HBGO Young Professionals Committee is dedicated to fulfilling the mission of Homeward Bound by increasing awareness for families facing homelessness and providing strategic volunteerism, while offering members opportunities for professional development and community leadership. 


HBGO is  a young professionals group giving qualified individuals the opportunity to implement their skills and experiences to support Homeward Bound’s mission to meet every family’s unique needs on their journey home. Members will be fully immersed in fundraising and  volunteer opportunities, as well as educating the community about Homeward Bound’s mission. Our goal is to continue positive social impact within the community Homeward Bound serves.

Our mission is to increase awareness for families facing homelessness, provide strategic volunteerism and offer opportunities for
professional development and community leadership.


We host unique events to provide professional development, networking and other resources

Annual Fundraising Event: Bends and Brunch

Quarterly Volunteer and Social Impact Events

Quarterly Happy Hours, Guest Speakers, and Annual Kick Off


Member Responsibilities and benefits include

Annual Donation

Quarterly Meetings

Quarterly Volunteering

Discounts on event tickets

discounts on HB Campaign Merchandise

Meet The Members

Brenda Puga

Community Relations Coordinator

Fiesta Bowl

Jamie Killin

Account Supervisor

uproar pr

Andrea Rios

Employee health &
benefits consultant

lovitt & touche

Arayah Larson

Assistant director
of development

asu gammage

Sara Lang

communications representative

Lockhead Martin

Carlie Tovrea

Snell & Wilmer


Homeward Bound

2302 West Colter Street

Phoenix, AZ 85015


Mon – Fri:   9am to 4pm

Sat – Sun:  Closed

Contact Us

Tel: (602) 263-7654
Fax: (602) 265-4006

Tax ID

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
Our tax ID is 86-0660875

Homeward Bound provides accessibility to information, participation, services and employment for handicapped persons. Information is available for the hearing impaired by calling 602.261.8899 (TDD). Homeward Bound will not share or sell any donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. It is the goal of Homeward Bound to implement equal opportunity policies for all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual preference, familial status or veteran status. In addition, Homeward Bound is committed to providing program participation with reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities.