Hope Stories

We’d like to make you aware of a group of people who are invisible, yet so instrumental in making Hope happen. These people are our Rays of Hope members. The idea was the brain child of a Holy Child Sister way back in 2005. She...

Since the inception of Hope’s Adult Education Program in 2006, Townsend Press has provided their superb language arts materials for our learners and teachers completely free of charge, including shipping. This is a tremendous support for our learners and our program. Townsend prefers that our...

The annual 100 Book Challenge Principal’s Lunch for Hope’s top readers featured eight eager students excited to share their latest read.  Recommendations included the infamous Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo, a book current 5th graders said helped teach them important lessons such as,...

On Sunday, January 28th, Hope Partnership for Education opened its doors to NExT (Network of Extraordinary Talent) Philadelphia, an affinity group of the Urban League of Philadelphia to host a community Health and Wellness Summit. Attendees learned tips and tools to help them take control...

For the next five months, Hope students will participate in the World Affairs Council Jr. Model UN Program.  This year’s research/activities will focus on gaining knowledge on two topics: Ending Food Insecurity and Protecting Women and Girls’ Access to Education. On January 22nd, seventh graders...

Meet seventeen-year-old junior, Zayanna ! Zayanna first joined the Hope Family in the fifth grade and graduated from Hope Partnership in 2015. She attends Mercy Career and Technical High School. She is in their Culinary Arts Program and is currently studying pastry arts. At Mercy, Zayanna...

This fall, Hope Partnership graduates have been able to participate in a highly requested “relationships” workshop through a partnership with The Philadelphia Theatre Company and Women Against Abuse. Dating and Us: Exploring Relationships through Play is a weekly two-hour workshop that challenges participants to ask...

Many of you who are reading this attended our 11th Annual FriendRaiser. The evening was a grand success! One dimension of the celebration that we’re especially proud of is The Music of Hope. We have a wonderful middle school music program, supported by some very...

Hope Partnership’s middle school principal, Dr. Sharon DuPree, and our 5th and 6th grade social studies teacher, Mrs. Maureen Oblea, were invited to present at the annual American Association for Middle School Educators Conference. The event was held at the Philadelphia Convention Center from November...