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National Volunteer Month: Building Spaces for Families to Grow
Photo: The Chacón family, Holy Spirit volunteers, and the Common Hope housing team All families deserve stability and a safe and secure place to call home. Families can focus on and achieve their long-term goals with access to the right [...]
Executive Director, Shari Blindt, retiring after 18 years of service
Lea en español a continuación. For nearly 18 years, Shari Blindt has been a leader and friend to all of us engaged in Common Hope's work. With the adoption of a new Strategic Plan for 2023-2026, Common Hope is [...]
Creating safe spaces for women and girls: Jenifer’s powerful role
“Let us show that being a woman doesn’t limit us in what we can achieve, on the contrary, let us show that we are capable of excelling in everything we set our minds to. But above all, be happy, and [...]
The Education Support team hosts fun festival to promote 2023 programs
Family playing board games in Common Hope's library. The school year has officially started for students in Guatemala, and everybody is happy to be back in school! Common Hope wants to ensure students stay excited about learning all [...]
Hope and Love You Can Wear on Your Wrist
Photo: Izzie (Isabella Ferrando) on the left, JJ (JJ Ham) on the right, both 15 Sweethearts, friends, gift givers, and changemakers give a gift that transforms lives with a purchase from Iz and JJ’s Bracelet Fundraiser! Izzie and JJ, two [...]
Back-to-School Festival: Welcome students and families!
The start of a new school year is full of possibility and promise but can also be a little intimidating for students and parents alike. With the anticipation of returning to the classroom full-time after three years of remote learning, there [...]
Paint with a Purpose: Faith Ralston’s creative and visual way to give back to Guatemala
Photo: Faith Ralston (top left), Phillips Vision Team, and a Common Hope family) Faith Ralston recently returned from her first Vision Team experience in Guatemala. Before her trip, she set out to raise $1,700––enough to fund a home for a [...]
Class of 2022: This is just the beginning.
Dreaming for a better future Fredy, 2022 graduate. Keep moving forward. This is Fredy’s message to his peers and those attending Graduation. He is the second in his family to graduate and among the few to graduate from [...]
Boston Scientific unites the corporate community during Hispanic Heritage Month
Boston Scientific unites the corporate community during Hispanic Heritage Month To kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month, Boston Scientific HOLA (Hispanic Organization for Leadership & Advancement), hosted a Walk for Hope at Bde Maka Ska. Among the attendees were companies [...]