• October 26 2018,  Peabody

    Citizens Inn to hold annual Gala on Oct. 26

    Citizens Inn to hold annual Gala on Oct. 26 Come celebrate our organization’s 35 years of service at this year’s Citizens Inn Gala on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at Danversport. Ticket cost is $100 per person, and tickets can be purchased at citizensinn.eventbrite.com or by calling 978-531-9775. Food, dancing and auction items will keep guests entertained all night. The gala will feature live and silent auctions, dinner and entertainment from Shuffle Mode Band. The masquerade-themed event is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Channel 5’s “Eye Opener” news anchor Randy Price will return for his 10th year as the event’s master of ceremonies alongside Citizens Inn’s Executive Director…

  • October 19 2018,  Peabody

    Citizens Inn to hold annual Gala on Oct. 26

    Come celebrate our organization’s 35 years of service at this year’s Citizens Inn Gala on Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. at Danversport. Ticket cost is $100 per person, and tickets can be purchased at citizensinn.eventbrite.com or by calling 978-531-9775. Food, dancing and auction items will keep guests entertained all night. The gala will feature live and silent auctions, dinner and entertainment from Shuffle Mode Band. The masquerade-themed event is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. Channel 5’s “Eye Opener” news anchor Randy Price will return for his 10th year as the event’s master of ceremonies alongside Citizens Inn’s Executive Director Corey Jackson as auctioneer. “Citizens Inn has been able…

  • Peabody,  September 28 2018

    Citizens Inn receives $10,000 grant from Eastern Bank

    Citizens Inn, a local nonprofit that works to help families and individuals who are experiencing a housing crisis or food insecurity, recently announced it has received a $10,000 Targeted Grant from Eastern Bank, America’s oldest and largest mutual bank. The grant will support two of Citizens Inn’s cornerstone initiatives: the Career Link Program and the Yoga, Wellness and Nutrition Program. Career Link was designed to help its residents return to work faster, by offering small scholarships to break down common unemployment barriers, such as lack of transportation or proper attire/uniform. The impact of these scholarships is immediate and tangible in helping women return to work and provide for their families.…

  • Peabody,  September 7 2018

    Citizens Inn receives $50K grant for Children’s Enrichment Program

    Citizens Inn recently received a generous donation from the J.B. Thomas/Lahey Foundation. The $50,000 grant is for the organization’s new Children’s Enrichment Program. The purpose of the Children’s Enrichment Program is twofold: to foster the healthy development of children of all ages and to strengthen the child-caregiver relationship for the clients Citizens Inn serves in its two family shelters: Citizens Inn Transition and Citizens Inn Between. “We felt there was a critical need to build out a specific area at Citizens Inn designated for the 64 children we currently serve at our shelters in Peabody,” said Citizens Inn Executive Director Corey Jackson. “One of the most powerful supports we can…