H.O.S.T. is a group of residents from local churches and the surrounding community who have banded together to help their fellow citizens who are homeless and/or part of the working-poor in our society.
Our Vision Statement:
To end homelessness in our community
Our Mission Statement:
To show Jesus' love and compassion by providing housing to the homeless and sharing the good news to transform lives.
To minimize the growing homeless population:
- Year 5 - Building renovation and open for another season
- Year 6 - Significant funding through churches and other faith-based organizations; city, county, state and federal government agencies; and private donations
- 62% Men
- 15% Women
- 23% Children under 15
- Shelter - temporary housing during the winter season
- Food - covering all basic food groups
- Clothing - shoes, jackets, sweaters, pants
- Toiletries - toothpaste/brush, soap, towels
- Labor Pool - assist in paying for themselves