Tweet Every summer for our camps in Rwanda, we design T-Shirts and give them to all of our kids (this year will be over 170!) and to our fabulous volunteers, who help to run our camps! But this year we wanted to do something a little different. We wanted to give a little-known design program [...]
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Tweet We’re thrilled about our new informational video! Check it out here! We must thank Travis Stewart for his editing skills, and of course Brad Teitelbaum and Free Advice for the music!
Tweet We were thrilled to find that the Wall Street Journal included a Hope Shines volunteer in an article about philanthropic giving… But we weren’t surprised! Kathleen Flaherty, who helped run the sports program in Rwanda this past summer, is an amazing individual who has given tons of time and energy to Hope Shines. Not [...]
Tweet As of today, Hope Shines was officially incorporated in the state of New York. We were approved by both the New York Department of State and the Department of Education. This is a huge step forward in our quest to make a significant mark. Hope Shines is now Hope Shines, Inc.! Thank you to [...]
Tweet O, The Oprah Magazine announced in the December 2008 issue (on newsstands now) that Hope Shines will be receiving 10% of the profits from the new editions of the O bracelets. Made in Rwanda by survivors of the Rwandan genocide, the O bracelets are an amazing gift that truly keep on giving! We are honored [...]
Tweet Tonight marks the successful launch of our website! Joelle, who designed it and is my partner in building Hope Shines, did an outstanding job! It looks great! hopeshines.net Check it out!
Tweet This past week, Joy President of Kamar Innovation Toy Group, asked if they could include Hope Shines on their Skoodlez website. As I mentioned in my prior posts, Kamar Innovation Toy group sent this awesome stuffed animal called Skoodlez to Rwanda, this past summer, to be given to the children as part of the [...]
Tweet Kamar Innovation–which donated adorable educational stuffed toys for the children of Rebero this summer–featured Hope Shines on its website! Check out the story here!