Growing Hope

Nutrition Gardens: Growing Healthy Children House of Hope is seeding Martin County with Nutrition Gardens in three communities — the Golden Gate neighborhood in Stuart, Banner Lake in Hobe Sound, and Project LIFT in Palm City.“Rather than ‘give a man a fish, feed him for a day,’ this is a ‘teach a man to fish, […]

Empowerment, enrichment and nutrition

House of Hope is at the center of three major projects that will shape the future of thousands of Martin County residents. Empowerment House of Hope’s headquarters in Stuart is undergoing renovation to enhance services to Martin County residents in need. When House of Hope moved is Stuart thrift store from its building on Dixie Highway to […]

Car donation changes lives

In an area with limited public transportation, a vehicle opens up so many opportunities. That’s why, when House of Hope recently presented Stephanie Wesco with the keys to a car, it unlocked a whole new future. “This car will mean so much to our family,” said Stephanie, whose daughter is an honor student at Anderson Middle School in Stuart. […]

Free tax help at United Way

Each year, United Way of Martin County offers free income tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.  The VITA program helps residents with a household income of $54,000 or less, keep their hard-earned money.   Call (772) 283-4800 to schedule an appointment at United Way of Martin County’s VITA site or call 2-1-1 […]

Agencies put family in driver’s seat

A partnership of three agencies is helping a family on its journey to a better future. Trinetta Terry and her two young daughters received a car on Dec. 29, 2015, thanks to efforts by SafeSpace, House of Hope and Project LIFT. Representatives of the three agencies gathered at House of Hope in Stuart to present the keys […]

VNA updates mobile clinic schedule

The VNA mobile health clinic — a free service to people who are uninsured — is revising its schedule and locations. The next visits by the VNA mobile clinic to House of Hope locations will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m Dec. 9 in Indiantown and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 10 in Hobe Sound. The Visiting Nurse Association has been making […]

Thanks for school supplies

House of Hope would like to thank two local businesses for helping with the agency’s back-to-school program. Backpacks stuffed with school supplies were given to 135 children from Martin County families who have qualified for assistance from House of Hope. First, thanks go to Coreen Ulibarri and Michael Ferguson at Edgewater Property-Realty. They spread the […]