• 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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Workforce housing works for this family
Supportive housing helps single mom make ends meet
“What would you do if you became homeless?” is a difficult question to pose to a room of 300 youth, but FMF program manager Sakinah Mujahid and I did just that. We joined the youth program, Living Waters at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church for their Wednesday night programming....
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...