About Us

Share Volunteer Serving a Meal

Share at a Glance

Share provides services to individuals and families and prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, economic status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or family status.

Share is a 501© 3 non-profit. Federal Tax ID # 91-1205119

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At Share, we provide a spectrum of services—from shelters for individuals and families who experience homelessness and a Hot Meals program that provides free meals to the public to an Individual Development Accounts savings program to buy a home, car or pursue education or Lincoln Place, a 30-unit permanent supportive housing apartment complex. Click here to view Share’s Spectrum of Services in words & pictures.

Frequently Asked Questions About Share
Share’s 2015 Annual Report
Share’s 2014 Annual Report

What We Accomplished in 2015

  • 1,290 people served at our shelters and through our partnership with the Winter Hospitality Overflow program
  • 800 individuals accessed Share Outreach services
  • 89,942 free meals to the public served through the Hot Meals Program
  • 3,750 volunteers gave their time in support of Share programs, totaling 33,468 hours – equal to $772,106 of service to our organization!
  • Share ASPIRE (our transitional & permanent housing program) served an average of 138 households each month
  • 506 people were served through our Housing & Essential Needs program
  • 66,700 bags of food were provided to 1,850 children, and their families, at 90 schools through the Backpack Program; plus 10 Fresh Food Pantries opened
  • 25,265 free meals to children served through Share’s Summer Meals program
  • Our Individual Development Accounts Program has 74 current savers
  • During the holiday season, 385 families were adopted, 895 guests attended our holiday parties and 14,484 gifts were distributed

Sources of Our Funding

  • Government (Federal & State): 61.78%
  • Capital Campaign Fundraising: 15.6%
  • Student Employment Reimbursement: 0.18%
  • Private Foundation Grants: 3.14%
  • Fundraising: 10.71%
  • In Kind Donations: 15.14%
  • Private Donations: 5.2%
  • Interest & Dividends: 0.88%
  • Rents & Misc. Reimbursement: 1.72%

How Our Money Is Spent

  • Housing Programs: 41.71%
  • Hunger Response Programs: 20.06%
  • Street Outreach Program: 2.71%
  • Shelter System: 17.68%
  • Financial Programs: 2.59%
  • Fundraising & Development: 8.54%
  • Administration: 6.69%

Confidentiality & Privacy Policies

Share strives to protect the identity of all clients and to treat each individual with care and dignity to establish safety, trust and confidence in our programs. To that end, employees and Board members sign a Confidentiality Policy (available for review via the link below).

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