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  • Partnership between Watermark Development Inc. and Horizons for Homeless Children breaks ground on social service hub in Roxbury -   Lee Goodman from Watermark Development, Inc. and Kate Barrand, CEO of Horizons for Homeless Children, broke ground on a major, 140,000 SF social services hub in the Jackson Square neighborhood of Roxbury. Horizons for Homeless Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of young homeless children and their families. Horizons provides READ MORE »
  • West End House Boys & Girls Club celebrates its completion of expansion - Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined local business and community leaders, families, children, and alumni to celebrate the completion of an expanded West End House Boys and Girls club in Allston, MA. Included are a substantial expansion of the teen center and the creation of a multi-purpose performing arts pavilion to showcase the work of youth participating READ MORE »
  • Community Servings Featured in NYTimes - Community Servings, whose $21 million expansion was financed by the AI team, was featured in the New York Times this August. The Times noted that Community Servings' "food as medicine" approach, which focuses on controlling or curing chronic illnesses by changing what people eat, provides a national model for organizations who provide "medically tailored meals." AI is proud READ MORE »
  • Grocery Store Planned to Serve Hartford’s North End -   After over a decade of planning the Hartford Community Loan Fund, with support from Affirmative Investments, received $8.5 million loan from the state of Connecticut's bond commission to develop the City of Hartford's second full-service grocery store. The $23 million supermarket project would anchor the “Healthy Hartford Hub.” Starting with the supermarket, a teaching READ MORE »

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