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Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Funds in the FY 2013 – FY 2014 Continuum of Care Program Competition

This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) establishes the funding criteria for the FY 2014 CoC Funding Notice. The FY 2014 Component of the CoC Program Competition is referred to in this notice as the FY 2014 Application Process, and this notice, which announces availability of FY 2014 funds under the FY 2013 – FY 2014 CoC Program Competition is referred to as the FY 2014 CoC Funding Notice. Read More

UHC main office closed September 25

United Housing Connection is moving up the road just a little to new headquarters. We our new address, effective September 25, 2014, is:

135 Edinburgh Court
Suite 100B
Greenville, SC 29607

We will be CLOSED on Thursday, September 25 and will have limited communication abilities. Our staff will be in the process of packing and moving the entire week, so please bear with us!

“Housing Solutions for the Homeless” October 14 event

Housing Solutions for the Homeless

Join the discussion & become part of the solution!

Tuesday, October 14 @ 7:00 pm.
The Kroc Center
424 Westfield Street, Greenville, SC  29601

United Housing Connections & the Upstate COC welcome keynote speaker Will Connelly, who was featured in a February CBS 60 Minutes story on homelessness. Connelly is the Director of the Metropolitan Homeless Commission in Nashville. The Commission aligns itself with 100,000 Homes, a national campaign with the goal of providing 100,000 homes to the most chronic and medically vulnerable homeless population.

RSVP by October 10 by email or phone (864) 241-0462

Please help us spread the news of this discussion. Click for a printable flyer to share. Thank you!

Painting Day – Thank You!

Once again, Jacobs sent over a fabulous volunteer crew to help out with the painting at the Restore a Home house. A combination of Jacobs volunteers and UHC staff and family members made this house a lot brighter and ready for Steve and Mary! Thank you, we couldn’t have done it without your help!

Click on a photo to enlarge the entire gallery.

Master Bedroom - BEFOREMaster Bedroom - AFTER

Update on Restore a Home

20140902_094317Work on our first Restore a Home project is coming along nicely. We have a flurry of activity happening there this week in anticipation of Friday’s Painting Day. We plan to have the home ready for Steve and Mary to move in by September 26!

Thank you to all the individuals and businesses who have made contributions and/or donated goods, time and services. We could not have pulled off this project without you! Click here for a list of all the Restore a Home supporters.

While the house itself is almost complete we still need some help outfitting the house for its new residents. Here’s the full list of “housewarming” items we still need. If you can contribute, please email or call (864) 241-0462. Gift cards are welcome as well.

Dinnerware set – service for 4-8 – (plate, bowl, salad plate, mug)
Drinking glasses (4-6)
Flatware (service for 4-8)

Kitchenzarline bathroom
Cookware set
Baking dishes
Cooking Utensils
Coffee maker
Storage containers (flour, sugar, etc)

Linens & Bath
Sheet sets (full size) – 2
Pillows (4)
Towel sets – 4
Bath Rug
Shower curtain
Toothbrush holder & soap dish

Wet mop
Broom & dust pan
Misc. cleaning products

Entertainment (used, in good working condition acceptable)
DVD player

Thank you for your support!

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