Hope Academy Blog

Why Parents Matter

Dear Hope, Simply put, parents are the most important teachers in a child’s life. But not every parent …

I Didn’t Think They’d Accept Me Back

Dear Hope, Have you ever been humbled by a second chance? Andrew was on a path to destruction–until …

90 Second Stories: Where’s Hope When Life’s Hard?

Life is hard for our students. Sometimes unimaginably so. The stress of fatherlessness, homelessness, poverty and trauma mounts …

7 simple ways you can help this Christmas!

Each December, I’m overwhelmed by the kindness that pours into our Hope Academy community: presents for families, winter wear for students, generous year-end gifts. Proof that it’s more blessed to give than receive!