United Bank Builds Community Partnership with Journey Home
(Glastonbury, Conn., August 21, 2017)
To help raise awareness of the need to end homelessness in the Greater Hartford region and highlight the tireless efforts of Journey Home, the United Bank Foundation Connecticut presented the agency with a $10,000 check during “United Bank Night” on Friday, August 11 at Dunkin Donuts Park, the home of the Hartford Yard Goats.
Journey Home, a nonprofit agency founded in 2007 and based in Hartford, creates diverse solutions to the barriers that prevent individuals and families from moving from homelessness to a home of their very own. Journey Home is also the lead agency within the Greater Hartford Coordinated Access Network, the developer of the Aerospace Employment Placement Program, and the founder and facilitator of the Making a House a Home program.
Thanks to agencies like Journey Home, there has been a 20 percent decrease in Greater Hartford’s overall homeless population between 2011 and 2016 and just under a 70% decrease in chronic homelessness in just over two years. For more information about Journey Home, please visit their website at: www.journeyhomect.org
Adam Jeamel (L), United Bank’s Eastern Connecticut Regional President, presents Matthew Morgan (C), Executive Director of Journey Home and Amanda Girardin (R), Deputy Executive Director of Journey Home, with a $10,000 donation on behalf of the United Bank Foundation Connecticut.