What do we do?

Research indicates that more than 80 percent of the total homeless population is women, children, and families that experience a life-altering event (e.g., job loss, natural disaster, divorce, abuse, or medical condition) that drives them to homelessness.

Typically, these situationally homeless individuals and families merely need a second chance to get their feet back on the ground, attain self-sufficiency, and move quickly toward acquiring some sort of permanent housing.

HomeAid America creates and supports local chapters, giving them the tools to build shelter projects for this homeless population, then donates the housing to charities such as the Boys Hope Girls Hope, Mercy House, Salvation Army, Volunteers of America, and others for them to operate. To be eligible to receive a HomeAid home, the charity must provide social services that enable residents to transform their lives and move towards self-sufficiency.

HomeAid chapters build and donate shelters to charities that understand the needs of their local homeless population and employ the model that best works for them and their community. Regardless of which model is used, HomeAid performs rigorous due diligence to ensure the charity can achieve the positive outcomes for which a HomeAid home is being donated.

For more information on how HomeAid works in local communities to help the homeless, refer to the following links:

Chapter Spotlight

HomeAid San Diego Receives Grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Many people are just one life event away from being homeless or needing to depend on basic needs services such as food and shelter. Through Bank of America's strategic philanthropic investments into nonprofits, HomeAid San Diego will use funding to rebuild lives for the area's homeless through housing development and outreach initatives. 
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Donor Spotlight

Builders FirstSource Remains Committed to Fight Homelessness in America

Gold Level National Partner, Builders FirstSource renews committment to support HomeAid in their mission to rebuild lives for America's homeless.  This past year, Builders FirstSource contributed nearly $70,000 in product donations for 7 projects across the country that will provide an additional 115 beds for those in need of housing...More

Project Spotlight

HomeAid Northern Virginia Brings Luxury to Catholic Charities' Transitional Housing

Builder Captain Toll Brothers and 16 trade partners complete rennovation of 13-unit transitional housing property and children's activity center in Woodbridge, VA for 12 families who have left domestic violence situations and/or emergency shelters. Updates provide luxury for "people who haven't had luxury in their lives lately."
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