Stamford (and Darien) men’s homeless shelter, Pacific House, is holding an online fundraiser on October 21
When Pacific House welcomes its 20e An annual celebration on Thursday, October 21, it will honor five community partners who have helped the organization weather the storm throughout the pandemic.
– an announcement of Pacific House
The Pacific House 2021 Community Partnership winners are: Sam Cingari of The Cingari Family, Grade A – ShopRite; Community Health Center Inc .; Greenwich First Congregational Church; New Covenant Center / Fairfield County Catholic Charities; and Robert Morris, founder and managing partner of Olympus Partners.
“The unwavering support these people and organizations have provided over the past year is nothing short of heroic,” said Rafael Pagan, Jr., executive director of Pacific House.
“The pandemic has disrupted our daily operations, forcing us to mobilize quickly to protect the safety of our customers,” said Pagan. “We are deeply grateful to our Community Partnership winners for their generous support and assistance throughout this complex process. “
Since early 2020, when homeless guests were at critical risk of contracting the coronavirus, Pacific House has worked to quickly house more than 80 people who now have permanent housing to prevent them from ending up in the city. Street. In all, Pacific House has 140 units of permanent and very affordable supportive housing.
About Pacific House
Pacific House, with shelters in Stamford and Norwalk, is the only regional shelter for homeless men and young adults in Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan, Darien. The organization, founded in the 1980s, develops affordable housing for former homeless people.
For over 35 years, Pacific House has served our community by providing food, temporary shelter, affordable housing and a range of support services to help guests get back on their feet and lead more independent and fulfilling lives.
At the Maison du Pacifique 20e An annual celebration, to be held virtually, the organization will share its extraordinary efforts throughout the pandemic to quickly house the homeless and prevent others from falling into homelessness.
The evening will host a festive “live from the red carpet” experience, followed by a dynamic program that includes a silent auction and a live paddle lift, allowing participants to name housing units with services. affordable support.
The inspiring evening begins at 6 p.m. with a pre-award celebration, and the official program begins at 7 p.m. Both will be broadcast live on the Pacific House website.
Various high level sponsorship opportunities are still available, please contact Jennifer Broadbin at [email protected] for more details.
“We are asking the community to join the celebration, our biggest fundraiser of the year, to learn more about the steps we have taken throughout the pandemic to quickly accommodate those who are homeless and to prevent others from facing this difficulty, ”Pagan said. .
Thanks to the sponsors
Pacific House would like to thank its generous sponsors, including Title Sponsor: The Vranos Family Foundation, Platinum Sponsors: Alice Melly, Chris and Lauren Tate, and the Rogers Family Foundation, Gold Sponsors: Bob Phillips, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury, First County Bank, Justin and Marie Maccarone, Bob and Jinny Rimmer, Rob and Holly Lockhart, Stamford Health, Jim Duffy, Joan Weisman and Webster Bank, NA, Silver Sponsors: Community Health Center, Inc., Eileen and Tom Hynes, Finn Family Foundation, Sarita and Gregory Hanley, Boni Construction, Frank Corvino and Nielsen Florist & Garden Center.