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Community Connections
Supporting the Holland Community

Hope is proud to be part of the Holland community. Hope's campus is home to several programs that directly serve Holland and West Michigan.

During Hope College's Day of Giving, you'll have the opportunity to give to the following departments and programs:

HSRT — Hope Summer Repertory Theatre

HSRT is West Michigan’s premier professional theatre company. HSRT produces plays and educational programs of the highest professional standards that address the needs of, and enhance the quality of life for, Hope College and the community. Part of our mission is to provide educational opportunities for the youth in our community. We hope that by providing these experiences, participants will develop a lifelong love of theatre. HSRT plans to return with live performances this summer. Stay tuned.

Hope-Western Prison Education Program

Hope College and Western Theological Seminary partner in offering The Hope-Western Prison Education Program, an initiative that provides a Christian liberal arts education to men incarcerated at Muskegon Correctional Facility.

CASA — Children's After School Achievement

CASA helps at-risk elementary students by providing free after-school tutoring and individualized summer school in addition to other educational and cultural enrichment programs.

StepUp Program

Step Up helps middle school students succeed in school and develop their future potential by caring for their social, emotional and academic needs within a mentoring context. This program serves over 40 students each year!

TRIO Upward Bound

TRIO Upward Bound is a pre-college preparatory program for students grades 8–12 who are interested in pursuing an educational program beyond high school.

ExploreHope Science Camps

Hope pre-professional students manage, plan and run educational programs for K–12 students and teachers in the community. Student cohorts focus on programs in their area of study while learning teamwork, project management, curriculum development and instructional skills that are required in their future careers.

PATH Program

PATH program is a cooperative project between Hope College and the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District developed to serve academically gifted middle school students. Serving 150 students from more than 20 public and private school districts, as well as local home school students.

Departments and Programs Leaderboard
Which areas at Hope College do you love the most? The area with the most gifts takes the lead!
Rank Departments And Programs Gifts
1 Hope Fund - Immediate Use 214
2 Hope Forward, Endowment 194
3 Orange and Blue Fund 137
4 Center for Diversity and Inclusion 69
5 Natural and Applied Sciences Summer Research Fund, endowed 48
6 The Future of Work Renovation 34
7 Hope-Western Prison Education Program 28
8 Counseling and Psychological Services 21
9 Phelps Scholars 21
10 Campus Sustainability Project 15
11 Kinesiology 15
12 Psychology 14
13 ExploreHope 14
14 Engineering 14
15 Economics and Business 13
16 Geological and Environmental Science 13
17 Political Science 13
18 Communication 13
19 Campus Ministries 12
20 Boerigter Center for Calling and Career 11
21 Awakening 11
22 Music 11
23 Office of Possibilities 11
24 Disability & Accessibility Resources 11
25 Study Abroad /Off-campus 10
26 Biology 9
27 World Languages and Cultures 9
28 Education 9
29 Nursing 9
30 Dance 9
31 Art and Art History 8
32 History 8
33 Chemistry 8
34 David O. Otai '12 International Student Resource and Activity Fund 8
35 Student Emergency Fund 7
36 Women's and Gender Studies 7
37 Select Other Below 6
38 Theatre 5
39 Vienna Summer School 5
40 Religion 5
41 Van Wylen Library 5
42 Social Work 5
43 Sociology 4
44 Hope Summer Repertory Theatre 4
45 Keeping Hope Student Food Pantry 4
46 Spring Break Immersion Trips 3
47 Global Studies 3
48 Mathematics and Statistics 3
49 Disablity and Accessibility Resources 3
50 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2
51 Kruizenga Art Museum 2
52 Philosophy 2
53 Physics 2
54 Children's After School Achievement (CASA) 2
55 Neuroscience 2
56 English 1
57 Computer Science 1
58 CMS (Center for Ministry Studies) 1
59 COVID 19 Relief Fund 1
60 American Ethnic Studies 0
61 Student Development Program Fund 0
62 Peace and Justice 0
63 Hope Software Institute 0
Sororities Leaderboard
Which sorority will make the most gifts? Keep checking to see who will win!
Please select your sorority.
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Sigma Sigma – Sigmas 27
2 Sigma Iota Beta – Sibs 26
3 Delta Phi – Delphi 22
4 Kappa Beta Phi – Dorians 13
5 Alpha Gamma Phi - Alpha Gams 10
6 Kappa Delta Chi - Kappa Chis 3
7 Alpha Phi Zeta – Aletheans 2
Huntington Bank Celebrates: 25 Years of Community Impact with ExploreHope!
The partnerships at Hope are endless -- consider ExploreHope! This program offers innovative summer programming for our K-12 community and engages Hope students in professional experiential learning programs. Huntington Bank will generously match all gifts up to $3,000 to support one of Hope's largest community-focused programs.
$1,035 MATCHED
Early Bird Challenge by Brightformat
Rise and shine, early birds! Why not start your day with gifts to your favorite areas of Hope? If 25 gifts are made from 2 am to 7 am EST, Brightformat, an alumni-owned business, will give $2,500 will be added to the Hope Fund to help support our area of greatest need - student scholarships.
25 / 25 Gifts
Fraternities Leaderboard
Which fraternity will make the most gifts? Keep checking to see who will win!
Please select your fraternity.
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Phi Kappa Alpha – Cosmo 22
2 Chi Phi Sigma – Arcadian 17
3 Omicron Kappa Epsilon Frater 13
4 Phi Tau Nu – Emersonian 9
5 Kappa Eta Nu Knickerbocker 4
6 Alpha Theta Chi – Centurian 2
Bringing a Hope Education to Incarcerated Students
The Hope-Western Prison Education Program is the "leading edge" on prison education, impacting the students in the program as well as positively influencing the whole prison culture. Julius Lakeshore Capital has generously offered to match all gifts to support the Hope-Western Prison Education Program (up to $5,000). "When released these men can be well received by their families, friends and employers in their next chapter of life. It’s a transformational program we are proud to support."
$5,000 MATCHED
Young Alumni and Student Scholarship Challenge
We are so proud. Thanks to our young alumni and students for stepping up to the challenge. A generous 2019 grad gave an additional $2,500 to student scholarships.
50 / 50 Gifts
Access for Incarcerated Students Challenge
Just 25 gifts will unlock an additional $5,000 to bring Hope to incarcerated students. The Hope-Western Prison Education Project brings an academically challenging curriculum while also focusing on moral rehabilitation and spiritual formation. Join George '61 and Sibilla Boerigter in supporting this incredible iniative.
20 / 20 Gifts
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