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Hope Through HomeAgain and Partners

Focusing Efforts on the Aging Population of Greater Richmond In the United States, one has to be over 65 years old to receive Medicare and Social Security benefits. Those experiencing homelessness that are 60 years old and below suffer immensely as they do not receive these benefits, leading to significant

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Meet Our New Intern: Yasmin Duarte

Yasmin is a Senior at Virginia Commonwealth University obtaining a degree in International Studies with a concentration in Social Justice, as well as a minor in Spanish. With a long-term passion for languages and different cultures, Yasmin has previously worked for the Embassy in Brazil and plans to one day

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UPS Freight Partners with HomeAgain for Give A Day RVA 2018

Every year, HandsOn Greater Richmond coordinates Give A Day RVA 2018, a city-wide volunteer project. With nearly 35 participating organizations and 600 volunteers, Give A Day RVA 2018 is one of the largest service events in the Greater Richmond area.   On September 29th, we hosted 21 volunteers from UPS

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Homelessness Can Happen to Anyone

A late rent payment, an emergency hospital stay, or an unexpected change in employment can be enough to drastically alter a person’s life. One unanticipated expense is enough to thrust many people into a financial crisis. In fact, 44% of Americans are unable to afford a $400 emergency expense. A

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Victory at HomeAgain

When his wife was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer, Mr. Moss spent every moment by her side. Less than a year later he lost his wife, and was also laid off from his job. For the first time in his life, Mr. Moss couldn’t afford his apartment and had no

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Meet Our New Volunteer Coordinator: Jasetyn Hatcher

Jasetyn “Jase” Hatcher joins HomeAgain through the VHA AmeriCorps VISTA Program. At HomeAgain, Jase will primarily manage volunteer and community engagement.  She has spent over a decade living in Korea and New Zealand and speaks fluent Korean and Spanish. Jase has experience in volunteer coordination and teaching English as a

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It’s Veteran’s Season at HomeAgain

You may be wondering what we mean by “Veteran’s Season.” It is the time of year from now through July 9th at HomeAgain where we honor those who have served our country. We believe that veterans should never be homeless. When Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the end of functional veteran

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Meet New Director of Development: Jessica Wells

Jessica Wells has joined HomeAgain as the new Director of Development. She has nearly a decade of experience working in Greater Richmond area nonprofits. Jessica served as the Marketing and Development Associate at project: HOMES, where online giving tripled and overall individual contributions increased by 20%.  Once a student volunteer at the Espigh

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Connecting Individuals in Crisis

The system to access homeless services may be a bit difficult to understand. A lot of people ask us: Can people go straight to a HomeAgain shelter? What is a referral? Who should I call?… And as homeless services continue to adapt to the needs of its population, the services

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Meet our New Intern: Micaela Hernandez

Meet  Micaela Hernandez! Micaela is currently attending Virginia Commonwealth University to obtain her bachelors in Social Work. This is what she shared with us her first week in: “I am super interested in working with military families overseas and learning more about different cultures. My passion is throwing myself into

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