Do Harford County’s Families Make Enough?


Blog / June 14, 2019

Do you know the annual income needed for a family of four (two adults, two children) to attain a modest, yet adequate, standard of living in Harford County? $89,496, according to the Economic Policy Institute. That equates to roughly $7,500 needed per month! The problem? Average annual total household incomes in Harford County total $83,445 […]



Are Mental Health and Homelessness Connected?

Harford Family House Blog | Mental Health Awareness Month

Blog / May 16, 2019

Did you know on any single night in the United States, up to 600,000 people sleep on sidewalks, under bridges, in the woods, or in emergency shelters, according to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development? Of those, an estimated 30 percent, or 180,000 people, live with debilitating mental health illnesses, such as bipolar […]



My HFH Story | Kristy Breslin, WJZ-TV


Blog / May 15, 2019

“ I have been involved with Harford Family House for over a decade. I have emceed Harford’s Most Beautiful Baby for many years, I collect purse donations every year from members of the media for the Hope in Handbags event and last year was named honorary chairperson. I have featured Harford Family House on ‘Harford […]



How Many are Homeless in Harford County?


Blog / April 18, 2019

If you’ve been keeping up with our blogs recently, it’s no surprise to hear that homelessness in Harford County continues to be a problem (If not, you may catch up here). But, do you have any idea of just how many people are experiencing this challenging phase of life? Each year, Harford County’s Office of […]



My HFH Story | Chrystal M.


Blog / April 16, 2019

“ My son and I became homeless immediately following his birth ten years ago. Desperately in need of help, we were blessed to be placed into Anna’s House, an emergency shelter for women and children where we stayed for a short while. When it was time to leave Anna’s House, we transitioned to our new […]



Overcoming Homelessness: It Takes More Than Just LUCK!

Harford Family House | Blog | More Than Just Luck - 2019

Blog / March 15, 2019

With St. Patrick’s Day coming this weekend, we’re looking forward to celebrating with family, friends and sharing laughter and good cheer surrounding the holiday. From green decor to festive parades, St. Patrick’s Day is always a great introduction to warmer weather and the beginning of spring. This week, while we’re prepping for St. Patrick’s Day, […]



My HFH Story | Christina L.

HFH Story | Christina L.

Blog / March 12, 2019

“ Being a former client of Harford Family House, I’m choosing to share my story because the organization means so much to myself and my three children, Aiden, Braison and Dasja. In January 2015 I was experiencing an issue of domestic abuse and was desperately in need of help. My children and I were able […]



Cold & Wet: Realities of Being Homeless During Winter

Harford Family House | Cold & Wet: Realities of Being Homeless During Winter

Blog / February 19, 2019

Experiencing homelessness is challenging when there is warm sunshine, but when the cold fronts creep in, it becomes even more daunting. What’s worse than bone-chilling weather here in Harford County? Bone-chilling weather with rain, sleet or snow. Many of us have fond childhood memories of playing in the snow with our family members and friends. […]



MY HFH Story: Yahaira O.


Blog / February 12, 2019

“ How the blessing unfolded for my family at HFH: When I came to [Harford Family House] I really didn’t know what to expect. Myself and my two little boys were in need of help. With nowhere to go, not being from Maryland, and coming out of a difficult situation, we were lost. Then we came […]



Our HFH Story: Steve & Maggie Fulkrod

Steve & Maggie Fulkrod, Harford Family House

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“ “My wife, Maggie, and I have been financial supporters [of Harford Family House] for many years,” says Steve Fulkrod, finance manager for the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. “[Our support] goes back to the Holy Family House days, both directly and through our church at the time, Cokesbury Memorial United Methodist.  We […]



 

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