Emergency Food and Shelter

Whether the need is immediate shelter and a hot meal, fresh food to support a family who is facing the challenges of food insecurity, or WeHOPE's emergency shelter to assist individuals in becoming healthy, employed, and housed, WeHOPE's Emergency Food and Shelter program are there to provide help today, so there is hope for tomorrow.

Providing dignity and restoring lives

WeHOPE Shelter

More than a cot, WeHOPE shelter offers cohesive services catered to the specific needs of the individual client’s situation

WeHOPE Shelter is a 24-hour facility located in East Palo Alto that provides emergency and transitional housing for single men and women.

WeHOPE takes a holistic approach to help those experiencing homelessness. Its programs are designed to address the physical, emotional, and educational needs of those served. The program provides hot meals, shelter beds, access to medical care, hot showers, laundry service, transportation – and through comprehensive case management, life skills classes, and job training, individuals become healthy, employed, and housed.

20,000+ individuals connected to lifesaving programs since inception

Family Harvest

Providing free healthy food to anyone in need

In 2018, WeHOPE partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank to launch Family Harvest to meet the needs of community members facing food insecurity.

The program provides fresh produce, eggs, milk, cheese, meat, cereal, canned, and packaged food every Tuesday to individuals and families regardless of their citizenship or immigration status, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. With Family Harvest, families will not have to choose between paying bills or eating healthy food.

1 million+ meals provided to neighbors in need since inception