Hope House of Colorado was a guest at the Arvada Rotary Club meting Aug. 3 at Indian Tree Golf Course.
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Lisa Steven, founder and executive director of Hope House, and Joanna Sorensen, grant development officer, presented a program about the purpose and aims of the organization. Hope House helps with the care, education and preparation of teen moms for their changing lives in the future.
Hope House, through the efforts of volunteers, teachers, supporters and donors, empowers these teenage moms to strive for personal and economic self-suffinciency and and to understand their significance in God’s sight resulting in a healthy future for them and their children. The Empower Program includes educational assistance through high school and GED and college plus career programs. Additional supportive services include healthy relationships and personal growth classes, licensed counseling, legal advocacy and financial literacy. All programs are designed to transform the lives of two generations at Hope House.
Hope House relies on numerous volunteers and local business partnerships to accomplish it’s mission.
Arvada Rotary Club’s aim is to support community endeavors such as Hope House. Arvada Rotary President Jim Gracey presented Steven with a check of $5,000 from the Arvada Rotary Club Foundation to help Hope House to continue to help teen moms in need.
The Arvada Rotary Club has been in existence 1959. The group meets from 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m each Wednesday at the Indian Tree Golf Course, 7555 N. Wadsworth Blvd.
Join us for lunch and meet Rotarians who practice “Service Above Self!”
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