Nationally, African Americans accounted for 40 percent of all people experiencing homelessness in 2019 despite being 13% of the population. This is just one of the many symptoms of institutional racism and economic and racial inequity. We believe in the absolute value...
Homeward Bound, the City of Asheville, Buncombe County, and several nonprofit community partners are collaborating to turn Harrah’s Cherokee Center (Civic Center) into a safe shelter for people who are homeless and living unsheltered. This week, with the...
Items critically needed at this time include: Camping gear, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, disinfectant cleaning supplies including wipes, regular baby wipes, disposable gloves, towels, soap, underwear, socks, and unopened (without the seal broken)...
Have you ever thought any of the following? • Why doesn’t that homeless guy who’s always panhandling at the Airport Road exit ramp just get a job? It’s the best job market in half a century. • I’m not giving this panhandler a dime, ’cause...
Watch John Le’s story on WLOS about Key Common, Homeward Bound’s newest endeavour into becoming property owners. “Our first foray into owning our own property,” explained Executive Director Meredith Switzer. Watch the video for interviews with...
Asheville City Council approved a $530,000 loan agreement for Homeward Bound in July. The funds will be used to purchase and refurbish a one-acre property at 296 Short Michigan Avenue that has five structures, currently containing 8 one-bedroom apartment units, and 3...
Homeward Bound of WNC utilizes both public and private funding in order to provide services to our community. If you'd like to be part of the solution, please click the link below to donate today!
Folks living outside are facing an unprecedented winter with limited shelter options due to COVID-19. Please donate gently-used winter gear such as socks, coats, hats, gloves, etc. at our Welcome Home Donation Center at 205 Elk Park Drive in Woodfin.
Items can also be purchased from our Amazon wishlist at bit.ly/ahopewishlist or from our Target registry at tgt.gifts/ahopedaycenter
Thank you so much for your continued support!!
Staff from the Deerfield Community donated furniture, bedding, and more to the Welcome Home Donation Center yesterday. Thank you, Deerfield!
Looking to donate some old furniture, or home goods? Bring your items to the Welcome Home Donation Center at 205 Elk Park Drive in Woodfin or call us at 828-412-5322 to discuss pick-up options.
Don't forget about Homeward Bound's first Pop-Up Thrift Store, tomorrow from 8AM - 1PM. Stop by to find art, nick-nacks, and more for your home. All proceeds from your purchases will go towards our consumables program!
Visit our event page on Facebook to learn more! https://fb.me/e/6gTXE0Oy1
The AHOPE Day Center is in need of basic necessities like underwear (men and women's, all sizes), socks, hats, and gloves. Donations can be made at our Welcome Home Donation Center -- 24/7 drop off bins are provided for your convenience.
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