June 8, 2015 – When the U.S. Department of Education became aware of the needs of the hurting youth in Ferguson, Missouri, they contacted Antonio Boyd, HOPE worldwide’s Vice President of Community Services. In response, HOPE worldwide, along with several of our partners, facilitated a two-day training session of cross-sectional community leaders. Last week our partners met together to make a difference in the Ferguson community and beyond.
Spend your Christmas serving communities in need! Registration is now open for the Fiji and Philippines HOPE Youth Corps taking place this December. Both programs are open to teens, campus students, singles and families.
Editors Note: HOPEww continues their history of excellent leadership with the selection of Robert Carrillo as the new CEO. Be sure to read this article and watch the video HOPEww made a few years ago of Robert sharing his moving personal story and passion to serve the poor.HOPE worldwide announced today the appointment of Robert Carrillo as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2015. Robert, who currently serves as the Lead Evangelist of the San Diego Church of Christ, will succeed Randy Jordan, who has served as HOPE worldwide’s CEO since 2008. Robert was selected as CEO after a succession process of more than one year led by the HOPE worldwide Board of Directors.
May 27, 2015 — As severe storms moved through Southeast Texas again late Monday into early Tuesday morning, high water and flooding made many of Houston’s roads impassable, prompting officials to urge residents to stay home.
Update from Charles Ham, Coordinator, HOPE worldwide Global Disaster Response
May 12, 2015 – “Today’s additional earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale is bringing even more misery to the people of Nepal. HOPE worldwide remains committed to helping during this difficult time.“
Thank you for your generous donations to help support our disaster response efforts in Nepal. Your gifts are already making a difference as we are providing food, shelter, medicine and support to many already. Our work is only beginning and could not be possible without your help. Please read below to learn more about how your support is making a difference in Nepal.
Situation Report #2 – April 28, 2015
As the situation in Nepal becomes more bleak, the HOPE worldwide school remains a hopeful light in Kathmandu. Volunteers at the school have been providing meals and shelter for those who have been displaced.
Situation Report #1 – April, 26, 2015
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, a 7.9 earthquake brought calamity and destruction to a heavily populated area of Nepal impacting six million people. The quake was also felt in nearby China and India, however, Nepal sustained the most damage. The death toll is reported to have reached 2,500. This number may rise as communications are restored in the more remote villages.
|Lowell Mayor Rodney Elliott charges down the court.|
Forty-eight men and women played basketball for 24 consecutive hours, raising more than $50,000 in donations. “Hoops for Hope” was held at UMass Lowell and was attended by many local dignitaries. Lowell Mayor Rodney Elliott also participated as a player in the event.