RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. – The Boys and Girls Foundation in San Diego has awarded the Hope through Housing Foundation a $5,000 grant to support its Building Bright Futures youth development program.
“Access to technology is one of the fundamental building blocks of a modern education, especially since the beginning of the pandemic,” said Hope through Housing President Greg Bradbard. “The Boys and Girls Foundation in San Diego has really stepped up to make sure that students in North County have access to the resources they need to be successful.”
In partnership with its housing partner, 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. This work has proven particularly crucial during the current health crisis. The Boys and Girls Foundation grant will be used to purchase a combination of Chromebook computers, a printer and ancillary equipment/supplies for the Mission Cove youth program in Oceanside.
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. It 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 support academic success and future self-sufficiency.
Hope through Housing Foundation’s mission is to help break the cycle of generational poverty. Utilizing onsite community centers and long-standing relationships with residents living within National CORE affordable apartment communities, it is able to deliver resources and support right where residents live, throughout and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. And it is doing just that.
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About Hope through Housing
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.