Organizations we supported
This is our hope chest. Below are many examples of how the Charity of Hope has created brighter futures for recipients.
City Kidz is a non-profit organization that assists over 1200 disadvantaged children living in the inner city in Hamilton. City Kidz inspires each child to believe they are created with a purpose and inspires them to dream big dreams and follow their dreams with passion. City Kidz instills Christian values and morals through their Saturday program and home visits.
Jennifer Ashleigh Foundation
The Jennifer Ashleigh Foundation improves the quality of life for chronically and seriously ill children by providing financial assistance for special treatment needs, therapy, medical expenses, emergency funds, education and recreation.
Good Shepherd Youth Services
Good Shepherd Youth Services provides opportunities for real change for hundreds of youth at risk in our community every year. They make a difference by providing necessities like clothing, food, support and security to these youth who are struggling with loss, abuse and neglect.
Liberty for Youth
Liberty for Youth provides a safe place for youth to be engaged, encouraged and empowered.
High School Outreach Programs
Donations were given to several high schools in the Hamilton area to assist with the school’s breakfast and/or lunch programs for students unable to afford meals on their own. The Charity of Hope is providing healthy meals to youth in the Hamilton area through the donations to these outreach programs.
Hamilton East Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club
The main mission of this club is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
YMCA Strong Kids & YMCA Chill Zone
The YMCA Strong Kids Campaign is focused on raising much needed financial support for children, teens and families who are unable to afford the full cost of participation in a YMCA program or activity. The YMCA Santa’s Ultimate Chill Zone is a volunteer driven holiday celebration for families in Hamilton’s North End.
Food 4 Kids
Food 4 Kids provides backpacks filled with food for children in need.
Hope Chest Stories
A young student with several family issues and in need of financial support, needed assistance in paying for food and other essential items to help this family feel hope for another day.
The Charity of Hope provided funds to a brother and sister who desperately wanted to stay together in the same home. After the loss of their mother, who was the sole family provider, their financial burden was over-whelming.
Children’s Aid Society
Five youths were each given hope through a scholarships to go towards their university or college education.
Charity of Hope Awards 2014
Charity of Hope awards were given to 58 students in inner city schools who exemplify what our charity is about, giving hope to other children and youth. Click here to see the recipients of the Charity of Hope Awards 2015.