A Warm Welcome Home at Weinberg Place

May 16, 2023

Spirits are high as residents continue to return to their beautifully renovated apartments in the north tower of Weinberg Place, CHAI’s 227-unit senior building. To lend to the festive atmosphere, in April, our general contractor, Harkins Builders, hosted a welcome home event where project leads rolled up their sleeves and served a catered lunch to... Read More

Community Gathers to Commemorate Yom HaShoah

May 15, 2023

Members of Northwest Neighbors Connecting (NNC) planned and held a community event commemorating Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day. On Tuesday April 18, NNC welcomed over 35 guests to the Edward A. Myerberg Center to hear deeply touching first-hand accounts from three Holocaust survivors, after which the Iris Music Project performed meaningful musical selections including... Read More

Celebrating Investment in Park Heights

May 15, 2023

CHAI hosted community members and neighborhood stakeholders at a groundbreaking ceremony on May 8 for Woodland Gardens I, a 63-unit family rental property that will provide connected and affordable living for northwest Baltimore residents. The ceremony was held on the Woodland Gardens campus, offering the opportunity to showcase CHAI’s Woodland Gardens II, an affordable senior... Read More

Resurgence of a Vibrant Park Heights

May 11, 2023

As the 2023 Preakness Stakes approaches, the excitement around the revitalization of Park Heights is palpable. The synergy of multiple redevelopment projects clearly signals the renewal of Park Heights after decades of disinvestment. From CHAI’s development of the multi-generational Woodland Gardens campus and Weinberg Place renovation to projects funded through the Northwest Baltimore Partnership like... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Arnitra Smith

April 14, 2023

CHAI is excited to welcome Arnitra Smith who joined the CHAI team on March 27 as our new Director of Community & School Engagement for Northwest Baltimore. Prior to coming to CHAI, Arnitra served in various community engagement roles in the nonprofit and health care sectors, most recently as a community liaison with the Baltimore... Read More

April 14, 2023

On April 5, CHAI joined the offices of Mayor Scott and Councilman Schleifer, the Department of Public Works, Project Ezra and the Chesed Fund for the Annual Baltimore Chometz Burning at Pimlico Race Course. Baltimore’s Jewish community gathered for the ceremonial burning of chometz (leavened products) ahead of the Passover holiday, which included a collection... Read More

Opening the Door to Equitable Housing Opportunity

April 14, 2023

For decades, CHAI has been providing HUD-approved Homebuyer Education Workshops to first-time homebuyers to meet its mission of creating access to safe and affordable housing. CHAI is excited to have the opportunity to extend this much needed knowledge to parents of children enrolled in Baltimore City’s Early Head Start program. Connected through a community contact,... Read More

Bringing Valuable Resources to Support Aging in Community

April 14, 2023

For senior homeowners in northwest Baltimore, addressing home repairs and modifications on a limited income can be a challenge. CHAI’s Senior Home Repair and Benefits program helps older adults remain in their homes by providing trusted modifications and repairs at no or low cost. When larger needs arise, CHAI can tap into other sources of... Read More

Myerberg Center’s Flexible Model Meets Members Where They Are

March 15, 2023

In 2020, the Edward A. Myerberg Center pivoted from a physical hub into a dynamic virtual center, offering over 50 live programs each week to keep older adults active, engaged and connected. When restrictions eased, the Center was able to resume some onsite programming, while still offering virtual options for those who prefer to participate... Read More

CHAI Welcomes Victor Arthur, CPA

March 14, 2023

CHAI is excited to announce that Victor Arthur has joined our team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Victor brings to CHAI 18 years of experience in finance and accounting holding leading roles in both corporate and non-profit environments. Most recently, he served as CFO for Green & Healthy Homes Initiative, Inc. Victor is a Certified... Read More