After Hours Welcome Crew

After Hours Welcome Crew

After Hours Welcome Crew The after hours welcome crew. This was a tough trip to get geared up for. Some ongoing health challenges have had me feeling less myself than ever, and in my fog it was hard to muster up the energy to pack up all the things and head south, or...
Fernando’s gratitude

Fernando’s gratitude

Fernando’s gratitude I’m not accustomed to sharing the letters I receive from the students in our program; maybe because they feel so personal. But today I was thinking about how often I try to explain to people that Education and Hope is about so much...
Mothering the motherless

Mothering the motherless

Mothering the motherless My dear friend Romelia had just turned thirty when she died in 2004. Her five children, ranging in age from 5 through 16, were now orphans, and I promised Romelia I would always care for them. At the time of her mother’s passing, the...
Guest Blog: The Year of Us

Guest Blog: The Year of Us

Welcome to our Guest Blog!  Katie Devine beautifully shared her experiences visiting Education & Hope in 2014. You can find more from Katie at Confessions of an Imperfect Life   While many people do their reflecting and goal-setting at the end of each...
Christmas-in-a-basket 2014

Christmas-in-a-basket 2014

Once again this year our beloved Lorena (long-time member of our administrative staff) organized the creation and delivery of Christmas gift baskets.  The basket contains Red Delicious apples, cookies and traditional Christmas sweets, as well as some basic kitchen...