building the dream 2Community Working Group publishes “Thresholds,” a quarterly newsletter designed to educate our readers about who we are, what we do and how we do it; the compelling need for affordable housing services in our community; and the ways in which they can be involved in expanding access to affordable homes and rehabilitative services for low-income and homeless individuals and families in our community.

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Fall 2017 Safe in an Affordable Home — Strategic Alliance Hits Its Stride — Thank You, Don Barr! — Lightening Loads, Delivering Smiles — We Have a New Address!

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Summer 2017 What a Happy Day It Was! — CWG Forms Strategic Alliance — Happy Endings Ahead — We Want Your Input — Getting to Know Our New Strategic Partner

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Spring 2017: Opportunity Center 10th Anniversary Special Edition The Power of Hope — Ten Years of Transformation — When Opportunity Knocks — Creating Opportunities — Brightening Futures — Let’s Celebrate!

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Winter 2017 Celebrating Our Community of Supporters — Grateful for Hope and Home — The Beginning of CWG; It Was a Dark and Stormy Night — Your Gift Can Transform a Life — What Does Home Mean to You? — Help Take the Chill Out of Winter

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Fall 2016  Celebrating 10 Years of Opportunity — Partnering to Save Buena Vista — Affordable Housing Issue Hits the Polls — CWG Board Endorses Supervisors’ Affordable Housing Decisions — Celebrate the Opportunity Center’s 10th Anniversary with Us

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Summer 2016  CWG Makes Summer Better — Your Gifts Help People Live Healthier, Happier Lives — Thank you to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund — Thresholds is Now Online

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Spring 2016 With Gratitude from CWG’s Board President — Community Comes Together to Create Opportunity — Results from CWG’s Affordable Home Complexes — Look for Our Spring Appeal

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Fall 2015 Board President Reflects on CWG’s Work Helping Individuals — Doctor Finds Help at Opportunity Center — Neighborhood News — CWG Partner Spotlight: InnVision Shelter Network — Cold Weather and Gift Drives at CWG Properties — Opportunity Center is Turning 10!

Mid-Summer 2015  Puppy Brings Smiles at 801 Alma  — 50 Families Call 801 Alma Home  — Peninsula Healthcare Connection Clinic at the Opportunity Center — In Memory of Ray Bacchetti

Summer 2015  Serving CWG’s Youngest Clients  — Thank You Dena Mossar — New Board Member Gail Price — CWG Fights for Buena Vista

Spring 2015  Local Woman Rebuilds Her Life — 801 Alma Family Housing — New CWG Board Member Julie Lythcott-Haims — 2015 Homeless Count


Winter 2014  Formerly Homeless Senior Thriving in Affordable Home — Opportunity Center Service Manager Philip Dah — Read About Us in Wish Book — Shay’s Tips for Survival on the Street — Help Bring People Home — 801 Alma Honored for Outstanding Design

Fall 2014  Welcome to “Thresholds” — CWG’s Affordable Housing Complexes — Affordable Home Helps Son Thrive — How CWG Works — Midpeninsula Economic Growth