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A Personal Message from HopeChest CEO on the Past 25 Years of Community Transformation

Imagine that it is late 1993, you are working for International Bible Society, and you have been dispatched to Russia (after the fall of the USSR) to help repopulate the country with Bibles since the communists destroyed nearly every Bible during their atheist rule. Your mission is to go through any door that will open …

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2018, a Year of Growth

Your support and partnership are the fuel that allows our unique Community-to-Community model to continue to flourish and make such a transformational change in the lives of the children, their households and their communities.

HopeChest Exists Because of People Like YOU

Let’s be honest. Without supporters like you, HopeChest, or any nonprofit, is not in a position to affirm dignity, promote work and self-sufficiency, or fight the vicious cycle of poverty. Without you, success stories like Ayelech’s and Betelhem’s are not possible.

2017, A Year of Impact

What a remarkable year! God has been so faithful to Children’s HopeChest in 2017. Because of God’s provision–and our donors, sponsors, community leaders, churches and prayer partners–we’ve been able to accomplish numerous important milestones. It is good to remember milestones, as Samuel did in 1 Samuel 7:12 by erecting an Ebenezer, meaning “stone of help” …

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This Christmas, Ignite Hope!

For some reason, this Christmas season, I’m finding myself much, much more attuned to the notion of impact. Perhaps it is because our second grandchild (first grandson) was born a little over a month ago and you can’t help but get a bit reflective on things through the legacy of a child; or perhaps it …

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God’s Faithfulness in 2016

What a year! God has been so faithful to Children’s HopeChest in 2016, and because of His provision, and our donors, sponsors, community leaders, churches and prayer partners we’ve been able to accomplish a number of very important milestones. In May, HopeChest was named a Best Christian Workplace—the first time we’ve achieved this distinction! October …

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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, …

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