To Our House - Christiansburg, VA
Description: WINTER OVERNIGHT SHELTER FOR HOMELESS MEN
The mission of To Our House is providing thermal shelter and
compassionate care to homeless men in the New River Valley, and to make
available any resources that could help the men reintegrate into
To Our House (TOH) is a growing group of interested citizens, faith communities, and social and human service professionals who have joined to provide temporary winter shelter for single, homeless men in the New River Valley.
Report each evening by 5:00 p.m. to the Intake Center @ New River Community Action 110 Roanoke Street, Christiansburg (across from Hardee’s)
Transportation will be provided to a warm location for the night and return to the Intake Center the next morning. Dinner & Breakfast will be provided.
HOW TO OUR HOUSE WORKS: Guests arrive at the Intake Center at the New River Community Action offices in Christiansburg between 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Following sign-in and distribution of house rules, guests are transported to the host site for the evening. A hot evening meal is provided with time for fellowship. Guests enjoy breakfast in the morning and transportation back to the Intake Center. A bag lunch is provided for the day.
Volunteers Requests by To Our House: Yes, program can't run without volunteers! Evening: Provide dinner Evening: Set up, serve, clean up after dinner Evening: Provide snacks Evening: Prepare evening activities Daily: Prepare bagged lunches, deliver on site Gathering committee: gather donations
Donation Requests by To Our House: Needed: TOH is in need of wash cloths, gloves, hats, hand and/or feet warmers, and Blacksburg Transit passes (monthly). Gift cards to restaurants in downtown Christiansburg (Subway, Hardees, and Burger King) are also helpful. Beautiful gift cards are available for the holidays or any occasion. All donations to TOH are tax deductible through New River Community Action, a 501c3 non-profit corporation. Contributions may be mailed to: New River Community Action 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA 24141 (Please note TOH on your check in the memo section) Please make sure you enter “To Our House” in the Designation Input Box for online donations. Contact Carol Johnson at 382-6186 for information.
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Do you have items to donate? Contact To Our House at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.