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!
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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