MHSA will honor individuals from New England Center for Homeless Veterans, Corporation for Supportive Housing and the MHSA Board of Directors

BOSTON --The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA) will honor C. Andrew McCawley of New England Center for Homeless Veterans, Deborah De Santis of Corporation for Supportive Housing, and Thomas L. Collins of the MHSA Board of Directors at MHSA's 11th annual fundraising event, "Home for Good: Solutions Start Here." The event will be held on Wednesday, May 7 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Omni Parker House Hotel.

"Our 2014 honorees have demonstrated years of unwavering commitment to ending homelessness," said MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn. "We are thrilled to recognize their dedication to promoting housing opportunities for individuals across the Commonwealth."

C. Andrew McCawley, President and Chief Executive Officer of New England Center for Homeless Veterans, will be honored for his use of innovation and collaboration to provide housing and services to homeless veterans. Deborah De Santis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Corporation for Supportive Housing, will be presented with an award for her commitment to promoting the development of low-threshold permanent supportive housing across the nation. Thomas L. Collins, Vice Chair of the MHSA Board of Directors and the recently retired Executive Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield's New England Region, will be recognized for his tireless efforts as a MHSA Board Member and for nearly 30 years of volunteer commitment to ending homelessness.


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All three honorees will speak at this year's event, which is a cocktail reception serving hearty hors d'oeuvres.

"Home for Good: Solutions Start Here" is the only annual fundraising event for MHSA, a nonprofit organization focused on ending homelessness in Massachusetts. Funds raised at this event will support MHSA's advocacy and programmatic efforts to provide housing for homeless adults.

The Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance is a nonprofit public policy advocacy organization with the mission of ending homelessness in the Commonwealth. MHSA represents 100 community-based agencies statewide. For more information, visit www.mhsa.net.