VIDEO: Diaper Drive 2018

Did you know that as many as 32% of families have to reuse their diapers? That’s exactly why Homeward Bound is one of the Valley organizations helping to give families in need the supplies they can use but can’t afford. This year’s Diaper Need Awareness Week ran from September 24th – 30th, during which Homeward Bound’s supporters continued their strong support of … Read More

Impact Report: Fall 2018

| Fall 2018 Impact Report Fall 2018 Impact Report | From the CEO Wow, what an amazing past half-year! I am excited to share with you some of our accomplishments! In June, Homeward Bound received accreditation by the Council on Accreditation (COA). COA’s program of quality improvement is designed to identify non-profit providers that have met high performance standards and … Read More

Homeward Bound Continues Partnership with APS to Fund Early Learning Center Remodel

Homeward Bound Continues Partnership with APS to Fund Early Learning Center Remodel PHOENIX, ARIZONA — On August 1, 2018 Arizona Public Service (APS) donated $40,000 to Homeward Bound to help fund the remodel of several preschool classrooms within Strong Foundations, Homeward Bound’s Early Learning Center. Strong Foundations prepares children for future academic and life-long success by providing high quality early education in … Read More

Treasury, IRS issue proposed regulations on charitable contributions and state and local tax credits

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations providing rules on the availability of charitable contribution deductions when the taxpayer receives or expects to receive a corresponding state or local tax credit. The proposed regulations issued today are designed to clarify the relationship between state and local tax credits and the … Read More

Thunderbirds Charities donates more than $3.1M to Valley charities

PHOENIX, ARIZONA  — Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable giving arm of The Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community – awarded more than $3.1 million in grants to 51 Valley charities during its 2018 spring funding cycle – including a record one-time donation of $1 million to Special Olympics Arizona for its new State … Read More

VIDEO: Back to School Drive 2018

Together, we provided dozens of resident children with the tools they need to succeed in the classroom! We want to thank all of our community partners who made this Back to School Drive possible, including:

Homeward Bound Receives $195,000 Grant from Valley of the Sun United Way

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – On July 15, 2018, Homeward Bound received notice that they would receive $195,000 from Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) to fund two integral programs within the organization. Homeward Bound is committed to serving the fastest growing homeless population in Maricopa County- families, by recognizing that simply providing housing is not enough. Instead, they take a two-generational approach … Read More

Homeward Bound Receives COA Accreditation

PHOENIX, ARIZONA – On July 9, 2018, Homeward Bound received official accreditation notice by the Council on Accreditation (COA). In addition, Homeward Bound was expedited through the Pre-Commission Review Report (PCR) process after proving fully compliant in all 446 fundamental practice standards reviewed. COA accreditation signifies to Homeward Bound’s consumers, staff, board, donors, funders and regulators that the organization is … Read More

Homeward Bound Becomes Only Arizona Agency of its Kind to Earn Prestigious Accreditation

July 11th, 2018 | By Jamie Killin Homeward Bound, a Valley nonprofit committed to serving homeless families, has received its official accreditation notice by the Council on Accreditation, making it the only agency in Arizona to receive the honor in the Housing Stabilization and Community Living category. “COA’s program of quality improvement is designed to identify providers that have met … Read More