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Join Us for FY19 First Half Financial and Operating Results

Dear Friends of Single Stop, As you know, Single Stop is part of The Fedcap Group—a growing family of nonprofits with similar missions, all laser focused on improving the lives of the vulnerable and disadvantaged. Twice a year the Fedcap Group releases its financial and operating results. This effort provides key stakeholders with regular and… Continue Reading Join Us for FY19 First Half Financial and Operating Results

Community College of Philadelphia to Host Lunch and Expert Forum on Proven Ways to Improve College Persistence

[PHILADELPHIA, PA March 14, 2019] Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) will host a luncheon and forum on April 1, 2019 to showcase the results of a three-year study on the impact of Single Stop USA, a nonprofit agency dedicated to reducing poverty by improving access to benefits and helping low-income students across the country stay… Continue Reading Community College of Philadelphia to Host Lunch and Expert Forum on Proven Ways to Improve College Persistence

USGAO Releases Report on Food Insecurity Among College Students

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report last week detailing the challenge of food insecurity among college students in the United States. The report contains information gathered from a review of 31 current studies around food insecurity and in-depth examinations of 14 different campuses offering a range of interventions to address student hunger. Here… Continue Reading USGAO Releases Report on Food Insecurity Among College Students

Single Stop Presents at Social Determinants of Health Summit

Two Single Stop staff members–Associate Director of Community Partnerships Beatrice Mauger and Program Officer Sabina Shakya–recently participated in a poster board presentation at the Social Determinants of Health Summit. Single Stop was one of 12 organizations chosen to present out of more than 200 applicants. The importance of services like those provided by Single Stop… Continue Reading Single Stop Presents at Social Determinants of Health Summit

Single Stop Announces RFP from NJ Free Tax Preparation Providers

Single Stop is excited to announce Request for Proposals from free tax preparation providers throughout New Jersey This funding opportunity is open to New Jersey providers who deliver free tax preparations services to low-income community members for the 2018 tax year. Single Stop will provide a total of $500,000 with a maximum of $75,000 for services… Continue Reading Single Stop Announces RFP from NJ Free Tax Preparation Providers

Single Stop Announces Free Tax Prep Programs for Qualified Individuals in New Jersey

Single Stop Announces Free Tax Prep Programs for Qualified Individuals in New Jersey   For Immediate Release   February 22, 2017   New York, NY – Single Stop, the national non-profit focused on eradicating poverty, announced today it has launched free tax prep programs in service areas throughout New Jersey. Along with various partner organizations,… Continue Reading Single Stop Announces Free Tax Prep Programs for Qualified Individuals in New Jersey

Fedcap and Single Stop Combine to Advance Economic Equity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Tia Embaugh, Vice President of External Relations 646-358-1427 tembaugh@singlestop.org FEDCAP AND SINGLE STOP COMBINE TO ADVANCE ECONOMIC EQUITY   NEW YORK, NY (February 8th, 2017) – Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc. and Single Stop USA, a nationwide agency that provides coordinated access to resources for education and job readiness,… Continue Reading Fedcap and Single Stop Combine to Advance Economic Equity

Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence

Social Innovation Fund Sponsored Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence The Social Innovation Fund-sponsored study was funded through New Profit and spearheaded by independent evaluators at RAND. The study observed low-income, first-time college students and tracked Single Stop programs at 11 community college campuses. Overall, the evaluators found that students who use Single Stop… Continue Reading Study Finds Single Stop Increases Student Persistence

Single Stop Receives Walmart Grant to Help Fight Hunger

Published on Walmart Today’s blog was an announcement of several hunger organizations that have joined Walmart in the fight against Hunger and educating local communities on better nutrition. Below is preview of the full statement: 11 National Hunger Relief Organizations Receive $33 million in Grants to Help Fight Hunger and Provide Nutrition Education in Local… Continue Reading Single Stop Receives Walmart Grant to Help Fight Hunger

Half of Community College Students Confront Mental Health Conditions

1 in 2 students surveyed in new study reveal current or recent mental health challenges The Wisconsin HOPE Lab, in collaboration with Single Stop, The Healthy Minds Study, and the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), announced the release of Too Distressed to Learn?, a new research report that assesses mental health among community college students. Authors Daniel Eisenberg, Sara Goldrick-Rab,… Continue Reading Half of Community College Students Confront Mental Health Conditions

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