"I really think being a participant in the Helping Hands program made me realize the importance of taking care of the community, especially those who are underprivileged and underserved."
July was a busy month month for Homeport. We were interviewed for a popular public television documentary series, benefitted from a golfing outing supporting the organization. and participated in a critical forum for Central Ohio non-profits. Read about it in Homeport Happenings.
From Milo-Grogan north of Downtown Columbus, to the East Side suburbs of Whitehall and Reynoldsburg, Homeport is busy building or is preparing to construct much needed affordable homes for seniors and families.
"How does an organization like Homeport survive the worst housing environment since The Depression? Through a clear set of goals and accountability."
“The promise and possibility of owning a home is one of the great hopes that belongs to every American. To own a piece of this country, to be a homeowner is to engage in the American dream in all of its fullness.”
Homeport’s property managers CPO and Wallick Communities picked up the flowers and plants at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, delivering them in 5 U-Haul trucks, two pickup trucks and two cars.
"I like Homeport’s holistic approach to supporting its clients. We literally help people build foundations for their lives. Everyone I’ve met here so far is committed to this mission, and it’s a beautiful thing to see their diverse expertise blend into an effective model."
Heading to the links to watch the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship? Every complimentary ticket turned in at a Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship entry gate (one per person per day) will earn $10 for Homeport! Get your complimentary ticket here!
"Homeport is interested in understanding the short and long term success of Gifts of Kindness recipients and expanding the strongest elements of the partnership to reach more residents and ensure that recipients have the ongoing support they need to remain in homes."
A new tenant, a new hire and much more. June was a busy month at Homeport. Read about it in 'Homeport Happenings.'
Listen to a recording of Homeport's Layden Hale's interview on News Radio 610 WTVN
"I enjoy working with everyone here and love the single-minded focus the entire organization has on providing quality housing and related services to those in need."
“Our members understand the needs of our community, and with our involvement with Homeport we’re able to drill down further in our commitment.”
"It was exceptionally pleasing to celebrate completion of Victorian Heritage, a three-site, 59-apartment, $10.3 million renovation of affordable housing and historic preservation that keeps families and seniors of moderate income in place, ensuring their security, opportunity and dignity."
“The Presence of ETSS will help bridge the cultural gap that has been lacking in our Emerald Glen Community."
Candid community discussions, our birthday, and a leading business person pays a visit to Homeport.
African American women in Central Ohio are dying from breast cancer at a 33 percent higher rate than their white counterparts.
“Columbus is a giving and caring community and these two businesses are creating a pathway for residents to support our efforts of providing dignity, opportunity and security through affordable housing."