Many in greater Newburyport have contributed in one way or another to the new affordable residences in Salisbury that the YWCA built and/or the new homes in Salisbury that Habitat has under construction. So is it worth the time and effort to identify, plan, fund, develop and relocate the people who need housing? Take a moment to review the timeline and funding for these activities and to learn about the impact that decent housing has on the lives of new residents.

John Feehan, Executive Director, YWCA Newburyport

Representative from Habitat

In a continuation of the Invisible Neighbors Series, Pennies will hold this community meeting on Wednesday, October 16, at 7 pm at Central Congregational Church, Titcomb Street, Newburyport. All are welcome to this free event.

 

Good Vibes Festival to Benefit Community Food Pantry

August 24, 2019

The Good Vibes Festival will be held on Saturday, September 15th. This is a fun event for kids from 2 to 99.  Challenge & obstacle courses, yard games, art & puzzle activities and more.  Benefits the Community Food Pantry at First Parish Church of Newbury.  $10 per person.  From 12-6 pm.  Upper Green, Newbury, MA.  […]

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When Housing is Not Affordable…What Can We Do?

August 8, 2019

Incomes have not kept pace with the big jumps in housing costs in our area, across Massachusetts, and the nation. This lack of affordable housing, especially rental housing, hurts our long-time residents, discourages people drawn here for work, and threatens the social, civic and economic vitality of our area. So what can we do? How […]

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Greater Newburyport Community Build Day at Habitat Salisbury

June 17, 2019

Join other members of the community for a day of volunteering at the Habitat build in Salisbury. Something for everyone. Email pennies@penniesforpoverty.org for details.

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