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.

In 2018

  • Helped 3 families stay in their homes through our Homeless Supportive Services & Community Resources Program. Yes, 3 families isn’t a lot but these were 3 families we kept from becoming a statistic.
  • Referred Resources and Information to over 300 clients in office & via phone
  • Processed over 10 Dollar Energy Applications for assistance with Columbia Gas Customers
  • Expanded our Region of Help to Isle over 5 other cities and counties in Eastern & Mid Western Virginia. 
  • Completed over 1200 volunteer hours 
  • With more than 60 new volunteers recruited
  • Made over 500 Bagged Lunches for our Lunch on Us Initiative
  • Provided a peaceful Christmas Dinner & Toy Delivery to over 50 Homeless & Low-Income Families in Hampton Roads
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

Kimberly Martin

Kimberly Martin

Executive Assistant to President/CEO

Kimberly is a current Student at Old Dominion University currently studying Biology. Kimberly loves spending her spare time giving back to her community through volunteering.

Anthony Subitoch

Anthony Subitoch

CFO/Board Treasurer

Has over 30 years of accounting experience in Norfolk Public Schools

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.

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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