Listed below are just some examples of organizations, foundations and individuals who have benefited from the help of Hope For Children Foundation
The Valerie Fund in Monmouth Medical Center – HFCF has hired a Child Life Specialist for the children’s hematology and oncology clinic in the children’s hospital. We have also provided funds to create two private inpatient pediatric rooms, a teen friendly bathroom and an expanded area for a family waiting room.
K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – HFCF has provided funds for Infotainment systems in each pediatric room.
Family Promise – Over the course of many years, HFCF has provided funds to help displaced families in Monmouth County. Our contributions have helped start the Family Pride Program that helps with rental security/moves, school and counseling through a private firm. We have also provided funds for summer camp and for extracurricular activities for multiple children in need. We helped get families on their feet by providing funds for schooling, lap tops and even helped with purchasing vehicles so these families can get back and forth to work. In 2005, we provided funds to a mother who was trying to find affordable housing for her children. This money helped to secure and apartment which covered one years rent, funds for daycare, money for schooling for the mother and funds for daily living. This family is now living secure and comfortable thanks to the support provided!
Impact Oasis – This is a local organization whose mission is to promote inclusion and acceptance of autistic individuals into their local communities by establishing farm centers that provide meaningful work, peaceful and healthy residences and community interaction. We provided funds for them to build an outdoor kitchen.
Stomp the Monster – HFCF provided funds to help Stomp the Monster as they assist families in their quest to stomp out cancer!
Middletown Help Its Own – Funds provided to help local families in need.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth County – HFCF has provided funds that will accommodate six children to receive “BIG” support.
YMCA – HFCF has helped with the Strong Kids Campaign to help underprivileged kids go to summer camp.
Prevention First – HFCF teamed with P1 to educate children in school to handle difficult, everyday life situations.
The Arc – HFCF has helped The Arc provide programs and services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
CASA – HFCF has provided funds for helping the many volunteers who ensure the safety and welfare of children.
Project Use – HFCF has helped to provide adventure and school based activities for urban youth.
JDRF – HFCF has donated money in honor of Colin Borg to help with juvenile diabetes research.
CASANA – HFCF has donated funds to help children affected by Apraxia.
The David S. Zocchi Brain Tumor Center – HFCF has teamed with this foundation to help with their Art is Good program which provides art therapy for children who are dealing with or have family members who are diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Ken Tietjen Memorial Fund – Funds provided to help continue our friend Ken’s legacy of helping children in need.
Greg T. Hickman Foundation – Funds have been provided to help families with children fighting childhood cancers.
Luke Walz Children’s Foundation Funds to benefit Luke Walz, stricken with cancer.
Talty Scholarship – Scholarship funds provided to Caitlin Talty who as a young girl took the time to volunteer in her community.
The Jennifer Larkin Foundation – HFCF helped to host a benefit for a mom battling a serious illness which helped raise $26K for the family’s medical bills.
Luke Gilligan Foundation – Funds have been provided to help Luke’s family with medical bills.
Dawn Center for Living – HFCF has donated funds in memory of Francesca Slivinski.
Cody James Foundation – HFCF has provided funds to help with the family of Cody James.
Cheryl Parascand Memorial Fund – HFCF has provided assistance to help a family recover from a devastating fire that left three boys without their mother.
Albert Ostervich Fund – Funds provided to help the family of Albie Ostervich.
Luke Anshelewitz Fund – HFCF provided funds for Luke’s medical bills and such.
Brandon Blair Foundation – Funds have been provided to Brandon’s family to help alleviate medical bills while he battles a terrible illness.
R.A.I.N.E. Foundation – Since its beginnings, RAINE has positively impacted the the Bayshore Community – by providing food, clothing, assistance during the holidays, and various other necessities for families in crisis.
High School Students – HFCF has provided funds to high school students in need so that they could build their resumes and further their education.
HFCF has also provided assistance to many families in need. We have provided dental assistance, furniture, utility bill payments, gas cards, food store cards, refinance assistance, and tuition for schooling, day camps, day care, etc. We have helped to keep countless underprivileged children fed, clothed and housed in a warm environment. We have helped families that have suffered setbacks get back on their feet. We’ve provided financial support for families dealing with illness and tragedy. Along with our supporters, our small group has made a HUGE impact in the lives of so many children!