Housing/Homelessness prevention: We will continue to provide support to the homeless in RI by providing them cooked-hot meals and personal care items. In addition, we will continue to help underprivileged families who are in housing, but at risk of becoming homeless.
During our 2023 humanitarian trip to the Dominican Republic, once again we will be surprising kids on the streets, shelters, schools, churches, and Children’s Hospital with school supplies, clothing, toys, sports equipment, and more. In addition, we will be conducting our annual conference for teenagers, teaching them about dealing with issues, such as sexually transmitted diseases and early pregnancy prevention. Our “Raising Awareness for Teen” program aims to help the youth realize the importance of having a life with a purpose and taking care of their health. In this project, each teenager receives a bag with health information, free resources in their community, hygiene products, clothing, and more.
Esperanza-Hope Art Exhibition from May 6, 2023 to May 30, 2023 Opening Reception: May 6, 2023 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm This event is free and open to the public. Central Library will showcase works of art from the students of the Esperanza-Hope Art Program. The Esperanza-Hope Art Exhibition will be featuring the Masterpieces that were created by children between the ages of 6 and 15, during the Esperanza-Hope free art program. These master pieces are filled with colors, laughs, positivity, and love. Through these free art programs, Esperanza-Hope is working so closely with our community with passionate volunteers and artists. During our art program we are able to engage the kids in something positive and they have the opportunity to interact with others while displaying their artistic abilities. In addition, the children can openly express themselves through art and work on their talents.
Esperanza-Hope First Art & Craft Exhibition in Santiago, Dominican Republic. Date April 15, 2023 at 3:30pm. This event is free and open to the public. The Esperanza-Hope Art & Craft Exhibition will be featuring the Masterpieces that were created by 22 teenager girls. These young girls had been working on these master pieces for the past nine months, every Saturday from 8:00am to 11:30am. A lot of these teenagers completed the Esperanza-Hope art & craft course with the intention of becoming entrepreneurs.
FREE COMMUNITY EVENT in Providence, RI. Free Easter-Spring Baskets for kids and Free Photos with the Easter Bunny. Date April 6, 2023
We have been fortunate enough to be able to touch so many lives in our community, and we need your help to continue to do so! Spread the word and support our 401 Gives campaign from March 31, 2023 to April 3, 2023. You can support our #401gives campaign by visiting https://www.401gives.org/organizations/esperanza-hope
We are thrilled to host a Gingerbread house decorating event on Saturday, December 10, 2022, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Please call 401-536-2151 to register your child. Each child will receive their own free gingerbread house to decorate! We pre-assemble the houses and provide all decorating materials. The children will provide their creativity! THIS IS A FREE EVENT for children 6 to 12 years old.
PC Friars is hosting a Toy Drive to benefit Esperanza-Hope Non-Profit Organization, on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at the men’s basketball game PC vs. MANHATTAN. The game is scheduled to start at 8:30pm at the Amica Mutual Pavillion. Fans attending the game are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to the game to benefit children in Rhode Island. Be part of the spirit of giving and help those in need this holiday season!
PC Friars Women’s Basketball Team is hosting a Toy Drive to benefit Esperanza-Hope on December 4, 2022 at 1:00pm at the Women’s basketball game at the Alumni Hall, Providence College, RI. Fans attending the game are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy to the game to benefit children in Rhode Island and children in the Dominican Republic. Click the link below for the team schedule https://friars.com/sports/womens-basketball/schedule
We are pleased to announce that Esperanza-Hope and Lights & Sirens International are hosting their Annual Thanksgiving event on Saturday, November 19, 2022, 1pm to 3pm at Roger Williams Park, Providence, RI. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED. FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. Thank you to our sponsors