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About Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound is a 12-to-24-month transitional housing program that assists families with children to achieve long-term self-sufficiency and break the cycles of homelessness, welfare and domestic violence. In addition to housing, Homeward Bound provides case management, employment assistance, mental health counseling, and life skill classes including budgeting, parenting, and home maintenance. Homeward Bound also provides affordable childcare to client families. Homeward Bound is a nationally recognized program designed for families willing to work toward repairing their lives and becoming self-sufficient. Homeward Bound is a "hand up, not a handout."

Emotion, Emotion, Emotion! How to Make Your Non-Profit Newsletter a Success!

Whether reaching Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers or Millennials, using a brief emotional angle is key to the success of your nonprofit newsletter!  Gone are the days of newsletters filled with short essays and multiple asks.  Consider telling one or two stories … Continue reading

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An Old Tuxedo was Donated…and a Relationship Began

It all started when Steve Matteucci – a Thunderbird – learned about a Homeward Bound client in need. He donated his old tuxedo to the client. The next day the client was able to  accept a job offer as a … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Poverty in America

In a recent report issued by the Department of Economic Security, the parameters of homelessness in Arizona were investigated in great detail.  For the Homeward Bound Board Members and Staff, the findings reaffirmed the invaluable role that transitional housing and comprehensive social … Continue reading

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Allison Micheletti – National Inspirational Role Models Month

Homeward Bound recently spent a night movin’ and groovin’ – literally.  With a KidBop CD playing in the background, fifteen young girls danced, sang, played games and talked about their hopes and dreams with golf pro Allison Micheletti.  The theme … Continue reading

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Eat Better, Eat Together

We live in a society that is constantly on the go; all of us can attest to this.  Meals are eaten in the car and catered by the likes of McDonald’s and Subway.  The sit-down dinners so typical of the … Continue reading

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Birdies for Charity

Birdies Mean Bucks for Homeward Bound Families You can make Homeward Bound big bucks by making a pledge in the Birdies for Charity competition at the 2011 Waste Management Phoenix Open! How Do I Play Birdies for Charity? Simply pledge … Continue reading

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