportive Housing Project, which will provide leasing assistance and supportive services to 30 individuals and/or families with a priority to serve disabled homeless veterans and the chronically homeless. […]

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Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter -- November 10, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 10, 2014

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

They fought for our homes, now we’re fighting for theirs! As of this Veterans Day, 119 veterans have been permanently housed in New Orleans! Thanks to our partner agencies for their hard work to make sure no veteran is homeless on the streets of New Orleans by the end of this year!

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Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter -- November 3, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter — November 3, 2014

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

115 Veterans permanently housed as of today! Thanks to our partner agencies for their hard work to make sure no veteran is homeless on the streets of New Orleans by the end of this year!

Check out this story about the collaboration between active duty military personnel, the City of New Orleans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and UNITY!

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Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter Oct. 27, 2014

Ending Veteran Homelessness Weekly Newsletter Oct. 27, 2014

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
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| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Building gets new life housing homeless” -WWLTV Reports   A dedication ceremony was held on September 30th for The Dr. Everett and Melva Williams Building at 2101 Louisiana Avenue. The building was abandoned after Hurricane Katrina, but UNITY of Greater New Orleans bought it and renovated it to provide homes for homeless people with disabilities […]

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