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Meet the Maker — Amber Sagar

Two years after “recuperating from life on the streets” Project HOME resident Amber shows the transformative effects supportive employment can have on those who have experienced homelessness.  Since arriving at her new home, Amber admits she’s had to adjust to how quiet it can be, but now she says she “can comfortably sleep at night.” Amber’s rest is well deserved and needed given that she spends her days working in a variety of roles at Project HOME through the organizations’ Employment Services Apprenticeship program.  Her job placement is as a Social Enterprise Crew Member.

The folks responsible for Sister Mary's Sinfully Delicious Cranberry Sauce.

The U.S. economy is still in the doldrums, and the job market is frustratingly stingy for millions of Americans needing work and income. For those on the bottom rung of the economic ladder, prospects are slim. But Project HOME has sought innovative solutions to create work opportunities for our residents– and our own mini-economy is flourishing.

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