Fidelity House, Inc.

Merger of Fidelity House and Career Resources Corporation

“Individually, Fidelity House and Career Resources Corporations are a critical part of the disability services landscape in Essex County, Massachusetts. Combined, these organizations will be able to offer a more comprehensive breadth of services to individuals with disabilities. The merger of these two organizations, becoming “Fidelity House CRC,” officially took place on January 1, 2019. Support from the Tower Foundation will allow Fidelity House CRC to undergo three projects necessitated by the merger: (1) consolidating and replacing end-of-life servers with one new server to handle the increased demands of the combined organizations, (2) migrating to a new phone system, and (3) re-branding.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Lawrence, MA
AMOUNT: $100,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: www.fidelityhhs.org


Gigi’s Playhouse: Providing a Welcoming Community Space for Individuals Living with Down Syndrome in Western New York

A former beauty school in Buffalo is now a lively gathering place for people with Down syndrome and their families. The spacious, welcoming site is GiGi’s Playhouse Buffalo, a local organization connected to the GiGi’s Playhouse national network of 51 Down syndrome Achievement Centers. Renovations to the space were complete and Executive Director Emily Mondschein … Continued