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In the next two weeks, please urge your US Senator (202) 224-3121 to support housing as infrastructure with a generous contribution to the Build Back Better initiative going to the development of affordable housing.
When: Sunday, Nov. 14th, Program starts promptly at 8:oo a.m.
(Sunrise 6:58a-7:58a, set-up & refreshments for all)
House the Homeless Memorial at the Tree of Remembrance
Auditorium Shores (Town Lake) – 1st & Riverside- by Fannie Davis Gazebo
Richard R. Troxell created Universal Living Wage campaign over two decades ago to index minimum wages based on the cost of housing wherever a person works so they can afford basic housing; and he added a solution for those who cannot work; i.e. increase the social security stipend for those who cannot work.
In 1993 our annual thermal give campaign was initiated to provide Winter essentials for those experiencing homelessness with a party, music by Rockin’ Gospel, and a hot meal at First Baptist Austin.
House the Homeless, Inc., founded in 1989, is the oldest, all volunteer, action organization in Texas working to prevent and end homelessness. Our mission is education and advocacy around issues of homelessness. Our goal is prevention and doable solutions, including how to end to economic homelessness here and across the nation. HtH considers all homeless and formerly homeless individuals to be members of this 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit corporation. We strive to ensure that the makeup of our Board of Directors generally not fall below 50% of individuals who were formerly homeless or are currently experiencing homelessness.
For updated statistics regarding homelessness:
Read the Stories & Take Action
Richard R. Troxell, president and CEO of House the Homeless, Inc. has taken a step to put a “face” on homelessness when he conceived of and first sculpted his miniature statues (see description and photos below) of a Veteran and his daughter having a chance encounter...
The Homecoming is a project of House the Homeless, Inc. (HTH), an all volunteer educational and advocacy groupfounded in Austin, TX in 1989. Our mission is education and advocacy surrounding all issues of homelessness. We consider all homeless and formerly homeless...
Click here Homeless-Veterans-in-Action to read more about a new collaboration between House the Homeless! Inc., Millennium Health Center, Inc., Angel Warriors Project, and Community First! Village to address traumatic brain injuries, TBI, in homeless Veterans. ...
Survey Links Brain Injury to Medical Causes of Homelessness http://www.brainline.org/content/2009/06/tbi-basics_pageall.html
Kids from Austin, Texas, ask the 2016 Presidential Candidates to make the issue of Homelessness a National Priority.
Help the kids! Click to see the Kids 4 Kids Sake video, to take action, and directly contact the Presidential Candidates. Send the candidates the message to talk about Homelessness!
Please help us keep our brothers and sisters warm and safe this winter by donating to our Thermal Underwear Drive. Your donation of $35 will provide HUGSS+ (hat, thermal underwear top and bottom, gloves, socks, scarf, rain poncho, and a safety whistle). These HUGSS...
When: Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 6:57am (1 hour) Where: Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores) The Keynote Speaker will be Mayor Steve Adler. DeannRené will lift us up with her songs. Jeff Stoops, Gulf Veteran, will honor our Vets and Rev., Dr. Nathan...