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Thoughts on the New Year

Happy New Year friends and neighbors of St Stephen’s Community House!

For many of our neighbors and possibly for some of us, saying goodbye to 2023 couldn’t have happened soon enough! Last year may have been a year of difficult finances, limited resources, bad health, or even a year that felt like more of the same.

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Reflecting on Juneteenth

written by Mr. Tommy Ferguson Today, Sunday, June 19th, we celebrate Juneteenth! Juneteenth became a federal holiday last year on June 16, 2021, when the US Congress passed legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday. This legislation was then signed into law by President Joe Biden on June 17th. For many African Americans, June 19th, 1865,

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City of Columbus Awards St. Stephen’s Community House $360,000 In COVID-19 Rental Assistance Funds

To help ensure the equitable distribution of rental assistance to residents adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus City Councilmember Shayla Favor announced the award of $12.2 million to 26 community organizations through the city’s Stable Housing Initiative.  St. Stephen’s Community House was one of those funded community organizations and

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USDA Awards St. Stephen’s Community House Farm to School Grant

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded St. Stephen’s Community House a $96,460 grant as part of the USDA’s commitment to investing $12 million in Farm to School Grants this year to 176 grantees. The implementation grant will allow St. Stephen’s Community House Urban Farm and Columbus City School District to cooperatively develop a

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