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

Taylor Morrison and HomeAid Build Homes for Veterans at Volunteers of America

Taylor Morrison, a leading national homebuilder and developer, has teamed up with HomeAid and Volunteers of America to help remodel six apartment homes in Sacramento for veterans and their families. (One veteran shown above with HA Sacramento Executive Director Beth Kang)..More

Donor Spotlight

CalAtlantic Homes Makes Major Donation to HomeAid America

CalAtlantic Homes has joined HomeAid America’s Corporate Partner program at the Gold Level. In addition, as pictured above, the company participated in HA Orange County's Essentials For Young Lives program by building a house made of diapers that was later taken apart and distributed to hundreds of families with young children...More

Community Outreach

HomeAid Portland Partners with CBRE on CareDay

Over 20 volunteers from CBRE Portland came out to Community of Hope shelter in St. Johns to build a deck, clean up the garden boxes, spread mulch and plant flowers.  HomeAid's Portland Chapter organized the effort to improve the living space for residents of Community of Hope. ..More