2013 Annual Report

Hospitality House Community Shelter

The mission of Hospitality House is to provide the homeless with a compassionate place of rest, sustenance, dignity and hope.

Hospitality House is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation serving Nevada County since 2005.

Hospitality House operates with 16 full- and part-time employees, 28 faith community partners, 8-member volunteer board  and dozens of volunteers.

2013 Annual Report


Income: $711,123 includes

$344,815 Contributions

$ 61,898 Events

$304,410 Grants

Expenses: $645,785

Building Fund

$1,000,000 Grant

$ 402,801 Total Contributions

$1,597,465 Total Project Cost

$ 194,664 Balance Owed on Loan

How your Donation Helped in 2013:

  • Served 384 unduplicated individuals:  260 males, 124 females. This includes 36 children.
  • Provided 15,228 bed-nights.
  • Volunteers provided 45,084 meals and 21,000 hours of service.
  • Outreach Case Managers made 2707 contacts with 176 homeless individuals.  Outreach Case Managers connect with homeless individuals not staying at Hospitality House.
  • Over 500 medical exams provided at our weekly onsite medical clinic. 
  • Hospitality House is dedicated to helping homeless individuals and families overcome the barriers that prevent them from finding and keeping stable housing.In 2013 a total of 202 shelter guests moved into housing.  
  • In our Rapid Re-Housing program Case Managers assisted 107 homeless individuals (27 were children) into permanent housing.  $40,004 in financial assistance was provided to these households for rent and security deposits.

Goals for 2014

  • Raise $194,664 to pay off construction loan for Utah’s Place.
  • Implement the Hospitality House Serves Culinary Job Training     Program.
  • Develop collaboration with local business to hire/train shelter guests.
  • Implement homeless recovery group and life management classes.
  • Create and manage food-producing vegetable garden.

 Our Vision

  • Provide pathways to independence.
  • Provide temporary overnight housing/shelter.
  • Partner with faith communities, social service agencies, and the general public.
  • Foster dignity.
  • Provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support.
  • Advocate for low-income housing.
  • Support those who seek permanent housing.