"For I know the plans that I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future."
Hands of Hope for Life, Inc. is an extension of God's Church and is funded by His people, whether it be individuals, churches, businesses, or organizations, and occasional community grants. ﾠDonations of material goods for our clients such as clothes, diapers, formula, car seats, and other miscellaneous baby furnishings are essential for the success of the H.O.P.E. program and the future of our clients and their families. ﾠAt the end of each year, we will gladly issue tax receipts for any donations, monetary or gifts in kind.
Through the H.O.P.E. program, moms, dads, and caregivers are able to obtain resources to supplement their babies' physical needs. As we meet clients' physical needs, we are then able to share with them the love of Christ.
Regular monthly participation in the H.O.P.E. program allows clients the opportunity to receive items needed for their child/children who qualify. In order to qualify, client must be pregnant or have a child under two years of age.
Clients earn items by participating in one or more of the following incentives:
"Hands of Hope for Life" is different from other organizations in that we are family. Providing support for our clients in ways that include:
Counseling is provided as one of our free services to all clients that participate in our HOPE program. This time can be for the individual or for the family. Information shared during this time- or in any appointment- is kept completely confidential.
We provide a variety of educational materials to our clients. Through our video series, clients will learn about everything from prenatal care to potty training and practical fatherhood to general life skills workshops.
Diapers, Wipes, Formula, Clothing, Bedding, Bottles, Sippy Cups, Baby Food, Bath Products, Nursing Supplies, Shoes, Toys, and Books.
*One visit per month earns these items.
Prenatal Care Includes:
We are a Christian non-profit organization, therefore, we hope to attend to our clients spiritual needs as well. We offer individual or group Bible studies and are always available to pray one on one with our clients.
We are blessed to provide these items to our clients. Because they are more costly and less available than basic shopping items, we require two visits in one month in order to earn these items. Other restrictions and limitations may apply.
* Client must be in good standing with our center.
Get bottles from the center and have your group fill them with coins, cash and checks!
This fund-raiser takes place during the Summer months. Churches and other groups are encouraged to take part. Your group leader/church liaison will organize the distribution and collection of bottles and deliver them to the Center when they are all received.
Join us in the Spring to walk with others in our community to raise funds and awareness!
Date: April 29, 2017 (Tentative)
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Place: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
This is once a year sit down dinner. There is always a powerful speaker, ministry update, and music. See your church Liaison or call the Center for more information. Seating is limited.
Date: October 20, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: The Foundation at Isothermal
This group of volunteers help make decision for the direction of the ministry. They, like our staff, are the face of the ministry. The board meets monthly to discuss any items of business necessary for the month.
If you are interested, contact our Executive Director, Karen Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
We rely on the support of the local Church and community in order to serve our clients. Therefore, donations are necessary for the continuation of this ministry. Support comes in many forms:
Volunteer duties include:
We feel that prayer is the most powerful tool we have to create a pathway for our Center and our clients to flourish. We have seen God do amazing things through actively being in continual prayer. Anyone is welcome to join us at the Center as we carry burdens and praise before the Throne of Grace each week.
As a non-profit, we depend upon the generosity of individuals, churches, and businesses to provide necessary funding to continue serving our community. We also accept material gifts so long as they are in new or gently used condition. Due to new federal regulations, we can no longer accept used car seats and certain other furniture items. Please call ahead before bringing these type donations.
Support may also be given through the AmazonSmile program at the following link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/56-1758941
We will need additional volunteers to help with each of our annual fundraising events. These opportunities include: