The Front Door Agency received a $15,000 grant to help homeless women and children in Nashua.
Funds from the TD Charitable Foundation will help families become self-sufficient.
The Front Door Agency received a $15,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank. The funds will be used to support homeless women and children in the Front Door Agency’s Transformational Housing Program.
“Affordable housing is an important part of the Transformational Housing Program, but it’s not enough to break the cycle of poverty,” says the Program’s Director, Becky Gagne. “The Front Door Agency’s focus on education makes all the difference. Every client in Transformational Housing must participate in a formal two or four-year degree, certificate or credentialing program to improve their level of education and employability. They also participate in Financial Literacy classes to help them reach and maintain self-sufficiency.”
The Program provides affordable housing and educational opportunities to help single mothers in Greater Nashua overcome homelessness and build a better future for themselves and their children. Last year, 85% of the single mothers in the Program participated in or graduated from an educational program. 70% of women in the Program gained substantial increases in benefits and income, including promotions or wage increases.
“TD strives to find and work with meaningful organizations such as the Front Door Agency that provide the personalized attention and resources needed to help its clients make positive, sustainable changes in their lives,” says Paige Carlson-Heim, Director of the TD Charitable Foundation. “We are proud to support programs that help low-to-moderate-income individuals by providing services which improve the quality of life.”
The Front Door Agency relies on funding from partners like the TD Charitable Foundation, and from community members like you. Please consider making a gift to support the homeless mothers and children in our Transformational Housing Program.