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Cold Hands, Warm Hearts

We are gearing up for the third annual Coldest Night of the Year on Saturday February 21st, 2015. Coldest Night of the Year is a fantastically fun family-friendly walking fundraiser that raises awareness and funds for the homeless, hungry and hurting in our community. We are lucky enough to be the host site for the […]

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Souperlicious: Thank You!

We just wanted to take the time to say THANK YOU to all of you who took part in this years’ SOUPerlicious. Despite a few glitches (mostly due to so many people wanting to participate) it was an incredible success! We raised $6000 in soup sales– almost twice as much as last years’ SOUPerlicious. All […]

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‘Alone Together’ Launches on Tuesday, January 20th

Purchase ‘Alone Together’ on that day and 25% of the proceeds go to HOPE House. Alone Together shares the moving heartfelt stories of a woman named Stella as she grows from a child to an adult. Along the way she suffers from abuse that makes her portray a false outward appearance of happiness, while burying her […]

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Rant Maggie Rant is coming to HOPE House

Attracting fans and critics alike with their energetic vibe, the award-winning Rant Maggie Rant (RMR) is now preparing to embark on their 6th annual Frost & Fire: A Celtic Christmas Celebration! tour with an upcoming performance at Guelph’s Hope House on November 28, 2014 to spread a little Celtic Christmas cheer. This is a benefit concert […]

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Building Health and HOPE: Jen’s Story

Two years ago, Jen was in a desperate place. Struggling in addiction, living in poverty and chained by destructive relationships, Jen was dependent, unhealthy and very nearly hopeless. In January 2013 Jen’s family turned her out of their house due to her addiction and Jen was rendered homeless; she knew she needed to change her […]

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Packing Confidence

Children and adults eagerly waiting together for special parcels that will unimaginable joy to faces young and old. Each of these packages put together with love and full to the brim with treats and surprises. The hurried squeals that happen as these parcels are opened; it felt like Christmas had come early to HOPE House, […]

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Griefwalk Coming to HOPE House

HOPE House is excited to announce that we are now partnering with Griefwalk to offer bereavement support to clients and community members who are working through their grief. Griefwalk provides a safe place for individuals to cope with life’s losses and offers assistance through a community of peer support and trained facilitators who understand loss. […]

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Summer Lovin’

For most of us, the summer months come with great relief. Life seems to slow down a little, we are able to take that deep breath that we’ve seemed to be holding during the busy winter and spring. Vacation is often on the horizon and we plan for our holidays with gusto. We soak up […]

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Race Day

Race Day is always a nerve-wracking day. From hauling a bus-load of excited children, to then mixing that group with 700 other kids between the ages of 8-12, to anxiously waiting at the finish line to see when the kids are going to cross– the nerves of our leaders and volunteers are always a little […]

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Pure, Simple HOPE

It’s fresh, simple, pure and 100% natural. It’s dye-free, detergent free, wonderfully moisturizing and full of essential oils. All that and it still smells great and is made locally. It ticks all the boxes for making it a naturally (no pun intended) trending product in Guelph, and to top it all of it’s helping do […]

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