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 […]

Happy Birthday, Harford Family House!

Happy Birthday, Harford Family House!

Blog / January 18, 2019

Welcome to 2019! While time has flown by here at Harford Family House, we welcome the new year with open arms. Why, you might ask? Because on Sunday, January 20, 2019 we’re celebrating a HUGE milestone: 30 years of providing help and hope to families with children experiencing homelessness here in Harford County. Happy Birthday […]

My HFH Story: Donna B.

Blog / January 14, 2019

“ When HFH took myself and my grandson in 7 months ago, I was very afraid and depressed.  At that point, we were homeless and I could not see any future for us, especially for him. I felt hopeless, defeated and like a failure. I had no job, no money and was one month away […]

My HFH Story: Meaghan Yurek

Meaghan & Dakota Yurek_2018_HFH Story

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Prior to joining the board of directors in 2018, I learned about Harford Family house through my company, Chesapeake Employers’ Insurance and previous board member, Kristin Klein. Kristin introduced me to Harford Family House and since then I have fallen in love with how the organization’s staff selflessly helps families with children experiencing homelessness in […]

Imagine… Life Without a Home for the Holidays

Harford Family House | Imagine... Life Without a home for the Holidays

Blog / December 12, 2018

The holidays are in full swing here at Harford Family House and we have been overwhelmed with the thoughtful support from community members looking to give back to our families with children experiencing homelessness by providing them a festive holiday experience. We are SO THANKFUL to all of our supporters who answered our call to […]

The Many Faces of Homelessness

Faces of Homelessness

Blog / November 14, 2018

When people hear the word “homeless,” they often associate it with the men and women they see asking for money along the side of the street. The assumption is often that someone experiencing homelessness has made poor life decisions or is choosing to panhandle versus seek employment. While there are people without a home due […]


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