McQuaid Mission

McQuaid Mission

McQuaid Mission
  • UMOM's workforce development program brings hope | Ep 10

    The quickest path to housing for individuals experiencing homelessness is through employment.

    UMOM New Day Centers created a program specifically designed to connect their clients with the workforce or guide them toward employment opportunities.

    With the support of partner businesses and UMOM...

  • McQuaid Mission’s impact, three years later | Ep 9

    We take a look back at the last three years of McQuaid Mission with Amy Schwabenlender, CEO of Human Services Campus and Jackson Fonder, CEO of UMOM New Day Centers.

    They share the accomplishments of the show over the last few years. They also look at where the show goes moving forward in its mi...

  • How UMOM New Day Centers created a sustainable revenue stream | Ep 8

    Creating sustainable revenue streams for nonprofits is one way they can continue their missions without relying on donations and government grants.

    Helping Hand Cafe is a sustainable revenue stream created within the UMOM New Day Centers Campus. The cafe brings in money to the organization on a ...

  • Building sustainable revenue streams for nonprofits | Ep 8

    Amy Schwabenlender, CEO of the Human Services Campus, and Jackson Fonder, CEO of UMOM New Day Centers, talk about ways nonprofits can build sustainable revenue streams to help support their missions and become less reliant on donations and government grants.

    Helping Hand Cafe, located inside the...

  • Creating collaborations to solve homelessness | Ep 7

    McQuaid Mission host Eric Sperling and Amy Schwabenlender, CEO of the Human Services Campus, are joined by Dave Brown, CEO of Valley Leadership, and Catherine Alonzo, CEO of Javelina, a national branding and advocacy agency, to discuss how all of the organizations that work to end homelessness ca...

  • Rallying support around ending homelessness | Ep 7

    Dave Brown, Valley Leadership CEO, and Catherine Alonzo, Javelina CEO, join the McQuaid Mission to discuss how all the various nonprofits that work to end homelessness can develop a cohesive plan to fight the issue together.

  • Celebrating UMOM’s newest community, ‘Newsome Village’ | Ep 6

    Jackson Fonder, CEO of UMOM, shows viewers their newest 60-unit affordable housing community called Newsome Village in Phoenix. Fonder shares how a group of partners made the project possible.

    Rob Podloger, Valley of The Sun United Way Chief Community Development & Engagement Officer, joins the ...

  • Human Services Campus Leader Profile: Amy Schwabenlender | Ep 6

    Amy Schwabenlender sits down to talk about how memories of her father fuel her passion to help others.

  • Counting the unsheltered population | Ep 5

    Every morning, the HSC outreach team slowly makes their way around central Phoenix counting the unsheltered population with the goal of making contact and helping as many people as they can.

  • UMOM Leader Profile: Mila Valle, Director of Emergency Shelters | Ep 5

    Mila Valle’s passion for homelessness started while she was getting her master's degree in Peru. She had heard about UMOM’s innovative ways of ending homelessness, and she always wanted to be a part of their team, so when she got the opportunity to join their team ten years ago she jumped at the ...

  • Counting the unsheltered population in Phoenix | Ep 5

    STN travels alongside the Human Services Campus outreach team as they count the unsheltered population in downtown Phoenix. Amy Schwabenlender executive director of HSC and Jackson Fonder CEO at UMOM break down a significant grant that HSC received from the federal government.

  • Affordable Housing Statistics In Arizona | McQuaid Mission | Ep 4

    Joan Serviss, Executive Director of Arizona Housing Coalition, Amy Schwabenlender Executive Director of Human Services Campus, and Jackson Fonder, CEO of UMOM New Day Centers, take a deep look at the numbers and possible solutions to Arizona’s affordable housing crisis.

  • Waitlist For Families Seeking Shelter Grows Longer | Ep 4

    In Arizona, there are not enough crisis shelters to serve all of the families experiencing homelessness, and UMOM works to fill that void. One of UMOM’s goals is to shrink the waitlist of families who are waiting for shelter. STN gets an inside look at how the waitlist process works.

  • Prevention and Diversion with UMOM | Ep 2

    Amy Schwabenlender and Jackson Fonder were joined by Human Services Program Director Richard Crews for a discussion focused on diversion and prevention as ways to help reduce the strain of housing challenges on both those who need assistance and the systems in place to help them.

  • Sprung Structures | McQuaid Mission | Ep 1

    A discussion about homelessness and affordable housing in the valley with Human Services Campus Executive Director Amy Schwabenlender and Jackson Fonder, the CEO at UMOM. They discussed the numbers of unsheltered people living on the streets of Phoenix, the growing waitlist for services for famil...

  • Human Services Campus Leader Profile: Richard Crews

    Human Services Campus Program Director Richard Crews talks about his mission to end homelessness and the “dirty work” required to do it.

  • How Mercy Care is impacting lives in the Valley | Ep 1

    During the September episode of It Happens at STN, leadership from Mercy Care joined an Action Panel to discuss their mission, why September is such an important month and how they are measuring impact and success in the community they serve.

  • Episode 31: Human Trafficking & Homeless Youth

    According to an ASU study, nearly 50% of young adults experiencing homelessness identified as LGBTQ+ – and the average age of their first homeless experience was at 17 years of age. Of those who participated in the survey, about 40% said they had experienced exploitation in the form of labor or ...

  • Episode 30: Solutions in Motion

    Leaders in the homeless and affordable housing space rally together to share stories of recent solutions that have had a significant impact on their communities.

  • Episode 29: Health & Homelessness

    The latest point in time count reveals a 35% increase in the region's homeless population with over 5,000 individuals living unsheltered. In this episode, we rally community leaders to talk solutions in the specific areas of prevention, services and housing.

  • Episode 28: Senior Home Sharing

    We’ll take a closer look at fresh solutions aimed at keeping our seniors housed. Meet a trio of Valley leaders behind a new plan centered around “home sharing.” Plus, AZ Senate Bill 1581 is making headlines – it would allow COVID-19 relief funds to be used for sanctioned homeless encampment are...

  • Episode 27: LGBTQ Youth Homelessness

    According to a recent ASU study, nearly 50% of young adults experiencing homelessness identified as LGBTQ – and the average age of their first homeless experience was at 17 years of age. We’ll be joined live in studio by Nate Rhoton, Executive Director at one-n-ten, for a look at what’s being do...

  • Episode 26: Shared Housing Initiative

    The Valley’s real estate and rental markets are exploding; rents continue to increase at a rapid pace, pricing many individuals and families out. In this episode, we will explore the “Shared Housing Initiative” and how it may provide much-needed help to those experiencing homelessness.
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  • Episode 25: Family Homelessness

    We shine a light on parents and little ones experiencing homelessness. UMOM is on the frontlines as the coordinated entry point for families needing help. Jackson Fonder, CEO of UMOM, will join us live in studio to talk about the challenges and actions underway to assist families in need.