STAYING SAFE: Yulon Ferguson has been sheltering at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville since it opened on April 8. He is using the time in quarantine to make plans for the future and to give back through mentoring his peers and pitching in on...
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...
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!
Food is a community issue. Homeward Bound would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to Acropolis Pizza Cafe for donating a delicious dinner last week to our folks who are staying at the Red Roof Inn!
Homeward Bound wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the aid of our local community. You all are incredible 🙏
Homeward Bound is continuing to provide supplies for our most vulnerable community members, but we can’t do it without your help. Our food wells have dried up and we are always in need of camping supplies so Homeward Bound is asking for help from YOU, our amazing donors. Thank you for all that you do!
• Food donations can be dropped off Mon-Fri, 8am-12pm at our AHOPE Day Center at 19 N. Ann St.
• Camping gear donations can be deposited 24/7 in the drop-bins at our Welcome Home Donation Center at 205 Elk Park Drive
Once more, Homeward Bound thanks you for your continued support in meeting our on-going needs!
Looking for a way to help our community’s most vulnerable citizens? YOU can help make Outreach Packs for Homeward Bound to hand out to people living outside.
Once you’ve assembled your Outreach Pack (or multiple) and put all the items in a reusable grocery bag or backpack, please drop them off at Homeward Bound’s Welcome Home Donation Center at 205 Elk Park Drive anytime of day!!
All items must be non-perishable and cans should have a pop-tab lid!
Jody Guokas of JAG and Associates Construction generously donated $10,000 to support Homeward Bound and ending homelessness through the coronavirus pandemic! Thank you! Year after year, Jody continues to step up as a leader in our community ending homelessness.