DEPCOM Power Makes a Leadership Gift to AHOPE

DEPCOM Power recently made a leadership gift to our  AHOPE Day Center to facilitate essential repairs that started on Saturday, June 11. AHOPE serves 200 people a day and over 3,000 annually, providing showers, coffee, snacks, storage, and mail reception. Most importantly, case managers work with clients to get them on the path to permanent housing. Executive Director Mary Jo Powers commented, “We are so …continued

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Homeless No More

“We loved helping Michele move into her new home. I can’t wait to do this again for someone else.” Shannon Paris and her coworkers at Keller Williams helped end homelessness for a neighbor earlier this month. They collected furniture and home goods, delivered it on the chosen day, and helped Michele set everything up. Those of us who work at Homeward Bound know firsthand how life-changing it is when someone experiencing homelessness settles into a new home. We can’t end homelessness …continued

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Housing is Healthcare

Housing is healthcare! We recently joined with Mission Health to study hospital use among our Permanent Supportive Housing clients who have been chronically homeless and now have their own home. This is a group of people who have some kind of disability, have the most complex needs, and have been on the streets the longest. The data reflects …continued

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Meet Our New Executive Director

Please help us give a very warm welcome to our new Executive Director, Mary Jo Powers! She wanted to share a bit about the path that brought her to Homeward Bound: I was drawn to Homeward Bound because I believe that we all share the responsibility to help everyone obtain their basic needs of food, water, …continued

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Homeward Bound moves 65 vulnerable people into Permanent Supportive Housing with funding assistance from Mission Health

Homeward Bound moved 65 of our community’s most vulnerable individuals out of homelessness and into our long-term Permanent Supportive Housing program from October of 2015 through August 2016.  This was made possibly with the funding assistance of $80,000 from the Mission Health Community Investment Program. Homeward Bound is grateful for this partnership with Mission Health. …continued

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Divine Living and Homeward Bound partner for furniture drive

We’re excited to partner with Divine Living Premium Home Furnishings  for our first every furniture drive! All furniture collected goes directly into the homes of our newly housed clients. 

Yoga in the Park Commences – Benefits Homeward Bound

We’re grateful to the wonderful Asheville yoga community for putting on Yoga in the Park. This is a free event with suggested donations benefiting the nonprofits Homeward Bound and Our Voice. AYC_Yoga_inthe_Park