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What sets HopeTHRIFT apart? It’s people.

By Autumn Kelley | March 14, 2022

Meet Phil and Shawn, the leadership team spearheading the next chapter of change and growth at HopeTHRIFT, beginning with our San Jose store. The two make a dynamic duo, combining their extensive and varied work experience to fashion the future of HopeTHRIFT. Phil, Assistant Store Manager, came to HopeTHRIFT in November, new to store management…

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Hope Begins Here | February Newsletter

By Autumn Kelley | March 2, 2022

Hope Begins Here is Hope Services’ Monthly Newsletter featuring important updates, impact stories, and news to keep you informed and inspired. VIEW FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER

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How to Celebrate Black History, This Month and Beyond

By Autumn Kelley | February 25, 2022

The Hope Services Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee would like to acknowledge February as Black History Month! According to the NAACP, “Black history is American history, but far too often the contributions of Black Americans have been neglected and ignored. The long march to freedom and equality begins with knowing our people’s origins, struggles,…

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Celebrating 70 Years of Hope

By Autumn Kelley | February 7, 2022

A Message from Hope Services President and CEO, Chip Huggins It is my great pleasure to announce the 70th Anniversary of Hope Services. This incredible milestone calls for collective celebration, along with a retrospective glance at the years that built us. We know that 70 years ago, the world was a very different place for…

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By hope_author | January 27, 2022 Maya first came to Hope Services in 2001. At that time, she was 18 years old seeking career and life skills training. At Hope Services, Maya discovered a richly supportive community and developed life skills which have transformed the way she lives today. In the beginning, Maya still lived with her parents and needed assistance…

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A message from Hope’s DEI Committee and Leadership Team on MLK Day

By hope_author | January 14, 2022

On behalf of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee and our leadership team, the Hope Services family, we would like to take a moment to acknowledge Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As we celebrate this very important day, may we be reminded of the efforts he made to encourage people to engage in their…

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Stories From Hope in 2021

By hope_author | December 30, 2021

A few of the many stories made possible by your support in 2021. Whether it is donating and volunteering at Hope Services, or shopping at HopeTHRIFT, your contributions made our work possible in 2021, and we look forward to sharing even more progress made in 2022. Have a happy and healthy new year, From the…

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Letter From Sarah, Emmett’s Mom

By hope_author | December 28, 2021

2x-gift offer: Active Your gift: Pending Friend, it’s great to meet you — my name is Sarah, and I’m writing now about Hope Services, where my toddler, Emmett, receives specialized care for Down Syndrome. Before we came to Hope Services, I didn’t know where to turn to give Emmett his best chance at life… and I…

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Hope Services Client Advisory Committee (CAC)

By hope_author | December 16, 2021

Hope Services is seeking members for its Client Advisory Committee (CAC). Members of the committee will provide important feedback, input, and suggestions to the staff of Hope Services in order to develop new programs and/or improve current services. The Committee will also help with special projects based on its goals. The CAC will be run…

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[Video] Meet Emmett and his mom, Sarah

By hope_author | December 10, 2021

Emmett is one of 3,600+ clients across the Silicon Valley and Bay Area we serve — and we can’t get enough of his radiant smile and joy. Neither can his mother, Sarah, who found Hope Services shortly after her baby son was diagnosed with Down Syndrome.   We could go on about Emmett’s radiant personality, happiness,…

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