The Midtown Hope Project continues as Clean Socks Hope, Hope Southern Indiana and Northside on Oak Street announce their Food Co-op Training Schedule.
The Midtown Collective, a group of collaborators that consists of Clean Socks Hope, Hope Southern Indiana (formerly Interfaith Community Council), Northside on Oak, St. John’s Presbyterian Church and Youth for Christ have announced Food Co-op Training for the Midtown neighborhood they serve. On Saturday April 20, 2013 at Northside on … Continue reading
Food Co-ops – What It’s All About?
For 2013 we have two very complex and realistic goals on our punch list. First, to bring the Food Coop model to our area. The food coop is different than the traditional “Food Pantry” because the patrons buy into it and run it! We as a collective only facilitate a … Continue reading
Rural Hunger – Indiana and the U.S.
In the state of Indiana, we can drive from a major city into acres and acres of corn and soy beans in a matter of minutes. We are blessed with American family farmers all around us. But like our urban sisters, we too feel the pang of “Food Insecurity,” in … Continue reading
Eyes Wide Open
As I look back, 2012 was a year for the record books! Even though our revenue was down 36% in donations and fundraisers, we were still able to impact our community in ways that frankly we’ve never dreamed of. For the 5th consecutive year, we donated a record number of … Continue reading
Christmas Store Update
Our first Christmas Store–Hope for Parents Program. We could not have done this without you! Here are the Numbers: Total Participating Shoppers including children—213 (143 children benefited from the program!) for a total of 58 Families. 94% of our participant parents were women. Total Hope Bucks Spent—$3,366.24 (269 Work Hours) … Continue reading
Corydon Nonprofit Clean Socks Hope Honored As 2012 Top-rated Nonprofit
Corydon Nonprofit Clean Socks Hope announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2012 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2012 Nonprofit,” says Jeff Minton Executive Director of the Corydon, Indiana based nonprofit. … Continue reading
Food Co-op Training Dates Announced
We have our 1st food cooperative training (for up to 50 families) will begin April 19-20, 2013 at Northside on Oak in New Albany. The Food Coop model is different than the traditional “Food Pantry” because the patrons buy into it and run it themselves.
Donations can be made at Northside on Oak during regular business hours, or at Northside Christian Church’s weekend services. If you would like to make a financial contribution, you can make the check payable to Clean Socks Hope or at this website and click on “Donate Now!” button.
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2012 Prestigious Top-Rated Award
Clean Socks Hope announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2012 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2012 Nonprofit.”