CHR Welcomes Melissa Rice as New Executive Director

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Community Housing and Resources (CHR) is thrilled to welcome Melissa Rice as the new Executive Director, taking the helm of the longstanding Sanibel organization. Since 2012, Rice has served as the volunteer Treasurer as a member of CHR’s Board of Directors. She has also co-chaired CHR’s extremely successful annual Mardi Gras fundraiser for the past two years, tying together her … Read More

CHR Executive Director Collini Ends a 5 Year Chapter

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Community Housing and Resources (CHR) is saying a fond farewell to their Executive Director, Kelly Collini, after her successful five-year tenure at the helm of the organization. Collini joined CHR’s team in 2012 when she traded the mountains of Wyoming for the beaches of southwest Florida, bringing with her 27 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Collini gives a … Read More

CHR Celebrates its Volunteers at Appreciation Luncheon

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Community Housing and Resources (CHR) recently invited their loyal and dedicated volunteers to a spring-themed luncheon to show their appreciation and gratitude for all the ways in which their volunteerism helps CHR grow. The Community House was the perfect gathering place to enjoy a delicious meal catered by Sanibel Catering Company. CHR’s Board President, Richard Johnson, and Executive Director, Kelly … Read More

CHR Welcomes Norm Essey as New Board Member

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Community Housing and Resources (CHR) is pleased to welcome Norm Essey as the newest member of their Board of Directors. Essey is an attorney and former national manager in the commercial real estate and title business and currently maintains a consulting practice in his former industry space. He and his wife are long-time Sanibel visitors who now spend the majority … Read More

CHR Unveils New Homes of Love Campaign at Mardi Gras

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In the midst of the smells, sights and sounds of CHR’s festive Mardi Gras event held this past Saturday at The Dunes, Community Housing and Resources (CHR) unveiled a very special new giving campaign known as Homes of Love, made possible in part by their unique partnership with Lowe’s Home Improvement. The Homes of Love campaign is a tangible giving … Read More

Board meetings

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Once a month, CHR’s Board of Directors have a meeting that is open to the public. It’s held every third Thursday of the month at 5:00 P.M. at Center 4Life, 2401 Library Way, Sanibel. Agenda will be posted prior to each meeting. The CHR board reserves the right to cancel meetings. Subject to change. Agenda 4-20-2017

CHR Gives Away Trip to New Orleans at Mardi Gras Event

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The Community Housing and Resources (CHR) 5th annual Mardi Gras fundraiser is bringing Bourbon Street here to Sanibel, but one lucky raffle winner will be heading to the real “Big Easy.” In addition to three other awesome prizes to be raffled off at the event is the Grand Prize of a New Orleans jazz and dining trip for two. The … Read More

CHR Thanks Sponsors at Supporters Soiree

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Community Housing and Resources (CHR) could not fulfill its mission of providing affordable housing on Sanibel without the help of its donors and supporters. CHR hosted their annual Supporters Soiree on Monday, January 16th as a small token of appreciation to their 2017 Mardi Gras sponsors as well as substantial donors from over the past few years. Dr. and Mrs. … Read More