Our mission is to unlock the power of sharing space, resources, and support in times of need.
For over 8 years, Airbnb helped people in times of crisis through the Open Homes initiative. Airbnb.org is the next chapter. We’re a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with our own mission and board of directors.

Meet our board.

Jennifer Bond

‘Airbnb has proven the power of connecting people and welcoming strangers. Airbnb.org aims to use that power to change lives and transform our world. It is a privilege to be a part of that journey.’

Joe Gebbia

‘I’m inspired by what began with a message from a host, and became a movement of 100,000 people offering their homes to their community. In these times of crisis, this work is more important than ever.’

Sharyanne McSwain

‘Housing is one of the most basic human needs and through their program the Airbnb.org team provides housing during those moments of the greatest need.’

Melissa Thomas-Hunt

‘Providing housing when people are under duress is one of the most humane and compassionate acts that one can undertake. I'm so delighted to be part of such a substantive and life changing effort.’

Jocelyn Wyatt

‘I was excited to join the Board of Airbnb.org because of the significant impact I believe we can have by providing housing and resources to those in need.’