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05
Jan

HomeSharing Welcomes a New Staff Member

Claudia Yurecko, M.A. joined the HomeSharing staff in January 2017, as the Program Coor-dinator for Somerset, Hunterdon, Morris and Union Counties. She is replacing Noa Margo-lin, who is moving out of state. Claudia comes to HomeSharing with a wealth of experience in “matchmaking”. For more than 30 years, she served as the Director of Project

05
Jan

HomeSharing Logo Receives Registered Trademark

After 33 years of providing service, HomeSharing has received a Registered Trademark for its logo, which includes the HomeSharing name. HomeSharing provides much technical assistance to other agencies wanting to start a shared housing program. The trademark will prevent these entities from using our logo/name in their programs, which is especially important should these agencies

05
Jan

IN THE NEWS: Struggling New Jersey Non-Profits

New Jersey non-profits are struggling and HomeSharing is no exception. Federal, state and local governments provide the majority of funding for state non-profits. Additional funding comes from the private sector, mostly individual donors. The rest comes from corporations and private foundations. There has been a trend in New Jersey to reduce government funding for “nonessential”

04
Apr

Holiday Giving Warms Hearts

Home Sharing’s 2013 Holiday Food Basket program was an over whelming success. Through the combined efforts of numerous organizations, individuals and corporations, Thanksgiving and Christmas food packages were provided to forty-five HomeSharing client families.   Food packages containing whole chickens or hams, fresh fruits and vegetables, holiday ‘fixins’ and food staples assured a holiday meal and

06
Apr

HomeSharing Celebrates 30 Years of Preventing Homelessness

In 1984, Shuey Horowitz had the foresight and creativity to launch a new program to provide affordable housing for low income families, which allowed them to remain in their communities and maintain their dignity and independence.   Working out of her home and then using borrowed space from another agency, she assisted people in finding safe

04
Apr

All In The Family

David Fass had learned from his parents early on to value volunteerism, and he had been a member of the Circle K and Key Clubs in high school and the Alpha Phi Omega service organization in College and Grad School. More than 9 years ago he began volunteering at HomeSharing following the death of Jules