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Annual Evening of Hope

THANK YOU – A special thank you to the Pastors and staff of Hope Lutheran Church for giving House of Hope the opportunity to hold our Annual “Evening of Hope” Gala Dinner in their Fellowship Hall on March 22nd. Once again the event was completely sold out.  We thank all those who worked many hours…

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Good times at Fiesta Bowling Alley

House of Hope outing

By admin | May 3, 2019 The students of House of Hope enjoyed an evening of bowling and fellowship at Fiesta Bowl on Sunday, February 24th. This event was sponsored by Helping Hands of Collier who have faithfully supported this ministry for several years by supplying classroom materials, recreation equipment, bedding, and much more. This…

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2018 Yard Sale HOH

YARD SALE UPDATE – The sale, which was held on November 3rd was a tremendous success. We acknowledge Terry and Marilyn Skarda for their organization and time that they shared to make this event run smoothly. The many volunteers, along with the men from House of Hope, worked deligently to assist the many shoppers who…

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House of Hope – Summer Trilogy 2018

Demshar's - House of Hope

In the early spring of 2018 Dennis and Edie Demshar, owners of Demshar’s Restaurant in Spanish Springs,  approached the staff and board members of House of Hope with the amazing challenge to have a “Summer Fundraising Trilogy”. This would entail a Pancake Breakfast, a Bowling Tournament and a Golf Scramble with an Awards Banquet. Meetings…

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April Graduation

On Monday, April 2, 2018 a graduation for five students who participated in the Supervisor Course was celebrated at House of Hope. The five students were Tommy, Curtis, Kevin, David and Nathan. Over the time of approximately four months this course study was prepared and presented by Pastor Joe Mahrer.  Each week Pastor Joe presented…

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The Octavians

The Octavians

A concert will benefit House of Hope at Hope Lutheran Church on April 23rd at 7:00 p.m.  Performance will be by the “Octavians, a group of seasoned performers, performing as instrumentalists and vocalist. This group will also feature country legend Margo Smith, a member of the Grand Ole Opry.  It will also include internationally famous…

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GALA DINNER 2018

House of Hope Gala Dinner 2018

Our Third Annual “An Evening of Hope” will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 at New Covenant United Methodist Church, The Villages. This event is our largest fund raiser of the year. There will be a Silent Auction and a Live Auction. Entertainment will be performed by Mary Jo Vitale, a sparkling performer who…

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ANNUAL YARD SALE

Annual Yard Sale

A very huge ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone who helped with the sale this year. For the past few years items have arrived in different stages of delivery. This year by Tuesday we didn’t think we would have that much merchandise to sell. By Thursday and Friday we were truly blessed. We thank everyone who worked,…

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House of Hope Graduates 12 Men

2017 graduation

It was a joyful celebration of personal accomplishment for twelve of the men of House of Hope, a substance abuse treatment center in Wildwood, on Friday evening, September 15th.  The men were honored by more than 200 Villagers and family members for achieving the hardest thing they had ever done – breaking the chains that bound them…

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