- Who We Are
- What We Do
- What We Care About
- What You Can Do
from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT
Reaching Home is the campaign to end homelessness in Connecticut. The campaign aims to:
The evening celebrates the campaign's collective successes and recognizes supportive housing tenants who have made significant contributions to their community as well as people who have shown exceptional leadership and advocacy. This year's award recipients include the following;
Barbara Geller Career Achievemnet Award
Alison Cunningham, Columbus House
The Rev. Schuster Advocacy Award
Paula Crombie, Yale New Haven Hospital
The Carol Walter Supportive Housing Tenant Award
Willie Thomas Miller Jr. and Natalie Garcia
The Diane Randall Leadership Awards
Leaders within ODFC and on the forefront on ending homelessness in Fairfield County; Kathy Hunter, Supportive Housing Works, Carla Miklos, Operation Hope and Carmen Colon, Alpha Community Services-The Y.
This year's guest speaker at the Reaching Home Dinner will Ben Vereen, an accomplished entertainer who has starred in Wicked, Pippin, A Christmas Carol, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and more recently, Time Out Of Mind. His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country's artistic legacy. As an engaging speaker Ben will bring his passion for our cause.
||Since 2012 Abby Carter has been drawing and painting the faces of the many individuals who have walked into the St. Vincent de Paul Middletown soup kitchen. At this year's Reaching Home Dinner some of her exhibit will be on display. To learn more, click here.|
|Radisson Chef Chris Steele will treat all Reaching Home Dinner guests to a new menu including prosciutto wrapped chicken, salmon filet, and buffalo mozzarella ravioli!|
|Debra Lynn Alt, a local songstress/writer, will perform throughout this year's dinner as we celebrate the many successes of the campaign. She has written a song specifically about the need for decent and affordable housing which will tie in well to the evenings line up of events. To hear some of her music, click here.|
Send questions to RHDinner@pschousing.org.
A recap of the 2016 celebration event can be found here.
Bob's Discount Furniture
Connecticut Department of Housing
Connecticut Housing Finance Authority
Garden Homes Management Corporation
The Tow Foundation
United Health Foundation