Fow Wow Heart of Huntsville T-Shirts

Fow Wow T-Shirt Campaign

Buy One, Give One campaign was a success! For every “Heart of Huntsville” shirt purchased, a shirt was donated to a friend in the homeless community. This morning, our friends at Fow Wow dropped off 100 t-shirts!! Way to go Huntsville!

gasoline container, propane gas cylinder tank, and plastic oil container outside next to each other

Inside the Camps: The Propane Tank Story

Want to make a big impact on the homeless community, but aren’t sure where to start? For some, giving back means dropping off food, clothing or other comfort items at the city’s homeless camps. For others, it means bringing propane tanks to help homeless residents stay warm in the elements. Although the intent is always…

Homless Tent on Sidewalk

Defining Homelessness

We hear the word “homeless” all the time, but what does it really mean? At the most basic level, homeless means to be without an adequate home or shelter. But, like most things, the condition itself is more complicated than that. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), homelessness falls into…

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Homelessness by the Numbers

In 2019, 17 out of every 10,000 people in the United States were homeless on a single night. That represents more than 500,000 Americans from every region, gender, racial or ethnic group, and family status, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Annual Point-in-Time Count. Trends in homelessness Wondering where things…

Volunteer serving Food in a Styrofoam Takeout Tray

A Note on Food Donations

We would like to express our appreciation to the entire Huntsville community – we are so lucky to be a part of a city that wants to help the homeless in such a big way. Additionally, we would like to share some information on what to donate and what NOT to donate. Our kitchen is…