HopeRaiser Success

Huge thank you to everyone who attended the HopeRaiser Breakfast and Silent Auction. We are pleased to announce that we raised just over $40,000 which will help us further our cause to help children living in foster care and their families. Keep an eye our for our 2020 date to be announced in the coming […]

2018 Annual HopeRaiser!

You are invited to the second annual OPEN HOUSE and SILENT AUCTION at The Homestead Community’s JJ House.   Spend time in community, enjoy light refreshments and drinks and help support Homestead Community’s mission: to create a community of homes and resources for children in foster care and youth facing homelessness. 1402 Grant Ave, Tacoma, […]

In Praise of a Dumpster

For the past weeks (and months) various dumpsters have been located in the yard at JJ House. Delivering, emptying, and retrieving those large containers is an expensive proposition. Except Homestead Community didn’t pay a dime. That is because one company provided garbage removal services during the entire process. They did more than that, but it […]

As Opening Nears, Need Skyrockets

We are getting close to move-in day for JJ House. By the first of April, extensive renovations to JJ House will been completed and inspections are happening.  Creating homes like JJ House is good business. A 2013 study showed that for every young person who ages out of foster care, taxpayers and communities pay $300,000 in […]

Grand Opening of JJ House

A new year can bring uncertainty and fear, but it can also trigger expectancy and hope for positive change. In the case of Homestead Community, January 1st marks the start of the final countdown to a historic event and the manifestation of years of faith, hard work, and perseverance. January 25th is the Grand Opening […]