Michael’s Story of Hope

Michael’s Story of Hope

    Noll Café at The Hope Institute has great food and great service. The students from Hope that work in the café are always making sure there is an upbeat atmosphere. Michael, 15, one of those students who works at Noll Café is thriving not...

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Chicago Cares Comes to HILA

Chicago Cares Comes to HILA

    On Saturday, June 27 the 22nd Annual Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon took place. The Hope Institute Learning Academy was one of 30 locations across Chicago that brought volunteers together to make the city a better place. Over 200 volunteers from...

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Circle of Friendship unveiled at Hope

Circle of Friendship unveiled at Hope

    Bonding with friends is an important part of life, which is why the Circle of Friendship is a great addition to the administration area at Hope. Eagle Scout, Jivan, presented the Circle of Friendship to Hope’s Boy Scouts Wednesday, July 1....

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Hope’s Fourth of July Celebration

Hope’s Fourth of July Celebration

    It was an exciting day for Hope on Thursday, July 2. Batman and SpongeBob were sighted on the premises. Firefighters, medics and police officers were walking the streets. The superhero youth were taking campus by storm. And all of this was...

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Kyle’s Story of Hope

Kyle’s Story of Hope

    If you ever need help, Kyle is definitely the right person to ask. Kyle is always willing to lend a hand when needed and volunteers whenever possible. He can often be found holding doors open for people and having a polite and friendly...

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A look inside Hope Art Creations

A look inside Hope Art Creations

    Art allows a way to express ourselves and who we truly are.  That is why collaborative paint day at The Hope Institute is such a popular event. Paint days are an opportunity for Hope students to interact with volunteers and create beautiful...

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Alyssa Finds Her Voice… At Hope!

Alyssa Finds Her Voice… At Hope!

    A few weeks ago, senior students at The Hope School Learning Center in Springfield celebrated graduation. This ceremony, a rite of passage for so many teens, is no less so for our students with autism and other developmental disabilities....

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Hope Students Celebrate Earth Day

Hope Students Celebrate Earth Day

    Students at The Hope Institute for Children and Families enjoy a beautiful 26 acre wooded campus near the shore of Lake Springfield.  As a result, they early learn the importance of preserving our natural environment. So, it’s only natural...

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Hope’s Spring Musical Thrills Audience

Hope’s Spring Musical Thrills Audience

    It wasn’t just the magic of Disney that made the third annual spring musical a hit; it was the smiling faces of the children from The Hope Institute portraying those characters. On April 16 and 17, students were able to unleash their inner...

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Springfield, IL 62712