• Beacon is an interfaith collaborative of congregations ending homelessness through housing, shelter and advocacy.

    Our Congregations »

  • Our goal is to develop 1,000 homes by 2020 with your support. Since 2003 we have created or preserved almost 500 homes for about 800 people: families, youth and adults.

    See Our Housing »

  • Housing is a long-term goal but too many families need shelter tonight. Volunteers in our Families Moving Forward program shelter 12 families every night.

    Families Moving Forward »

  • Volunteer as a Beacon Citizen to influence legislation improving public policies and funding for housing and services to end homelessness.

    Become An Advocate »

  • There are many ways to help end homelessness. By offering opportunities that will work for any commitment level, Beacon makes it easy to make a difference.

    What It Takes »

Tell your legislator why "Home Is the Key" in 2017
Thank you, Ending Homelessness Together sponsors and speakers
Thank you, Angel Donors
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Supportive housing helps single mom make ends meet
Last month, I learned that no matter the age or background, anyone can be an advocate. Beacon Day on the Hill began in a Lutheran church basement with excitement, nerves, and a healthy amount of confusion. Despite being a designated “team leader,” I was as nervous as the rest of the...
By Terry Brown  |  A typical afternoon at the Families Moving Forward program center is quiet, and the center is relatively empty because the children are either in school or daycare and their parents are likely working. Perhaps some guests would be searching for employment on the...