Three years ago, a small group of artists who had been working together in studio spaces formed a nonprofit collective. With financing from BlueHub, they were able to purchase the studio space they've been using since 2002.
Foreclosure was imminent for Randy—until the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Attorney General’s Office referred Randy to the SUN Initiative. After years of uncertainty, he found clarity working with SUN staff.
This nonprofit used WegoWise, a former affiliate that was co-founded and capitalized by BlueHub, to track energy usage in clients’ homes and help them advance their mission of addressing the social determinants of health.
As foreclosure on their home loomed, Ed and Paula contacted BlueHub SUN to help them negotiate a solution with their lender. SUN understood that, with the right support, Ed and Paula could lift themselves out of difficult circumstances.
The financial crisis hit Amelia’s family hard. After being told she didn’t qualify for other mortgage loans, she found SUN through a local nonprofit. She was able to right-size her monthly payments and stabilize her finances.
Job losses and bankruptcy made getting a new mortgage almost impossible. But Nancy and Mark were determined to keep their home, so they reached out to SUN. That’s when, according to Nancy, “everything just turned around.”
BlueHub’s Onset Shared Solar Program generates solar energy offsite, then sells the credits at a discount to nearby affordable housing developments and lets residents sign up to have a percentage of the credits applied to their electricity bills.
Eastern Bank, Primary Care Development Corporation
Lowell Community Health Center constructed 56 new exam rooms, increasing their patient capacity by more than 70%. “It’s a spectacular space, an old mill building with huge windows, so it’s light and warm and welcoming,” says Sue Levine, its CEO.