Way Finders Reports Large Increase in Those Seeking Services
Way Finders, Inc. has been experiencing a significant increase in the number of families and individuals who are seeking services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and crisis. Since launching an online assessment portal for Residential Assistance for Families in Transition (RAFT) funding in late March, the organization has received over 1,200 inquiries, averaging 50-100 new inquiries every day, and is responding with new means of service delivery.
Way Finders Names Laureen Borgatti Chief Operating Officer
Way Finders Inc. named Laureen Borgatti its new chief operating officer. She has been employed by the organization for 27 years, serving in various administrative capacities, most recently as the organization’s chief of staff and chief administrative officer.
Position Profile - President and CEO
Way Finders seeks a President and CEO (CEO) to achieve the organization’s vision: to build communities in which people do not struggle with income inequality and everyone has access to opportunity and rewards attained through dedication and hard work.
A Letter from Peter Gagliardi
I am writing today to announce that after nearly thirty years, I will be stepping down from my position as President and CEO of Way Finders, effective June 30, 2020.
Cynthia Vega Buys a Home
Cynthia Vega, her husband, and her four kids lived in a Way Finders’ shelter program for 3 years. Her kids were shared bedrooms, two to a room.
Celebrating Employment Success
Way Finders recently held a Celebration of Success ceremony for its Employment Support program’s partners and participants. Since the inception of the Employment Support program, Way Finders has placed more than 715 individuals into stable employment with over 260 employers with an average minimum wage of $12.96.
Way Finders Secures $23M In Final Funding For Library Commons In Holyoke
Way Finders will break ground Oct. 24 on Library Commons — 38 affordable, multifamily housing units in the Chestnut Street neighborhood.
Residential Health Advocate - Karon Tyler
Karon Tyler, 72, says she’s shy but her activism speaks to the contrary.
The MassMutual Foundation Provides Way Finders with $1.5 Million in Support of Capital Campaign
The MassMutual Foundation, Inc. – a dedicated corporate foundation established by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) – today announced it is giving Way Finders $1.5 million to help fund the organization’s new Housing Center that is currently being constructed in Springfield.