Community > Coronavirus, Part 1

posted May 4, 2020, 6:19 AM by Heights Of Hope   [ updated May 4, 2020, 6:20 AM ]
Community > Coronavirus

If this were a typical year, we’d be gathering together this week for our annual HOH luncheon where we’d share a meal, laugh together as we did some silly skit, and be encouraged and inspired as we reflected on some of the many ways God is moving and growing in us and our community. As we mourn the loss of getting to be physically together with you all, we wanted to reach out to let you know that God is still moving and growing in us and reminding us that Community is > Coronavirus!

It is a humbling thing to have people anonymously drop off a case of toilet paper to be shared, to see neighbors taking turns getting food for each other to help keep each other safe and fed, to have people call and say they’d like to donate their stimulus check to make sure our neighbors are cared for and to ensure that the work we do can continue. Community IS > Coronavirus!

Over the next week, we’ll send you some brief updates on how our programs have adapted to life during this time. (Watch for updates on Circles, Food Distributions, and our Mentoring Program.) We are in the midst of uncertain times: uncertain about how this pandemic will continue to affect our neighborhood both now and in the months to come, uncertain about our finances as we don’t have our annual luncheon which usually funds around $22,000 of our annual budget, and uncertain about summer programming as we await news of when social distancing measures will be lifted. However!  We are certain of a few things. We are certain that we are blessed to not do this alone. We are certain that God will continue to work. We are certain that Community > Coronavirus and we are certainly thankful that YOU are part of this community!  

If you are able to financially support the work of Heights of Hope at this time, we invite you to follow this link.

Thanks again for being part of this amazing community,

The Heights of Hope Staff