Jim has served at HOPE for 8 years as a volunteer, served on HOPE’s Board of Directors, and continues to serve families in need weekly. Jim loves to share stories of HOPE! Watch above to hear one of his stories this!
Jean was furloughed from her job at a local sports team due to COVID-19. Since her team was no longer able to play, she was not earning income to be able to pay rent or utilities. Jean quickly applied for unemployment but weeks later it still had not been processed and her stimulus check had […]
More than 50% of students in Seminole County are receiving free or reduced lunches at school – so what happens when school is out during the holiday season? For these children and their families, the holidays aren’t always full of celebration. When it is a struggle to put food on the table, children often lose […]
HOPE has been contacted by individuals and groups who are looking for ways to help families in the Bahamas. Fortunately, HOPE’s clients, offices, and our families were spared by the devastation endured by the Bahamian people. Although HOPE is always in need of food for our clients throughout the year, at this time we would […]
HOPE’s Emergency Network Services Meet Arnold, one of our HENS clients. He was excited to learn of his new HENS driver, Cheryl, who would be bringing his weekly deliveries since his regular driver was on vacation. Arnold has been so grateful for the in-home support the HENS program provides him and wanted to make sure Cheryl […]
School is starting up again and with it, there will be many new lessons for our children. Have you considered making generosity an intentional part of their learning experience this year? Studies have proven that children who volunteer do better in school and tend to be healthier and happier. Here are a few easy […]
Megan had been struggling to keep up with many of her bills when she found out her disability check would be reduced for several months. Feeling overwhelmed and wanting to provide a stable home environment for her teenage son, Megan came to HOPE to see what assistance was available. While working with HOPE, Megan has […]