Goodbye COHHO: Reflections on Being a Part of D.C.’s Coalition of Housing and Homeless Organizations

Yesterday marked the final meeting of the Coalition of Housing and Homeless Organizations. After Hyacinth’s Place became a member this year, COHHO quickly became a valuable resource and enriching experience for us. We’re going to miss being a part of it. The Coalition of Housing and Homeless Organizations (COHHO) is a partnership that for 25 years has brought together […]

Why We Joined the Way Home Campaign

We’re happy to announce that this week, Hyacinth’s Place signed onto the Way Home Campaign. It’s an alliance of more than 3,500 individuals and over 40 organizations and businesses who have pledged to support a roadmap that will end chronic homelessness in the District by 2016. According to the campaign’s website, on any given night in the District, there are nearly 1,800 […]

10 Reasons to Support Hyacinth’s Place on #GivingTuesday, According to My Friend Andrea’s Cats

                  This weekend, I sat down with my friend Andrea’s four cats to get their take on Giving Tuesday. After a long discussion about our mission and their priorities, they resoundingly agreed that Hyacinth’s Place will be their charity of choice tomorrow. Here’s why, in their own […]