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Celebration 2014: Planting Seeds of Hope

Harborlight Community Partners came together with 300 friends for the annual Celebration of Community Partnerships: Planting Seeds of Hope event. Held at Salem’s Kernwood Country Club, the evening convened many of area’s business and civic leaders and garnered the financial support of many businesses around the North Shore. Robert Gillis, HCP Board President, opened the evening reminding attendees of the...


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Patrick T. Smith

Associate Professor of Philosophical Theology and Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Dr. Patrick T. Smith, delivered the closing reflections on the systemic issues of affordable housing and how we can unlock doors and open their communities. In addition to serving on HCP’s board of directors, Dr. Smith is also a lecturer at the Harvard Medical School Department of Global Health...


Community Partner Award: Neighbors of 5 Granite Street, Rockport

“Granite Street Crossing” is slated to be a beautiful and well situated mixed-use project, fusing elder housing and family housing. The site at 5 Granite Street, Rockport is one of a former green house, no longer in operation, in this densely settled neighborhood. Where some saw an empty building HCP saw possibilities in using this lot for needed housing in...


Resident Partner Award: Tony Monaco

Tony feels like he is a very lucky man. A resident of Hamilton’s Firehouse Place, Tony is an HCP resident who is grateful to be where he is and makes sure he pays it forward every day. As a volunteer, he helps extensively in the community, being a good neighbor to the Acord Food Pantry and other local shops, and...