How Opportunity Zones can accelerate American Rescue Plan projects
American Rescue Plan, meet Opportunity Zones. Last year’s American Rescue Plan sent $350 billion in direct, flexible funding to state and local governments. Policymakers across the country have responded in kind, unveiling projects to support everything from affordable housing development, rental assistance, and small businesses financial Continue...
A Safe Haven Announces the 2022 ANNUAL GLOBAL VIRTUAL RUN/WALK TO END HOMELESSNESS!
  Chicago, IL – May 13th, 2022, A Safe Haven Foundation and President, Co-founder and avid runner Neli Vazquez Rowland are proud to announce the 2022 Annual Global Virtual RUN/WALK To End Homelessness is planned for the week of September 10-18th in observance of Recovery Month.  One of the leading causes of homelessness is substance […] Continue...
A Safe Haven and the Small Business Advocacy Council Host The Rooftop Rebound to Support Our Homeless Population and Small Businesses
  For IMMEDIATE Release Media Contact: Media@ASafeHaven.org   (Chicago, IL) May 4th, 2022 —The SBAC advocates for small businesses struggling to hire employees.  A Safe Haven helps bring those fighting homelessness back into the workforce.  A Safe Haven and the SBAC are holding The Rebound event on May 11th on the Rooftop of DeskLabs, a […] Continue...
A Safe Haven Announces Closure of The ASH COVID-19 Medical Respite Isolation Space in Chicago
  The Chicago Innovation Award Winning COVID-19 Medical Respite was a Collaboration with Chicago Department of Public Health and RUSH University System for Health   (Chicago, Illinois)—March 31, 2022 — The A Safe Haven COVID-19 Medical Respite Isolation Space was a collaboration that was spearheaded by A Safe Haven (ASH) starting on Continue...
DONATE MEDICAL SUPPLIES, GOODS, OR MAKE A FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO UKRAINE – WEEKLY SHIPMENTS
A Safe Haven Foundation joins The Institute of Medicine of Chicago and Rotary International with over 180 clubs in Chicago to help Ukraine and offer relief at this most difficult time with the invasion by Russia. Download a copy of this information here Emergency medical supplies and goods are greatly needed now. There is no […]
House Bill 3949 WINS Unanimous Legislative Support To Help Elevate Homeless Providers to Become a Part of the ‘Public Health” Critical Infrastructure
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Neli Vazquez Rowland, President media@ASafeHaven.org Chicago, IL, February 23, 2022 – House Bill 3949 – Homeless provider front line organizations have received Unanimous support from State of Illinois House Members to be included as part of the essential part of the State’s public health critical Continue...
Public-private partnership to spur Opportunity Zone investment
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has largely been measured in infection rates and the number of lives lost as a direct result of contracting Covid-19. The daily tracking and reporting of these numbers have been a grim reminder of how fragile life can be. The pandemic also exposed how fragile the economic and health disparities are […] Continue...
The 2022 Chicago Auto Show – Help Drive Out Hunger & Homelessness in Chicagoland With Their HUGE Canned FOOD DRIVE!
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:  Neli Vazquez Rowland, President  Media@ASafeHaven.org | 773.435.8355  Chicago, IL, February 14, 2022 – A Safe Haven Foundation is proud once again to be the exclusive beneficiary of the 2022 Chicago Auto Show and the Chicago‘s Largest Canned Food Drive taking place February 16-18, Continue...
A labor shortage creates an opportunity to help the homeless
Illinois politicians should engage those leading the fight against homelessness and also engage small-business advocates to explore how to prepare homeless individuals for a return to the workforce. ​​​​​​​   NELI VAZQUEZ ROWLAND ELLIOT RICHARDSON Many Americans were already living paycheck to paycheck before March 2020. Continue...

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