Putting housing first: Champagne bar hosts benefit today to end homelessness-attachment0

Putting housing first: Champagne bar hosts benefit today to end homelessness

While sipping on a glass of wine or grabbing a late night coffee, residents can help fund an organization working to end homelessness locally and stopping people from spending the night in the harsh winter weather.  “Every time it is cold and I go into my own house, I think, ‘It is not OK that people in our community are sleeping outside tonight,” says Emily Ball, director of community engagement at Homeward Bound of Asheville.

Asheville’s plan to end homelessness is working

An April 16 mountainx.com story included photos from the Asheville Homeless Network’s visit to Mayor Bellamy’s office, where they were able to share their views with city staff about homelessness and housing in our community [“Asheville Street People Claim ... Harrassment”]. At Homeward Bound, we’re grateful to be part of a community with leadership that’s […]