Honor Cards

“A New Way” William Mangum Honor Cards Available Now!

“A New Way”



Exodus Homes, 610 4th St. SW, Hickory NC 28602

Contact: Catie Lawson  828-569-8605  or  catielawson0502@gmail.com 

William Mangum     bill@williammangum.com

To order by mail:  

Download an Honor Card Order Form.

Please print this form and mail it with your check to: Exodus Homes P.O. Box 3311 Hickory, N.C. 28603

Exodus Homes’  2021 William Mangum Honor Cards are now available for the holidays. The faith-based United Way agency provides supportive housing for homeless recovering people returning to the community from treatment centers and prison. The annual sale of Honor Cards is a primary source of funding for the organization.

William Mangum is a well known Greensboro artist who befriended a homeless man in 1987, and the experience inspired him to use his artistic and publishing skills to make The Honor Card program one of the most effectively managed charitable programs in the country. Within each beautiful annual painting is the subtle image and story of a homeless person. With underwriting support from Wells Fargo Bank along with Mike and Sarah Kearney, The Honor Card program has expanded to thirteen communities in N.C., and has received national attention for helping organizations who serve homeless and needy people. Exodus Homes is The Honor Card program for the Foothills area.

This year’s Honor Card is entitled “A New Way”. Mangum explained his inspiration for this year’s card saying “The words of award-winning singer Lauren Daigle’s song “Rescue” embodies this truth. You are not hidden, you are not hopeless though you have been broken, – I will send out an army in the middle of the darkest night. I will rescue you. The lyrics and song are poignant that I’ve incorporated it into the 2021 Honor Card campaign. It’s daily reminder as I listen to this beautiful and powerful song. This year I hope you will give thanks for the smallest of blessings. That you see the world around you and if you have an opportunity to reach out and help the homeless find “A New Way” – I commend you.”   

To see a video about the 2021 “A New Way” William Mangum Honor Card:

“A New Way” Honor Cards are $5.00 each. On the inside, the recipient is informed that someone made a gift to Exodus Homes in their honor, and gives information about the supportive housing program. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of Honor Cards goes to support the operating expenses of Exodus Homes. Today, The Honor Card program is in its 34th year, and has raised over $9 million dollars  to support homeless and needy people in our state. “People have been requesting 2021 Honor Cards for the past few weeks, and they are here! It has become a gift-giving tradition in this area, and the funds we raise are a primary source of funding for Exodus Homes. Many are aware of our successful capital campaign this year but those funds cannot be used for operating expenses. Honor Card sales will be a primary source of funds for the upcoming year” says the Rev. Susan Smith, Assistant Executive Director of Exodus Homes.

The “A New Way” Exodus Homes Honor Card can be purchased online at www.exodushomes.org by clicking on the “Donate” button and putting “Honor Cards” in the line for “Special Instructions for the Seller”. They can also be purchased at the following locations: 

  • Exodus Homes Housing Program 122 8th Ave Dr. SW Hickory 28602
  • Exodus Homes Offices and New Life Thrift Store  610 4th St. SW Hickory 28602
  • Taste Full Beans Coffee House    29 2nd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601
  • SALT Block Gift Shop 243 3rd Ave NE Hickory 28601
  • Catawba County Chamber of Commerce 1055 Southgate Corporate Park SW, Hickory, NC 28602
  • EcoDental 300 29th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601

Packets of cards for sale and display easels are available for local churches and businesses who would like to support Exodus Homes by participating in The Honor Card program. For more information about helping sell or purchasing “A New Way” Honor Cards, please contact: Rev. Susan Smith at 828-962-8196 or revsusansmith@gmail.com.

Download an Honor Card Order Form.  Please print this form and mail it in to Exodus Homes- P.O. Box 3311, Hickory, N.C. 28603. You may either include a check with your order form or pay online below. If paying online, please click the “Add Special Instructions” and state that this is for your Honor Card Purchase.

Click the “Donate” button below to make a payment online for your Honor Cards. All major credit/debit cards accepted.