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Hope Client Featured in 2019 Wish Book

Dec 3, 2019
Catalina

Every holiday season since 1983, the San Jose Mercury News has had a Wish Book. It’s a program that tells stories of people in need, their hopes and desires, and solicits donations to help make them happen. This year they’ve included a story about Catalina Lynberg, a Hope client and Project SEARCH success. (We featured…

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Amy and John: Worthy Recipients of the Larry Schott Humanitarian Award

Oct 8, 2019
Amy and John

The Larry Schott Humanitarian Award was established by Gene and Dianne Ravizza to honor a Hope client/family member, volunteer, or staff who embodies Larry’s traits of treating others with gentleness, respect, and fairness. Dianne was Larry’s sister and a Hope Services board member. She introduced Larry to Hope Services, and he became a trustee and…

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Catalina’s Story: A Hope Services and Project SEARCH Success

Sep 26, 2019
Catalina and Chris Wright, Job Developer at Hope Services

Catalina was born with congenital heart disease. Open heart surgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford saved her life, but at a cost: a hypoxic brain injury left her with cerebral palsy. She became a client of Hope Services in 2015. For a year she received personalized support in Project SEARCH, one of Hope’s…

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Emery’s Story

Jul 25, 2019

During the pregnancy Emery’s parents learned that he had Down syndrome. They didn’t know what to expect, or what to do. It was “scary” when Emery would wake up and just do nothing. But once Emery was enrolled in Hope’s Homestart early intervention program, progress was rapid. After just three weeks with Amy, his physical…

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Gratitude and Success for “In Concert with Hope 2019”

Jun 7, 2019
In Concert With Hope 2019

With over 400 sponsors, partners, and supporters in attendance Hope Services raised over $379,000 at its inaugural In Concert With Hope benefit – featuring GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Booker T. Jones, and two-time GRAMMY nominee Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers – on Thursday, May 30 on the grounds of Villa Montalvo. Proceeds will support…

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