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Welcome Home For The Holidays Supply Drive: You can help!

During this season of giving WCQS is serving as a collection station for Homeward Bound's "Welcome Home for the Holidays Supply Drive."

Homeward Bound of WNC is a nonprofit agency that works to end homelessness in WNC by providing people with housing, and the support to stay in it. Homeward Bound has housed more than 1330 people since 2006 – and 89% of them are still housed.

Many Homeward Bound clients have little to no belongings when they move out of a camp or shelter and into housing, nor income while they apply for jobs and benefits. Though clients may have food stamps, food stamps do not cover things like toilet paper, hygiene products, or cleaning supplies. Homeward Bound works to supply its clients these basic household items. 

The "Welcome Home for the Holidays Supply Drive"provides these much needed supplies. Items we are collecting include toilet paper, trash bags, paper towels, sponges, cleaning supplies, feminine hygiene products and laundry detergent. In addition to these supplies, Homeward Bound's A-Hope Day Center also has a wishlist.

WCQS will be collecting supplies for Homeward Bound November 30th - December 30th . We invite you to stop by with donations between the hours of  9 to 5, Monday through Friday. WCQS is located at 73 Broadway Asheville, NC 28801

Thank you for making a difference in our community and in the lives of others.


Michelle Keenan is the Associate Director of Development at Blue Ridge Public Radio. She began volunteering for the station in 1996 and has been a full-time staff member since 1998.