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Massachusetts Housing Program is Finalist for $100,000 Prize

The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance’s “Pay for Success” program is one of the top 10 finalists for the $100,000 Drucker Prize award. The Drucker Institute recognizes non-profit organizations at a national level. Peter Drucker helped create philosophical and practical base for contemporary business and established the institute that has awarded the prize over the

Two Recognized for Their Work at Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance Annual Meeting

The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance annual meeting this year focused on recipients Timothy Driscoll and Marylou Sudders and the work they are doing to support homeless people in the Commonwealth. Timothy Driscoll of the South Middlesex Opportunity Council, a community-based anti-poverty agency for the Metrowest area, was honored with the Ed O’Neil Award for

Pay For Success paves the way for over 250 individuals in first year

The Massachusetts Alliance for Supportive Housing got 250 chronically homeless individuals off the streets and into housing this past year as they implemented the nation’s first Pay for Success program, the Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance announced in a press release. Pay for Success, which aims to cut chronic homelessness in Massachusetts by 50 percent

MHSA Honors Jerry Ray at 13th Annual Fundraising Event

The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance, or MHSA, held their 13th Annual Fundraising Event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston on Thursday, May 12, 2016. MHSA is a non-profit organization, founded in 1988, dedicated to ending homelessness in Massachusetts. The William Lloyd Garrison Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Jerry Ray, the former Vice

Flipping the Sheet: Reflections on the 2016 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness

All photos: Andrew Giampa “We’re going to do some ice breakers to help us get to know each other better.” The leader told our group of 17 to all get up, stand on a flat bed sheet on the ground, and flip the sheet without anyone stepping off of it. If someone’s foot touched any