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So Much to Look Forward to: Michael's Story

Michael returns to the community as an employable worker, a responsible father, and as an outstanding example to other men who come to Homes of Hope in search of a second chance....

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My future is Jesus and Bella! | A Father's Reflection at Christmas

During his time at Homes of Hope, Isreal has reconnected with his four-year-old daughter and learned the magic of the holidays free of alcohol and drug addiction....

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Thanksgiving Issue: "Grateful for the change in my life."

Gratitude is contagious. Counting our blessings allows us to put things into perspective; it allows us to remember our 2014 milestones....

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Big Success: Homes of Hope's 10th Annual Golf Classic

Thanks to our many golfers & sponsors for making our 10th Annual Golf Classic a record-breaking fundraising tournament!...

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How You Can Help Families in Poverty

Homes of Hope is innovatively addressing issues of poverty, workforce development, and affordable housing and you can be a part of it-- read on to see how lives are being changed through LoCAL Housing. ...

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God is good: Bradley's Story

Bradley struggled for years with drug addiction & hopelessness. Read from his experience how his life has been changed by God at Homes of Hope....

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Bonus Updates from the 2014 Hope House Dinner & Auction

  On May 16th, 2014 Homes of Hope held our annual fundraising banquet at the Hyatt in Downtown Greenville. Together with 500 guests we celebrated our 15th Anniversary and the many lives that have been changed through our mission of affordable housing and job training. Here are some updates from our event speakers.  "It was a relief to share my story at Homes of...

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LoCAL Housing Complete! Finally, new housing options for poverty-level families.

“Building these homes is a sign of completion for me. Now I can give back to society instead of taking from it for so long.” - Brad Berry, Homes of Hope Men’s Development Intern This past week Homes of Hope rejoiced to celebrate another milestone in our fourteen-year history of developing affordable housing in Upstate South Carolina. After two years of ...

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Gideon's House: A New Home for Men Overcoming Addictions

As a developer of affordable housing in Upstate South Carolina, most understand that we build homes for those in need. For fourteen years our organization has evolved from rehabbing mobile homes, to branching out to new construction, to now producing highly energy efficient LoCAL Homes for the extremely poor. Because housing development is a paramount part of our mission, ...

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Today It's Not the Same; It's better.

Hi, my name is Steve. I’ve been on drugs in one form or another most my life. Just before I came to Homes of Hope I smoked marijuana and crystal meth. I was a real mess- I had just come off of a meth binge that lasted 3 or 4 months. Prior to that I had saved up more money than I’ve ever had my life and blew it all on drugs. I went from 170 pounds down do 110 po...

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What's New? Maximizing Job Training for Men Overcoming Addictions

There are a lot of changes happening at Homes of Hope and today’s blog is about one we are particularly excited about. Since our beginning, we have welcomed 272 men into a yearlong residential job training and mentoring internship as they seek the opportunity to move past addiction and into sustainable life change. In the process they have been discipled by our Men&r...

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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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Who am I? Part 1

The morning starts early for the men in our intern program. They start each day at 6:45am as they drive in from where they live at Samaritan Village to gather together for a time of praise and worship and Biblical instruction by our men’s development staff before beginning that day’s construction and landscaping projects. Central to our mission in providing a s...

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