Your April update from the Center of Hope 

In this month’s newsletter we recognize Autism Acceptance Month. Also, find out what fun activities the participants have been up to, learn more about our Participant Employee of the Month, see who was presented with the Becky McClone TLC award, get to know staff member Ariana Nichols, and more.

The Center of Hope celebrates Autism Acceptance Month 2024

In honor of Autism Acceptance month, the Center of Hope is recognizing the needs of people on the autism spectrum. It is a time to acknowledge the need to support, understand, accept, include, and empower people on the autism spectrum. READ MORE

April happenings

The participants were busy with activities during April from Pizza Day to a music concert and visit by the Rockford Police Department. READ MORE

Darrell H., participant Employee of the Month

Darrell H. is our March Employee of the Month. READ MORE

Becky McClone TLC Award presented to two staffers

The Becky McClone TLC Achievement Award for going above and beyond was presented to two staffers, Felisa Thompson and Amanda Lersch. READ MORE

Meet Ariana Nichols

Ariana Nichols is a direct support professional (DSP). We asked Ariana to share some of her thoughts about the time she has been at the Center. READ MORE

Donate items on our wish list

The Center of Hope always has need for items and equipment for our programs and participants. READ MORE

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