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4 Week Panhandling Certification Course

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Where: 15 Broad Street, Akron Oh 44305 When: Wednesday July 12 12:00 – 1:00 Wednesday July 19 12:00 – 1:00 Wednesday July 26 12:00 – 1:00 Wednesday August 2 12:00 – 1:00 Whether you are on the street. Whether you are out of work. Whether you would like a new skill. THIS CERTIFICATION COURSE IS […]

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Stealing From Jesus

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In many ways we are creating a brand new society in our facility. We are literally pulling people out of the woods and integrating them into a community. It’s fascinating. These are hunters and gatherers. They went out everyday looking for items to stay alive. Begging for money. Waiting on line for meals. Waiting in […]

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I'm Sorry

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I’ve spent my entire life trying to make people happy. I’m a proverbial “people pleaser.” As other people pleasers can testify, it’s never enough. Sooner or later you mess up and let someone down. That’s what this story is about. Last week was busy. We sent a person to rehab. We are moving the Second […]

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Our Resident Jim Is June's Porta Potty Sponsor

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Jim is a veteran. He’s also a plumber, electrician, handyman and all around great guy. He’s one of the few people at our facility that gets some sort of income. It’s not much. But it’s some. He will often make donations to us for supplies and materials needed for repairs. This month he decided to […]

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June 14 Benefit Concert and Silent Auction

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DATE AND TIME Wed, June 14, 2017 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT LOCATION The Homeless Charity 15 Broad Street Akron, OH 44305 ALL DONATIONS GO DIRECTLY TO THE HOMELESS CHARITY The event is going to be on Wednesday, June 14. It’s going to be from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. This is going to be a […]

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The Hatred Of The Homeless

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I was at a community meeting last night run by a local church. The minister is incredibly supportive of our work with the homeless. So much so that he often delivers leftover food to us from his events. The meeting was wrapping up. As I was walking out I overhead an older lady complaining to […]

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Trying to get Gary into rehab

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One of the things that is becoming a big part of our lives here at The Homeless Charity is helping people get off alcohol and drugs. We consistently now sending people to rehab facilities. Here’s a story of Gary who we are now trying to get into a facility: