SHELTER is acronym that captures basic human needs.

At WHOA!, we aim to redefine and provide SHELTER.

Shelter – safety and security begins with a roof over our heads

Health – from food to fitness and the medical care to heal us

Education – we all need opportunities to learn, grow, and develop into better, more knowledgeable people

Love – social support and community connection are at the core of people’s lasting happiness; we need one another to survive

Technology – our tools extend and expand our abilities

Expression – from authentic, to artistic, to civic, we are not free unless we express ourselves

Recreation – all work and no play is not good for the soul