We’ve all heard stories about veterans who served our country in war returning home with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that nearly 40,000 veterans are homeless. One of the biggest contributing factors is PTSD....
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...
Homeward Bound staff member Erin recently transitioned into a new role as liaison between Buncombe County Library staff and the homeless community accessing the library. The County approached Homeward Bound because they had so many homeless individuals spending time...
“I was like a kid waiting for Christmas!” said Estel when he was asked how it felt to have a home. “This place had furniture and everything I needed. Moving in was like getting a big Christmas present!” Estel had been homeless for a year, sleeping in front of a church...
Check out Chris and his story from StoryShare. He started out entering AHOPE while he was living outside, using it as an oasis for a shower, hot coffee and a place to pick up mail. After Chris moved into his own home, he decided to give back to AHOPE and help others...
The Struggle is Real. April is a single mom with two teenage daughters who were homeless for six years. She grew up with a single mother who experienced domestic violence and struggled to find healthy ways to cope and keep her children safe. April also...
Homeward Bound of WNC ends homelessness by moving people into permanent housing, and providing the support they need. 89% of the people we've moved into housing are still housed.
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Welcome to Mars THANK YOU! Because of support from folks like Welcome to Mars, Homeward Bound can effectively end homelessness in Asheville and Buncombe County. ✨Put on your best Motown inspired outfit and boogey beside musicians Jim Arrendell, Kat Williams, and more for a night of dancing and live Motown music to end homelessness!
🕺💃Drinks and tasty bites will be available... get your tickets before they’re all gone! Tickets available at HomewardBoundWNC.org/Motown
Get ready for a once in a lifetime performance of Jim Arrendell and Kat Williams, to name just a few of the hottest musicians getting groovy at Motown for Our Town, a fundraiser for Homeward Bound. Limited tickets available... get yours today!!
Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this event possible! Shout out to T.P. Plumbing, T&K Utilities,, James and Jill Gibson, Elizabeth Tindall, Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group, The Venue, Phil Swift, Bank of America, Hulsing Enterprises, First Horizon Bank, & Devil's Foot Beverage Co.!!! We cannot end homelessness without your support ☺️👍❤️!
Thank you WPVM 103.7 Community radio featuring the arts & culture of Asheville. for featuring Homeward Bound's Executive Director Meredith Switzer! Start the video around 28 minutes to hear her speak about all the happenings behind the scenes at Homeward Bound.
BLAINESWORLD show, 2.19.2020: Guests: (first half) George Pappas, Terrell Brown and Itzayana Gomez Axencio with Cub Scout Pack 607; and (second half) Meredith Switzer, Executive Director at Homeward Bound..
Homeward Bound's Open Your Hearts for Women and Homelessness Lunch and Learn explored the intersection of domestic violence and homelessness from Homeward Bound case managers, clients and community partners. A delicious lunch was provided by Ingles-Markets.
Thank you to our event sponsors Ingles-Markets, Hometrust Bank, Lisa Green of Morgan Stanley, Self-Help Credit Union, and Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe.
Thank you to our Open Your Heart Gift Match supporters Millie Elmore, Holly Fairbairn, Carrie Johnson, Nancy Maher, Barbra Love, Hedy Fischer, Terry Davis, and Leah Broker.
MOTOWN for Our Town! Boogie the night away to end homelessness with performers Kat Williams and Josh Blake, to name a few. ✨🍸🕺Motown-themed outfits encouraged!! Buy your tickets and learn more at https://www.facebook.com/events/150343193076988/
🌺❤️🙏Thank you, sponsors! Ingles Markets, #HomeTrustBank, Lisa Green of Morgan Stanley Self-Help Asheville, and Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe!! Your sponsorship supporting Homeward Bound’s SOLD OUT - Valentine's Day Lunch and Learn Open Your Hearts for Women and Homelessness event means that we can continue to help more than 2,090 individuals out of homelessness and into their very own homes. Thank you! 🌺❤️🙏