Hope Spotlight – Josh’s Story

Pulse, Orlando, and the tragedy that followed transformed Josh Garcia from nightclub operations director to a man on a mission for hope. This is his story.

Stars of HOPE Bring More than Color to Orlando’s CommUNITY Rainbow Run

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [NEW YORK CITY | JUNE 11] “Alone we feel… together we heal,” was Pulse nightclub Josh Garcia’s first thought as he began emerging from a cocoon of grief and depression following the senseless act of hate. Now, as Stars of HOPE’s Director of Operations and Programs, Josh Garcia, credits the powerful Stars he received […]

Garcia Assumes Operations at Stars of HOPE

“Alone we feel… together we heal,” was Pulse nightclub Josh Garcia’s first thought as he began emerging from a cocoon of grief and depression following the senseless act of hate in Orlando, Florida. Stars of HOPE’s Director of Operations and Programs, Josh Garcia, credits the powerful Stars he received for being an integral component of […]

#HOPEALERT for Indiana

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation=”none”] HOPE ALERT ISSUED FOR INDIANA SCHOOL SHOOTING [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css_animation=”none”]Noblesville, Indiana has been the most recent site for an all too common occurrence in America. On May 25, a 13-year-old male student opened fire, injuring one female student and a male teacher, marking the 21st school shooting of 2018. The terror and unbelief […]

Stars of HOPE Deliver Much More Than HOPE in a Bing Wong Classroom & Beyond

Share This Post Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Stars of HOPE was proud to be welcomed back to San Bernardino, California’s Multicultural Festival hosted annually by Bing Wong Elementary. One of the organizers and a history teacher at Bing Wong, Jade Smith, explained that Stars of HOPE has […]

#HOPEALERT Issued for Santa Fe

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInLeft”]The country’s 22nd school shooting happened on the campus of Santa Fe High School May 18. This horrific tragedy occurred the day before their graduation ceremonies and left the community shattered, while the rest of our country watched in disbelief that this could happen yet again. But the LOVE and support that has poured […]

Stars of HOPE Become Part of Art History Curriculum in California Classroom

Share This Post Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on twitter Share on email Students at Rialto, California’s W.A. Carter High School are creating messages of hope around the world after a joint event with Stars of HOPE and Black Book Sessions. Organized locally by art instructor Kara O’Brien, young creative minds were inspired […]

New York Life Employees Send Stars of HOPE to Seminole Heights

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInLeft”][MAY 10, 2018 | ORLANDO] On a warm sunny Saturday afternoon (April 28), a collaboration between Stars of Hope, New York Life-Tampa Office and The Life Center of the Suncoast came together to honor the families and the survivors of the Seminole Heights. The families of Benjamin and Monica attended the event and were […]

#HOPEALERT Issued for San Bruno

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeInRight”]A #HOPEALERT has been issued for San Bruno after a shooting at the YouTube headquarters that killed three and injured a fourth. We’ve witnessed the tremendous healing brought by Stars of HOPE when they arrive at sites of human-caused tragedy, such as San Bernadino, Orlando, Manchester, Sutherland Springs… and sadly, the list goes […]