Client Stories

Volunteering @ Project WeHOPE

Posted by: Carnell Simon Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Client Stories, Uncategorized

March
10

There’s more than one way to make a difference, and volunteering is a great way to donate your time to helping any number of Project WeHOPE programs. Even Volunteering your skills, from contracting, accounting, to arts and etc. Enquire how …

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Project WeHOPE Recognizes 20 Graduates

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On October 27, 2016, Project WeHOPE recognized 20 individuals at the Fall graduation ceremony for Supportive Housing Clients and H.O.P.E. Jobs certification holders. The event was hosted at St. Samuel Church in East Palo Alto, and our host for the event was our Assistant Director Alicia Garcia our very own. Our keynote speaker was Glenda Jackson who is from San Francisco and was formerly homeless in San Francisco as a child. The special guest was Project WeHOPE Board Member Irv Henderson who is the Fundraising Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Talech, who gave the opening and closing prayer, spoke with our graduates and expressed the gratitude on the behalf of the organization for their determination to finish and complete their enrolled program courses. In addition to certificates of completion, awards were also handed out for a variety successful characteristics and attitudes displayed while enrolled for their duration in their programs. A total of 31 certifications were handed out to the graduating clients who marched to receive their certificates.

Graduation Program Certificates

Custodial Technicians: 4

Guard Card Technician: 5

Nutrition and Cooking: 3

Ready For Love: 6

Secure Futures: 8

Steps to Betterment: 5

 

 

Project WeHOPE is excited to have dedicated clients who are willing to work with our educational instructors towards enhancing the quality of their lives and protecting themselves from the threat of homelessness. We look forward to our next group of client’s graduation.

What Does Homelessness Look Like?

Posted by: Whitney Genevro Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Client Stories, News & Press

October
10

Homelessness does not have a face. There are no representing characteristics that we can look and to easily define what homelessness looks like or determine a person is homeless according to their appearance. We can assume, and sometimes we could …

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Can we really end local homelessness?

Posted by: Whitney Genevro Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Client Stories, News & Press

June
2

What an interesting and incredibly complex question. In short, yes. But let’s go a little deeper than that. Homelessness is a common drawback that has troubled mankind since the bible days. People have often found themselves without housing or shelter. Even though this …

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