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The Renewal Project: 5 stories that show how the arts can help communities thrive

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Travis Marshall, The Renewal Project Looking back at all the stories we featured in 2018, it’s clear that art wields a unique power to affect change by connecting people in deep and meaningful ways. Whether it’s reflecting a community’s own values in surprising ways, or instilling hope and confidence in the next generation, these […]

Better to Give Than Receive

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We love this Story of HOPE submitted by Julie Levinson from the Epstein Hillel School in Massachusetts. We are thankful for these awesome students and their teacher who wanted to bring hope to those who need it the most!  Fourth graders at Epstein Hillel School in Marblehead, Massachusetts know that they have a lot to be […]

Responding to Hate with Hope

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In the last couple of months, several mass tragedies have devastated our nation.  In October, 11 people were killed in a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. In November, 12 people were gunned down in at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California and 2 more were killed at a yoga […]

HOPE connects students in Connecticut and Israel

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Students at Haroeh Elementary School in Sderot, Israel live in a constant state of trauma from the rockets and bombs that have rained down on their city. Their neighborhood is pockmarked with holes and shrapnel. A metal dome is built over the school to protect it from an attack. “At a moments notice they […]

PayneWest Insurance Sends Hope to Hurricane Michael Survivors

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Every year, PayneWest Insurance provides its employees up to 30 hours of volunteer time-off to give back to their communities and to the causes that are important to them.  As part of this initiative, PayneWest dedicates the month of October for each of its offices to pick a project in their community and dedicate a […]

Tulsa Girl Scouts Paint Stars of HOPE for Teacher Battling Breast Cancer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tulsa Girl Scouts Troop 442 used a little paint, some creativity, and compassion to send messages of healing to their teacher battling breast cancer. For this service project, the scouts teamed up with Stars of HOPE® USA, an organization that empowers children to bring hope to those in need through the messages of healing. “Stars […]

Hope Alert for the Florida Panhandle

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text] Our hearts go out to all those impacted by Hurricane Michael. The images coming out of Florida are devastating – many people have lost their homes and livelihoods. Right now, several disaster response organizations are on site deploying much-needed relief supplies such as food, water, shelter, and clothing. While organizations are working tirelessly […]

Stars of HOPE®USA Releases Impact Study with Florida State University

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Stars of HOPE®USA, a unique disaster relief and community arts program, together with experts at Florida State University College of Criminology and Criminal Justice have released a study that examines the impact of Stars of HOPE on the emotional recovery of individuals who have survived a natural disaster or traumatic event. “We are extremely […]

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