ORLANDO, Fla. - (May 15, 2018) – Pathlight HOME, Central Florida’s first and largest provider of the “Housing First” approach to helping homeless men and women rejoin the community, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank. The grant will help support the nonprofit’s Restore Permanent Supportive Housing Program for chronically homeless individuals. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

“We are honored that TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation, recognizes the significant role that Pathlight HOME’s permanent supportive housing plays in Central Florida,” said Pathlight HOME President Helaine Blum. “Their generous support of our work will help us continue to change the lives of more-than-600 homeless and low-income neighbors each day through affordable housing and economic opportunities.” 

The Restore Program provides 60 housing units and services for chronically homeless adults in Central Florida to assist them in gaining / maintaining housing stability and income, and increasing their mental and physical stability and self-sufficiency. In collaboration with Orange County Government and the Homeless Services Network of Central Florida, Restore provides affordable housing, case management, transportation, life skills coaching, social services and medical referrals, recreational activities, and more. In the most recent year, 97 percent of clients maintained housing stability or moved to another permanent housing option, instilling a palpable sense of pride in all concerned. 


Pathlight HOME changes the lives of homeless and low-income men and women through affordable housing and economic opportunities. We are Central Florida’s first and largest provider of permanent supportive housing. In our 25 years, we have helped more than 5,000 homeless neighbors through the “housing first” philosophy. Today, more than 600 residents receive safe, dignified housing and supportive services.  

About the TD Charitable Foundation 

The TD Charitable Foundation is the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, one of the 10 largest commercial banking organizations in the United States. Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation has distributed more than $193.8 million and more than 19,000 grants in charitable donations from Maine to Florida. The Foundation's mission aligns with The Ready Commitment, a new multi-year program that TD launched in March 2018 to help individuals and communities prosper. As part of The Ready Commitment, TD targets CDN $1 billion (US $775 million) in total by 2030 towards community giving in four areas critical to opening doors for an inclusive tomorrow – Financial Security, a more Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health. For further information, visit td.com/thereadycommitment More information on the TD Charitable Foundation, including the online grant application, is available at www.TDBank.com.  

 

Painting our Housing for the Homeless- Painting Blitz 

From Homeless to Home Gardeners 

ONE PERSON’S TRASH IS ANOTHER’S TREASURE 

Help spread the word: Items needed to help formerly-homeless men & women.

WHO/WHAT:

Pathlight HOME 

December Donation Days 

Drive for everyday items, per below 

 

WHEN/WHERE:

Drop off items: 

Tuesday – Friday 

December 12 - 15, 2017 

9:30 am – 11:30 am and 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm 

Maxwell Terrace Apartments 

3200 W. Colonial Drive 

Orlando, Florida 32808 

 

WHY/HOW:

To help establish a prideful new life, formerly-homeless men and women appreciate: Clothing and shoes in good condition; New underwear and socks. Household Goods: laundry detergent, microwave-safe dishes, crockpots, utensils, etc. Toiletries: deodorant, soap, shampoo, toothbrush/toothpaste, feminine products,  disposable razors, toilet paper, towels, etc. Bedding/Furniture: twin, full and queen sizes (new or gently used). Non-perishable food items. 


Pathlight HOME changes the lives of homeless and low-income men and women through affordable housing and economic opportunities. We are Central Florida’s first and largest provider of permanent supportive housing. In our 25 years, we have helped more than 5,000 homeless neighbors through the “housing first” philosophy. Today, more than 600 residents receive safe, dignified housing and supportive services.