Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services (ECHOS) today announced it received a $3,000 grant from Truist Foundation to furnish and outfit apartments designated to provide crisis housing.
Crisis Housing Program client said, “They [ECHOS] were able to put me in touch with different agencies that could help me and my children. The continual support has been amazing.”
The Crisis Housing Program provides safe housing for individuals and families with disabilities experiencing a crisis that led to homelessness and basic need insecurity. The staff who work in this program express gratitude because they get to support clients in overcoming crisis, building resiliency, and garnering skills for continued success.
“Our purpose at Truist is to inspire and build better lives and communities,” said Alex Brame, Central Pennsylvania regional president for Truist on behalf of the Truist Foundation. “I’m proud we’re able to partner with ECHOS to help ensure housing needs are met for those in our communities. This exemplifies our purpose in action.”
About Truist Foundation: The Truist Foundation is committed to Truist Financial Corporation’s (NYSE: TFC) purpose to inspire and build better lives and communities. Established in 2020, the foundation makes strategic investments in nonprofit organizations to help ensure the communities it serves have more opportunities for a better quality of life. The Truist Foundation’s grants and activities focus on leadership development, economic mobility, thriving communities and educational equity. Learn more at Truist.com/Purpose/Truist-Foundation.