3,000 Homeless Children in Richmond Need Your Help

More than 3,000 children have been identified as homeless in Richmond, VA.

Some are sleeping in cars, on the streets  – and the more fortunate spend a night in shelters or in rundown motels. Most don’t know if they’ll have a place to sleep each night.

HomeAgain is working to make a difference in the lives of these children and families.

logoHomeAgain’s mission is to assist homeless families and individuals in metro Richmond by providing emergency and transitional shelter as well as programs designed to build skills leading to increased sufficiency and to identify resources needed to obtain and maintain permanent housing.

HomeAgain does incredible work with limited resources in Richmond, serving the homeless, including the veteran’s shelter and shelter for women and children.  As the colder weather approaches and families prepare for holidays, HomeAgain is searching for people to “adopt” their men, women and children for the holidays. They can provide their Christmas wish lists so that others can help them provide things the families need and even a little something special for the kids during the holiday season.

If you or someone you know if able and willing to help, HomeAgain needs you. Please spread the word.

Visit the website  to learn more and contact them to get involved in making a positive difference in the lives of children and families who are left out in the cold this holiday season.

If you have any questions about  items they need or would like to organize an item drive in your community, please contact them at (804) 358-7747, ext. 109 or junderwood@homeagainrichmond.org.

Some needed items include:

Standard size (new) Pillows – TWIN bed sheets, TWIN blankets – POWDERED Laundry Soap -DAWN Dish Detergent – WINDEX Glass Cleaner – Paper Towels –  Toilet Paper 

Powdered Cleansers (Comet, Ajax, etc.) – Brooms/Dust Pans/Sponge Mops (with extra mop heads) – Lysol Disinfectant Spray 

Liquid Bleach – one gallon bottles