Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA)

About: TROSA is an innovative, multi-year residential program that enables substance abusers to be productive, recovering individuals by providing comprehensive treatment, work-based vocational training, education and continuing care. 2016-17 DGIN funding helped offset occupancy costs, which included utilities, building repairs and maintenance, and communications infrastructure (telephone, Internet, cable) that were essential to providing safe, stable […]

Urban Ministries of Durham

About:¬†Urban Ministries of Durham connects with the community to end homelessness and fight poverty by offering food, shelter and a future to neighbors in need. The organization helps more than 6,000 people each year, 850 of whom are homeless men, women and children staying in Urban Ministries’ emergency shelter. 2016-17 DGIN funding helped purchase food […]

Community Empowerment Fund

About: Through the Community Empowerment Fund, volunteers assist members to secure housing, gain income and build financial stability. 2016-17 DGIN funding supported critical programmatic personnel expenses, training expenses and supply expenses related to delivering CEF’s financial coaching program. The grant also paid for membership fees when CEF members opened credit union accounts, as well as […]