HOPE in the NEWS
Event Aims to Create HOPE for Area Families
By Lindsay Holmes | Seminole Chronicle | August 30th, 2012
Local residents have the opportunity to help families undergoing crises next month in a unique way - by bidding on their neighbors.
On Saturday, Sept. 15, HOPE Helps, Inc. will host their annual A Heart For HOPE fundraiser, featuring a live auction where guests can bid on members of the community and their business services. CLICK TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE (PDF)
Event to Provide Children with School Supplies, Clothing
By Bel Huston | Seminole Chronicle | August 1st, 2012
All throughout Seminole County, families are preparing for the school year with the all-important back-to-school shopping trip, armed with lists provided by their schools. A backpack? Check. Paper? Check. Glue sticks? Check.
This weekend, hundreds of children will soon be doing some shopping of their own, with a few other fun things to mark off their lists as well. CLICK TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE (PDF)
Where You Can Give, Get Back-to-school Supplies in Central Florida
By Kate Santich | Orlando Sentinel | July 26th, 2012
It's almost August which means parents with school-aged kids can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Yes, soon their precious progeny will be heading back to the classroom.
Unfortunately, one in four of these children are from families that can't afford to cover their grocery bill, let alone school supplies. CLICK TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE (PDF)
HOPE Helps in Oviedo Gets Extreme Makeover
Oviedo - Winter Springs LIFE | July 1st, 2012
For more than five years HOPE Helps, an Oviedo-based nonprofit organization serving families in crisis, has turned around the lives of so many in our community. This spring, the facility got a helping hand of their own, thanks to the generosity of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. CLICK TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE (PDF)
St. Alban’s Cathedral in Oviedo Pprovides Produce for HOPE
By Jessica J. Saggio | Seminole Chronicle | May 17th, 2012
A lush landscape of blossoming greens lines the outskirts of the St. Alban's Cathedral in Oviedo. Beyond the stained glass windows, courtyard and parking lot lies something many find as nourishing as the worship services that go on inside - a farm fully run by church members to help heal local hunger pains for those in need. CLICK TO READ THE REST OF THIS ARTICLE (PDF)