The Blog Archive

  • Ali is a passionate, compassionate man with eyes that search for the overlooked. He is quick to speak encouragement into those who he sees sharing his burden, and a matchmaker...

    Matchmaker for the Overlooked to Lovers of People

    Ali is a passionate, compassionate man with eyes that search for the overlooked. He is quick to speak encouragement into those who he sees sharing his burden, and a matchmaker...

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  • We are excited to announce that Hopeprint has a new website located at www.myhopeprint.org For updated information, our new online giving portal, volunteer opportunities and more, please check it out!...

    Check out our new website!

    We are excited to announce that Hopeprint has a new website located at www.myhopeprint.org For updated information, our new online giving portal, volunteer opportunities and more, please check it out!...

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  • 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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  • The hour drew close and the ladies gathered at our home, some children in tow as well as a few brothers. We loaded onto the bus this chilly Sunday afternoon,...

    More than Picking Apples

    The hour drew close and the ladies gathered at our home, some children in tow as well as a few brothers. We loaded onto the bus this chilly Sunday afternoon,...

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  • It’s been one month since the students from Cornell came to Hopeprint to work with a select group of our Congolese women. Coming into the day, we had selected them...

    Awoken

    It’s been one month since the students from Cornell came to Hopeprint to work with a select group of our Congolese women. Coming into the day, we had selected them...

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  • I Met Africa by Lee Kim Kim served as a guest coach for a Cornell University graduate course during a Hopeprint site visit I met Africa for the first time....

    I Met Africa (a poem by Lee Kim)

    I Met Africa by Lee Kim Kim served as a guest coach for a Cornell University graduate course during a Hopeprint site visit I met Africa for the first time....

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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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