The Building Affordable Communities and Housing Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Homeless & Housing

Location: 1841 Phillip Street Camden NJ 08104 USA

Mission: To empower individuals and strengthening families while collaborating to rebuild neighborhoods and foster sustainable communities we serve by creating affordable housing for lower and moderate income families by offering support and training to individuals and families both before and after they purchase their homes and by engaging in community and economic development activities

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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I learned more about the nonprofit world in the time that I have been on the Board; the employees are so eager to help me and that is what is so interesting. They have this drive that is unexplainable.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing the numbers of clients that they serve.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

learning about the nonprofit world

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

engaging and solicitious

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

help more people

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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11 people found this review helpful

This group helped me save my home; I was laid off from my job and couldn't afford the monthly mortgage payment. I was behind 6 months and my housing counseling helped me get a loan modification from my mortgage company.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

staying in my home.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-2-01

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12 people found this review helpful

We were downsizing and although we had had a yard sale, we still had a lot of household goods left; I called several organizations but the only one that responded was the BACH Foundation. The young lady that I spoke with made all the arrangements for pickup and the gentlemen arrived promptly and removed all the boxes that we had.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the helpful attitude of their employees.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

they responded quickly to my questions

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

cordial and helpful

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

have more programs; help more people.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-4-01

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12 people found this review helpful

The Chair of this Foundation started the Cuddle Me Program in response to a request for assistance for a teenage mother with a 3 week old baby. It is a wonderful program which helps the neediest individuals with free diapers.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

watching clients react to the news that the diapers are free and that they can come back for help as many times as needed.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

helping clients

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

more than generous

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand programs

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

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6 people found this review helpful

This is a good Foundation with wonderful programs for both children and adults. The staff are very dedicated to helping people.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the number of people that are helped

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the desire to help.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

generous to a fault.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

help more people, particularly children.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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4 people found this review helpful

The case managers are a dedicated group of individuals who do everything within their power to provide for the clients they serve. When money is tight, they have purchased needed items from their own pockets.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing that the employees are happy and that the clients are served to the best of the Foundation's ability.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the kindness of the staff

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

hard working and sensitive to the needs of their clients

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

provide more services

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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4 people found this review helpful

The Cuddle Me Program provides free diapers and formula for families who can't afford them. I helped with the distribution of those items. It was very satisfying and it was even more satisfying when clients were happy.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the clients that were helped

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

helping unfortunate people

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very kind

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do more good

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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4 people found this review helpful

My son goes to the Future Leaders program; he is 16 years old and was always in trouble at home and school before he got in this program. His attitude has improved because of the program.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Future Leaders program for my son

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

helped my son

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

nice

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

do more

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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4 people found this review helpful

I was referred to BACH by my doctor's office because I needed help with diapers; when I got to the office, they gave me diapers, wipes and formula for my newborn and they also gave me training pants for my 3 year old. I have been back several times and they are very helpful.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the program Cuddle Me

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

they didn't ask why I couldn't afford the diapers

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

give out more diapers

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-5-01

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6 people found this review helpful

For the past 5 years, when we have cleared out our attic, we have donated furniture and clothing to BACH. They have provided us with an update on how the furniture and clothing were used and in one case, sent us a letter that a client wrote thanking us for the donation.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

learning how we helped their clients.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

knowing that I have helped them help people.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

kind, knowledgable and generous.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand its programs

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-3-01

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