About Us

Insight into our vision to bring back dignified living to our homeless.

Eden Village of Wilmington’s 32-unit pedestrian only tiny home community is currently being constructed next to the airport and adjacent to the upcoming new Salvation Army Complex, providing future access to appropriate support services, transportation, and job training. This community will house our cities disabled, chronically homeless friends with a fixed-government income of $300 per month, will be provided access to a supportive community, support services and paired with a home team that meets monthly.

Tiny Village Community Plans & Progress

A gated community offering hope, dignity & security.
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Tiny Village Community Plans & Progress

A gated community offering hope, dignity & security.
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Community Amenities

What does an Eden Village community look like?

Ready to learn more? Eden Village of Wilmington will be a finger-print access community, with a courtyard setting encouraging sober communal-living, all resident handicap-accessible tiny homes will have a front porch and residents will have access to a 1-acre community garden where they can grow up to 300 meals annually per resident and a community center clubhouse. The clubhouse will include free offices for supportive services use, a place to hold workshops, group dining, meet with counselors and access to a computer. All homes will come completely furnished and will have everything that a single occupant would need to live a dignified, clean and sober life.

Our goal is for Eden Village of Wilmington will have residents in 2022, but our timeline is dependent upon funding. We can’t do it without you, please consider a donation or volunteering to help make this dream a reality.

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Our Leaders

Medical personnel understanding that housing is healthcare.

The foundational leaders of Eden Village of Wilmington are medical personnel who have dedicated their professional and personal lives to caring for those in need. The founders of Eden Village, David and Linda Brown located in Springfield, MO and are a married orthopedic duo physician and surgical assistant. The founders of Eden Village of Wilmington are Tom and Kim Dalton, an anesthesiologist and nurse.

The Daltons grew up together in Springfield, MO, and later moved to Wilmington, NC in 1996 where they engaged in short-term international medical missions. While working on a housing project in rural Kenya, the Dalton’s were challenged by a missionary to get involved providing health care to the homeless. It was through that amazing work that encouraged the Dalton’s to contact the Browns to learn more about tiny home communities they were building in Springfield, MO and were encouraged to meet retired CPA Tom Brown, David’s brother, who also lives in Wilmington to form a team to build an Eden Village to serve the Wilmington community. The group met in February of 2020 and have been building and planning ever since.

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