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Crisis Venture Studio seeks collaborations with start ups working to end homelessness

first_img  159 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Crisis Venture Studio seeks collaborations with start ups working to end homelessness Tagged with: homelessness investment startup About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Crisis is looking to invest in new housing, financial service, employment or healthcare solutions aimed at helping to end homelessness.Through its Venture Studio, which has been set up to invest in, support, and create ventures to end homelessness, Crisis will collaborate with business leaders, experts, funders, researchers, and start ups working on solutions that have the potential to, or are already:– Preventing homelessness at a societal or individual level– Creating new housing– Tackling the root causes of homelessness, such as;– Creating pathways to employment– Improving access to housing, finance, healthcare, and wellbeing servicesIt is now actively scouting for start ups to join it. Crisis will provide funding, regular access to users for testing and co-creation, and share its data and market insights, as well as its connections to partners and investors who can help with providing lived experience of homelessness, mentoring and coaching, distributing products in market and scaling businesses for the long term.The charity expects to to invest in its first portfolio in early 2021, and is holding regular Meet and Greet sessions for those interested in finding out more, with further information also on its site. Its next online session is on 8 December, and applications close on 8 January. Melanie May | 2 December 2020 | Newslast_img read more

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Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival Announces 2019 Lineup: Greensky Bluegrass, Railroad Earth, The Infamous Stringdusters, More

first_imgGrand Targhee Bluegrass Festival has announced the lineup for their 32nd annual event, set to go down on August 9th-11th at Alta, WY’s Grand Targhee Resort.Greensky Bluegrass, Railroad Earth, and The Infamous Stringdusters sit at the top of the impressive bill. Attendees will also be treated to performances from Sam Bush Band, Del McCoury Band, Mark O’Connor Band, David Bromberg Quintet, The Travelin’ McCourys, Tommy Emmanuel & Jerry Douglas, The Lil Smokies, Jeff Austin Band, Town Mountain, and Laney Lou and The Bird Dogs. Multi-instrumentalist Joe Craven will serve as the three-day event’s artist-at-large.Started in 1988, Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival is the grand daddy of bluegrass festivals in the Northern Rockies, combining great bluegrass with the ultimate mountain lifestyle. During the week leading up to the festival, many of the stage performers and artists play host to a very unique camp and music teaching experience by attending the Targhee Music Camp.Tickets for the 32nd annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival will on on sale soon, although the exact on-sale time has yet to be announced.Head here for more information on Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival’s 2019 event.last_img read more

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Cattaraugus County Healthcare Worker Contracts COVID-19

first_imgLITTLE VALLEY – The Cattaraugus County Health Department was notified of its 30th confirmed case of COVID-19 on Monday.Officials say the case involves a female healthcare worker who resides in the northeastern part of the county.“She developed what she thought was a sinus infection and loss of taste and smell and was tested for COVID-19 on April 17,” said health officials. “The results of her test on April 18 indicated that she was positive for COVID-19.”The healthcare worker is now resting at home and under quarantine with her family. “She and her family will be assessed for any medical support that we can provide and we will monitor their symptoms closely,” furthered officials. “The department has begun a thorough contact tracing investigation for those individuals that they have been in contact with and the places that they have visited.”So far, 12 people have recovered from the virus and 18 cases remain active in Cattaraugus County.Related: No New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chautauqua County Monday Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more