Volunteer View: Selflessness in Never-Ending Work

Volunteer View: Selflessness in Never-Ending Work

“I had never seen anybody literally frozen stiff before”, exclaimed Mayor Berry at Monday’s press conference announcing the opening of the winter shelter.  He then went on to describe a time that he had gone out with the emergency vans to pick-up people for the winter...
Volunteer View: ‘I too am headed home’

Volunteer View: ‘I too am headed home’

About two months ago, I received a phone call that my mother had passed away unexpectedly. I was three weeks into the fall semester of my junior year of college.  After spending the next two weeks at home, I knew that I would be unable to return to school and pass all...
In the News: Winter Shelter Set to Open

In the News: Winter Shelter Set to Open

Mayor Richard J. Berry, members of Girl Scout Troop 47 and representatives from Sandia National Lab’s Volunteer Programs were present on Monday, November 13th to announce the opening of the Winter Shelter.  This is the first season Heading Home will operate the...
‘Love is a Work of Art’ in Practice

‘Love is a Work of Art’ in Practice

Prologue: LOVE IS A WORK OF ART A life transformed is indeed a work of art. Heading Home’s work of alleviating suffering in our community is a labor of love.  The result is oftentimes a masterpiece.  When the raw material of hopelessness, trauma, unmanaged behavioral...
New Partnership with Harwood Art Center

New Partnership with Harwood Art Center

Heading Home is partnering with the Harwood Art Center, a non-profit creative center for community and the arts, to provide newly-housed clients original artwork their homes. At the Harwood’s annual 12x12 installation, unsold works are eligible for donation to...