Volunteers

by Monday, 13 March 2017 22:00

HYC Milestone: From One Generation to the Next

HOPE Youth Corps has reached a milestone! The first participants from 20 years ago are now sending their own children to HYC.

Steve Burns was on the 1997 Moscow HYC. His daughter has now just signed up for her first HYC. She is Philadelphia bound.

by Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Young Men with a Heart to Serve

It is always so encouraging to see young men grow in their compassion and service. Gary Torres from Los Angeles went on two HOPE Youth Corps last year. He served in Croatia in July, and the Philippines in December. Watch this short video, in which he shares his convictions about service...

by Friday, 24 February 2017 11:13

"These Two Weeks Were a Spiritual Charge to My Soul"

Ignatius Beard is a single brother from Maine. He served on the HOPE worldwide Singles Corps in Sri Lanka over Christmas. Read about his trip...

by Tuesday, 15 March 2016 17:29

More Valuable than Anything Money Could Buy

Jane Doyle, from Belfast, Northern Ireland, writes about her family's trip to Nepal with the Kathmandu 2015 Christmas HOPE Youth Corps.

This is the story of my family trip with HOPE worldwide to Kathmandu, Nepal at Christmas 2015. Our family consists of my husband Daniel, our two girls Hannah (15) and Sian (13), and our son Rory (10). 

Even though we had wanted to go on one of these HOPE worldwide trips for a few years, when God opened the door for our family to serve in Kathmandu, the reality of it brought up fears in me, and challenges that only faith in God could overcome.

by Monday, 22 February 2016 10:12

HOPE Youth Corps Testimonial: Zach Parnell

Zachary Parnell, 24, a campus student from Philadelphia, was one of our "master builders' on the Philippines HOPE Youth Corps. He is also one of the nicest guys you will ever meet.This is what he shared about his time on HYC:

by Monday, 22 February 2016 09:50

2015 HOPE Youth Corps Cebu Video

John and Isa Araneo, disciples in the San Diego Church of Christ,  go to the Philippines every year to help with the work of HOPE worldwide. This past Christmas, they were able to serve alongside the HOPE Youth Corps volunteers.

A group of 80 HYC participants built houses for typhoon victims, repaired and painted boats, and spent time with the community of Daanbantayan in Northern Cebu.

Read more about another family's experience in Cebu: Healing through Serving

by Saturday, 30 January 2016 10:03

Healing through Serving

In December 2015, Carolyn Alessi (member of the Greater Hartford Church of Christ) and her two daughters participated in the HOPE Youth Corps trip to Cebu, Philippines. Here are Carolyn's own words about why serving is an important part of healing for her family:

by Friday, 08 January 2016 10:54

Houses, Boats and Little Children: 2015 HYC Philippines Report

Two weeks during the 2015 Christmas holiday season, 80 volunteers along with the local HOPE worldwide staff painted boats, built houses, played with children, sweated, laughed, cried  and fought off relentless ants and mosquitoes.

by Thursday, 24 September 2015 11:48

The Sustainable Impact of HYC and New Volunteer Program Updates

Alaska HYC Update: Making A Lasting Impact

Check out this sustainable impact of HOPE Youth Corps! We really try to have a lasting meaningful impact with the service activities we carry out on our volunteer trips. The Alaska HYC participants engaged in sustainable agriculture during the summer programs.

by Wednesday, 29 July 2015 16:32

HOPEww Volunteer Sites Open for Families, Singles, Campus and Teens

December Sites Open to Families

Are you interested in spending your family holiday serving others in another country? Come and join us in Fiji or the Philippines this winter. We have opened registration for our two winter HYC, one in Fiji (December 4 to 19), and one in the Philippines (December 17 to 30). Both programs are open to teens, campus students, singles, and families. Apply here!

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