Spring into Action — “It’s all due to Compass”

We have the privilege of working with some truly amazing people. It never ceases to amaze us the level of strength and resilience members of our Compass community display when overcoming life’s unexpected challenges. Melvin is a testament to that incredible strength and perseverance. Melvin lost his father at a young age, and it turned … Continue reading Spring into Action — “It’s all due to Compass”

Women’s History Month – Reflections and More

Mary Steele, Executive Director When I first began climbing mountains, women were seldom invited on Himalayan expeditions. No American woman had yet climbed Everest. Annapurna: A Woman’s Place, is the story of the first American and first women's expedition to climb Annapurna I, the tenth tallest peak on earth. The book first came out in … Continue reading Women’s History Month – Reflections and More

Black History Month – Reflections and More

Mary Steele, Executive Director - Reflections I’m going to date myself by telling you that Black History Month was first recognized the year I graduated from high school. I loved studying history, yet nothing about the history I studied in school gave me any real understanding of the experience of Black Americans. In fact, until … Continue reading Black History Month – Reflections and More

Legacy Givers share their passion for Compass’s Mission

Be uplifted by stories of supporters like you who share their passion for Compass’s mission! And click here to get back to the main Legacy Giving page. Barbara and David Swartling Steve & Cynthia Holmberg John H Sullivan Barbara and David Swartling Barbara and David Swartling have an estate plan that includes Compass Housing Alliance. … Continue reading Legacy Givers share their passion for Compass’s Mission