News, Ideas & Impact

April 5, 2019

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

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April 2, 2019

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.

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February 28, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Advances New Affordable Housing Production Throughout Commonwealth

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, and Housing and Community Development Undersecretary Janelle Chan joined Worcester City Manager Edward M. Augustus Jr., Senator Harriette Chandler, Representative Mary Keefe and local leaders and developers to announce affordable housing awards to support the creation of 643 new rental housing units, including 397 units of affordable housing.

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February 11, 2019

METAR Team Finds Housing for Over 100 Families Displaced by Hurricane Maria

Way Finders' METAR team found stable housing for 107 families and individuals with an overall average of $4,000 per household provided for rehousing. 46% of households were placed in market rate apartments and the remainder found subsidized housing.

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February 11, 2019

Raymond Lanza-Weil Hired as President of Common Capital

Raymond Lanza-Weil of Buckland, MA has joined Way Finders’ subsidiary Common Capital as its President, following the retirement of Christopher Sikes after 30 years in that role.

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February 8, 2019

Way Finders, Inc. Receives $140,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

 

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December 10, 2018

The Housing World Loses a Champion

Amy Anthony, Way Finders' first executive director, passed away this past weekend from a medical incident while on a trip to Africa. 

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November 19, 2018

Demolition of Peter Pan Bus Terminal Begins

Media Coverage | November 19, 2018

MassLive: Written by Jim Kinney

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November 14, 2018

Ivelisse Morales buys her first home

Ivelisse, who endured domestic violence, multiple threats of eviction, dependence on emergency assistance programs and a house fire that left her and her two kids homeless less than one year ago, now purchased her first home.  This is her story, in her own words:

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September 16, 2018

Butternut Farm Community Tag Sale

Butternut Farm is a mixed-income development featuring 27 apartments. Many units offer decks or patios as well as laundry facilities, storage areas, play areas, and parking spaces. Over the past year, the community at Butternut Farm has evolved due to Way Finders' new Resident Engagement Initiative. On Sunday, September 16th, Butternut Farm held its first Community Tag Sale.

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