Thank you to our amazing 1,426 volunteers

While April 23–28 is the official National Volunteer Appreciation Week, at Jeremiah Program we celebrate our volunteers every day. Our results would not be possible without the 1,426 volunteers who last year alone gave 19,231 hours, valued by Independent Sector…

Jeremiah Program moves forward in Charlottesville

After spending 2016 determining the feasibility of bringing Jeremiah Program to Charlottesville, the 2GenCville Steering Committee voted in early January to continue efforts into 2017. “We’re very excited about the decision,” says 2Gen co-chair Laura Merricks. “There is still much…

Former Harvard roommates unite to serve Jeremiah

When Dishon Mills, Sandy Santana and Henry Wilde met at Harvard College more than 20 years ago, Mills said their connection was immediate. “We were all from really different places but we just clicked from the beginning.” Now, all three…

Jeremiah advances exploration in Brownsville, NY

Jeremiah Program is partnering with Community Solutions, SCO Family Services and Medgar Evers College to explore bringing its two-generation approach to Brownsville, NY, a neighborhood in Brooklyn. Shivonne C. McKay has joined the effort as Community Outreach Consultant. “We are…

Gloria Perez named to Young Women’s Initiative Council

Jeremiah Program President & CEO Gloria Perez has been named by Governor Mark Dayton to the Young Women’s Initiative Council, a part of the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota (YWIMN). YWIMN will bring together nonprofits, businesses, and government to improve…

Jeremiah Program receives $1.05 million from National Housing Trust Fund

Jeremiah Program today announced receipt of a $1.05 million award from the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF), administered through the North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA). The funds will be used to build a 20-apartment campus for low-income single mothers…

Raise the Barr event benefits Jeremiah

Pictured l-r: Jeremiah Minneapolis-St. Paul Trustee Margie Bodas with Executive Director Lucy Gerold, Anthony Barr and Director of Coordinated Family Services Rebecca Putzer Jeremiah Program Minneapolis-St. Paul was the beneficiary of Raise the Barr Foundation’s first annual holiday party on…
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Jeremiah Program expands to meet growing demand

Jeremiah Program is accelerating efforts to meet the growing demand across the country for its proven two-generation approach to reducing poverty. Over the next two years, the organization will increase the number of families served by nearly 70% and expand…

“For women, a hand up”

The Rochester Post-Bulletin profiles the work of community leaders to bring Jeremiah Program to the Olmsted County (MN) area. Read the article. Jeremiah welcomes the Rochester area community to an open program on Thursday, November 3, at 6:30 pm at…

Jessica Lehman named chief operating officer

As Jeremiah Program accelerates efforts to meet the growing demand across the country for its two-generation approach, the organization has named Jessica Lehman to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Lehman will provide leadership for campus operations,…