What began as a random act of kindness, has adapted into an incredible community. Together we have created more than 630 homes – helping 1,500+ former foster youth and their children.

Our Story


  • Georgie Smith and Melissa Goddard answer a call for help from a foster youth who aged-out of foster care by creating a “home”


  • In October a board is established
  • A truck and warehouse space is donated
  • First employees are hired



  • Snap Inc. sponsors 30 home creations
  • National brands establish partnerships
  • 3rd truck is donated
  • 200th home is created


  • Now creating more than 110 homes per year
  • Designer Kelly Wearstler launches #Designer Challenge
  • 300th home is created
  • First COO is hired. Internal audit and strategic plan for scale is completed.
  • Snap Inc. sponsors 30 home creations



How We Began

Facts and References/Foster Care Facts Sources


The Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University “Assessment of the need for Furniture” Authors: Aimee Ambrose Elaine Batty Will Eadson Paul Hickman George Quinn, March 2016
Scottish Council for Single Homeless (2007) “Tenancy Failure – how much does it cost?”

History - A Sense of Home