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Nichole: She let go of who she was to identify with Christ

A little over a year ago, House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) brought on  Nichole Willard to be the Women’s Program Manager.  She oversees House of Hope for single moms and House of Promise for single women. With the expansion of House of Hope she will oversee up to 24 women and up to 20 children. “When…

3 Residents take Advantage of our Scholarship Program

House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) has a scholarship program that’s available for residents in good standing. The program focuses on job-ready education such as earning a GED, attending college, trade schools, or earning certifications in their field of interest. This gives them a crucial leg-up to better job opportunities. Here are 3 stories of residents…
Mailing volunteers

New Volunteer Opportunities – No Matter How Busy You Are!

Have you ever wondered how many volunteers a nonprofit organization should have before it hires a volunteer coordinator? Volunteers are the lifeblood of a nonprofit organization and House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) is no different. In any given month, HRS can have 275 volunteers on campus, serving over 1200 hours. They mentor, help in the…
One of our House of Hope kids

Childcare Volunteers are a Tremendous Asset for House of Hope Moms

Tuesdays and Thursdays evenings are especially busy at House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS). Every Tuesday, House of Hope moms and House of Promise women gather with Christian teachers for life-skills classes. The classes can range from Celebrate Recovery to how to manage household finances and plan for the future. On Thursdays, it’s Bible Study time.…
House of Hope Baptism July 2018

Four House of Hope Moms & a Teen get Baptized!

In July, we had six residents from our Women’s Program baptized at First Christian Church. This included four women and one teenage young man from  House of Hope.  It’s amazing how God is working in their lives. Watch their testimonies and below are a few of their stories. Hawa Hawa is originally from Africa and she…

A Volunteer’s Story: Where God Wanted Her to Be

Moira Winter started volunteering at House of Refuge Sunnyslope (HRS) approximately 18-20 years ago. She came to cook one night to cover as a favor for an acquaintance and stayed. Little did she know how God would use her in the next 20 years and beyond. Dinner with the guys She connected with the men.…

What a Little Structure in a Life Can Accomplish

Coming from a “hurricane” of a life, Denna almost wanted to give up, but she stuck through it for her daughter. Denna came from an unstructured life to becoming able to pay her bills, getting her own apartment and learning how to have relationships with other women and mothers. She wanted to give up when…
From Fear and Desperation to Embracing Jesus

From Fear and Desperation to Embracing Jesus

Desiree lived in fear and desperation. A single mom since the age of 30, she felt very lost and needed a place where she felt safe. House of Hope Sunnyslope (HHS) was that place and there, she also found Jesus. Her time in a domestic violence shelter was coming to a close, she had recently…
Having Fun & Loving on Our House of Hope Kids

Having Fun & Loving on Our House of Hope Children

Since 2009, House of Hope Sunnyslope (HHS) has housed over 70 single moms and over 100 children! Every Tuesday the HHS moms attend life-skills classes and on Thursdays, Bible study. Our volunteers care for the childcare while the moms are in class. We highly depend on our childcare volunteers. Check out this fun video with…
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