Entries by

Beau’s New Life: A Tale of Moving Forward

I was adopted when I was 5 years old. I had seizures and my real parents didn’t want to deal with my health problems so they gave me up to […]


I have been a volunteer for HOPE 4 Youth for almost 2.5 years. I have met hundreds of young people experiencing homelessness. Some of the stories they share have broken […]

Home Sweet Home

The other night my boys and I walked in darkness to our car as we left Noodles and Co. The air was cool and I watched them closely, their little […]

Homeless to Housed

Coming to HOPE 4 Youth, I’m very excited to work on building a housing program so that youth coming to the Drop-In Center can easily transition from homeless into housing. […]

“Thanks Stranger”

I could’ve given this to many, but you stuck out to me. I do not own a single penny. This pen and paper was even free. I gave this to […]