Volunteer Spotlight: Mariah

This week we’re spotlighting one of our awesome Mentor Hope volunteers, Mariah Duran! Mariah has been working with Hope for Kids at Club Hope for almost three years, and has been getting involved with Connect Hope as well! She spends time with many of our middle school-aged girls outside of HFK events: hanging out at Starbucks, bringing them to…

Teen Bible Study: Galatians 5

This week’s teen Bible study is an introduction to our Fruits of the Spirit series we are beginning this week! Stay tuned every Monday or Tuesday for a new video Bible study from Cameron, Jeremiah and Megan.

Hope Happens: an act of kindness

#HFKHopeHappens videos are back! This week Cameron shares the story of how a simple act of kindness shared God’s love with a hurting child.

Volunteer Shoutout: Matt

This week’s volunteer shoutout goes to none other than Matt Currier! Very seldom does he get the attention he deserves for the hard work he does. We want to give him a shoutout on his BIRTHDAY WEEK! If you ever wondered what a true Jack-of-all-trades is like–it is Matt. His tireless efforts behind the scenes…

March Club Hope

Originally posted on Hope Unleashed:
Despite again recording low numbers of attending children, Club Hope on March 18th was a tremendous success in building stronger relationships with the kids who did attend and teaching me a valuable lesson about the TRUST that is required for a successful team to function efficiently and effectively. God is…

Praying Desperately

Originally posted on Hope in the Light:
God’s been teaching me this week about what it means to be desperate for His will. Sometimes it can be so easy to let my relationship with the Lord slip into a pattern of just doing enough. I read my Bible enough to have fresh conversations about it. I go to…

Trust is Earned

Originally posted on Breaking Chains with Hope:
For most, trust is something that is earned, and not easily given. This is especially the case with the inner city families that have had their trust broken over and over again. Trust, by definition, is: “firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or…

March Club Hope Recap!

What an awesome month at Club Hope! The kids got to celebrate Pastor Matt’s birthday, eat some delicious english muffin pizzas, learn about Zacchaeus, and watch a Taekwondo demo from the Brown family, our awesome missionary visitors! Thank you to all who made this event possible–we can’t do it without you! See you next month!…

Volunteer Spotlight: Raquel

This month, we’re starting a new feature at Hope for Kids: Volunteer Spotlights! This week we interviewed Raquel Rodriguez. Raquel has been a faithful volunteer during many of our Club Hope events and also makes confirmation phone calls to families prior to events. She is now serving on the Hope for Kids Board of Directors!  Through these volunteer…

MOBILE HOPE!

This year Hope for Kids is looking to launch a new program called MOBILE HOPE. We are incredibly excited as to what this will entail! Mobile Hope introduces a completely new way of reaching inner-city kids. This bus will be used to host action-packed Hope for Kids mobile events right in their neighborhoods in Springfield….