Archive | June, 2015

Youth put skills into action to help peers in need

The Youth Support Program in Antigua provides academic and emotional support for 796 youth, helping to ensure that they reach their goal of graduating from high school. The program also plays a crucial role in achieving Common Hope’s long-term goals that youth develop critical thinking skills and possess the confidence, compassion, and organizational skills that […]

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A high school Women’s Club boosts their resumes by organizing a supply drive

A group of high school women from Lake Forest High School in Lake Forest, Illinois organized a toiletry drive for Common Hope’s families as part of their service project. These young ladies are members of the Women’s Club, a philanthropic, volunteer-based group that focuses on impacting women in both a national and international setting. They […]

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A small town in South Dakota has a big heart for our mission

Frederick, South Dakota, a small town of roughly 250 residents, is home to a group of people who are making a difference for our families in Guatemala. Teresa Hermodson-Olsen, our Sponsorship Coordinator in the St. Paul office, traveled there last month to get the word out about Common Hope, child sponsorship and our 2015 School Supply […]

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