Category: Construction Updates

Housing authority makes headway on Section 8 vouchers for Hand in Hand

The Brunswick Housing Authority Commission says it should be able to award the 60 Section 8 housing vouchers requested by Hand in Hand of Glynn County for a tiny home village for the homeless, but it’s not as cut and dry as simply handing them over.

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Tiny home village open house Sunday

Hand in Hand of Glynn will hold a community open house Sunday to give the public an opportunity to tour the tiny home village.

Anne Stembler, founder of the nonprofit organization, said 43 of the 60 planned tiny homes are totally furnished and ready for occupation by the homeless.

Organizers have requested 60 vouchers from the state and are expecting an answer by the end of December.

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Tiny home village in Brunswick working to reduce homeless population

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The new tiny home village in Brunswick, Georgia is almost ready for occupants, and it comes at a time when it’s tough to find affordable housing.
Hand in Hand of Glynn will provide shelter, nourishment and a sense of community for the city’s homeless population on the small piece of land. It’s the first of its kind in Glynn County.

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Tiny home village work is nearly complete

Work is ongoing at a tiny home village that will be occupied by 60 homeless people.

Linda Heagy, treasurer of Hand-in-Hand of Glynn, Inc., the nonprofit organization that is building the housing complex, said the first residents on the waiting list could be living in the new furnished homes within a month if the city can get the vouchers so the homes can be occupied.

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Progress Update | June 2022

We write you today with exciting news! Hand in Hand of Glynn, Inc. has now matched the incredibly generous and forward-facing $200,000 “matching grant” from Jeanne Kauffman and her husband, Roger, which initiated our Endowment Fund, called ” The Hand in Hand of Glynn Fund”.

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Progress Update | May 2022

There are so many daily happenings at Hand in Hand of Glynn, Inc. that we thought it a good idea to send an update highlighting a few of the activities and accomplishments since our 2020 Annual Report went out to you in January.

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Hand in Hand of Glynn: Our Journey (Video)

Our founder Anne Stembler shares Hand in Hand of Glynn’s mission and journey to help our neighbors in Glynn County experiencing chronic homelessness.

In this video, Anne Stembler shares details about Hand in Hand of Glynn’s programs, construction updates, and information about the services we will provide to help our residents live a life of dignity.

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Hand in Hand of Glynn Construction Update

Thanks to your incredible support, we are making progress in the construction of our tiny-homes community!
We have 6 houses under construction and hope to speed up the process and have 20 to 30 by year-end. We should have 3 tiny homes completed by the end of April.

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December Update and A Christmas Wish

Dear Friends of Hand in Hand:
We are thrilled to introduce you to our new website: www.Handinhandofglynn.org
You are just a click away from the latest information on all our activities; our site for 60 tiny homes to house our residents; an update on our plans for the Community Center, and all the services we will provide our residents!

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Thank you 100 Women Who Care

Dear Friends of Hand in Hand:
We are thrilled to introduce you to our new website: www.Handinhandofglynn.org
You are just a click away from the latest information on all our activities; our site for 60 tiny homes to house our residents; an update on our plans for the Community Center, and all the services we will provide our residents!

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