HOPE IN ACTION BLOG

Garden Party Recap — June E-News 2019

21st Annual Garden Party   Over 500 people attended the 21st Annual Garden Party, Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s biggest fundraiser! More than $40,000 worth of showcase prizes and $30,000 in live and silent auction items were presented at the event, which was held on June 10th at The Q Center in St. Charles. The […]

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Meet FVHH’s Newest Staff Member — June E-News 2019

Fox Valley Hands of Hope is pleased to announce the addition of Erik Meeks, MA, LCPC as the Manager of Bereavement Services. Erik comes to the organization with over a decade of professional helping experience as a counselor and therapist. Erik is Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois and has received his […]

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New Program Update — June E-News 2019

Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s Bereavement Team strives to meet the growing needs of our community with brand new support programs and workshops available to the community, free of charge. We are excited to add to our program offerings this summer and share our partnership with G.R.A.S.P., an organization who serves to support those who […]

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Volunteer Update — March E-News 2019

Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s volunteer program is ever changing and growing with our unique community. FVHH is dedicated to meeting the needs of our clients while utilizing the time and talents of our volunteers. With new volunteer opportunities, our volunteer need growing, and new Continued Education being added to the calendar regularly — you’re sure to find your fit […]

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Summer Programs — March E-News 2019

Upcoming Summer Programs   Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s Adult and Children’s Bereavement Team is excited to share upcoming summer events and one-day workshops they’ve been busy at work developing! Some are brand new programs, some are long-standing, but each program is open to the public and free-of-charge. For more information or to register for […]

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Viva Villa Verone — March E-News 2019

Thank you!   Thank you to all those who attended our annual Viva Villa Verone fundraiser! This fundraiser has been a staple fundraiser for Fox Valley Hands of Hope and, for yet another year, it was an incredible event. From the delicious dinner to the entertainment, its was a night to remember!   A special […]

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2019 Board of Directors –

Fox Valley Hands of Hope is truly a volunteer driven organization.  Last year over 375 individuals gave of their time and talents to make the FVHH mission come to life for those in need.  No matter what their role, volunteers at FVHH make a difference. Occasionally volunteers move on and we have to say a […]

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History of Herbie’s — February E-News 2019

History of Herbie’s   Fox Valley Hands of Hope has developed programs based on the needs of our clients and communities in which we serve. FVHH prides itself on the ability to serve individuals from all walks of life and bring them together through bereavement support groups. We have successfully created a few ‘pillar’ programs, […]

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Viva Villa Verone — February E-News 2019

Fox Valley Hands of Hope looks forward to hosting our annual Viva Villa Verone fundraiser Sunday, April 7th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The night will be filled with incredible Italian food provided by Villa Verone, special entertainment throughout the evening, and exciting raffles — all to benefit Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s superior […]

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Volunteer Update — February E-News 2019

Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s volunteer program is ever changing and growing with our unique community. FVHH is dedicated to meeting the needs of our clients while utilizing the time and talents of our volunteers. With new volunteer opportunities, our volunteer need growing, and new Continued Education being added to the calendar regularly — you’re sure to find your fit […]

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Hope for the Holidays — December E-News 2018

Hope for the Holidays   During a time of year when most are checking off lists, decorating and preparing for family gatherings, grievers are struggling through this holiday season. Fox Valley Hands of Hope staff and volunteers are dedicated to support and comfort the adults, children and families we serve all year long through special […]

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#GivingTuesday — December E-News 2018

#GivingTuesday 2018   #GivingTuesday was nothing short of a victory for Fox Valley Hands of Hope. This year, our organization attempted to tackle a whole new approach to #GivingTuesday in hopes of furthering our community reach and success for the 2018 campaign. Gayle Deja-Schultz, Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s Director of Development, attended a 4-part […]

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Volunteer Update — December E-News 2018

Cookie Event 2018: Another Sweet Success     The 2018 Cookie Event was a roaring success! With the time and effort of Fox Valley Hands of Hope  volunteers, community members, and FVHH staff, we were able to give out 190 well filled, assorted cookie plates! These cookie plates are delivered by dedicated volunteers to the Hands […]

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The Hope — September 2018

The Hope   Portraits of loss, grief care, and compassion Written by: Bev DeJovine, FVHH Board of Directors   “This is often the best thing I do in my week.” John and his family moved to Wayne from Portland Oregon, after an 11-year career in advertising, when he experienced a life-changing event – his mom […]

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