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A Recent History of Homelessness.

A Recent History of Homelessness.

Lately there has been a fair bit of media coverage on the issue of homelessness in Sarasota and the best way to manage it … Starting back in 2013, Sarasota spent tens of thousands of dollars—and earmarked hundreds of thousands more—agreeing to and then rejecting a solution that offered promise

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In Her Shoes

“Even though she’s had transportation limitations, she has maintained employment for her family – no excuses. She takes buses, walks, and even pays for late-night cabs to get to and from work, and she never complains about it.” -Cheryl Clunk, Director of Family Services This year on January 26th there

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2015 News Archives

Sarasota county makes progress with homeless family population – ABC 7 May 29, 2015 A 2013 survey showed there were 350 homeless families with more than 1000 children in Sarasota County. “Sarasota was shocked, to know how many homeless families are right here in our backyard,” said Harvest House official

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2013 News Archives

Harvest on a mission to serve – Herald Tribune July 11, 2013 A self-described “loaves and fishes” ministry, The Harvest strives to “be God’s hands, extended to the community,” said longtime senior pastor Jim Minor … Read More   Church helps fathers find their way again – Herald Tribune June

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2014 News Archives

Season of Sharing: Family pulling back from the brink – Herald Tribune December 13, 2014 The only thing missing from the White family’s Christmas tree is the Green Bay Packers Cheesehead as the topper. Jason White said it’s in the mail courtesy of his mother in Wisconsin — a family

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The number of homeless Vietnam-era veterans, male and female, is greater than the number of soldiers who died during the war.

For far too many veterans here in Sarasota County and across this country, joining the military has proven easier than leaving it. To try and cope with the disturbing memories that they bring home, it’s not uncommon for veterans to turn to alcohol, and sometimes drugs, to numb their emotions,

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Thank you, Baycross Christian Family Foundation!

This year, Baycross Christian Family Foundation has stepped up to help Harvest House in a major way, and we are extremely grateful for their support! Not only did Baycross commit $25,000 in a matching funds to our 2015 Home Again Luncheon (which was exhausted in full), but on Friday, May

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Harvest House Partners with the Lee Wetherington Foundation and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Turn the Lights On

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Harvest House Partners with the Lee Wetherington Foundation and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to Turn the Lights On SARASOTA, Fla. May 13, 2015 – In partnership with the Lee Wetherington Foundation and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Harvest House Transitional Centers was recently able

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Happiest City in the U.S.?

“It was nice to bring our baby to a home from the hospital instead of to our truck.” On a Friday afternoon in October 2014, we received a phone call from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. They found a family of five with a pregnant mom living in a truck

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