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by Friday, 03 November 2017 21:40

Houston HOPEww Singles Disaster Corps - February 2018

Hurricane Harvey was one of the most devastating weather events in the continental United States. It destroyed the homes of hundreds of thousands and tragically disrupted the lives of millions of Gulf Coast residents by dropping an estimated 27 trillion gallons of water and over 50 inches of rain during a span of six days across southeast Texas and Louisiana.

by Sunday, 17 September 2017 17:53

Most Meaningful Christmas: A Mother’s Perspective of HYC

Allison Reynolds is a wife and mother from the UK. She and her family served on the HOPE worldwide Youth (and Family) Corps in the Philippines over Christmas 2016. Read about their trip from her perspective...

by Monday, 13 March 2017 22:00

HYC Milestone: From One Generation to the Next

HOPE Youth Corps has reached a milestone! The first participants from 20 years ago are now sending their own children to HYC.

Steve Burns was on the 1997 Moscow HYC. His daughter has now just signed up for her first HYC. She is Philadelphia bound.

by Friday, 10 March 2017 00:00

Young Men with a Heart to Serve

It is always so encouraging to see young men grow in their compassion and service. Gary Torres from Los Angeles went on two HOPE Youth Corps last year. He served in Croatia in July, and the Philippines in December. Watch this short video, in which he shares his convictions about service...

by Friday, 24 February 2017 11:13

"These Two Weeks Were a Spiritual Charge to My Soul"

Ignatius Beard is a single brother from Maine. He served on the HOPE worldwide Singles Corps in Sri Lanka over Christmas. Read about his trip...

by Tuesday, 15 March 2016 17:29

More Valuable than Anything Money Could Buy

Jane Doyle, from Belfast, Northern Ireland, writes about her family's trip to Nepal with the Kathmandu 2015 Christmas HOPE Youth Corps.

This is the story of my family trip with HOPE worldwide to Kathmandu, Nepal at Christmas 2015. Our family consists of my husband Daniel, our two girls Hannah (15) and Sian (13), and our son Rory (10). 

Even though we had wanted to go on one of these HOPE worldwide trips for a few years, when God opened the door for our family to serve in Kathmandu, the reality of it brought up fears in me, and challenges that only faith in God could overcome.

by Monday, 22 February 2016 10:12

HOPE Youth Corps Testimonial: Zach Parnell

Zachary Parnell, 24, a campus student from Philadelphia, was one of our "master builders' on the Philippines HOPE Youth Corps. He is also one of the nicest guys you will ever meet.This is what he shared about his time on HYC:

by Monday, 22 February 2016 09:50

2015 HOPE Youth Corps Cebu Video

John and Isa Araneo, disciples in the San Diego Church of Christ,  go to the Philippines every year to help with the work of HOPE worldwide. This past Christmas, they were able to serve alongside the HOPE Youth Corps volunteers.

A group of 80 HYC participants built houses for typhoon victims, repaired and painted boats, and spent time with the community of Daanbantayan in Northern Cebu.

Read more about another family's experience in Cebu: Healing through Serving

by Saturday, 30 January 2016 10:03

Healing through Serving

In December 2015, Carolyn Alessi (member of the Greater Hartford Church of Christ) and her two daughters participated in the HOPE Youth Corps trip to Cebu, Philippines. Here are Carolyn's own words about why serving is an important part of healing for her family:

by Friday, 08 January 2016 10:54

Houses, Boats and Little Children: 2015 HYC Philippines Report

Two weeks during the 2015 Christmas holiday season, 80 volunteers along with the local HOPE worldwide staff painted boats, built houses, played with children, sweated, laughed, cried  and fought off relentless ants and mosquitoes.

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