The MassMutual Foundation Provides Way Finders with $1.5 Million in Support of Capital Campaign
The MassMutual Foundation, Inc. – a dedicated corporate foundation established by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) – today announced it is giving Way Finders $1.5 million to help fund the organization’s new Housing Center that is currently being constructed in Springfield.
Senior Health and Leadership in Springfield
Whether taking a vigorous chair aerobics class or walking through the Old Hill neighborhood, a group of seniors from Springfield are becoming healthier and transforming their community in the process.
Community Gardens at Way Finders Properties
The spring and summer seasons of 2018 will be remembered as times of abundance by the families living at Butternut Farm in Amherst. As part of our ongoing Resident Engagement Initiative, which began in 2017, we learned that the most successful way to manage a property requires open communication and teamwork with our residents.
Ivan Felix Creates a Path to a Successful Future
Ivan Felix is a 31-year-old Section 8 participant from Puerto Rico who enrolled in our Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program in 2016. When he joined the program he was struggling with keeping a job and managing his finances. He couldn't picture himself with a successful future. He had no high school education, income, credit, transportation, health insurance, or support.
Way Finders launches SNO Mass Program
Way Finders is launching a new Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) economic mobility program called Supporting Neighhood Opportunity is Massachusetts (SNO Mass)
Claudia Brito Finds a Job that Fits
Claudia is a single mother of two children who struggled to find a stable job that paid the bills AND left time to take care for her family. In 2018 she received stabilization funds to move from shelter into her own apartment. During this time she was working part-time as a Certified Nursing Assistant, however, the stabilization funds and her part-time wages were not enough to sustain her apartment and family long term – she knew she needed a full-time job.
A Massachusetts state budget that is "about people"
- Peter Gagliardi, President and CEO
Dress For Success recognizes Way Finders
Way Finders was recognized as this year's 2019 Referring Agency of the Year by Dress for Success Western Massachusetts
Janette Vigo to receive Robert J. Van Wart Award
The Robert J. Van Wart Award is given to an individual who has worked as a leader in a nonprofit or public human service organization for at least five years, and has consistently demonstrated leadership skills while helping their agency actualize its mission and improve the lives of those it serves.