Stories of Impact

Jefferson County is full of stories of struggle as well as stories of hope.  Here, you’ll find personal stories of those who have been impacted by our housing crisis, as well as those who are making an impact. 

Have your own housing story to share? Email kerry@jcfgives.org to contribute.

What kind of community do we want?

After joining the educational Outreach Housing Action Team I’ve found that I think about our housing crisis almost every single day. For me, this crisis is all about what kind of community we want, and intend, to be.

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Sustaining Our Mission

Recently I was talking to a friend who works at Dove House about their recruiting. She told me that they had found an excellent candidate for a job opening, who unfortunately couldn’t take the position because she could not find housing. For nonprofits and businesses alike, the lack of housing makes providing services and sustaining staff an ongoing challenge.

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