Humanitarian Action Network, Inc.

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Do Better.

According to a recent study published in June 2019 by Sacramento Steps Forward, 5,570 people are currently experiencing homelessness in Sacramento. Of those, 3,900, or 70%, of them are unsheltered and living out in the elements along rivers and underneath freeway overpasses. Living outside means no toilet, no shower, no place to do laundry, and no privacy, among other things that many of us take for granted. While we wish we could help all of them, we must direct our limited resources to the most marginalized, the most vulnerable, the unsheltered. To take it one step further, we seek out the unsheltered who are not able or not likely to travel to the few centralized locations in Sacramento that offer homeless support because we want to make sure that these people also get the supplies they need.  It truly takes a network of caring hearts to make an important and meaningful difference in these people's lives. Join us in helping our fellow humans, our neighbors, in crisis. Do Better with Humanitarian Action Network.


Baiocchi, A., Curry, S., Williams, S., Argüello, T., Price Wolf, J., & Morris, J. (2019, June). Homelessness in Sacramento County: Results from the 2019 Point-in-Time Count. Sacramento, CA: Institute for Social Research and Sacramento Steps Forward.

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HAN on Facebook

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Click the image above to visit HAN's Facebook page where you can view our latest activity as well as like us, share us, and give us a rating! While you're visiting, please consider making a tax-deductible, fee-FREE donation to HAN by using the "donate" button on the page or by giving to one of HAN's Facebook fundraising campaigns. You can also start a fundraising campaign for HAN of your own! 

HAN on Amazon Smile

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HAN is excited to  now be  recognized as a charitable organization on Amazon Smile! Please click the image above to be taken to Amazon Smile, and choose Humanitarian Action Network as your charity. After that, any time you make a qualifying purchase from Amazon Smile, HAN will receive .5% of your total purchase in the form of a donation by Amazon. Note that it is a different URL than regular Amazon, but your account remains the same.

HAN Shirts Are In!

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For the first time ever, HAN shirts are being made available to the public! The only way to get one is by making a tax-deductible donation ($25 or more) on this website, in person at one of our events, or on our Facebook page. To get your FREE shirt, after making your donation ($25 or more), send an email with your shirt size (XS - 3XL) to admin@dobetterhan.org. Supplies are limited!

HAN Sponsored Homeless Breakfasts

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HAN sponsors quarterly breakfasts for the homeless at Friendship Park in Sacramento. Our next breakfast is scheduled for January 2, 2020. Click the image above to view photos from previous breakfasts and to learn how you can help us keep these going!

HAN on Guidestar

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Guidestar's  mission is to revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions, and encourages charitable giving. HAN is honored to have earned a bronze seal of transparency on Guidestar. Click on the image above to learn more and to view HAN's profile on Guidestar.

Other Ways to Help

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Humanitarian Action Network needs your support! Recurring monthly donations are most helpful, but  one-time cash donations, donations of new or used items, as well as volunteer time are all integral to the continued success of our mission. Join our mailing list to learn about upcoming fundraisers and events here.

HAN Projects

Winter Homeless Care Package Project

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This is our annual winter project to support our unsheltered homeless neighbors in Sacramento. Please click the image above to learn more.

Summer Homeless Care Package Project

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This is our annual summer project to support our unsheltered homeless neighbors in Sacramento. Please click the image above to learn more. 

Porta Potty Project

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Every human being deserves the right to go to the bathroom in a dignified manner, but the unsheltered have no regular access to a restroom. For this reason, we are launching a project to sponsor porta potties for the homeless. Your recurring tax-deductible monetary donation from our home page will help to support this important endeavor. 

HUMAN T-Shirt Project

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HAN launched its first annual HUMAN t-shirt project in June 2019. The project entailed distributing 100 HUMAN shirts to people who are experiencing homelessness throughout Sacramento, California. The purpose of this project was to remind people with homes that people without homes are still human beings who still have the same basic human needs as everyone else. Losing one's home does not change the fact that people still need shelter, food, water, a place to go to the bathroom, dignity, and love. A special thank you to S+B James Construction for their generous contribution toward this project.

Future HAN Events

January 2, 2020

Homeless Breakfast at Friendship Park

6:45 AM - 8:45 AM

Friendship Park, Sacramento

Event Details

January 2, 2020

Homeless Breakfast at Friendship Park

Our next quarterly homeless breakfast will be at Friendship Park, located at  1200 N C Street.  Write to Jessica at jwalker@dobetterhan.org if you would like to help.

6:45 AM - 8:45 AM

Friendship Park, Sacramento

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Supply Drive & Fundraiser

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Two Rivers Cider, Sacramento

Event Details

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Supply Drive & Fundraiser

Join us at Two Rivers Cider on Attawa Ave. for a supply drive and fundraiser supporting our 2nd Annual Summer Homeless Care Package Project. More details will become available as we near the event. Write to Jessica at jwalker@dobetterhan.org if your local business would like to donate raffle prizes.

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Two Rivers Cider, Sacramento

Saturday, June 27, 2020

2nd Annual Summer Homeless Care Package Project Assembly

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location TBD

Event Details

Saturday, June 27, 2020

2nd Annual Summer Homeless Care Package Project Assembly

Save the date for our 2nd Annual Summer Homeless Care Package Project assembly. More details will be provided as the date nears.  Write to Jessica at jwalker@dobetterhan.org if your local business would like to be a sponsor or provide space for this event. 

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location TBD

"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better." Maya Angelou

Please consider making a recurring or one-time tax-deductible donation to help fund our mission to help those in need.  You may also send checks made payable to Humanitarian Action Network, to P.O. Box 246835, Sacramento, CA 95824. Thank you.

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