Wayne’s Welcome Home Anniversary

Wayne’s Welcome Home Anniversary

On the fourth of July last year, Wayne was just a few weeks away from moving into his CASA apartment.  Wayne is an Army veteran, who joined the military at eighteen because his family didn’t have the money to send him to college.  He wanted to go to school, but he is...
Jimmy

Jimmy

Before moving into his CASA apartment, Jimmy spent a good portion of his adult life homeless. He moved around a lot looking for work. When he arrived in Raleigh, he stayed at the South Wilmington Street Center, a homeless shelter for single men. He worked odd jobs in...
Honoring Veterans Day at CASA: Wayne’s Story

Honoring Veterans Day at CASA: Wayne’s Story

At the beginning of this year, Wayne packed up his house in Baltimore and moved to North Carolina. His daughter and two grandkids live in Raleigh, and he wanted to be close to them.  “I’m starting my life over again,” he said with a smile. “I’m looking forward to it.”...
Welcome home, Robert

Welcome home, Robert

Robert moved into his CASA apartment just a few weeks ago.  As part of a pilot program with the REALTOR Foundation of Wake County, Robert’s apartment was furnished by Foundation volunteers who purchased furniture from The Green Chair Project.  “I was very overwhelmed...