Carmichael HART

Reviewed by the Sacramento Region Community Foundation

$2,359 raised by 23 donors

24% complete

$10,000 Goal

HART is a coalition of faith communities, non-profits, and businesses who are committed to finding solutions to homelessness. In communities like Carmichael, resources are largely absent. Founded in 2017, Carmichael HART is a local response that addresses these realities serving homeless individuals and families. 

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Carmichael HART is a volunteer-run organization dedicated to assisting the homeless in Carmichael. HART is a coalition of faith communities, non-profits, businesses, and individuals, who are committed to finding local solutions to homelessness.


Carmichael HART is an all-volunteer-run nonprofit. We have 0 administrative costs. We can operate our programs while guaranteeing community investment is routed directly to our community's most vulnerable because of the support of our incredible volunteer members at large and board members. If you are interested in participating in our board of directors or getting involved in one of our committees, please contact Scott at

Our main needs are financial and volunteer support for the following programs.

Outreach Services: Carmichael HART was founded to provide resources to our unhoused neighbors. Our community outreach consists of 2 programs: a Shower Program every Saturday and a Meal Distribution Program every Thursday. The Shower Program acts like the Respite Center mentioned above but runs year-round. Here, local homeless are welcome to receive showers, meals, services, and hospitality. The Meal Distribution Program provides 40 meals to local homeless encampments every Thursday of the year. Often, the volunteers distributing the meals are accompanied by other service providers such as medical professionals or the Housing Navigator. CHART's Outreach Program operates thanks to the work of 100+ local volunteers.

Transitional Housing Program: Carmichael HART operates two transitional houses. The Transitional Housing Program aims to prepare recently homeless residents of Carmichael for life after the streets. Transitional Housing services include rent-free housing, case management, job, and employment training, medical and mental health referrals, and mentorship. Four men and four women live in the Transitional Housing Program at any given time.

Winter Respite Center: During the coldest months of the year, local churches and volunteers provide services to the unhoused at our annual Winter Respite Center. The Winter Respite Center offers a breakfast and take-home meal, a place to stay warm, phone charging stations, showers, and a connection to mainstream services such as Dignity Health nurses and Housing Navigation. Last year, the Winter Respite center hosted 138 different unhoused individuals, averaging 17 per day. The program takes place three days per week for three months.

Equity Statement

As we work to achieve our mission, Carmichael HART reaffirms our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). We are proud to serve people of all backgrounds.

Organization Data


Organization name

Carmichael HART

Year Established


Tax id (EIN)


Mission Category

Human Services

Operating Budget

$50,001 - $100,000

Organization Need

Funding: Unrestricted, Volunteers

Demographics Served

Seniors, Low-income individuals/families, Homeless/Underhoused/Unhoused

Local Counties Served


Equity Statement

Equity Statement


P.O. Box 1822
Carmichael, CA 95609

Service areas

Carmichael, CA, US



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