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Reconnecting with Loved Ones

Reconnecting with Loved Ones

There are over half a million homeless men and women on a given night in the United States. There are a variety of ways that they lose touch with loved ones. It might be something straightforward as a misplaced cell phone. Sometimes feelings of shame and embarrassment...
Growing up with the House of Hope

Growing up with the House of Hope

Written by Minta Keller, daughter of Mamma’s Hands Founder’s Denny & Leslie Hancock. Music has been a huge part of my life. That love was instilled and fostered by my parents. We had good and uplifting music playing almost all the time. Pretty much...
Heroes in Your Neighborhood

Heroes in Your Neighborhood

It can be really hard to explain everything that’s happening in the world to kids…Sesame Street is here to help! Sesame Street unveiled a timely adaptation to the popular “People in Your Neighborhood” song featuring Elmo, Abby and Grover. The new song titled “Heroes...
Children’s Books on Race and Diversity

Children’s Books on Race and Diversity

In 2019, a Sesame Street workshop found that 63% of parents say they never or rarely talk about their family’s race or ethnicity with their children. Children’s books are the most effective tool to engage your little ones about important issues. As our...
Mamma’s Hands Responds to Violence

Mamma’s Hands Responds to Violence

During this time of turmoil across our nation, we renew our pledge to bring hope, help, and healing to the suffering in our community. For 30 years Mamma’s Hands has joined with caring supporters to serve the most vulnerable among us from all...
What Lisa Learned At the House of Hope

What Lisa Learned At the House of Hope

I came to House of Hope as a new mother, I was timid and scared. I kept to myself and didn’t interact with anyone. I had my focus on my main goal: to find a home for my daughter and I. After a little bit of adjustment, I realized that this was more than a place...
Dear House of Hope Mom

Dear House of Hope Mom

Dear House of Hope Mom, I am so proud of you for finding a safe place for you and your children. I don’t know your story, but I am confident we all have one thing in common: our children are the reason why push forward.  I am writing to you as a graduate of...
Music Monday, May 18th

Music Monday, May 18th

Happy Monday, everybody! Enjoy “She Has a Dream.” It’s a wonderful part of our life at the House of Hope, witnessing the progress of mothers coming from seemingly hopeless situations as they progress mentally as well as spiritually towards the realization...
A Letter to My Daughter

A Letter to My Daughter

In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked House of Hope moms to share their hopes and dreams for their children. Maddie* wrote a beautiful letter to her daughter. To my daughter Belle, God knew my heart needed you and he gave me you at the perfect time. You saved me. I...