2014 Light of Hope Yearbook

2014 Light of Hope Yearbook

Light of Hope has a yearbook to celebrate our students and staff! The  2014 yearbook will make its inaugural debut at the Shine a Light of Hope Gala on April 17th at the Golden Valley Golf and Country Club Buy One, Give One  $45.00 you will receive a hard cover copy, and a soft cover copy will be delivered to a student at LOH The yearbook is a beautiful collection of the girls, staff, and Light of Hope campus in a professional hard cover yearbook. Recent traveler Ryan Johnson will bring the girls to you through his photos. A perfect way to meet the girls and staff, reminisce and share stories as a previous traveler, [...]

Time is Running Out – Please join us!

Time is running out to join us at the 13th annual Shine a Light of Hope Gala being held on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Golden Valley Golf and Country Club.   Join speaker Dr. Verna Cornelia Price, CEO of The Power of People Consulting Group and Founder and President of Girls in Action, along with national gospel recording artist Tonia Hughes as together they share how the “Power of One” can change the world. Invite your friends to an inspiring night and learn how this important organization is educating, supporting, and creating the leaders of tomorrow in Kenya, Africa. A purchased table of 10 receives two free bottles of wine [...]

Unite for the Right to Learn

Watch Hanna's Story Meet Hanna Rose. She is a 13 year old girl from Minnesota who will inspire you with her short video on how we all have the power to make a difference when we unite for the right to education around the world. Feeling inspired? Want to do something to make a difference? Please join us for our 13th annual Shine a Light of Hope Gala being held on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the Golden Valley Golf and Country Club.   Join speaker Dr. Verna Cornelia Price, and emcee/performing artist Tonia Hughes as together they share how the “Power of One” can change the world. Tickets for this [...]

April 17 Gala and NEW – Hope Gatherings!

  Register Now 13th Annual Shine a Light of Hope Gala Friday, April 17, 2015 - 6:00pm, Golden Valley Golf and Country Club Please join us at this year's Gala!  The night won’t be complete without you.  All dollars raised go to support Light of Hope’s general operating budget. New this year - Hope Gatherings! Hope Gatherings are informal parties hosted by Light of Hope board members on a day other than the gala. The gatherings are hosted on a set day for a set amount. Every dollar raised from the Hope Gatherings goes directly to the girls at Light of Hope. Bring your friends, join a gathering (or two), and [...]

2015 Shine a Light of Hope Gala Fun!

Join the fun at the Shine a Light of Hope Gala by playing Mystery Boxes and Heads or Tails to win fabulous prizes! Mystery Boxes are $25 each Pick a box Turn it in to the Mystery Box table Find out what you have won! Each Mystery Box contains prizes such as: One week stay at any Westgate Resort Tickets to major sporting events Lifetime Fitness Personal Training Jewelry Target & Caribou gift cards Restaurant gift certificates Wine Play Head or Tails Get a chance to win an incredible Cabo San Lucas vacation by playing Heads or Tails at the Gala. New in 2015 - purchase up to 3 Pendants to increase your [...]

Thank you! Party with a Purpose 2015

Thank you to everyone who helped make this year's Party with a Purpose a great success.   In one night, we raised over $14,000 for Light of Hope Home and School for Girls! Read more

A Path Appears, January 26

A Path Appears premieres on Independent Lens this January 26th. Check your local PBS station for details. Watch for the upcoming January 2015 documentary based upon a new book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.  The book tells about people who are making the world a better place.  It describes real ways that others can change the world too, whether  with their time, by capitalizing on their skills, or by using the resources of their businesses. Their first book, Half the Sky , opened the eyes of the world to the dire plight of women in developing countries.   Through their powerful true stories, the authors [...]

Ten Surprising Things – Mission Trip

Ten Surprises  on Light of Hope Mission Trip. Joanne Esser went on a summer 2014 mission trip to Light of Hope.  She wrote about ten things that might surprise visitors to Kenya and Light of Hope: 1.  It is not hot and it is colder than you might think. 2.  Small girls can eat an amazing amount of food! 3.  The girls' favorite game is soccer (football). 4.  It is dark at night by 6:30 p.m. and light in the morning about 6:30 a.m. year round - dinner by candle and lantern light! 5.  The road to Light of Hope turns from a solid dirt road to slippery “muck” after a few [...]

Peanut butter and jelly – Light of Hope

Peanut butter and jelly - Light of Hope. Christa Zambordino, a 2012 fundraiser for and visitor to Light of Hope writes, I only hope that after you read this, you will think twice then next time you eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and appreciate the fact that you can enjoy this more often than many others...  The conversation turned into a discussion about the food that the girls eat at the school on a daily basis. Read her article, published in the Huffington Post, "Peanut Butter and Jelly".