Moms on a Mission: When the recipient becomes the donor

Giving Children Hope knows that mothers are the greatest proponents of change. For this reason we’ve invested heavily in local mothers, providing extra assistance and opportunities to increase the ability for women in our programs to support themselves. Part of this programming included a Financial Literacy course in partnership with The Raise Foundation with the […]

Kaela’s Fashion Bake Sale and Toy Drive Extravaganza

Good things come in small packages, and eight-year-old Kaela is certainly a treasure. Kaela heard about Giving Children Hope from her mom, who recently volunteered at Giving Children Hope’s warehouse with her co-workers from Equity Residential. This Christmas, a family friend was hosting a LulaRoe party, a company that sells leggings, dresses, and more. Kaela […]

Alicia Smith Receives Hope

Alicia Smith and her son, Niko, were living on the street until they found H.I.S House, a homeless intervention shelter. H.I.S House helps people who are motivated to be self-sufficient. Ten months later, Alicia is graduating from the program an accomplished woman. She got her beautician’s license and earned a full-time position at a local […]

Meet Laurette Zapata

Almost two years ago Laurette Zapata was unemployed and praying to God to find work. Laurette became part of the staff at Giving Children Hope after she was referred here by a friend who saw there was an opening. Now, Laurette is the front desk administrator, or as the staff calls her, “Director of First […]

Joseph Lorenzetti Hosted a Drive

Joseph Lorenzetti recently saw a flyer about Giving Children Hope collecting boxes full of items to help Syrian Refugees for the Pawnshop Kings concert that was hosted on November 18th. He asked his mom if he could put together a donation drive as a service project for his church. After she said yes, his mom […]

Pro-Bono Volunteer

From bookkeeping and maintenance, to electric bills and vehicle insurance, non profit organizations have the costs of a for-profit company but not the revenue. That is why pro-bono volunteers are incredibly valuable to non profit organizations. Steve Keyzers owns Key HR and offered his services to us. “HR, while critical to a healthy work environment, […]