• We Have Hope

    My husband and I lost our home in 2006 when he lost his job and I was pregnant with our second child so we thought the best thing to do was to move to Africa, where my husband was from. We lived in Africa for over two years and my husband was not able to … Read More

  • Foreclosure To Hope

    It’s been a few years but I haven’t forgotten anything. It was November 15, 2009 and we were told to leave our residence. Our belongings were put outside and we started to move our stuff into our friends foreclosed home. We purchased a 10×16 tent and set up camp behind this foreclosed home next to … Read More

  • My Accidental Story Of HOPE

    My name is Noah, and a few weeks back I volunteered with a meal night for TasteHOPE Mobile, HOPE South Florida’s program of shared meals for homeless individuals. Being my first time I asked a lot of questions both of the guests and fellow volunteers. I quickly learned the basics of how “the system” works … Read More

  • My Story

    First of all I want to give thanks to God. I became homeless by losing my job due to the company I was working for not being able to get a certain type of insurance they needed for me to be employed with them. I was laid off and because of the economy I was … Read More

  • Church In The Neighborhood

    Last month, I participated in the “Serve. Everybody.” weekend. That’s when one of our partner churches mobilizes its entire congregation to serve the community through a variety of projects. The church building is closed Sunday morning as volunteers take the church into the neighborhoods. The idea is also to help promote serving year-round. I joined … Read More

  • Moved To Serve….

    Good Morning Neighborhood Group! After volunteering at the homeless shelter last Thursday, I felt a call to help more. Everyone does food/pantry drives at this time of year, so I decided to do a travel-size toiletry drive. As I was saying my goodbyes to the homeless people leaving the shelter after they had their meal, … Read More


    Every Monday Night we have the opportunity to share in Praise and Worship with Coral Springs United Methodist Church and the Dining With Jesus ministry. Last night as Denny and I were leaving, there was a gentleman that was walking that had been there for the worship and meal. We asked him if he needed … Read More

  • Snapshot Of A Family

    When Venese (3 small children) moved into one of our apartments at The Shepherd’s Way Family Shelter, she came with a number of serious barriers for independence. One child had a serious medical condition. She held less than part-time employment, no High School Diploma and was without childcare. While in our program, Venese was able … Read More

  • A Parent’s Story

    My name is Schardesca, a single mother of three that had to leave the father of my children. I moved in with my mother in the Fort Lauderdale area and registered at Broward College with the intent to earn a B.A. degree in Business Management. I currently work part time at Sun Life Stadium at … Read More

  • Chastity’s Story

    My story starts while I am six months pregnant and being told that I can no longer work for the company that I had been working with for 2 ½ years, due to the possible endangerment to my unborn child. I was very disappointed and afraid not only because I was pregnant but because my … Read More