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We Got It

Posted on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized

We got the bathrooms completed and the City came in and gave us an occupancy certificate for up to 70 women! Now, on to the next projects the city is requiring. If you would like to donate to a great cause, we would really appreciate it! God Bless

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Southern Hills Golf Tournament

Posted on Jun 22, 2011 in Uncategorized

Southern Hills Golf Club is hosting our first annual golf tournament to raise money for the House of Hope. They are located at 568 East Wilkins Rd. Gladewater, TX 75647. It will be on July 22 starting at 1pm. Please give them a call and sign up to play!

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Annual Donation Day Huge Success

Posted on Mar 23, 2011 in Uncategorized

The Annual Donation day/5 year Anniversary/Grand opening of the Top Drawer Thrift store was a huge success. We had donations of food/drink/cookies and chips and we treated all donors with free hot dogs. We raised over $20,000 to go towards the building fund! Thank you to all volunteers who helped pull this off: Angels of Grace Creek (helped in Thrift store and at Donation tables and flagged down donors on Hwy 80), Mickey Couture and Lee Lester (grill masters), Katie Chute, Jean Hindman and Shay Caffey (organizers, painters, donation tables), Best Buy’s Robert Ayler and his Tag team...

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March 19th Huge day for Shelter

Posted on Mar 11, 2011 in Uncategorized

March 19th, 2011 is going to be a special day, so come join the fun. We are celebrating our 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY, THE GRAND OPENING OF THE TOP DRAWER THRIFT STORE, AND OUR ANNUAL DONATION DAY! All from 10am-2pm at 3011 W. Marshall Ave. Longview. So come out on Sat. March 19th. We will give out free hot dogs to anyone who makes a donation, we have coupons for the thrift store and the Breeze radio station will be doing a live broadcast from 10am-noon. Don’t miss the fun. Donations can be Monetary $$$, food, clothing or anything you could sell at a garage sale. Look for balloons and signs...

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2010 Tax Act

Posted on Mar 10, 2011 in Uncategorized

With the passage of 2010 Tax Act, Congress retroactively reinstated the ability to make direct qualified charitable distributions from your IRA, in amounts up to $100,000 by IRA owners who are at least age 70 1/2. This provision expired at the end of 2009, but is once again available, retroactive to Jan.1 2010-Dec 31, 2011. The provision allows the individual, age 70 1/2, and thus subject to Required Minimum Distributions, to make contributions directly from an IRA to a Qualified charity, in an amount of up to $100,000 per year. This means that the IRA owner who doesn’t need his or her...

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Christmas Party 2010

Posted on Dec 24, 2010 in Uncategorized

The Alpine Church of Christ hosted our annual event this year and it was so amazing. We had 46 women from the House of Hope come and enjoy the party. There was games, door prizes, drawings, entertainment, hilarious videos, so much food, fellowship, and more gifts than the girls could imagine from people from all over Longview. I didn’t get a final count, but we had over 110 people there for the event. Thank you all for participating in making this a fun memory for these ladies!

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