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Community Collaboration - New Board Members - New Intern- SouperFest - More . . .
Collaborative Support
We love having community collaboration with a broad spectrum of service providers. This allows a variety of necessary services to reach the people in need of them in a comfortable, trusted environment, which is what the Concord Homeless Resource Center strives to be.
Veteran Services

Paul Cote from Easterseals New Hampshire Military and Veterans Services, and Evan Shneider of Harbor Care Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) are both now coming to the Resource Center every Tuesday. They go out with the outreach team, and then stay in the RC to meet with people from 12:00-2:00.
Two outreach team members out there!
Paul and Evan at the RC in the afternoon.
The Riverbend CMHC PATH (Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness) Counselor, Shannen Stevens, and Intensive Connections Support Counselor, Morgan Dufour, come to the Resource Center each week to connect with clients, build trust in a comfortable environment, and offer assistance. Thanks for this collaborative work towards ending homelessness!
New Intern

Jessica Diroma is our newest intern. A New England native, she is currently attending the University of Central Florida online program for a Masters in Social Work. Jessica will be assisting in data retention, case management services, and daily functions at the resource center, interning until December. Her hope is to help individuals create personal goals and work towards a positive future. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, and doing photography and outdoor activities such as hiking, paddle boarding and swimming. Jessica looks forward to continuing this journey and says she is so thankful to be able to help and learn in whatever ways she can. 
New Board Members
We are so pleased to be able to add such wonderful folks to the Board.
Two have previously been highlighted, and here are three more!
Jim Schlosser
Jim served as a senior clinical leader for the Veterans Health Administration for 20 years, and now works there as a part-time primary care physician. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Concord and has been volunteering with CCEH to develop a By Name List of homeless persons in Merrimack County. Jim loves gardening and is currently a NH Master Gardener Intern volunteering with the Sycamore Community Garden in Concord.

Ann Dippold
A former Corporate Sales Director for a national hospitality firm, Ann is now the Principal Broker / owner of the Dippold & Dennehy Real Estate Group. She's been a practicing Realtor in the Greater Concord area since 2009, and earned her broker's license in 2020. Ann served on the board of the Junior Service League of Greater Concord for 5 years as both Treasurer and Vice President, assisting them in their mission to provide aid to women & children in crisis in the greater Concord area, and has spent countless hours volunteering for other local non- profits.  
Ann says: “The absence of stable homes is devastating to children, adults, families, and to our larger community. We need fiercely dedicated leadership, compassion, and hard work to address homelessness at every level. I am deeply grateful for the tireless efforts of the Concord Coalition to End Homelessness, and I'm thrilled to be joining them. I look forward, with confidence, to a time when none of our neighbors lack a safe place to live.”
Miles Whitener
Miles is a native born Virginian who has lived in New Hampshire for twenty plus years now. After serving with the Virginia National Guard he worked in various fields, including as a carpenter and then as an Optical Lab Tech for the last twenty two years.
In recent years Miles has experienced homelessness. He became a client of the Resource Center and currently volunteers there two or three times a week, doing things from helping in the kitchen to building fences and planters, to repairing small plumbing issues.
Miles hopes that serving on the Board of Directors will be an ongoing way that he can give back to the people who helped him without question or hesitation, and that the lived experience he has will bring a useful voice.
The Emergency Winter Shelter has been open since December 1, keeping people safe, warm and dry on cold NH nights. March 31 will be the last night of the season.
We have had an average of 33 guests per night, with 2 paid staff overnight each night (a total of 9 individuals) and 25 volunteers doing evening check-in and sometimes morning check-out.
The Concord Homeless Resource Center will continue to be open from 9:00 - 2:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 9:00 - 12:00 on Wednesdays.

We could never provide this service to those in need in our community without the help of our amazing volunteers and those who donate to our cause.

The Concord Homeless Resource Center continues to serve our guests daily, seeing about 60 clients a day. We offer caseworker support and coffee, showers and a mailing address, connections with other service providers, and a warm, dry, safe and friendly space to be during the day. We welcome about 200 unique guests a month, provide an average of 130 showers per month, and about 15 loads of laundry are done.
Our wonderful volunteers were thanked with a fun lunch party. From the left: Mary Therese Schelble, Cathy Gruette, Brian Goodwin, Rodney Williams, Cheryl Sprague, Delores Cook and Leslie Fincke. (Missing is Ed Perkins.) Without you all we could not go on - you keep the Resource Center up and running, connect with our guests in a kind and friendly manner, and provide our caseworkers with the time to do their case work!
Go Joe!
Joe, a former client of the Resource Center, (R) is now embarking on his recovery journey and has hopes of giving back by volunteering with us!
Joe: "Take one day at a time. Everyone deserves a second chance. He came in lost, homeless, and CCEH was able to provide him with a shower, warm shelter and someone to talk to - which was a big thing. "
Seen here with Miles Whitener, left, volunteer and Board member; and Tim Devincenzo, RC Case Worker.

More shots in the arm
During the month of March the Resource Center held 2 vaccine clinics. A number of folks received first, second and booster shots each time. Thanks to the Capital Area Public Health Network for offering this important service to keep everyone safe and healthy.
SouperFest once again a Success!
Signing in . . .
Serving soup...
Chowing down!
This year's SouperFest, held in White Park on March 26, sold 1000 servings of soup and brought in over $50,000, mostly from local business sponsors, for the work of CCEH!!
Thank you, Concord Community, for your support and for such a good time!
Acts of Kindness Abound

Thanks to Gondwana & Divine Clothing Co. for holding a sock drive and to Simply BIrkenstock for donating many pairs of socks, as they 'Sock it to Homelessness'! Keeping feet warm is key in the cold winter months. Deep gratitude all around.

Sometimes we get surprised by random acts of kindness. Braxten's Christmas wish was to make some donations to support people experiencing homelessness. And here he is! He dropped off clothing, shoes and laundry detergent at the Concord Homeless Resource Center!

The H.L. Turner Group Inc has a very generous staff and wanted to find ways to be more present in the local community and to offer help as able. They collected needed items from our Wish List and came for a tour of the Resource Center and to learn more about our work. We can't thank you enough!Text Lin

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