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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…
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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.…

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.…
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…
Behind the Scenes: No Food Waste Here!

Behind the Scenes: No Food Waste Here!

Food Waste — it is a problem in America. The United States produces an abundance of food each year, but approximately 40% of it never makes it to people’s plates. Each year, 62.5 million tons of food winds up in landfills, costing the U.S. about $218 billion each year to grow, process, transport and dispose of food…
A Powerful Testimony of Volunteering and Giving it to God

A Powerful Testimony of Volunteering and Giving it to God

Volunteering at House of Refuge Sunnyslope blesses not only the ministry and residents and it’s a way to serve God, but it also blesses the volunteers. Here is Kelly’s powerful testimony on how volunteering at (HRS) brought her closer to God. It may not make sense to most people. How can volunteering at a Christian…
A Story of Hope and Promise: From Addiction and Incarceration to Freedom

A Story of Hope and Promise: From Addiction and Incarceration to Freedom

Jennifer was a resident of House of Promise for 15 months. Recently, she was asked to speak to the sheriff’s annual volunteer dinner. Here’s her speech: My name is Jennifer. My upbringing was extremely dysfunctional. My parents were both meth addicts. My parents fought all the time and both had anger issues. When my dad…
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