Public Service Announcement nominated for an Emmy Award!

Local award winning film maker Katie Damien has had the PSA she made for Homeward Bound nominated for an Emmy award! You can see the PSA for yourself at this link.  We are so grateful for this work.  Good luck Katie on winning at the ceremony!

New Donation Center for Homeward Bound!

We are so pleased to announce that effective June 1st, Homeward Bound will accept your donations of gently used furniture and housewares at our new donation center located at 549 Elk Park Drive, Unit 708, Asheville, NC 28804. The Center will begin with accepting donations between 1 – 4 PM on Wednesdays but we hope …continued


Merrill Lynch/Bank of America Charitable Foundation Awards Grant to Homeward Bound

We were very grateful to receive a $5,000 grant from Merrill Lynch and the  Bank of America Charitable Foundation today! These funds will be used in our Rapid Re-Housing program in both Henderson and Buncombe Counties! David Greiner (2nd to left) representing Bank of America presented the check to our Acting Executive Director, Jim Lowder (far left). With them are Tracey Edmonds, …continued


Join us at the Nightbell!

We’re delighted to be partnering with The Nightbell for an incredible evening filled with gourmet food and wines carefully matched to the meal – with all proceeds going to our work at  Homeward Bound! Your ticket, which can purchased at this link  with all proceeds going to our work to end homelessness! Thanks to our friends …continued


You’re Invited NOT to Attend

Our most recent fundraising appeal letter asks you to stay home – see no show ball 2016  to learn more!

PNC Bank Helps Support Best Practices

We are very grateful to PNC Bank  for their recent gift supporting coordinated assessment in Buncombe and Henderson Counties! Coordinated assessment is a best practice which assess every person who is homeless using the same objective scoring system. It works a little like triage does in an Emergency Department, moving people who are the most vulnerable into …continued


Brian Alexander to move to NC Coalition to End Homelessness

Change is a constant in a nonprofit organization, and Homeward Bound is no exception. Brian Alexander, our Executive Director, has resigned from Homeward Bound effective March 31, 2016. He says of his departure, “The thirteen years I have worked at Homeward Bound have been the most profound, life-affirming, and professionally satisfying time of my life. Our agency performs …continued


Time Out of Mind Movie at the Carolina Cinemas

Carolina Cinemas and Homeward Bound of WNC present a special screening of Time Out of Mind, a film starring Richard Gere as a mentally ill man experiencing homelessness on Tuesday, March 8th. Tickets are $10 for the 6:30 PM film . Tickets can be purchased on eventbrite through this link . Thanks to Carolina Cinemas for making …continued