GAIN Initiative A unique perspective on poverty.

“I moved from barely paying rent to building a savings account.”

– Participant

The journey toward stability is overwhelming, complex, and difficult for many of our neighbors.

The GAIN Initiative (formerly Circles®/Anti-Poverty) is a network designed to move our community forward together. Its unique perspective is that relationships are the key to overcoming their current circumstances. The GAIN Initiative connects people to people, bringing together participants and partners who work together to overcome their barriers individually and on a community level.


• Gain relationships and resources on their journey toward stability

• Gain valuable training to take charge of their lives

• Gain the opportunity to solve community challenges


• Gain a new perspective on socio-economic class and challenges we all face

• Gain the ability to partner with those working to overcome their obstacles

• Gain the opportunity to help our community thrive together

We’re seeing exciting results:

• Over 175 households have moved forward on their journey toward stability

• Former participants now serve on community advisory boards

Make a difference

You can make a difference by volunteering in the GAIN Initiative.
Contact us to learn more.

Gain Initiative