Power of HOPE Community Organization is a registered charity that helps families in the communities of Waterloo Region, Wellington County, Perth County and Oxford County.
Through the generosity of friends, families, local businesses and fundraising event donors, Power of HOPE is able to provide essential items needed by low income families, children and women in crisis. Some of the items donated include pyjamas, toileteries, towels and soft toys. If you would like to donate, view the list of items needed.
Each year we hold a Pyjama and Stuffed Toy campaign where we ask local businesses to post our Six Weeks of HOPE flyer and collect donations on our behalf. Find out more here
HOPE has helped a number of organizations in the community, including Women’s Shelters, Food Banks, Women in Crisis, Saint Monica’s House and Big Sisters Little Sisters. HOPE has brought joy to others in many ways. View thank you letters from many of the recipients.
Power of HOPE Community Organization became a not-for-profit in 2011 and a charity in 2014, but it all began back in 2005 with Hurricane Katrina. When Penny heard about the desperate need for the bare essentials by families who had lost, not only their homes, but all their possessions, she went into action by collecting items she could send to the devastated families of New Orleans. Read more »
In 2012, Power of HOPE expanded into the Woodstock area when Karen Geerts joined the Board of Directors. All money raised and donations received in the Woodstock area stay in the Woodstock area. Find out how you can help families in need in the Woodstock area.
For more information about the Power of HOPE please contact Penny Jamieson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 519.848.5024