Bridging Hope: A Homeless Outreach Initiative

As Huntsville rapidly grows, so does the population of our neighbors experiencing homelessness. In a collaborative effort, we are working to resolve this issue and increase accountability within the community. Today, we’re proud to spotlight our initiative with the vision of improving the quality of life for everyone in our city. With each passing day,…

Celebrating a New Chapter: First Stop’s Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

On February 1, 2024, First Stop celebrated a significant milestone in our journey of compassion and service! The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting of our new facility marked a pivotal moment in our commitment to enhance support for our homeless neighbors across North Alabama. The event welcomed community members, stakeholders, and media representatives to explore…

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Team Member Spotlight: Chaniece Hicks

Chaniece has been a part of the First Stop team for seven years, and in that time, she has watched our organization and community grow and change. She has served as Operations Manager, Case Manager, and Lead Case Manager—a tenure that has given her a unique look into Huntsville’s growing homeless community, and a better…

15th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

This year, First Stop celebrated FIFTEEN years as a nonprofit organization. Fifteen years of providing essential services to the homeless in our community through our Outreach Team, meals and showers offered in our Day Center, and individuals helped by our Case Managers to exit homelessness. Fifteen years of impact. We could not have done this without the support…

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Board Member Spotlight: Tim Davis

Tim Davis has been involved with First Stop for nearly seven years, but his work with the homeless community spans over four decades. In 1980, Tim was asked at church to lead a project to feed homeless people on Waikiki. Since then, he has been actively involved in several homeless services programs and nonprofits. He…