Residents hand pour HOMEmade candles

Jazzmyn Gamble
A resident securing wicks for the candles

For nearly a decade, Project HOME residents have been dedicated to hand-pouring candles through our team at Social Enterprises. Project HOMEmade, a business under our Social Enterprises umbrella, encourages residents to explore creative opportunities for growth and earned income. 

HOMEmade candles
Candle makers' hard work arranged to dry. Credit: Elijah Ford

The group meets on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in our Backspace at 1515 Fairmount Avenue, home to many community events, including potlatches and our weekly Inspiration Tuesday gatherings. Proceeds from candle sales support Project HOME’s mission to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty and provide opportunities for employment.

Residents label candle tins
Candle making is not just an employment opportunity, but a means to build community. Credit: Elijah Ford

Support Our Candle Makers

All proceeds support Project HOME in our work to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty by providing opportunities for employment. Your purchase of candles, mugs, and gift boxes shares the love and helps us to break the cycle by providing employment opportunities to our residents. Give a gift to someone you love and give back at the same time. 


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