Homeward Bound of WNC

WHAT THEY DO: Homeward Bound’s mission is to end homelessness through permanent housing and support. We have moved 2,150 individuals, families and veterans into homes, and 89% have not returned to homelessness. Last year more than 3,000 people came through the doors of AHOPE, our homeless day center in downtown Asheville. We served 80,000 cups of coffee, provided 26,000 showers and gave out 16,000 pairs of socks, along with a variety of other services to help folks be as stable and comfortable as possible while homeless.


  • Creating Hope and Homes matching gift challenge will match all donations up to $100,000 dollar for dollar, thanks to two generous families.


  • All donors of $300 or more will be entered into a drawing to win a basket full of Homeward Bound goodies.
I worked with Wes, Molly and Miranda at Homeward Bound, and I have never felt so welcomed. They offered me complete encouragement with no judgment whatsoever.
—Jessica, veteran housed since 2019