From the Times of Trenton: Feds grant Trenton $3.8M to help house the homeless

By Kevin Shea kshea@njadvancemedia.com For NJ.com TRENTON -- The city announced Thursday they've received a $3.8 million federal grant to aid their ongoing partnership work in finding shelter for the homeless. Homelessness continues to be a "troubling national problem" for which federal funding is key to ending, Mayor Eric Jackson said in a statement announcing the grant. "Locally...
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Connecting with Our Homeless Neighbors

Kevin and Luis with Cynthia and Arm In Arm ED Carolyn
A parent struggles to make ends meet. A veteran deals with trauma while readjusting to civilian life. A young person tries to get out of a bad situation. Homelessness doesn’t always look the way we expect to see it. Arm In Arm has worked for over thirty years to help families keep a roof overhead in Mercer County through back rent, security deposit, and utilities assistance. But what about some...
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The Crisis Ministry Issues the 50-Family Challenge

The Crisis Ministry Issues the 50-Family Challenge – A community-wide campaign to keep 50 families housed with help from Accenture (TRENTON) – Accenture has donated $15,000 to the Crisis Ministry of Mercer County – along with a challenge for the community to match an additional $15,000 to help the organization support the housing of fifty families. Donations totaling $30,000 will provide direc...
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