Our Community-to-Community Approach For Transformation
Alleviating a symptom is not the same as solving a problem.
Children’s HopeChest is founded on the belief that a comprehensive approach is necessary in order to solve the problems orphaned and vulnerable children face. We consider not only a child’s immediate needs, but also what their long-term needs will be to survive, thrive, and succeed. This is the foundation for HopeChest’s Community-to-Community approach to holistic care.
The simple answer is because God created us for community–and it works. We are not built to go through life alone. Community means we watch out for each other, we care about, love, and provide for each other. Community is a two-way street. You can’t be in relationship with someone and not be personally impacted.
The same is true for our Community-to-Community model. Our model has some unique characteristics: