Impact Stories

Truly Blessed

January 1, 2022

“I feel like I can talk to my house parents about anything. It doesn’t matter what it is, if we tell them we need them, they say, ‘Okay, let’s sit down and talk.’ Then they listen and offer suggestions until they help us get everything figured out.”

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Important Work

December 1, 2021

“I think the thing I appreciate about Hope is that they are not judgmental in any way about anything. Jordan and I were both raised in Christian homes, but not everyone is, and they are there for everyone.”

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Sebastian’s Big Family

November 1, 2021
Cheyenne and Sebastian

Juelye arranged for Cheyenne to see her son every Friday while in rehab. “It kept me going. She even made a little scrapbook full of all the things I was missing…including his footprints.” She prayed to God saying, “If I’m supposed to be Sebastian’s mom, please help me. Please show me the way.”

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Just for a While

October 1, 2021

“The people here are kind and nurturing… everything they do is to shape and mold us into the best we can be. They’ve given me good advice on a lot of things, and it feels good to have someone to talk to.”

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Loving Every Second

September 1, 2021

“We used to live with my Grandpa,” Aleigha explains, “but someone told my mom about this place and she thought it would be a good place for us to live. Plus, she could go to school to learn how to help the dentist.”

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More Man than Boy

August 1, 2021

Michael loves horses. “I think they are the best creature God ever created. You can tell them your secrets, and they won’t tell anyone. They are great listeners.”

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Headed in the Right Direction

July 1, 2021

“I like it here, but I miss my family,” Zach admits. “I got here five or six months ago. I just wasn’t listening to my parents. I got mad at them a lot, but I knew I should really be mad at myself. It was all my doing. I think I’m getting better, though.”

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Happy Together

June 1, 2021

Amelia loves “just everything” about living at OBHC. “There are lots of people, lots of friends, lots of family, and it’s a really helpful place for my mom.”

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Shifting Focus

May 1, 2021

Starr and her boyfriend were so grateful for the way they were received and treated at Hope on their first visit so they returned to get an ultrasound. “They were just very caring,” Starr remembers, “very empathetic with us. They showed us respect. It felt like God was there, and I wanted to keep being a part of that.

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Learning and Growing

April 1, 2021

“My life would be in shambles if I hadn’t come here. Everyone here, caseworkers, program directors, my houseparents…everyone; they care for me and taught me I don’t have to fight my way out of everything. I can rely on God and have patience.”

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