2014 News Archives

Season of Sharing: Family pulling back from the brink – Herald Tribune
December 13, 2014

The only thing missing from the White family’s Christmas tree is the Green Bay Packers Cheesehead as the topper. Jason White said it’s in the mail courtesy of his mother in Wisconsin — a family tradition. A small thing, perhaps, but it will make this house seem more like home … Read More

 

Family Haven Offers Hope On Challenging Issue – SRQ Magazine
September 30, 2014

While some aspects of a community plan to tackle homelessness have proved evasive, leaders gathered Monday to celebrate the opening of the North County Emergency Family Haven … Read More

 

Center opens to help homeless families in crisis – Herald Tribune
September 29, 2015

Today, a family suddenly evicted from their home in Sarasota County, or a battered mother seeking safety for her children, have few options … Read More

 

Hansen: Caring for our own – Herald Tribune
September 29, 2014

A few months ago, one of my staff members got a call from her husband, who had just arrived home from work. A woman in their neighborhood was out on her front lawn, clutching her five young children and surrounded by their belongings, in pouring rain. She had been evicted from her rental home when the owner lost the house … Read More

 

Transforming How We Help Families – SRQ Magazine
September 20, 2014
“We’re entering a new stage of how we help families requiring homeless services. It’s not just with our hearts; it’s with our heads. And I think it’s miraculous … Read More

 

The Good News: Harvest House – The Observer Group
February 4, 2014
Nine years ago, Kristen Kohl’s life was much different. Her 2-year-old son died tragically in a firearm accident. Subsequently, she lost custody of her other two children, and their father was sentenced to 13 years in prison … Read More