The CVPost’s “6 of Substance” series is part of our effort to provide news of area nonprofit organizations and increase public awareness of their missions and activities. This week’s featured organization is the ECASD Homeless Program, which serves students and their families while they’re experiencing homelessness.
By Elizabeth Gosling, Staff Writer for The Spectator Wisconsin’s homeless population declined this year by more than double the national rate, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). But a local agency that provides overnight housing for up to 32 men and eight women doesn’t see signs of […]
By Chi Ab Vang For the CV Post The collective sound of voices grows louder as people line up for lunch at Positive Avenues in downtown Eau Claire. The smell of fresh chicken alfredo and hot rolls drifts through the air as a volunteer begins to dish food onto plates. On this recent day, a […]
By Eau Claire Regional Arts Council When people struggling with homelessness are given help it often comes in the forms of housing, food, and energy assistance. But now a unique partnership between Sojourner House, the local homeless shelter operated by Catholic Charities, and the Eau Claire Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) is bringing artistic beauty into […]