Celebrating 10 Years in Swaziland

In 2004 we started a ministry in Swaziland focused on supporting teams of young people to reach out to local schools fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Along the way, we found the story behind the story – widows and orphans. We were introduced to Neighborhood Care Points which were operating sporadically around the Manzini area. These […]


Children’s HopeChest Announces the Closure of Joel Home

Children’s HopeChest announced today they will be closing the doors of Joel Home, located in Colorado Springs, CO. Joel Home was created to help young adults between the ages of 18-23 who had aged out of the Colorado Springs Foster Care system. “We made the difficult decision, in conjunction with Dream Centers of Colorado Springs, […]


HopeChest Featured on Hugh Hewitt Radio Program

  We were blessed to have our CEO; Ken Sparks, on Hugh Hewitt’s nationally broadcasted radio program on Tuesday, November 29th. HopeChest was featured during the Ministry Spotlight segment which reaches 2 million listeners each day, alongside HopeChest Board Memeber, Jim Fitzgerald of ColdWater Media.  Thank you for your prayers for the radio interview – we […]


Celebrating 10,000 Sponsorships!

We are really excited to announce that Children’s HopeChest has just reached a major milestone in ministry! We now reach 10,000 orphaned and vulnerable children through sponsorships around the world… and that number continues to grow every week. With the recent partnerships of Faith Lutheran in Appleton, WI, University School in Colorado Springs, CO, and Christ […]


Highlights of Hope: 2015

By God’s grace, 2015 was an exciting year for HopeChest. There have been so many stories of impact, transformation and restoration of dignity and hope. Several years ago, we launched the Swaziland Leadership Academy. This three-year educational program equips young people in our CarePoints with life skills and powerful opportunities for leadership, service and employment.


About This Blog

Relationship. At our core, this is what HopeChest is about. We exist to restore hope and human dignity to the most vulnerable people living in some of the most challenging places in the world, through highly relational, community-to-community, partnerships.


HopeChest Partnership Leader Spotlight: Susan Mogish

Today we are very excited to introduce you to Susan Mogish, HopeChest Partnership Leader for the Kameshkovo Orphanage in Vladimir Region Russia.


How Kind Hearts CarePoint Spend World Water Day!

On Monday and Tuesday this week, the kids at “Kind Hearts” had special visitors from St. Joseph Christian School in St. Joseph, MO. This is the school that visited Kind Hearts for the first time one year ago and committed to providing a fresh-water well at Kind Hearts. Funds have been raised and within the next month or so, when the final permits are approved and stamped, drilling will begin and this school (with 102 kids) will have access to fresh, clean water!


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