Residents, property owners, and tree services salvage downed hardwood trees for the Fuel Bank. Tree trunks and branches are taken to HOPE sites where volunteers split and stack the wood for pick-up and delivery to families throughout the area for home heating.
STEM Summer Enrichment Program
A 6-week, Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm program for K-12 children. It includes nutritious breakfasts, lunches, and snacks for all participants provided by the school district’s summer meal program, with food made available by the state.
After School Program
Providing adult supervision and mentoring for K-12 children after school; snacks and/or meals; homework checks; testing preparation; and outdoor exercise and organized sports.
Meals for the Elderly & Economically Distressed
Working with a local church-sponsored food pantry to support low-income families and individuals by providing meals prepared by volunteers. HOPE volunteers deliver meals to mobility-impaired residents.
HOPE offers mentoring K-12 children, creating and finding internships for teenagers, and GED Preparation.
Our number one priority is our community. We strive to Help Our People Excel, and that comes in all shapes and sizes.
Our students are capable and motivated. They make the most of the networking and opportunities delivered by our HOPE staff, mentors and volunteers. Here are a few we caught up with...
Dr. Helen B. Miller
Nicole B. Williams
Margaret St. John Henry
We need your help as we make this transition to a stand-alone nonprofit organization so that we can continue providing wood for cooking and heating, and plan, organize, and deliver our STEM Summer 2019 programming for our K-12 student population.
Each and every person can make a difference – with HOPE and a helping hand, we can work together to create a better future. Remember, it is true – “it takes a village to raise a child.”