A Turkey for Every Table

With almost 20,000 Martin County residents unsure of where their next meal is coming from the Holidays are often beyond the capabilities of limited household budgets. We at House of Hope believe that everyone who’d like to celebrate the holidays with their loved ones should be able to. This year more than ever, we need […]

Tennis Players to Serve Some Hope

Buttonwood Tennis Club is gearing up for its fourth annual Charity Doubles Championships to benefit House of Hope Nov. 17-19, 2017. The highly anticipated “Serve Some Hope” VIP Party boasts an impressive lineup of gourmet local food, first-rate raffle baskets, and auction items, and live entertainment. As the tennis season kickoff, the opening night features the popular […]

Classes in session at new Enrichment Center

Free classes are in session at the Golden Gate Center for Enrichment Following momentous ribbon cuttings and a successful grand opening, House of Hope and its partners are getting down to business at the Golden Gate Center for Enrichment – the business of empowering the community. On the first floor of The Center the computer lab and library services are available throughout the week to the public. Staff […]

Family Day 2017

On Monday, Sept. 25, the Banner Lake Club was filled with over 100 local residents enjoying a community dinner to celebrate Family Day. The third annual Family Day Dinner at Banner Lake was a collaborative effort between House of Hope, The Banner Lake Club, and Treasure Coast Food Bank. A national initiative, Family Day was created […]

Honoring partners at the 2017 Hope Awards

House of Hope recognizes exceptional individuals and partners at the 2017 Hope Awards The annual Hope Awards featured a delightful breakfast at the Mariner Sands Country Club on the morning of Sept. 20. Community partners, businesses and private individuals gathered to be honored by House of Hope for their ongoing and meaningful contributions of time, […]

254 students supplied for success

Partners in Hope help 254 local students receive supplies for success With the help of hundreds of local donors, two dozen area businesses and teams of volunteers – House of Hope was able to provide 254 Martin County students with new backpacks filled with supplies through the agency’s 2017 back-to-school program. Recipients of the backpack […]

Grand Opening Celebration

Stuart community celebrates the opening of its new Enrichment Center The Golden Gate community celebrated the grand opening of the Golden Gate Center for Enrichment July 29. Local residents gathered their families and friends to enjoy free food and beverages, face painting, snow cones, children’s games and prizes, live music and dancing, information booths and […]

Publix provides 70,000 meals!

Publix Food for Sharing breaks record for House of Hope  For House of Hope, the only sight that is more exciting than a Publix truck pulling into the agency’s distribution center is watching two Publix trucks pulling in. Thanks to community minded shoppers and the supportive employees at Publix, the super market’s Food for Sharing […]

Macy’s Shop for a Cause

“Way to shop!” Who doesn’t love Macy’s? Now through August 9th, visit https://www.crowdrise.com/house-of-hopemc to make your online donation to House of Hope. Each donor will receive an exclusive savings pass to shop at Macy’s during the annual Shop for a Cause event, August 10th – August 13th. Not in town? Don’t worry! You can still donate online […]

The Elisabeth Lahti Nutrition Center

  House of Hope dedicates nutrition center to cherished local philanthropist, Elisabeth Lahti STUART- On the morning of June 30 the House of Hope Stuart Service Center was filled with smiling faces and eager salutations. Long time friends, agency partners and other supporters of House of Hope walked briskly through the Client Choice pantry to behold […]

Sign Up as a Program Partner!

  The transformation of the historic Golden Gate Building into the Golden Gate Center for Enrichment is finally complete! Starting this July, programming will be available in the areas of education, vocational training, health and nutrition, arts and culture, and more. Programs & services will be offered to Martin County residents that are living at or […]

Bank of America Supports House of Hope

BANK OF AMERICA SUPPORTS BETTER NUTRITION AND HEALTH FOR MARTIN COUNTY RESIDENTS House of Hope has received a $5,000 grant award from Bank of America to support the agency’s four Client Choice pantries which serve Martin County residents. Bank of America’s generous support will assist House of Hope’s pantries in procuring nutritious food for their clients […]

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 […]

How Stamp Out Hunger helps Martin County

Local agencies urge Martin County residents to Stamp Out Hunger     House of Hope and several collaborative partners held a press conference May 9 at 10 a.m. to enlighten the public about the current statistics of Martin County residents experiencing hunger and hardship. The timely information was presented days before the Stamp Out Hunger […]

Top Chef Martin County is a Sizzling Success

April 29 was an exciting night with an electric crowd packed in close to watch the final seconds Top Chef Martin County’s cooking competition from the large window overlooking St. Joseph Catholic School’s kitchen. Cheers of encouragement rang out as each attendee rooted for their favorite of the five local amateur chefs. The contenders’ exacerbated […]

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast 2017

House of Hope applauds volunteers at annual Appreciation Breakfast Each spring, House of Hope volunteers and staff gather for the agency’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast. The event was attended by over 150 guests, who were treated to a breakfast at Mariner Sands Country Club. All volunteers were honored for their dedicated service with personalized certificates […]

Publix Charities is Big Heart Sponsor

Publix Charities becomes Big Heart Sponsor with $5,000 donation The Hearts for Hope Luncheon serves as House of Hope’s largest fundraiser each year. On Feb. 2, the agency hosted its 18th Annual luncheon with a new theme ­­­— better nutrition for the community. With the event highlighting House of Hope’s recently planted nutrition gardens, the […]

Formal Fashions Expo

On January 28, 2017, the Stuart Thrift Store hosted its first ever Formal Fashions Expo. The event was inspired by over 1,000 brand-new formal dresses which have been donated by three different anonymous donors. For this exclusive event, brand-new wedding gowns were priced at just $99 with other formal wear ranging between $29 – $59 […]

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, […]