As part of the nationwide 2020 Point-in-Time (PIT) count, the Asheville-Buncombe County Homeless Initiative has completed its report of the community’s one-night count of individuals and families experiencing homelessness. The final report was submitted to the U.S....
José Valadez looks over the balcony at the Red Roof Inn in Asheville on Tuesday. Valadez is a client of Homeward Bound, which began housing otherwise homeless clients at the motel during the coronavirus pandemic this week. Photo by Jacob Biba, courtesy of Carolina...
The event will be held online live on May 20th. The inspiring program will include words from our Executive Director Meredith Switzer, a short documentary by Emmy-Award winning director Katie Damien, as well as a spoken-word performance and musical performance by...
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...
Ingles Markets, thank you. Ingles-Markets continues year after year to support Homeward Bound and ending homelessness. As our presenting sponsor to our Welcome Home Luncheon this year, the costs of catering, space rental, printing, and so much more are paid for by...
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)...
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!
Rising juniors and seniors with the South Carolina Y-Corp recently spent the day painting, landscaping, and cleaning up the grounds at Homeward Bound's Key Commons units. Thank you all for your hard work!
Elevation Church - Asheville recently donated hygiene kits and 500 cloth-masks to Homeward Bound as a part of their annual LOVE Week. Masks were made with the help of the Biltmore Church of God, and individual mask-bags and literature were provided by AdventHealth Hendersonville.
Thank you to Elevation Church - Asheville and all of their partners for their support!
Left to right: Eleanor Ashton (Homeward Bound), Diana Russell (Elevation Church), Madeline Wadley (Homeward Bound), Faith Marin (Elevation Church), Pastor Angel Marin & baby Amelia Marin (Elevation Church), and Todd Gothberg (Advent Health Hendersonville)
Homeward Bound recently received 100 donated pairs of shoes thanks to a partnership between Tops for Shoes and Naot Footwear! Their generous donation meets an important need for our most at-risk neighbors, especially those who are currently living outdoors. Thank you Tops for Shoes and Naot Footwear for your generosity!
Kiddie Academy of Asheville recently hosted a donation drive to benefit Homeward Bound— all items donated helped to directly meet the current needs of Homeward Bound! The drive was organized by Asheville native and director Ms. Shayla, who wanted the roughly 130 families attending the school to learn more about their community and the work Homeward Bound does within it.
Thank you so much to the Kiddie Academy of Asheville and all those who participated in their drive for your donations!
If you or a member of your household served in the military and are facing financial hardships due to COVID-19, and meet eligibility requirements, the VA's SSVF program can help. Read below to find out more.
If you are a veteran or live in a veteran household, please call 877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838) to access the supports you deserve!