Events

2020 Online Gala: Thank you to our supporters!

Dear friends and supporters of Light of Hope, We are so grateful for your generosity and support of our “She is an Overcomer” online giving campaign and silent auction. Despite the challenges we faced this year, Light of Hope was able to raise over $130,000!! This is 65% of our goal of $200,000. We are overjoyed to have raised these much-needed funds for the girls of Light of Hope! We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to each one of you. We hope you enjoyed our videos and pictures of the girls during the campaign and had fun bidding in the silent auction! If you were not able to participate […]

2020 Shine a Light of Hope Gala Announcement

To all of our supporters, friends and family In an effort to keep our community as safe as possible, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel the 18th Annual Shine a Light of Hope Gala this year. We do not want to put anyone at risk! In light of “Social Distancing”, we would like to invite you to support Light of Hope from the comfort of your own homes and have some fun at the same time! Please join us as we embark on a Web Campaign/Auction to raise funds for Light of Hope from April 22-25, 2020. You can get a “sneak peek” at some fun, creative […]

Thanks for a Successful 2019 Shine a Light of Hope Gala!

The 2019 Shine a Light of Hope Gala was a Success! Thank you to all who attended or supported our successful 2019 Shine a Light of Hope Gala! It was a lovely evening where friends, family and community came together to support the school. Because of all of your support, the girls who call Light of Hope their home and school will be well cared for in the coming months! Our Light of Hope team and girls thank each and every one of you. Here are some of our favorite photos from the event…

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Thank You to our Sponsors! Thanks to our wonderful sponsors for the 17th Shine a Light of Hope Gala! We extend our sincere appreciation to Messerli Kramer, Navigate Forward, Mike and Nikki Mikan, and Dave and Sandy Kvamme. Their support allows us to continue our work to educate and home our amazing girls. We also would like to thank the families who have offered their support and dedication. Click below for more information about our sponsors: Messerli Kramer Navigate Forward

17th Annual Shine A Light of Hope Gala

The 17th Annual Shine A Light of Hope Gala is on May 4th! We are so thrilled spend a fun evening supporting the girls of Light of Hope, all while making new friends and bidding/purchasing some amazing items! Thank you in advance for supporting the Beautiful girls of LOH! Live Auction: Join us on May 4th and get ready to bid on these awesome prizes … – Take a Trip of a Lifetime and visit Light of Hope in Naivasha, Kenya! Spend 4 days with the girls at LOH and and and then be shuttled off to a 3 Day Luxury African Safari! Value $6,000! Hosted by Boni and Sandy […]

2017 International Day of the Girl Luncheon

IDOG Luncheon a Big Success Light of Hope Volunteers at our annual IDOG Luncheon Light of Hope’s International Day of the Girl Luncheon (IDOG) was held on October 13th at the International Market Square and was a great success! This wonderful event raised nearly 13K, and had over 120 guests present, with the majority of those learning about LOH for the first time. Thank you to our guest speakers MN Senator Paul Anderson, and volunteer Kimberly Smithmoore, for helping us tell the story of LOH and the importance of educating girls to eradicate poverty and build better communities. Finally, a big THANK YOU to Lynn Schroeder, our 2017 Chair, and […]

2016 Shine A Light of Hope Gala is almost here!

The 14th Annual Shine A Light of Hope Gala 2016 is right around the corner! There is still time to register for Light of Hope’s annual Gala on Saturday, April 16th at 6pm. This noteworthy event will be hosted at the Golden Valley Golf & Country Club. It will be an amazing opportunity to come together as a community to raise funds to support the girls who attend Light of Hope Home and School. Throughout the night, guests will have the opportunity to participate in exciting games during the cocktail hour. A fan favorite, the Light of Hope Mystery Boxes will be back and this year each player will be […]

It’s not too late – Gala April 17th!

It's not too late to join us for the 13th Annual Shine a Light of Hope Gala. Beginning at 6:00 pm Friday, April 17th at the Golden Valley Country Club it will be our privilege to come together raise funds in support of Light of Hope’s general operating budget. Register Now Throughout the cocktail hour guests will have the opportunity to: Purchase Mystery Boxes, or buy chances to win our fabulous Heads or Tails prize, a luxurious week’s stay in Cabo San Lucas ! Learn More Visit our information room and purchase the 2014 Light of Hope Year Book. Learn More Sign up to attend one of three featured  Hope Gatherings! [...]

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 [...]