Purple Elephants Week!

Purple Elephants Week!

There are times in life when we all worry. Worrying isn’t always problematic, but when it starts to interfere with your day-to-day, it can become a nuisance. We started this week’s art therapy with a reading of the picture book, “Don’t Think About Purple Elephants” by...

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week!

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week!

    This is a project we created in February for Dr. King’s birthday and black history month, but it’s just as historically important in March when Dr. King led the peaceful voting rights protests back in 1965. On March 21st, 1965 some 2,000...

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Hopeful Futures Gala 2018

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jodi Ogilvy Director of Communications – Hope P – 217.585.5178 M – 217.619.2436 F – 217.786.3356 Jogilvy@thehopeinstitute.us www.advancinghope.us Hopeful Futures Gala SPRINGFIELD– Hope, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Springfield, IL...

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Paleolithic Art Week!

Paleolithic Art Week!

     In Art Therapy this week we took it back, waaaaaay back to the Stone Age. Our students learned about the famous cave paintings in Lascaux, and created some of their very own. The cave paintings of Lascaux, France were discovered by 4 teenage...

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Hope Inclusion Cafe & Play

    The new Hope Inclusion Cafe and Play is open for business! Hope vocational students run all the day to day activities of both Hope Cafe’s. They gain knowledge and experience in customer service, food preparation, baking, and preparing orders....

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60 Years of Hope

    In 1957, the very first Hope School for Blind Children was founded right here in Springfield, Illinois! Dr. & Mrs. Jordan had searched the world over for a place to educate their daughter, Judith Ann, who had multiple disabilities. They...

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Cameron’s Story of Hope

Cameron’s Story of Hope

    When one walks into Noll Café, it can be expected that you will see dedicated staff, hard-working students, and plenty of smiles to go around. It is not hard to notice all the work put into the café’s operations, and it is especially nice to...

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