Over 500,000 people reside in Dane County, but not all of those people actually have a place to call home. United Way and its partner agencies have made great strides over the past decade in ensuring homelessness is rare and brief, but there is still important work to be done-and if we each step up to play a part, we can end family homelessness here.
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Passion Project: Northeast Georgia Earth Home
BY ANDREW HICKMAN
@ VOL 22
ON MAY 18, 2014
Andrew Hickman has developed and built a completely sustainable home for his family using solar, geo-thermal, rain-water collection, and house postion. His passion is living sustainably and he has built a home according to this passion.
Revolution - Bridging the Employment Gap for Women in Crises
BY SARAH RUTT
@ VOL 5
ON SEP 08, 2015
Sarah Rutt discusses Revolution, a jewelry company that creates and sells handcrafted, leather jewelry in order to bridge the employment gap for women transitioning out of homelessness. Revolution is part of the great social enterprise pitch sponsored by ASSETS Lancaster and the Lancaster County Community Foundation, and are launching operations in October of this year.
This was "Presenation of the Day" on Monday, September 29th, 2015.
The longest way round is the shortest way home
BY LOUISE KENWARD
@ VOL 2
ON MAR 08, 2016
Louise Kenward embarks on a 55,000km adventure visiting Bexhill, to Bexhill, from Bexhill. Here we see a photographic diary and an individuals passion, fuelled by the kindness of those Kenward meets along the way.
The Home Team
BY ANDREA PETERSON
@ VOL 3
ON JUL 21, 2016
Andrea Peterson, artist, educator and home schooling mom, takes her inspiration and material for this PechaKucha from the family farm in LaPorte, IN where she and her husband John Hook and their two sons grow food, make art and live a sustainable life, mostly off the grid.
From Lunchables to Changed Lives - Learning How to Market United Way in the Face of Misperceptions
BY JOCELYN HARMON
@ VOL 21
ON FEB 16, 2017
Jocelyn Harmon will share her journey from Corporate Brand Management to mangaging the nonprofit brand of United Way. She hopes to clear up any misconceptions one may have about this wonderful local institution located in Dane County.
Home Exchanges: Birth of the Sharing Economy
BY RICH PATTERSON
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 03, 2017
What if you could travel for free or significantly reduced cost and deepen your connections with your destination, yourself, and your family? With his presentation, Rich Patterson explains how home exchanging allows this.
BY NICK GIRARD
@ VOL 28
ON FEB 23, 2017
"Our home wasn't the house we were leaving, and it wasn't the house we were moving to, it was the family we were. And now, as an adult, I've gotta redefine home."
In "Finding Home" from PechaKucha Night Portsmouth Vol. 28, Nick Girard shares his inspiring journey which took him and his girlfriend across the world. Accompanied by the stunning photography of the beautiful sights he explored, Nick presents to us that home is not a stationary place but a state of mind.