Raunise came from a large family with 9 siblings. Her father had been absent from an early age but her mother took leave during Raunise’s 6th grade year. It was then that she began to bear a weight that for years she carried. Raunise felt a strong responsibility for her siblings and began to careRead more about Story of Hope: Raunise[…]
This story of hope is a reminder of the blessing God provides when we place our trust in him. Here Erica shares her journey to renewed hope and the joy in her life now. In her words… “At the point in my life when I learned about Hillcrest Hope, I was a new Christian. Still,Read more about Story of Hope: Erica[…]
Oh what a night! Here are the 4th Annual Night of Hope photos. We can’t thank you enough for celebrating with us and the impact you made in one evening!
#BetterTogether North Cross United Methodist Church is a unique local congregation. Sitting on a bus line between two interstates in the Gladstone/KC North area, many in need step through their doors. Pastor Shawn Franssens spoke about this with passion. “Our goal, together, is to take a step closer to Christ. No one has it allRead more about Partners in Hope: North Cross UMC[…]
As I sat with Shelly, asking her to share her story over coffee, she began with a childhood memory of church. She explained that at age 9, her mother allowed her to choose which church she would like to attend, as long as it was on their block. Shelly had three choices. The one sheRead more about Story of Hope: Shelly[…]
“You’re Invited” This is the 2017 theme for First Presbyterian Church of Liberty: You’re Invited. It is the theme that began our conversation this month with Pastor Nikki Cooley, as she invited any and all school-age kids at Hillcrest Hope to their Summer Day Camp being held this very week. It is the theme thatRead more about Partners in Hope: First Presbyterian Church of Liberty[…]
Our 3rd annual graduate reunion was a hit! We congregated at Macken Park in North Kansas City once again to celebrate our graduates, catch up on their lives, and enjoy some food and fun. Our investment into the lives of these families and individuals is an honor and we love the chance to see themRead more about 3rd Annual Graduate Reunion[…]
Mark your calendars for our third annual Hillcrest Hope Graduate Reunion June 24th, 2017. Join us for summer fun and games with BBQ and cold treats.
SAVE THE DATE!
The 4th Annual Dad & Daughter 5k is coming June 10th and benefiting Hillcrest Hope.
This month, we had the opportunity to sit down with Father Mike Roach with St. James Catholic Church in Liberty, one of our Partners in Hope. As we found our way past the brand-new development of shopping and eateries just north of St. James, we were reminded of the growth that our Liberty community hasRead more about Partners in Hope: St. James Catholic Church[…]