HANDS OF HOPE
Saturday, November 16, 2019
6pm – 9pm
Ocean5 Gig Harbor
Reception & Raffle Dinner & Live Auction
are over 150 homeless high school and middle school students in the Gig Harbor
Peninsula School District. Unfortunately, there is a gap in funding services
between Tacoma and Port Orchard as most of the state and federal monies go to
the larger communities. Consequently, HARBOR HOPE CENTER was formed in 2018 by
a group of concerned private citizens to address the needs of homeless students
in Gig Harbor and the Key Peninsula.
are new, we already operate a Care Home, which provides housing for homeless
students, as well as a Host Home Program with families who take in and parent homeless
students, a mentoring program for at-risk students, and parenting classes beginning
in September 2019.
funding for our resident advisors who provide 24-hour supervision at our Care
Home, for our Director and other expenses associated with operating a home,
education and mentoring program for homeless students and their families.
If you have a heart for youth, we invite you to
join us and make a difference in the lives of young, homeless students. Thank you!
Event Chair, Jan Mallavia