Ray Fitzberger

Last winter, Ray Fitzberger got frostbite on his legs and feet. Doctors had to remove three toes on his left foot. Not long after the surgery, Ray was released from the hospital.

Every day, people we know and love undergo surgery to address life-threatening conditions. If they have no place to go, they get discharged back to the streets.

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Carlton Smith

Each day, Carlton trekked downtown for heroin. Drugs had landed him 33 years in prison, cost him the support of his family and prevented him from keeping a job.

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“Mommy, are we going to be here past tomorrow?”

Philisha fought for Gabby and Travis every day.

As the 90-day limit at a local shelter wound down, she agonized over keeping her family together and keeping a roof over her children’s heads. The possibility that she couldn’t do both was excruciating.

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Trust Tierra: Our clients do

Tierra Bolling connects with our clients in a way that few can.

As a child, Tierra watched both of her parents struggle with substance use, and she knows first-hand what it’s like to experience homelessness. Tierra’s early years taught her that hard times don’t define your future. Change is possible. 

"This doesn’t have to be what your life is like,” she reminds her clients.

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Today, 31% of those experiencing homelessness in the United States are under the age of 24.

What's New


06.12.18

The Fund the Trust Act hit an unexpected speedbump on the road to providing sustained funding to the Affordable Housing Trust Fund. As a result, our lunch-and-learns this week are cancelled.

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06.12.18

Sylvia and Tony were first in line to get their hands dirty when L. Warner Companies (TWC) volunteers showed up for a sunny day of gardening at our downtown clinic on June 1.

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06.11.18

It’s officially summer, and the long, hot days have already started. Just like the extreme cold of winter, Baltimore’s hot and humid summers pose severe health risks to people experiencing homelessness. Without food, water or shelter, people may suffer dehydration, heat exhaustion and stroke.

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06.05.18

This is a BIG moment for the future of affordable housing in Baltimore. And we need your help.

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