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Fill your community with HOPE!

Our goal is to raise $40,000 so we can provide food and financial assistance to those who need it most. Donate any amount from June 1-July 31, and it will be matched up to $20,000 by The Fathers Table and another anonymous donor. Help us help families and individuals in our community by donating today!

We’re Hiring – Driver / Facilities

HOPE Helps, Inc. is seeking a qualified candidate to maintain HOPE’s three facilities housing a Thrift Store, Resource Center, Food Pantry, and Administrative Offices. This 20-hour position will be responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks for HOPE’s interior/exterior facilities (ex: equipment, furnishings, bathrooms, light fixtures, walls, floors, and landscaping). Assure all facilities are in […]

A Story of HOPE – Larissa

Thank you for easing the stress and worry of a pregnant mother. Larissa’s family was facing unfamiliar territory when her hours at work were cut due to the pandemic and then she began having pregnancy complications. Previously, she and her husband had been able to afford everything they needed without stress. When her hours were […]

A Story of HOPE – Scarlett

We love success stories! Even though she was working, Scarlett had been overwhelmed by expenses while she was going to school. Barely making it while supporting herself for her education, her hours were cut during Covid and she began to fall behind on several bills. Shortly before graduating she was facing eviction and homelessness. Scarlett reached out to […]

HOPE’s Current Needs

HOPE’s greatest need in addition to items listed below is funding to be able to support our mission in keeping families in their homes.  Your donation or pledge, no matter the amount, will help prevent hunger and homelessness for our homebound clients, individuals and families with children in need.  Your donation or pledge will help […]

HOPE Helps’ Board of Directors 2020

On behalf of the staff and current board of HOPE Helps, Inc., I am happy to welcome Cathy Droke, Oviedo Medical Center, Megan Pavel, MBA Student/Rollins College, and David Duda, A. Duda and Sons to HOPE’s Board of Directors. HOPE has worked hard to expand its reach in engaging new and community leaders to promote […]

A Story of HOPE

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!

40 Days – 40 Items Challenge

What are you giving up for Lent this year? Why not try the HOPE Chest’s 40 Days 40 Items Challenge? Each day of Lent remove one item from your house that you no longer use or wear and place it in a bag. At the end of Lent, donate these clean and resellable items to […]

Loreta Prachel, Customer Service Rep

Lori is responsible for customer service, and organizing and pricing community donations

Susan Hilley-Arcaya, Customer Service Rep

Sue is responsible for customer service, and organizing and pricing community donations

No child should have to go hungry – especially during the holidays.

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 […]

Want to see your design on a HOPE T-shirt?

Submit your shirt design for HOPE’s Irish Themed 9th Annual Sham Rock N Run 5K! How does it work? Submit your Irish themed design by October 31 to All levels of artistic abilities are welcome! The top 3 designs will be chosen by the Sham Rock N Run Planning Committee. Those top 3 will then […]

Join us at Rock & Brews at the Kids of HOPE Rock Event!

Bright Futures Students Celebration!

Bright Futures Student Celebration! Over the years, over 760 students have earned their volunteer hours at HOPE for their Bright Futures Scholarships. Currently, there are almost 100 students actively earning volunteer hours for their Bright Futures Scholarships with us! This past week, some of those students joined us from Winter Springs, Oviedo, and Hagerty high […]

Bahamian Relief Efforts

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 […]

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