Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. – The Union Pacific Foundation has awarded the Hope through Housing Foundation a $15,000 grant to help with the Rancho Cucamonga-based nonprofit’s COVID-19 response and resiliency efforts for its residents.
Union Pacific funds will help Hope through Housing to address the continued human/food/rental safety needs of residents living in National Community Renaissance (National CORE) affordable communities. The fund also will support individual assistance and guidance for residents, ensuring they have access to needed healthcare and economic resources to weather this health crisis.
“Just as Union Pacific moves people and goods about the country, we are committed to moving people forward in their lives, whether financially, educationally, or socially,” said Gregory Bradbard, President of Hope Through Housing. “We are grateful for Union Pacific’s partnership especially during this very challenging time for our residents.”
In partnership with nonprofit partner, National CORE, National CORE, Hope through Housing provides a stable living environment for low-income individuals and families who may otherwise be at-risk of homelessness. It provides family stabilization leading to economic mobility through the combination of a secure, affordable apartment home and onsite services/supports that empower adults to overcome barriers to employment and improve their financial situation and prepare youth for future self-sufficiency. Hope through Housing works to utilize affordable housing as a powerful platform for life transformation, empowering residents to reach goals they never previously thought were possible. Hope works to remove barriers to economic success for vulnerable populations and expand access to economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing a customized mix of services to help affordable housing residents increase their economic mobility and future self-sufficiency.
Hope through Housing’s mission is to break the cycle of generational poverty. Utilizing onsite community centers and long-standing relationships with residents, it is able to deliver resources and support right where residents live throughout and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. For more information on Hope through Housing’s COVID-19 Emergency Response & Resilience Fund, visit www.hthf.org.
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About the Hope through Housing Foundation
Hope through Housing believes that affordable housing can be a platform for transformational change at the individual and neighborhood level. For more than 20 years, the Hope through Housing Foundation has provided more than 2 million hours of transformational social services helping children and teens achieve success, improving families’ financial well-being, and promoting seniors’ health and wellness. For more information on Hope through Housing, please visit www.hthf.org.
Jill Van Balen