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COVID-19 Response Fund Grants
July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Response Fund Grants

            A big THANK YOU to Three Rivers Community Foundation and United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties for their COVID-19 Response Fund grants! EFH is a grateful recipient of a $3,000 grant from each of these organizations to help upgrade our technology systems, allowing us to meet the change …

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June 2020 Newsletter
May 29, 2020

June 2020 Newsletter

Wow, the community really stepped in to build resiliency in our clients and community! We cannot thank all the 82 (& counting) donors enough for your new and continued support. Read our newsletter for more details. We have surpassed all our goals in this donation drive by raising $50,000+ and it is all because of …

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May 7, 2020

Tri-City Herald article featuring EFH need

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Elijah Family Homes Launches COVID-19 Response Campaign
April 28, 2020

Elijah Family Homes Launches COVID-19 Response Campaign

Click here to read the press release that went out April 28, 2020 for our most recent Campaign to support the families in our Transition to Success Program.  

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Wish List: Elijah Family Homes seeks rent support to help more families
October 16, 2019

Wish List: Elijah Family Homes seeks rent support to help more families

By Sara Schilling – Tri City Herald (original story ran December 20, 2015) Recovering drug addict Carla Cook says she’s grateful to have been selected to participate in the Elijah Family Homes program with her sons Spencer, 11, left, and Ryder, 9, and granddaughter Delonnie Nave, 10 months. The family is living in a Richland …

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Graduation To A Better Life
October 16, 2019

Graduation To A Better Life

If all you had seen of Alisha Bryans is her arrest photo from when she was a meth addict, you would not recognize her. Today, she’s full of life, and she and her son, Caleb Adams, are affectionate, trading kisses and saying, “I love you.” In November of 2010, Alisha and Caleb became one of …

Seeing Tangible Results
October 16, 2019

Seeing Tangible Results

Just a few years after being started as a ministry in Richland, Elijah Family Homes is seeing tangible results. Sharing Christmas with her son in her own home was a goal Michell Owens said she made for herself a year earlier when she was homeless — before she was accepted into Elijah Family Homes’ transitional …

Incentive To Stay Clean
October 16, 2019

Incentive To Stay Clean

Ronnie Ware of Pasco has a really good reason to stay clean, her name is Destiny. The young lady likes to read with her dad, watch “Care Bear” movies and strum a toy guitar. When Destiny was taken away from him at birth, Ware said that gave him all the incentive he needed to clean …

Back On Their Feet
October 16, 2019

Back On Their Feet

Jamie Wilkinson of Richland has been to the very bottom. She used meth for 13 years. She was homeless. She lost custody of her daughter. She got arrested and has a criminal record. But now, Jamie is working her way up, with the help and support of EFH’s transitional housing program. Without our support, Jamie …

Families Graduate and Thrive
October 15, 2019

Families Graduate and Thrive

We offer housing and support services to families who can’t qualify for public housing. These families typically have dealt with addiction, criminal convictions, and domestic violence. The Pesina-Mercado family (pictured) is one of many families to have graduated from our rigorous program. Some family members undergo random drug tests and attend recovery meetings. Not everyone …