Your September update from the Center of Hope

In this month’s update we’ll celebrate our Direct Support Professionals, wind down Summer with Rock for the Center, meet staff member Sue Rohl, get ready for GourMutts, and announce two new grants for the Center of Hope. Also, mark your calendars for HarvestFest.

Who has the best DSPs? We do!

Next week is Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition Week, so we will be trying to show all of our Rock Star DSPs how much they mean to the Center of Hope. READ MORE

Rock for the Center

Friday, August 27, was Rock for the Center, a summer afternoon of fun for our participants and their families. READ MORE

Meet Sue Rohl

Sue Rohl is participant services/nursing assistant at the Center of Hope. She will be celebrating her twenty-second anniversary in November. We asked Sue about her time at the Center. READ MORE

GourMutts are back! Premium treats with a purpose

GourMutts, the Center of Hope’s handmade gourmet dog biscuits, are back in production. READ MORE

Center of Hope receives $9,000 grant from William S. Howard Charitable Trust

Barbara Olson Center of Hope is proud to announce it has received a $9,000 grant from the William S. Howard Charitable Trust for its Bridges to the Future transitions program. READ MORE

Rockford Cosmopolitan Charities grants Center of Hope $2,500

Barbara Olson Center of Hope has received a $2,500 grant from Rockford Cosmopolitan Charities for its Community Inclusion project. READ MORE