Reviver Challenge House of Hope Can Do Crew!

Congratulations and thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make Reviver Challenge a huge success! An estimated 700 participants came together to walk, run, tackle obstacles and volunteer to coordinate a fun day that raised funds to support House of Hope CDC.  Click here for...

Girls’ Night Out: Fashion with Friends

Please take a moment to check out some pictures from our last fundraising event. Girls Night Out Fashion With Friends! With your help, more then $16,000 was made to support homeless women and supportive job training programs here in RI. Click here for...

Castaway for a Cause

Castaway for a Cause With Gilligan’s Island playing on the big screen and against the backdrop of the scenic views at the Warwick Country Club, House of Hope Community Development Corporation held a successful annual fundraising event, Castaway for a Cause, on Friday June 14, 2013.  More than 200 guests, many donning their best island attire or even dressed as characters from the show, attended and participated in the silent auction, pick-and-pop raffle, and enjoyed the sounds of New York Minute Band. The event raised a total of $31,000 to support services and housing for homeless men, women and children in the state. Click here for...

25th Anniversary Celebration

House of Hope Community Development Corporation, along with its Board of Directors, constituents, and supporters, celebrated the organization’s 25thAnniversary on Thursday May 15 at Harbor Lights Marina in Warwick. The event was hosted by Governor Phillip Noel who was honored as the organization’s first Ambassador of Hope and raised $65,000. The 200 attendees were given the first view of the organization’s new video and logo and learned of the organization’s history in the city of Warwick and as a statewide provider of housing and social services for the homeless. Governor Noel, the keynote speaker, concluded the evening by asking guests to continue to support an organization that is, “saving lives every day.” “The event was a huge success,” says Jean Johnson, the organization’s Executive Director, who founded the organization in 1989 with founding Board members Carol Rooney and John Rooney.  “Not only was it a good event at a beautiful venue, b ut we were able to raise some much-needed funds to continue to provide the services we do and remain a strong organization.” Johnson said another goal of the event was to raise awareness about the organization, which has struggled to keep name recognition, especially outside of Warwick.  “We do a lot and have helped so many people. And we’re helping to rebuild the City of Warwick and other neighborhoods across the state. In a lot of ways, we’ve become one of the state’s best-kept secrets. It’s time for us to shine a...