Twelve Days of Hope


  Most of us are familiar with “The Twelve Days of Christmas” as a song to celebrate the act of giving.   The biggest gift we can give ourselves and each other is HOPE -for a better tomorrow, for peace, empowerment, and positive change.    “The Twelve Days of HOPE” is not a song but a fictional […]


"Freedom From Want" ~Norman Rockwell

This time of year always brings conversations about thankfulness. Many families begin practicing and preparing their “thankful thoughts” to be shared around the Thanksgiving dinner table.  People attempt to define their gratitude by that one big thing – accompanied by a lengthy back story – to share with their family and friends. It is important […]

Do you know about HOPE’s SAF-T Kennel Program?


There is much to be said for the bond between humans and their pets.  Pets not only provide companionship but also comfort and unconditional love.  They truly are members of our families.  Sheltering Animals and Families Together (SAF-T) is the only initiative of its kind helping domestic violence survivors leave abusive environments with their pets.    […]