Stories from the Basement Help and Outreach Point of Entry, Inc. by Donna Clark RN, Director We here at H.O.P.E., Inc. look forward to Tuesdays and Thursdays when we come to the church and serve the clients who see us. The major needs remain birth certificates and dental care but, the unspoken needs are the… Continue reading June 2022
HOPE is extremely grateful to the Hanes Sock Drive for donating the following items for our clients' use: 400 tshirts 400 pairs of underwear 300 hoodies 1000 pairs of socks 2500 masks
HOPE is extremely grateful to the Lower Shore Vulnerable Population Task Force for donating 200 rapid Covid tests for our clients. In these uncertain times, peace of mind is a wonderful gift.
Stories from the Basement Help and Outreach Point of Entry, Inc. by Donna Clark, Director A new year is upon us and many of us wax nostalgic about things that happened in the previous year. We here at HOPE have been discussing our clients and what has happened to them over the past year. Thanks… Continue reading Stories from the Basement January 2022
Every Tuesday the shower trailer will be located in the back parking lot at Wicomico Presbyterian Church on Broad Street in Salisbury. Every other Tuesday beginning November 16, 2021 The Tidal Health Wellness Van will be located in the back parking lot at Wicomico Presbyterian Church on Broad Street. Vaccines and wellness checks are encouraged.
Housing First Salisbury is doing a great job. Check their facebook page below for more information. https://www.facebook.com/housingfirstsalisbury/?ref=br_rs
by Donna Clark RN, Director Our fiscal year ended June 30th and now is the time we review our data and see just what we have accomplished in the past year. I found the statistics very surprising. In the office alone we saw 1386 different people with 1214 of them new clients. Another startling piece… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: July 2019
by Donna Clark RN, Director She comes to the office each time we open. Sometimes it’s for only a few minutes and sometimes it’s for the full four hours we are open but, she is a regular with us. Skinny as a rail and talking a mile an hour she knows everyone, everything about them… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: September 2018
by Donna Clark RN, Director Summer time is usually a little slower for us and we can take a deep breath, reorganize our shelves and attend to things left undone. Not so this summer. We have seen an influx of new homeless people from Chicago, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and several other east coast states. When they… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: August 2018
By Donna Clark RN, Director The Community Emergency Shelter Project (CESP) is underway and we are housing as many as 38 men each night. This is the 15th year for this program and we have been able to meet our mission of preventing homeless men from freezing to death every winter thanks to the many… Continue reading Stories from the Basement: January 2018