An Idea is Born

June 7, 2018

It began as an idea to help fellow nomads.

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An experienced consultant was engaged to start

June 14, 2018

Established Board of Trustees

August 1, 2018

Established Board of Trustees

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Incorporated in the State of Nevada

August 28, 2018

Executive Director appointed and Executive Assistant hired

September 1, 2018

Finalized and adopted official HOWA name and logo

September 7, 2018

Received IRS 501(C)3 charitable tax-exempt status

September 13, 2018

Adopted Homes On Wheels Alliance, Inc. Bylaws

October 1, 2018

Filed AZ foreign state registration application

October 17, 2018

Received first online donation

October 17, 2018

First Board of Trustees meeting and trustee training sessions

October 31, 2018

Caravan program began

October 31, 2018

Initiated business plan

December 18, 2018

HOWA trustees answered questions and accepted donations at the WRTR and RTR

January 4, 2019

HOWA trained volunteers for the second WRTR

January 4, 2019

The purpose of the WRTR is to help build a supportive community of women, and to help women create long-term success for themselves in the vandwelling lifestyle

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HOWA formed an alliance with Public Land Society and Freecampsites.net for the Ehrenberg cleanup

March 20, 2019

HOWA formed an alliance with the Berger Foundation

March 20, 2019

Linda May donated land to HOWA

April 1, 2019

HOWA formed an alliance with Santan Solar – Santan donated 40 solar panels

April 22, 2019

HOWA began first minivan build-out

June 1, 2019

HOWA formed an alliance with RVillage

June 28, 2019

HOWA became the sponsor of the WRTR and RTR

July 1, 2019

HOWA established nomad emergency fund

July 27, 2019

HOWA formed an alliance with WeeRoll Trailers – WeeRoll donated a trailer

August 8, 2019

HOWA’s first birthday celebration and minivan awarded

August 28, 2019

HOWA formed an alliance with Renogy

October 5, 2019

Five homes on wheels are completed by volunteers

October 30, 2019

Solar panels donated by Santan Solar are awarded to recipients

November 5, 2019

Through the generously of HOWA’s alliance partners Santan Solar, the Berger Foundation, and Renogy, HOWA  was able to provide all of the components, except batteries, for solar systems that were awarded to 37 recipients. Santan Solar donated the panels and the Berger foundation’s grant was used to purchase components at a discounted rate from Renogy.  Recipients were greeted by volunteers as they arrived to pick up their solar systems. Each recipient was given a short introduction to the system before it was loaded into their vehicle. The ability to charge a battery and power laptops, phones, CPAP machines, small refrigerators, and other appliances will be lifechanging for the award recipients.

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HOWA formed an alliance with Lectric eBike – Lectric eBike donated $10,000 and bikes

December 30, 2019

HOWA sponsored the 2020 WRTR and RTR

January 14, 2020

Bob Wells, president of HOWA, is key speaker at RVillage Rally

February 14, 2020

In response to coronavirus outbreak HOWA began virtual campfires

March 30, 2020