How working with people on the streets turned me into a drug policy reformer

by (tamivandenberg)

Submitted 04-21-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

In the year 2000, I landed my first "real job." I became a Case Manager at The Salvation Army Homeless Assistance Program. My job was to work with the people who were continuously coming back to the shelters for help, people who had been...

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Plant sale to help fund Well House projects

by (erictank)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Well House will be hosting its second annual plant sale located at 600 Cass Avenue SE. There will be over 1,000 plants available to choose from with varieties ranging from heirloom tomatoes to herbs. All...

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Meet civic investor Tami VandenBerg: Investing in the other

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Tami VandenBerg, executive director of Well House, went to church one Sunday morning at age 5, heard a missionary tell about the conditions people in Africa were living in and saw the pictures he had to share of the work he was doing. Her mother...

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