In this month’s edition the Center of Hope celebrates our 75th Anniversary, meet staff member Stacey Dibble, and learn more about two grants the Center recently received.
The Center of Hope celebrates its 75th Anniversary
This year marks the Center of Hope’s 75th Anniversary. The Center of Hope started as the School of Hope in 1948 to provide education for children who were not considered able to learn. READ MORE.
Center of Hope successfully completes year-end campaign, raising almost $75,000
You helped make a difference. READ MORE.
Meet Stacey Dibble
Stacey Dibble is a Direct Support Professional (DSP) and has been at the Center for eight years. We asked Stacey to share some of her thoughts about the time she has been at the Center. READ MORE.
Woodward Charitable Trust approves grant for commercial refrigerator
Barbara Olson Center of Hope is proud to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Woodward Charitable Trust to purchase a new commercial refrigerator for its training kitchen. READ MORE.
Center of Hope receives grant from Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Barbara Olson Center of Hope received a $10,400 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois to help fund the Center’s Building Bridges to the Future transition program. READ MORE.
Treat your dog to GourMutts, gourmet dog treats.
Get the treat your dog is sure to love. Each bag of GourMutts dog biscuits is hand made by participants at the Center, with all-natural ingredients for your favorite companion to enjoy. All sales from GourMutts benefit the participants and programs at the Center of Hope. LEARN MORE