Kane County Covid-19 Memorial Ceremony

January 28, 2022 Remarks by Jonathan Shively, Executive Director, Fox Valley Hands of Hope Many of us are feeling overwhelmed with sorrow and sadness. Loss under the best of circumstances, surrounded by all the most generous, patient, and purposeful supports is hard. But the pandemic has wrenched many of those supports away, while death continues […]

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FVHH Welcomes New Clinical Intern

The FVHH staff is delighted to introduce our new intern for the 2021-2022 school year, Gaby Alcantara. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in social work in May, Gaby is now working towards her MSW at Aurora University with a specialization in healthcare social work. She comes to us with previous experience supporting children and […]

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FVHH Welcomes New Executive Director

Please join the FVHH Board and staff in welcoming our new Executive Director, Jonathan Shively! The FVHH Board has chosen Jonathan because they see him as a truly caring leader, learner, and listener, whose personal experiences have provided him with great perspective for this role. Jonathan delivers an extensive background in organizational leadership, development, and […]

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Agency Updates During COVID-19

Fox Valley Hands of Hope (FVHH) continues to provide compassionate guidance and support for the grieving at no cost to the community. In the time of COVID-19, when grief seems relentless, we understand that our community needs us now more than ever. That is why it has been the main focus of the agency to […]

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FVHH Annual Update — February E-News

Looking Forward: A Few Words from Executive Director, Beverly DeJovine  To say that my first six months as Executive Director of FVHH was filled with immense learning would be such an understatement.  So many in our FVHH community – our staff, our volunteers, our clients, our Board, our community – have been incredibly generous with […]

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St. Charles WBC Chooses FVHH as a Fundraiser Recipient in 2020! —January E-News 2020

Yesterday, the Women’s Business Council of St. Charles Chamber of Commerce (WBC) hosted a luncheon to announce and recognize their three 2020 charities, which included Fox Valley Hands of Hope! Not All Wounds Bleed and Kane County Repertory Theater were also in attendance as recipients for 2020. Lunch was accompanied by presentations from all of the benefiting organizations. Fox […]

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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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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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