Sponsor a Day

Hope Academy's mission, message and community are blessings to our city’s children. And we are blessed seeing the Spirit at work at Hope!

John & Erin Hupp, Morgan Stanley, Day Sponsors since 2014

Days of School


Classes of Kindergarten


Day Sponsors Needed

Sponsor a Day

Day sponsors make one or more days of Kindergarten possible for one class of low-income, urban children.

Give Monthly

1 Day – $56.25

2 Days –  $112.50

3 Days – $168.75

One-Time Gift

1 Day – $675

2 Days –  $1,350

3 Days – $2,025

Thirteen years ago, I became a Kindergartener at Hope Academy. Little did I know I had made the best choice for my faith, relationships, and education.

Jennifer, Class of 2016, Hampton University

Giving Methods

Please make check out to “Hope Academy”, and mail to:

Hope Academy
Office of Development
2300 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404


•  Spread out your giving and reduce your mail.

•  Your regular contributions can be automatically debited from your bank account or credit card. If you change your mind, just give us a call to change or cancel your recurring gift.

•  On our online gift form, under “Type of Donation” select  “Recurring Donation.”

•  Click here to make a recurring gift.

Giving appreciated stock can save you money on taxes, and allow you to give more (click to see how)!

If you’d like to give a gift through a stock transfer, here is the info you’ll need:

•  Charles Schwab, “Hope Academy”, Account #7619-2343(DTC # is –0164)

•  After you’ve transferred the stock, contact Sara Neterer at saraneterer@hopeschool.org or 612-540-2093, and we will sell the stock immediately.

•  If Sara is unavailable, you may also contact Denise Heskin at 612-540-2067.

•  Memorial giving to the youth of the city is a meaningful way to help remember the legacy of a beloved person.

•  We also deeply appreciate those who encourage gifts to Hope Academy in honor of a person or an event, such as a wedding.

•  Contact Jim Stigman or Jamie Olson in the Office of Development to let them know the details.

•  Gifts in honor or in memory can be designated using our on-line giving form as well.


Please contact your employer to see if they offer a matching gift program. We are a 501(c)(3) organization and a fully accredited K-12 school, and are eligible for nearly all matching gift programs.


In-Kind Gifts & Donations

We typically welcome donations of books, office furniture, or school supplies. If you have an idea of something to donate, please contact Denise Heskin.

Highly Appreciated Assets

Gifting appreciated assets, such as real estate, personal property, businesses, or publicly traded securities, can financially benefit you and Hope. Contact Jim Stigman, or our friends at the National Christian Foundation, to how you can avoid taxes and give more.

Planned Giving

Save taxes and give smarter through various planned giving options. Click to learn more.

Endowed Giving

Fund Hope in God for generations to come by giving to our Free & Faithful Legacy Fund. Click to learn more.

Amazon Smile

Hope gets .5% of all eligible purchases made through the Amazon Smile program. Go to http://smile.amazon.com/ and search for “Hope Academy”. Return to smile.amazon.com for all your future Amazon purchases.


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Hope Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. All donations are tax-deductible.

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