Joe Rob

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As a lover of all things words and story, it wasn’t hard to convince me to try Haywood Street’s Wednesday morning Story Circle. As seems to be the way around this place, I was greeted with the kind of warmth that envelopes you; the kind that takes the chill off of a frosty February morning. This […]

Jevia Mae

Photo Credit: Maureen Simon

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. -Albert Einstein Having a positive attitude, in spite of the hurdles along the way, is what keeps this bright and determined young woman on the right track.  Instead of dwelling on the past that was filled with fear and despair, Jevia Mae […]

Tuesdays at Haywood Street

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If you visit Haywood Street on a Tuesday morning, you’ll find lots of companions and friends in fellowship and serving together. Companions are sorting through clothes donations and organizing the Outfitter’s Clothing Closet so our friends that come to shop on Wednesday have a beautiful store-like environment to shop in. The Downtown Welcome Table is full […]


Tom hedrick

Tom is a member of Epworth UMC in Concord, NC.  He has come to Haywood with his church every summer except one since 2012 through the Carolina Cross Connection HOME program.  He contacted us a few weeks ago with the offer to spend his week of vacation helping with projects around the campus.  “Anything you […]