Volunteerism is Hands-on Philanthropy

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With season about to begin in Southwest Florida, island nonprofits like Community Housing and Resources, Inc. (CHR) like to remind locals, part-time residents, and visitors of the plethora of opportunities that exist for volunteerism. Besides financial contributions, donations of hands-on time and personal talents make up a great deal of nonprofit support. This month, a group of volunteers is working … Read More

Your Online Shopping Can Help CHR

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If you like to shop online, now there is a way to satisfy your shopping bug and support CHR at the same time. Just visit Smile.Amazon.com and choose Community Housing and Resources, Inc. as your benefitting charity. Then, shop away, knowing that a portion of your purchase will be sent to support CHR’s mission of providing affordable housing on Sanibel. … Read More

CHR Encourages Business Partnerships at Chamber Luncheon

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SANIBEL, Florida – September 17, 2014 – Supporting affordable housing through business partnerships was the theme of a presentation by Kelly Collini, executive director of Community Housing and Resources, Inc. (CHR), at the September 16 Sanibel Captiva Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. The luncheon was sponsored by Bailey’s General Store and hosted by the Sundial Beach Resort and Spa. “We … Read More

Save the Date for Mardi Gras Sanibel-style

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CHR announces date for annual Mardi Gras event Sanibel’s Community Housing and Resources, Inc. (CHR) is pleased to announce the date of its third annual CHR Mardi Gras event, which will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club on Sanibel. “We’re in our third year with this … Read More

Rain, Rain, Go Away

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Wells Fargo grant provides rain gutters for CHR rental units SANIBEL, Florida – August 13, 2014– Sanibel’s Community Housing and Resources, Inc. (CHR) was recently the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation that was applied toward the cost of installing rain gutters on CHR rental properties. “The gutters were needed because some of CHR’s buildings … Read More