Main Street Housing’s third annual SPAGANZA! Pasta Dinner & Benefit Event was another very successful and fun evening in celebration of our quality, affordable housing for individuals and families with psychiatric disabilities across the Mid-Shore region.
Laughter and conversation bubbled up from tables across the room as old friends enjoyed catching up and new faces were welcomed as neighbors on ‘Main Street.’ Soon, a dedicated crew of volunteers served dinner to the room as MSH Board of Directors President Diane McComb and Executive Director Ken Wireman thanked everyone for their support during a very busy and productive year.
MSH began offering quality, affordable housing on the Eastern Shore in 2007. Since then, we have successfully completed two housing development initiatives focused in Talbot Co, with the last three months of 2014 bringing three new beautiful Main Street properties in Easton. MSH Regional Property Manager Gloria Bowen and Maintenance Worker Jamie Middleton worked quickly to get these units online so new Tenants could start moving in during the first months of 2015.
“Our ‘Main Street Model’ - with rigorous property selection criteria and 'Supportive Accountability' measures - sets a progressive standard for quality, affordable, independent housing in the community for individuals and families with psychiatric disabilities,” explained McComb. “We had a wonderful turnout for this year’s event benefitting our Eastern Shore properties, and I’d like to thank the donors to the Silent Auction and Local Business Sponsors who generously supported us.”
MSH also extends our grazie de cuore (thanks from the heart) to our Individual Sponsors:
.... and to all our Silent Auction Donors:
If you’re out and about on the Eastern Shore this summer, please consider stopping by and sharing your thanks for their recognition and support for quality, affordable housing that ‘makes all the difference’ for individuals and families with psychiatric disabilities.
MSH received two Community Response Grants from United Way of Central Maryland to assist with emergency repairs at two of our properties, one located in Howard Co. and the other in Anne Arundel Co. Both projects were completed quickly thanks to this assistance.
We thank all of the United Way donors whose generous contributions create these wonderful opportunities for assistance with urgent needs! Click here to learn how to designate part of your United Way contribution to Main Street Housing.