Stamp Out Hunger 2017

 Hundreds of Volunteers Stamped Out Hunger for Fellow Martin County Residents STUART — This year’s Stamp Out Hunger food drive delivered over 64,000 pounds of food to House of Hope — the equivalent of nearly 54,000 meals for Martin County residents in need. The drive, conducted May 13, is organized annually by the National Association […]

Food Drive Tool Kit

FAQ about Food Drives and Other Events to Support House of Hope: How do I register for a food drive? Click HERE to register your food drive. But wait, I’m not collecting food. I’m having a different kind of event. What do I do then? You can still register your event by clicking HERE. And […]

A Summer Without Hunger

Hunger doesn’t go on vacation. When school is out, hunger kicks in. During the school year children who qualify for free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch don’t have to worry about where their next meal is coming from. But what happens when school is out? For many children, summer is a time of hunger. Here […]

Help fill Care Packs for homeless

House of Hope regularly provides Care Packs — backpacks full of necessities for people who are living without a stable home. But supplies are running low, and the agency is calling for help. This is a great project for neighbors, businesses, churches and other groups. All County Automotive, will be collecting items for Care Packs throughout March at […]

It’s Thanksgiving again

House of Hope is giving thanks to Palm City Presbyterian Church and the generosity of the runners and sponsors of annual Turkey Trot 5K. Recently, the church’s pastor, Rev. Dick Anderson, and the race manager, church member Rob Johnson, presented House of Hope with a check for $14,148, representing the proceeds from the race. That […]

The Legacy of Tess Saluja

Generations of generosity toward House of Hope are the legacy of Tess Saluja. Six years after her death, family and friends are still finding creative ways to honor her memory – including food drives, a car donation and remembrances on special days. The story begins with Teresa “Tess” Carr, an Irish lass who came to […]

Publix sets record for giving

Publix Super Markets conducted another record-setting Food for Sharing drive to benefit the House of Hope food pantry program. Early in December 2015, the drive delivered 59,254 pounds of food to House of Hope, including canned hams, mac & cheese, tuna, green beans, instant potatoes, jelly, peanut butter, beef stew, rice, and granola bars. That […]

Thank you for the turkeys!

House of Hope would like to thank the many groups and individuals who answered the call for turkeys in the week leading up to Thanksgiving. House of Hope had a list of 360 families who needed help with a turkey dinner, and the demand was greater than our supply. We turned to the community for […]

Girl Scouts food drive

Girl Scouts went door-to-door on Halloween morning, collecting food for House of Hope. The Scouts conducted their annual Martin County food drive on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, and collected a grand total of 6,538 pounds of food for House of Hope’s food pantry program. Troops went through many neighborhoods, picking up tons of food and taking it to House […]

7-Eleven pizza promo

The 7-Eleven Market hot food stores are hosting a whole pizza donation day on Oct. 30, 2015. The pizzas are just $5.55 each, and the frozen pizzas will be delivered to House of Hope to distribute through our food pantries to local people in need. You can also donate your loose change. Many 7-Elevens are collecting […]

Hunger Action Month events

September is Hunger Action Month* — a nationwide campaign to raise awareness and mobilize the public to take action to fight hunger. House of Hope is involved in the following activities during September. Volunteers, participants, sponsorships and donations are welcome! Sept 16-17: Energy Fair House of Hope is participating in the annual ALPI Energy Fair […]

7-Eleven delivers pizzas, partnership

Representatives from 7-Eleven stores recently visited House of Hope to deliver pizzas and launch a partnership with the agency. Several 7-Eleven local and district managers brought 221 frozen pizzas to the House of Hope food pantry in Stuart on Aug. 7, 2015. This treat for food pantry clients was thanks to the contributions of 7-Eleven customers […]

Food drives add up in fight against hunger

House of Hope is on pace to exceed the half-million pounds of food it distributed last year to Martin County residents in need. At the half-way mark of 2015, the total of food distributed was 332,316 pounds. That’s the equivalent of ​about ​27​7,000​ nutritionally balanced meals to local people in need. House of Hope services […]

Food drives a staple at St. Joseph

House of Hope would like to thank the people of St. Joseph Catholic Church for their continued outpouring of support. During the food drives from March through July, they have donated 4,262 pounds of food and $486. All together, this represents the equivalent of 5,801 meals! Since last September, the total amount of food collected by […]

School Supply and Food Drive Resources

“Tools for School” Supply Drive Resources Flyers Tools for School flyer 8.5 x 11 flyer Poster school drive 18 x 24 Large Poster AddYourLogo (You may insert your logo or email your logo to and we will add it for you) Signs to put on your Tools for School collection box (all 8.5 x […]

Food From Fans

The most recent edition of Food From Fans was held on June 25, 2015, and raised 1,400 pounds of food for House of Hope’s pantry program. That’s the equivalent of about 1,167 meals! Food From Fans is an annual event that invites the public to donate two cans of food to get in free to […]