Stories of Hope

Real life stories of our shared efforts to move young families out of the cycle of homelessness and hopelessness in Gwinnett County.

Sharing hope, one mom at a time

For Ruth Davis, it all started with a giant birthday bash.  When she heard about Home of Hope through a golf friend, Ruth decided it sounded like a great way to celebrate and give back. “At our milestone birthday party, my friends and I decided to have Home…

Welcome, Andrew!

Welcome, Andrew!  Andrew Hedrich joined the Home of Hope Board of Directors this spring. This Gwinnett native and CPA at Smith+Howard CPAs and Advisors is one of four new members we welcomed to the team. We caught up with him not long ago and asked him to share…

Gwinnett Church is “FOR Home of Hope”

Talking about it is easy, but actions speak louder than words. What does it look like to truly serve? Rachel Spain is a part of Gwinnett Church, and if you live in Gwinnett County or the surrounding area, you’ve likely seen or heard their slogan, “FOR GWINNETT.” “As…

Serving from the heart – Anna Melkerson

During quarantine, many found themselves with more free time than ever. Anna Melkerson was one of those people. A flight attendant on voluntary furlough, she asked a long-time friend where she could volunteer. “She told me to call Samantha at Home of Hope, and I did, that day,”…