The Story of Travis

Travis came to Phoenix Hometown Hires in February 2016. He struggled with finding a job due to his criminal background. Watch his journey with us.

Phoenix Hometown Hires is a non-profit organization, based in Wilmington, North Carolina. Through partnerships with businesses, non-profit organizations, churches and a vast volunteer network, Phoenix Hometown Hires supports people in our community in overcoming obstacles to find work and stability.

Job Placements
in 2016

in 2016

Volunteer Hours
in 2016

I was struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, had no job, no money, no place to live, no self-esteem and no hope. There were many days when I no longer wanted to be a part of this world. One Monday I showed up to Phoenix Hometown Hires to begin the job program. I was reminded that I do have value, I am important, and I could be a productive member of society and the person my parents raised me to be. With some hard work, guidance and support from staff and volunteers, I was able to begin my journey to a new life. Today I’m a self- employed graphic designer, doing what I love!                – Amber

By donating to Phoenix Hometown Hires, you are directly impacting lives in our community.

Your gift will be tax deductible, in accordance with IRS regulations.

Make a gift today!

Contact us today and get involved!

Register for Our E-Newsletter

First Name

Last Name

Your Email