Tag: Robert Sondak

  • 10.5 million households face limited access to adequate food HUD survey finds

    10.5 million households face limited access to adequate food HUD survey finds

    The number of occupied households facing limited access to adequate food reached 10.5 million in the past month, roughy 8.9 percent nationwide, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said in a press release. According to HUD’s 2015 American Housing Survey, released on December 18, the households with financial limitations were those with […]

  • Boston Teams up with HUD, DOJ on Juvenile Reentry Program

    Boston Teams up with HUD, DOJ on Juvenile Reentry Program

    The City of Boston, HUD and the Department of Justice are teaming up to help formerly incarcerated juveniles re-acclimate to society, Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s office said. Mayor Walsh announced the $100,000 program, funded through the DOJ’s Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program, in a press release on April 28. Funding will help Boston Housing Authority (BHA) […]

  • Tufts University’s Free Clinic Offers Health Care to the Needy

    By Robert Sondak Spare Change News General health concerns, joint pains, colds and flu, confidential sexual health counseling, and case management are some of the services offered by the volunteer Tufts University Sharewood Project. These services are part of a comprehensive clinic program offering a variety of free health services to the medically underserved residents […]

  • Urban Ag Fair Comes to Cambridge

    Robert Sondak Spare Change News High food prices are prompting increased interest in locally grown foods and community gardening — both of which will be on display at this year’s outdoor Cambridge Urban Agricultural Fair in Harvard Square. “The high price for food has opened up Cambridge residents’ eyes to the concept of locally grown […]