Laurie Boswell http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport nonprofit gets two coveted housing grants http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-nonprofit-gets-two-coveted-housing-grants <p>The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas has awarded 36 affordable housing grants in its service district --&nbsp;Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and New Mexico --&nbsp;that will assist in creating more than 1,600 new or remodeled homes. One nonprofit in Shreveport, Holy Angels, will be able to start on two remodeling projects this fall. A group home and a dormitory will be refurbished for its residents who have developmental and intellectual disabilities. Holy Angels received $441,000 in all. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:43:11 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 32329 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport nonprofit gets two coveted housing grants Shreveport nonprofit grows business enterprise around mentally disabled http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-nonprofit-grows-business-enterprise-around-mentally-disabled <p>A Shreveport nonprofit that cares for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities has opened two new facets to its campus that will employ dozens of its 184 residents. Holy Angels dedicated its new horticulture center and gift shop yesterday in the name of two donors who made one-time gifts: AdvoCare, a nutrition supplement company, and the David Toms Foundation.</p><p>Adam Young, executive director of the David Toms Foundation, told the audience that&nbsp;many grant proposals cross his desk, but this one was business savvy.</p><p></p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:31:14 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 25786 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport nonprofit grows business enterprise around mentally disabled Holy Angels Residential Facility unveils upgrades http://redriverradio.org/post/holy-angels-residential-facility-unveils-upgrades <p>A ceremony today will mark the completion of grant-funded renovations totaling&nbsp;$400,000 at&nbsp;Holy Angels, a residential facility in Shreveport&nbsp;housing 184 people with&nbsp;developmental disabilities. CEO Laurie&nbsp;Boswell says Holy Angels&#39; 1960s-era buildings are in need of many&nbsp;repairs and upgrades.&nbsp;The ceremony is set for&nbsp;2 p.m.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 13:45:39 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 10969 at http://redriverradio.org Holy Angels Residential Facility unveils upgrades