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 […]

Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties

Join In Now! House of Hope will participate in the Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties, a 24-hour online giving event led by United Way of Palm Beach County, Achieve, Nonprofits First and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day. This […]

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 […]

Providing Keys to Self-Sufficiency

Agencies partner to provide keys to self-sufficiency for two local households House of Hope and Project LIFT (Life Initiatives for Teens) have partnered to provide two local families with the reliable transportation they so greatly needed. Anonymous donors gave House of Hope two vehicles which were evaluated and mechanically serviced by program participants at Palm […]

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, […]

Charity Doubles Tournament Serves Hope!

The third Annual Charity Doubles Tournament hosted by Buttonwood Tennis Club Nov. 4-6 was a huge success. All proceeds from the three day event benefited House of Hope, supporting the agency’s mission to empower Martin County residents to overcome hunger and hardship. The tournament opened with the Serve Some Hope VIP Party and Pro-Am competition […]