Stars of HOPE®

A simple idea that is changing the world.

Stars of HOPE® transforms individuals and communities through the power of art
and personal messages of hope and healing.

Stars of HOPE® is a unique disaster relief and community arts program that empowers children (of all ages) to transform communities impacted by natural and man-made disasters through colorful art and messages of hope and healing.  We have empowered 80,000 volunteers including school children, families, seniors, first responders, veterans, active military, partner organizations, and entire communities to paint inspirational words, messages, and designs on 1-foot wooden stars. These Stars of HOPE are displayed in public places in communities worldwide in the immediate and long term aftermath of tragedy serving as beacons of hope and compassion for all to see.

How to turn any tragedy into HOPE

Introducing Stars of HOPE® Box of HOPE

Hope Box Set

“The first time I saw some stars, I smiled. The second time, I stopped to read them. The next time, I found myself looking for them and excited to see new ones. That was the moment I realized your beautiful stars became my focus instead of the destruction that was once our beautiful life. Thank you for the beauty you are bringing back to us.”
Dana C., Hurricane Sandy survivor, Sheepshead Bay, NY

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Scott Macinnis wrote to us last night, "I wanted to send this message of thanks from Denham Springs Louisiana.
My home flooded in the August flood last year and someone brought stars to us, and this one spoke to me at a time I needed some perseverance.
Almost a year later and I have finished my home and wanted to thank you.
It's a great thing y'all are doing and much appreciated."
We wish you joy in your finished home Scott! We are glad this Star of HOPE spoke to you.
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On Pride Day and Every Day. Love is love is love. #LOVEisstrongerthanhate ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Stan Eversole for keeping the Hope on the fence! Everyone needs a bit of HOPE, right? ... See MoreSee Less

While installing a temporary construction fence in Ashville, NC today we noticed stars hanging on our fence. These stars were left on the fence following the fence being donated for use after the dev...

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