Stories of Hope

COVID-19 Stories of Hope From (Volume Four)

Once a week, we will share quick updates from our affiliates who are still supporting various communities in need across New York City. Hear from our affiliates as they mention how COVID-19 has impacted their programs and services, and how they're still remaining hopeful about God continuing to work in our city.

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3 Big Ways Hope for New York Is Supporting Our Affiliates

In a typical season in NYC, the network of 60+ HFNY affiliates are a lifeline for over one million New Yorkers. Providing food, housing, addiction recovery care, ESL and literacy programs, free legal services and much more, these organizations help provide critical services for those who are hungry, homeless or vulnerable.  With the COVID-19 season, the need for HFNY affiliate programs has intensified and grown.

Story of Hope: Ricky of Brooklyn Teen Challenge

Every year, we celebrate Easter and the power of gospel transformation with special stories of hope from our affiliates. We hope you will be touched by the incredible ways our affiliates are helping their clients make holistic life changes. Read and hear the story of Ricky, who learned how to trust Jesus during his recovery time at Brooklyn Teen Challenge!

COVID-19 Stories of Hope (Volume Three)

Every week, we will share short updates from our affiliates who are still serving vulnerable and marginalized populations across New York City. Our affiliates will tell us how COVID-19 has impacted their programs and services, and how they're still remaining hopeful about God continuing to work in our city.

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Jewelry Class Brought Me Back: Sophia's Story of Hope

Sophia Miller grew up in St. James, Jamaica and came to New York a few years ago. It wasn’t long after moving here, though, that she and her two daughters ended up homeless. Sophia struggled to find work and started to lose hope all together. Then she met Dustee, the founder of Gifted Hands, our affiliate that provides educational art programs to build self-esteem and teach new skills. Here, Sophia shares her story of hope.