Breaking the cycle of homelessness, together.

88%

This represents the average percent of Hearts of Gold’s graduates from STEP who continue on to a four year undergraduate program.

$121,500

Amount spent to equip our school-aged kids with backpacks filled with grade appropriate school supplies.  

15,000+

coats have kept our HoG kids warm on cold winter days.

2,800+

holiday gifts received by children in shelter. Gift bags include bedtime storybooks, a stuffed animal to cuddle, warm clothing, and toys – of course! 

20,000+

lives positively impacted in over 20 years of service.

70%

of moms who are granted permanent housing remain members of our Alumni Support Group (ASG), staying in the program from 4-12 years. This gives them the extra support they need to stay in their own homes and never return to shelter life.

700

birthday parties thrown for kids who otherwise would not have a birthday party without Hearts of Gold – complete with balloons, games, cake, gifts, and goody bags!

90+

The number of children currently enrolled in the tutoring program at our Learning Center. The Learning Center was opened in July 2014 with 4 children.

400

Fresh Start Bags distributed annually to moms entering or leaving shelter life.


“Hearts of Gold helped my mom when she needed help and Auntie Deborah helped me achieve my goals. When I say I can’t do something, she says “you can”.
~ Ben, aged 13.

Laura, Ben’s mom, and his four siblings have been a part of the HoG family for over 10 years. Laura is part of the Alumni Support Group (ASG). Ben and his siblings have been to camp for the past five summers. Ben participated in Hearts of Gold’s Summer Teen Enrichment Program (STEP) for the first year this summer.