With the pandemic still looming in the background, our low-income neighbors are among the most vulnerable, especially individuals and families who are unhoused or teetering on the brink of homelessness. Our low-income seniors are also at risk.
In 2020, CSA saw a staggering increase in the number of people applying for assistance. Nearly 1,000 households received rent or utility assistance, a three-fold increase from the previous year. There are many unknowns facing the community as we head into 2021, but one thing we do know is that the number of people seeking food and financial assistance will continue to grow.
This year, we are inviting local young professionals to help create the framework for building a high-impact, customized social responsibility program that will be an integral part to CSA’s impact. Participation in CSA’s Young Professionals group offers opportunities in professional development, leadership, advocacy, fundraising and education.