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GSH Names Its New Board of Directors

GSH Names Its New Board of Directors

Mount Vernon Voice-Good Shepherd Housing, a non-profit affordable housing developer and provider, has announced the Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 year, led by Board Chair Alexis Feeney Tallman of Alexandria.

UPS Partners to Help GSH Clients

UPS Partners to Help GSH Clients

Mount Vernon Voice-Erica McCants, business development manager of UPS, presented a check for $5,000 to Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services president and CEO David Levine for the kickoff of a new financial empowerment program for GSH clients. The Changepurse program is a tailored financial mentoring program where participants will meet to discuss attitudes about money and management skills.

Downsizing Helps Out Four Families

Downsizing Helps Out Four Families

Mount Vernon Voice-A family in Washington, DC recently decided to downsize and generously offered their extra furniture to Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services knowing it helped families living on tight budgets as they turn around their financial situations.

Real Estate Prices and Salaries Top Non-Profit Help List

Enlisting support from businesses and community. By Mike Salmon, Mount Vernon Gazette Mount Vernon — With a two-bedroom apartment averaging $1,700 a month and nearly half of the salaries in the county at $50,000 a year or less, the non-profit community...

Wine, Beer & Helping Others

Wine, Beer & Helping Others

Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services hosted “Virginia Grapes & Hops” Saturday at the Cedar Knoll Restaurant giving the opportunity for supporters to sample wines and beer from the Port City Brewery in Alexandria and hors d’oeuvres. The event proceeds helped to transform the lives of a family on the brink of homelessness with access to affordable housing, provide emergency relief to a struggling neighbor, or send a child in GSH programs to summer camp.

Nonprofits Explain Missions to Chamber

Nonprofits Explain Missions to Chamber

The Mount Vernon-Lee area is blessed to have numerous non-profit organizations, all dedicated to assisting the residents living primarily along the Richmond Highway corridor, who do not compete against each other but instead complement each other’s various missions.

‘Truly Helping Our Neighbors’ in Mount Vernon

By Tim Peterson Over the next 10 years, Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services would like to add 150 units to the number it offers to clients struggling to find affordable housing in Fairfax County. That goal triples the Mount Vernon-based nonprofit’s current rate...

Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

For Immediate Release: March 17, 2017 Contacts: Secretary of the Commonwealth's Office: Denise Burch, Denise.Burch@governor.virginia.gov RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration today. The appointees will join...

Inspired by MLK

Going to school might seem like a surprising way to spend a federal holiday, but that’s just how a large number of Sidwell Friends students, parents, faculty, and alumni celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. January 16 marked the School’s second MLK Day of...