Archives for August 2011

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A Band of Brothers

“How good and pleasant it iswhen brothers live together in unity!” Psalm 133:1 Once a year the men in our job training and mentoring program retreat from the day to day at Homes of Hope to spend some strategic, focused time enjoying God and one another at the annual “Wild at Heart Retreat.” Based on the book of the same title by John Eldredge, whi...

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My Focus is Tuned In: Words of Transformation

During our 13 years, Homes of Hope has had the unique opportunity to welcome 272 men overcoming drug and alcohol addictions into our one-year Men’s Development Program. These men have been taught life, leadership, and construction-related job skills, as well as Bible-based instruction. Our goal is to see each man leave fully equipped to walk in freedom from addiction...

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Demolition Week with Youth from Chicago’s Mercy Home

This double-wide had to go! Thankfully we had 11 strong & energetic volunteers from Chicago’s Mercy Home to help us out! Before: We were unable to use this old double-wide and needed to dispose of it A few times a year we have the unique privilege to host groups from various Universities and organizations who desire to spend a week volunteering with us. Last we...

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What Can Happen in 6 Weeks: 2 New, Affordable Homes

Six weeks ago Homes of Hope embarked on a journey with Resurgent Capital Services to build two homes in the West Greenville neighborhood on Gower Street. Throughout the course of that time over 200 employees of Resurgent had a hand in every aspect of construction. Friday, August 4th, we celebrated the last day of construction! Our entire staff, men’s program, & o...

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