Fletcher UMC youth donate much-needed shoes


Hats off and an huge thank you to the youth of Fletcher UMC for their Soles for Souls shoe drive! According to HSC board member and clothing closet lead Companion, Linda McCracken, “they gathered 275 pairs of shoes for our Haywood Street Outfitters this year. The shoes were tied or rubber-banded together in pairs and bagged by […]

Jerry makes Wilderness Trail presentation


Jerry was excited to make this presentation to Brian of a special sign he made commemorating their recent trip to Wilderness Trail (wtrail.com), near Troutdale, VA. Brian often leads mountain backpacking trips for both homeless and housed, and many in our community look forward to these special events. Wilderness Trail is the brainchild of the Rob […]

Respite a Godsend for David


Hello, My name is David Griffin. This is just a little of my story; I am a Grateful Recovering Alcoholic! I had been sober four months when I relapsed. I was only out for a month and so I checked myself right back into ADACT to get education about myself to understand what had caused […]

It’s all about the food!


               Spiritual food is always on the menu at Haywood Street, but the Downtown Welcome Table is all about filling hungry stomachs too! Stacy was our lead chef last week and presided over the preparation of this colorful meal of baked chicken, asparagus, carrots, potatoes, and bread. We are serving […]