Monthly Archives: December 2013

We Appreciate Your Generous Support

Your Donation Matters “TRIP rents apartments at affordable prices.” “Really? I thought TRIP helps people become homeowners.” “No, TRIP is about rehabbing old, unmarketable homes and making them useable again.” “Hmm, I thought TRIP supported neighborhood leaders and associations.” Many people don’t know that TRIP does all of the above…… Read more »


Congratulations — again — to Marion Field, a leader in Troy’s Little Italy neighborhood and other initiatives.  In addition to being feted as this year’s Troy Treasure at TRIP’s annual HomeComing Dinner, she recently was awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award at its headquarters in Albany.   She was recognized for… Read more »

Helping Others

By Helping Oakwood this Holiday Season Oakwood Community Center, a recently designated National Historic Site on Hoosick Street in Troy, is raising money this holiday season to support three important community initiatives:  The Oakwood Soul Cafe, which provides a “pay what you can” meal once a month. Oakwood Food Pantry,… Read more »

Faces at TRIP: Michele Desormeau

Michele Desormeau: Maintenance Team Meet Michele Desormeau, TRIP’s newest employee at 3 months and one day.  She is quick to tell people that her nationality is French although based on the different ways that people pronounce her name, it changes from Italian to German to ….. Michele joined TRIP’s maintenance team… Read more »