H.O.P.E. in Action – Wicomico Presbyterian Church April 2021 Many of you may not know exactly how H.O.P.E. functions. So this month, we want to give you an inside look at our organization. We have a staff of six volunteers who regularly help in the office, one part-time employee and an AmeriCorps volunteer. We collaborate… Continue reading Stories from the Basement April 2021
by Donna Clark, Director Persistence pays. I heard that a lot as a child growing up here on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. My father and grandfather loved to fish and as a little girl I never could see why they would stand there for hours doing what appeared to me as nothing. Eventually one… Continue reading Stories from the Basement January 2021
HOPE will be closed for the holidays from Wednesday December 23, 2020 through Monday January 4, 2020. We will reopen Tuesday January 5, 2020 by appointment.
Donna Clark, Director As 2020 comes to a close I think many people are ready for the New Year. We at HOPE have seen a lot of changes and had to say good bye to friends and family. The pandemic and political atmosphere have created a sense of nervousness and for some depression but, we… Continue reading Stories from the Basement December 2020
H.O.P.E. regrets that we are unable to provide dental assistance until January 1, 2021.
Today Vicente Hernandez, owner of Olde Towne Deli stopped by the office with donations from the Salisbury Downtown community. Last week the deli offered a free lunch to anyone who made a donation of new items for the homeless. The box is full of blankets, hoodies, hats, gloves and other items for warmth for our… Continue reading Help from Our Friends
by Donna Clark, Director As Christians, it is our job to remain steady, supportive, and to shine Christ’s light into the world around us. Smiling eyes can soften the heart of someone who is frustrated or angry everywhere we go. When we walk in the path God puts before us; trying to be gentle and… Continue reading Stories from the Basement November 2020
On November 5, 2020 the Wagner Wellness Van will be at the H.O.P.E. office from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm for free flu shots for anyone. Located at 129 Broad Street in Salisbury Maryland. Come to the back parking lot behind Wicomico Presbyterian Church.
NOTICE All dental assistance is on hold until December 1, 2020
Stories from the Basement Help and Outreach Point of Entry, Inc. by Donna Clark, Director Since early May we have been seeing clients by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays; providing limited services. Birth certificates are still reasonably easy to obtain (depending upon the state of origin), social security cards have become a nightmare due… Continue reading Stories from the Basement September 2020