Hope House 2018 Annual Report

2018 Report

Hope House is a resource center for foster families, offering many of the items a family would need when they receive foster children into their home – clothing, shoes, toys, books, baby items, high chairs, strollers, cribs, car seats, etc. Hope House, while being a part of First United Methodist Church, is run by volunteers and supported through donations from the whole Stillwater community and beyond. 

Here is a report of the difference Hope House made in 2018:

NUMBERS SERVED:

Over 183 foster children were served in 2018!!!

Number of Times Foster Families were Served in 2018 – 230

• 162 times on shopping days 

• 68 times between shopping days – for new placements and other special needs

Representing foster children served 497 times!

NUMBER OF ITEMS GIVEN OUT:

Items received by those families in 2018:

Articles of Clothing: 6,325

Winter Coats: 75

Packages of New Socks/Underwear: 364

Packages of Diapers: 162

Car Seats: 32

Cribs: 8

Welcome Baskets*: 28

And much, much more.

*Welcome Baskets are a collection of new items for a child when they are first placed in a foster home. All Welcome Baskets contain an age-appropriate Bible, book, blanket/quilt, stuffed animal, toy and photo album. These items belong to the child and stay with him/her even if they return home or are moved to another foster home.

Click here to download the 2018 Hope House Year End Report.

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