Avesta Housing recently honored the Genesis Fund with the annual Mike Yandell Award in recognition of their significant contribution to affordable housing.
The Mike Yandell Award is named for the late Mike Yandell, a former Chair of the Avesta Housing Board of Directors and former President of Gorham Savings Bank. The award recognizes an individual or organization for service and dedication to affordable housing.
The mission of the Genesis Fund is to bring together resources to create housing and other economic and social opportunities for underserved people and communities.
Previous recipients of the Mike Yandell Award include Preble Street, Northern New England Housing Investment Fund, David Bronson of TD Bank, John Gallagher of Westbrook Housing Authority and Ben Walter, CWS Architects.