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Sep 18

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams to Announce $100,000 Donation to Exodus Homes’ Capital Campaign and Name New Building “Transformation Station”


Community Celebration to be held September 29th at the Agency’s New Housing Facility and Offices in Hickory, NC.      September 2018 / Taylorsville/Hickory, NC—Renowned home furnishings brand Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams will announce its commitment to donate $100,000 to the Capital Campaign of Exodus Homes at a Community Celebration on September 29, from 10am-12pm. The …

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Aug 20

Catawba Correctional Center Inmates Paint New Exodus Homes Building

Catawba Correctional Center Paints New Exodus Building

HICKORY – When the Exodus Homes’ new building at 610 4th St. SW in Hickory was ready for interior painting, it was natural to ask the inmates at Catawba Correctional Center for help. The faith-based United Way agency that provides supportive housing for homeless recovering people wanted to give the men from the prison in …

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Jul 02

Electronic Sign Donated to New Exodus Homes Building

Electronic Sign

HICKORY – Dawn Rippy-Brunton and her husband Roger Brunton live in Shelby, and are members of Emanuel Reformed Church in Lincolnton where the Rev. Susan Smith Walker is the pastor. Walker is also assistant executive director of Exodus Homes, the faith-based United Way agency in Hickory that provides supportive housing for homeless recovering people returning …

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Jun 20

Mural Artist Transforms New Building for Exodus Homes

Exodus Homes Mural

HICKORY – James Smith was eight years old in 1997 when his mother, the Rev. Susan Smith Walker, took him to a new church in Hickory shortly after moving there from Charlotte. Exodus Missionary Outreach Church was only three weeks old and meeting in a local funeral home, the Dirk M. Thompson Mortuary Chapel. That …

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Apr 04

Catawba County United Way Helps Fight Opioid Epidemic at Exodus Homes

United Way Logo 2015

HICKORY – When people think of Exodus Homes, many times they think about homeless people coming back to the community from jails and prison. The faith-based supportive housing agency agency wants the community to know that they also serve homeless people returning home from substance abuse treatment centers, and the important role United Way plays …

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Nov 13

The 2017 Honor Cards are available!

Download an Honor Card Order Form.  Please print this form and mail it with your check to Exodus Homes P.O. Box 3311, Hickory, N.C. 28603 The Exodus Homes’ 2017 William Mangum Honor Card “Rise Up” is now available for the holidays. North Carolina watercolor artist William Mangum is a hands-on advocate for homeless people, donating his artistic …

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Jan 18

Spotlight on Exodus Homes in Charlotte Citywide Community Mass Meeting Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rev. Reggie Longcrier and Rev. Susan Walker MLK Service 2016 Charlotte (2)

Dale F. Halton Theater, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, N.C., January 18, 2016   Contact: Rev. Reggie Longcrier 828-962-8195 or Rev. Susan Smith Walker 828-962-8196 The Citywide Community Mass Meeting honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was held in Charlotte, N.C. on January 18, 2016 at the Dale F. Halton Theater at Central Piedmont Community College. The interfaith …

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Jan 03

Exodus Homes’ 12th Annual “Giving Back” Gospel Concert

Featuring the Exodus Missionary Outreach Church Gospel Choir Directed by Minister of Music Zack Martin Mistress of Ceremonies Sister Odeehey Friday January ​8​th, 201​6​, 7:00pm Exodus Missionary Outreach Church 1763 Highland Ave NE Hickory 28601 Contact: Rev. Susan Smith Walker 828-962-8196 ​or ​ The 1​2​th Annual ​Exodus Homes’ ​”Giving Back” Concert featuring the renown Exodus Missionary …

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Nov 30

2015 Exodus Homes Christmas Lights Festival and Food Crawl

December 7​, 2015​  •  5:30pm – 7:30pm Exodus Homes  •  122 8th Ave. Dr. SW, Hickory, NC 28602   Contact: Rev. Susan Smith Walker  828-962-8196 or  HICKORY – The 12​th annual Exodus Homes Christmas Lights Festival and Food Crawl will be held on December 7, 2015 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. It will be a fast paced holiday party at the main location of the United Way …

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Sep 30

Exodus Homes “EVERYTHING FREE” Community Outreach


Exodus Homes, a Catawba County United Way agency, will host a special “Everything Free” Community Outreach event on October 4, 2014 from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Ridgeview Recreation Center 700 1st St SW in Hickory. This will be a lively event with great music and testimonies of recovery from addiction and incarceration to encourage …

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