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Help for Louisville Ky Homeless: More than 15 local agencies collaborate to find housing for 360 homeless veterans

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – Mayor Greg Fischer joined community partners today to announce a major success in the commitment to end veteran homelessness in Louisville. In July, 2014, Fischer joined other mayors across the country signing First Lady Michelle Obama’s Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness. In January, Fischer unveiled his ambitious plan to eliminate veteran homelessness in Louisville by the end of this year. Today, the mayor announced that the initiative found permanent housing for the 360 known homeless veterans in the city with the help of resources from more than 15 local agencies. “We don’t just want to address…

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State Fair Features Habitat Home

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PBI Bank, Inc. will serve as sponsor for a unique Kentucky Habitat for Humanity (KyHFH) exhibit at this year’s Kentucky State Fair, which takes place in Louisville, Ky. from Thursday, Aug. 20, to Sunday, Aug. 30. A first for the Kentucky State Fair, KyHFH will put a fully furnished cargo container home and vet cabin on display to the public. This latest KyHFH project involves recycling used steel cargo containers and retrofitting them into an affordable home option for homeless military veterans and low-income individuals and families. “With around 1,000 homeless veterans in Kentucky, the need is great…