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by Tuesday, 28 April 2015 19:02

HOPEww Assesses Next Steps in Nepal Response Efforts

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.

by Monday, 27 April 2015 09:51

Help HOPEww Respond to Disaster in Nepal

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.

by Wednesday, 22 April 2015 16:40

24 Hours of Giving in Boston

Lowell Mayor Rodney Elliott charges down the court.
On April 3, 2015, the Boston Church of Christ sponsored a 24-hour basketball event called “Hoops for Hope” to raise money for HOPE worldwide’s health initiatives in Cambodia.

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.

by Friday, 17 April 2015 09:33

HOPE worldwide Executive Positions Available

HOPE worldwide is re-opening the application process for the position of Chief Executive Officer. To find out more details, please click here
by Monday, 13 April 2015 09:48

HOPE worldwide Volunteers Mobilizing After Tornados Hit Illinois

April 11, 2015 - On Thursday, April 9, 2015, fourteen tornadoes left a path of destruction through the Midwest U.S.  DeKalb County in Northern Illinois suffered the most damage. Citizens in Fairdale and Rochelle took shelter as they had done when tornadoes had threatened before, but this time was different.

Residents reported that the 200 mph tornadoes stayed on the ground destroying houses, vehicles, and anything else in their path. The latest report indicated that the tornadoes claimed two lives, while responders are continuing to rescue other trapped or injured individuals. The governor of Illinois has declared a state of emergency for DeKalb and Ogle Counties.

by Friday, 10 April 2015 13:01

HOPEww Bolivia: Breaking New Ground

April 2, 2015 – Today 30 members of the HOPE worldwide Bolivia team gathered in the sunny neighborhood of La Florida in Calacoto, Zona Sur, La Paz for the Hope Centro Medico International (clinic) groundbreaking ceremony. This event represents one of the many things that are happening in our “2015 Year of Dreams Coming True”(a four-year dream).

by Wednesday, 08 April 2015 16:16

HOPEww Africa: From Surviving To Thriving

Diepsloot is one the poorest settlements in South Africa with a population of 138,000 living in an area of approximately 7.5 square miles. Many families live in small 7′ x 10′ shanties constructed of scrap metal, plastic, wood or cardboard. The community is plagued with violence, substance abuse, unemployment and inadequate educational opportunities. These conditions threaten the development of South Africa’s most precious resource – the children.

by Thursday, 02 April 2015 09:21

Are You Prepared for Tornado Season?

Tornadoes are one of nature’s most violent storms and are most active in the United States between March and June. HOPE worldwide’s National Disaster Service Team wants to make sure that you are prepared and ready for this storm season.  Recognizing an impending hazard and knowing what to do to protect yourself and your family will help you take effective steps to prepare beforehand and aid recovery after the event.

by Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:01

Announcing HOPE worldwide Singles Corps Fall Sites!

HOPE worldwide is excited to announce three new Singles Corps opportunities this Fall!  Join us for a life-changing time of serving and adventure in Israel, South Africa or Nepal!