The Blog Archive

  • The MC was on the mic, addressing the group as a whole. “We are a community. We all come from the wonderful country of DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo). There,...

    One of Us

    The MC was on the mic, addressing the group as a whole. “We are a community. We all come from the wonderful country of DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo). There,...

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  • Car by car drove up the airport pickup/drop off zone with various families members piling out. The exuberance in the air was palpable for the upcoming event. Two families would...

    For the First Time

    Car by car drove up the airport pickup/drop off zone with various families members piling out. The exuberance in the air was palpable for the upcoming event. Two families would...

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  • Home is the place where we return to and go out from. It is the hub of our lives and ought be the place we feel safe. For thousands of...

    Hopeprint Homes

    Home is the place where we return to and go out from. It is the hub of our lives and ought be the place we feel safe. For thousands of...

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  • The call came in that he had passed away. This young dad with two daughters – eleven and four years old, and wife who loved him much, had passed after...

    Death from the Eyes of a Six Year Old

    The call came in that he had passed away. This young dad with two daughters – eleven and four years old, and wife who loved him much, had passed after...

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  • One of Hopeprint’s greatest treasures are our volunteers. Without them, all our efforts would truly not be possible. Many times their stories are embedded in those shared, but today I...

    From a Volunteer Perspective

    One of Hopeprint’s greatest treasures are our volunteers. Without them, all our efforts would truly not be possible. Many times their stories are embedded in those shared, but today I...

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  • When I showed up at the apartment, she was there doing this and that. The baby in her belly was two weeks overdue, and the makeshift room we had created...

    The Motherhood Project

    When I showed up at the apartment, she was there doing this and that. The baby in her belly was two weeks overdue, and the makeshift room we had created...

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  • I remember the story from childhood Sunday School class. The teacher talked about how Jesus was walking about the streets of his day and encountered a man who had been...

    The Blind, The Lame, The Deaf, The Stranger

    I remember the story from childhood Sunday School class. The teacher talked about how Jesus was walking about the streets of his day and encountered a man who had been...

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  • I love our new Saturdays. As the coffee is brewing, one of our volunteers comes with his student to tutor her for the next several hours in Living Environments to...

    Saturday Pancakes

    I love our new Saturdays. As the coffee is brewing, one of our volunteers comes with his student to tutor her for the next several hours in Living Environments to...

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  • The frigid temperatures turned eyelashes into icicles of those waiting on the front porch as we put the final touches on the Hope Store. As I scanned the crowd gathered,...

    Passing it On: Hope Store

    The frigid temperatures turned eyelashes into icicles of those waiting on the front porch as we put the final touches on the Hope Store. As I scanned the crowd gathered,...

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  • As the clock drew near to 6:00pm on Sunday, I felt the aftermath of those 9 events and high pace we’ve been keeping. Motivating myself to host our evening guests...

    Thrive (3 of 3)

    As the clock drew near to 6:00pm on Sunday, I felt the aftermath of those 9 events and high pace we’ve been keeping. Motivating myself to host our evening guests...

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