Affordable Housing, Community Resources Block Party Set for May 12
SPRINGFIELD — The Realtor Assoc. of Pioneer Valley, MassHousing, Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services Inc., Neighborhood Housing Services, and participating financial institutions are hosting an Affordable Housing and Community Resources Block Party on Thursday, May 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Family Services campus on Concord Terrace in Springfield.
More than 30 organizations have partnered to help educate the community on the programs available to them, including affordable-housing programs such as Buy Springfield Now, summer youth employment, summer camps, healthy-living services, community healthcare providers, domestic-violence prevention and intervention, recreational and cultural programs, and education and academic support groups, to name a few. Attendees will have the opportunity for on-site registrations for these programs and services.
In addition to obtaining knowledge of the various programs, attendees and their families can enjoy food and beverages, entertainment, face painting, bounce houses, free gift-basket raffles, as well as a chance for a prospective new homeowner to win a $1,000 Visa gift card donated by the participating organizations. There is no fee to attend. On-site registration is required the day of the event to gain entry to the party.
For more information, contact Tracye Whitfield at Martin Luther King Family Services at (413) 746-3655.