Our Mission

The Helpers Organization is a 501c3 nonprofit that assists the homeless and low income families in Hampton Roads by addressing the needs of affordable housing, economic development, and neighborhood revitalization.

Community Resources & Homeless Prevention Support Services

Designed to reduce/eliminate the incidences of homelessness, we will provide services to keep you & your family inside the home.

Workforce Development Program

A 60 day development program that is offered to those who are interested in a better career and/or financial sustainability.

Community Outreach

Our outreach consist of an array of projects such as our monthly "Lunch On Us" where we prepare sandwiches for our homeless and low-income.

2008:  The Helpers Organization was established.

2009-13: Established various community relationships, including ForKids, Inc.

2014: Received our 501(c)(3)  IRS status

2015: Adopted Evelyn Bus Transfer Station through Hampton Roads Transit

2016-2017: Provided over 1,000 meals to the homeless

2018: Celebrating 10 years of Business, 3-year Partnership with Dollar Energy Fund, 2nd HRT Adopt-A-Spot @ Wards Corner Norfolk

The backbone that keeps this organization running.
Antwan Staton

Antwan Staton

CEO/Chairman of the Board

Inspired by a homeless wheelchair bound woman, he created The Helpers Organization to help others who are currently homeless.

Tina Newbury

Tina Newbury

COO/Senior Member at Large

Seeking a 2nd Bachelors in Information Technology from Old Dominion University

Anthony Subitoch

Anthony Subitoch

CFO/Board Treasurer

Has over 30 years of accounting experience in Norfolk Public Schools

Madeline Van Dyke

Madeline Van Dyke

Volunteer Services Coordinator

With 10 years of Customer Service Experience

Shawn MiHill

Shawn MiHill

Board Vice-Chairman

Current holder of the Virginia State Bar.

Tiesha Coleman-Hall

Tiesha Coleman-Hall

Senior Member at Large

Over 25 years in City Government.

Angel Gibbs

Angel Gibbs

Community Res. Advocate

Current student at Old Dominion University, working towards her Human Services Degree.

Desiree Ingram

Desiree Ingram

Community Res. Advocate

Current student at Old Dominion University, working towards her Human Services Degree.

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Thank You for Helping

6/8/2018: I would like to thank the staff for helping me and my children get our gas turned back on before the winter months. Thank you so much, ~A, Moore Columbia Gas Customer