The Blog Archive

  • I sat in Delmonico’s Italian Steakhouse watching the clock tick with a fully set room awaiting the arrival of our family members. Tables were set with water glasses, silverware and...

    Be Our Guest

    I sat in Delmonico’s Italian Steakhouse watching the clock tick with a fully set room awaiting the arrival of our family members. Tables were set with water glasses, silverware and...

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  • Tomorrow is ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬… In the spirit of celebration, every dollar you donate to Hopeprint tomorrow will be matched dollar for dollar! Just… (1) donate to Hopeprint, (2) take an ‪#‎unselfie‬...

    It’s #GivingTuesday!

    Tomorrow is ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬… In the spirit of celebration, every dollar you donate to Hopeprint tomorrow will be matched dollar for dollar! Just… (1) donate to Hopeprint, (2) take an ‪#‎unselfie‬...

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  • Grief. It’s a messy thing. It chases you down irregardless of your greatest guards against it, slapping your face like a cold wind on a subzero day. He was born...

    Grief

    Grief. It’s a messy thing. It chases you down irregardless of your greatest guards against it, slapping your face like a cold wind on a subzero day. He was born...

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  • The three of us squeezed onto the small couch as the final stragglers from the evening programming made their way out the door. Somehow the two of them had broken...

    Giggling Girls and Gunshots

    The three of us squeezed onto the small couch as the final stragglers from the evening programming made their way out the door. Somehow the two of them had broken...

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  •   For most of our time on Lilac Street, I have had friends among the Congolese, Burundian and Rwandan women. For years, their sense of burden and need has felt...

    What Hope Looks Like

      For most of our time on Lilac Street, I have had friends among the Congolese, Burundian and Rwandan women. For years, their sense of burden and need has felt...

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  • A few words from one of our Hopeprint Summer 2014 interns, Stacy: Over the past month I have had the pleasure to ignite relationships with some of the local refugee...

    From an Intern Perspective

    A few words from one of our Hopeprint Summer 2014 interns, Stacy: Over the past month I have had the pleasure to ignite relationships with some of the local refugee...

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  • The mini-sized crowd gathered underfoot. The new Iraqi family perfectly comfortable amidst the dozen plus other children from 3 to 15 years old swarming around them. Miss Sue and Miss...

    Come, Go and Stay

    The mini-sized crowd gathered underfoot. The new Iraqi family perfectly comfortable amidst the dozen plus other children from 3 to 15 years old swarming around them. Miss Sue and Miss...

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  • I once heard a parable of an animal who had been placed in a cage with walls surrounding it. Raised from birth in this walled cage, it was all he...

    The Wall

    I once heard a parable of an animal who had been placed in a cage with walls surrounding it. Raised from birth in this walled cage, it was all he...

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  • There is nothing quite like watching the World Cup with… well any non-American just about. Living in a house with my Congolese sister Agnes and a revolving door of friends...

    Out of Anything

    There is nothing quite like watching the World Cup with… well any non-American just about. Living in a house with my Congolese sister Agnes and a revolving door of friends...

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  • The four women stood at the end of the driveway, dressed in vibrant colors matching the smiles illuminating their faces. Two a part of the Hopeprint family for years and...

    What Hope Does

    The four women stood at the end of the driveway, dressed in vibrant colors matching the smiles illuminating their faces. Two a part of the Hopeprint family for years and...

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