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Senior Moments from H.O.M.E.

Impact: You helped DJ Larry “SirLES” Sullivan move to a new apartment

Posted by Gordon Mayer on Nov 4, 2019 11:01:06 AM

Your support provided movers to someone who’s an expert on helping people move, himself. 

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Topics: Giving Tuesday, philanthropy, impact, Moving Program, ILgive

Impact Series: You gave Denise peace.

Posted by Amber Martin on Nov 26, 2018 10:28:00 AM

"When I lost my apartment and I needed help...you guys were my angels on earth."

Like most older adults who move, Denise needed to find a new apartment by necessity. When she needed help with the process, she was able to turn to H.O.M.E. because donors like you support our Moving Program.

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Topics: poverty, Giving Tuesday, Moving Program, aging in community, ageism, affordable housing

This is what our Moving Program meant to Manuel

Posted by Amber Martin on Jul 9, 2018 9:15:00 AM

If you've ever moved, you know that it can be very stressful. Just imagine, then, that you are an older adult who lives on a fixed income and needs to move to a more affordable home with services that better meet your needs.
 
Where would you start? How would you afford movers? Who would be there to help you? That's what Manuel faced, and here's how donors like you helped him navigate the moving process.
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Topics: community partners, Moving Program

Pro tips for seniors planning a move

Posted by Marnie Dawson on Jun 18, 2018 10:37:12 AM

Today's guest blogger is Marnie Dawson, SMM -c of Dawson Relocation Services. Marnie is a certified senior move manager, and trusted friend of H.O.M.E. Today she offers some of her pro-tips for seniors planning a move.

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Topics: Moving Program, aging in community, Resources and tips for seniors

Giving Tuesday Impact Series: Bernadette has a warm place to live

Posted by Amber Martin on Nov 13, 2017 9:03:00 AM

“It was so hard on me. I’d lived in that house since I was 9-going-on-10.”

Bernadette recently moved from her family home where she’d lived since 1962. She said she couldn’t have done it without help.

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Topics: Giving Tuesday, impact, Moving Program

Giving Tuesday Impact Series: An unforgettable move for Sharon

Posted by Amber Martin on Nov 21, 2016 1:45:00 PM

"Thank you and Judy. Never will  forget this.” 

Sharon was so grateful for our help moving into an affordable senior building. 

This year, Sharon was one of many seniors who moved safely into her new home with H.O.M.E.'s Moving Program.

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Topics: Giving Tuesday, Moving Program

It's Truly a Moving Experience

Posted by Bruce Otto on Jan 11, 2016 10:14:26 AM

Last April H.O.M.E. restarted our Moving Program with funding provided by The Retirement Research Foundation and The Field Foundation. Their funds have allowed us to provide help for seniors moving in Chicago at a rate of about one move per week.

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Topics: Moving Program