What Can Your Faith Do?

I got off the phone with a lady who called from St. Louis.  Her name is Tyra, and she proceeded to thank me for all we did for her a year ago.  She graduated from Star of Hope and is now living independently in her hometown, and guess what, she wants to start a homeless ministry there to help give back and serve others!She asked how to get it started, and my thoughts immediately went to how I felt... Read More »
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Star of Hope Volunteers Are Everywhere!

Every day I find that people in our community are eager to know more about Star of Hope, the services we provide and how to get involved.  One question I am often asked is, “Where do you get your volunteers?”  The answer is simple – from everywhere!  l  Churches, Bible studies & various ministriesl  Local and out-of-town mission outreach groupsl  Businesses – Small businesses to... Read More »
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Needed Items

A great way to help the homeless is by donating needed items to an emergency shelter or long-term program. Also, consider organizing a collection drive with your friends, church, colleagues, school or organization.Star of Hope Mission's urgent needs for this week include:Women’s DeodorantShaving CreamRazorsBlue Label SimilacFlashlights & BatteriesPull Ups (2t, 3t, 4t).Thank you for... Read More »
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A Friend in Need…

You gotta love the folks at Marriott International and Glazier Foods. Together, they delivered 5 tons of much-needed, non-perishable food to our Storehouseand unloaded every box, bag, and bundle by hand—well with a little help from a fork lift.This was a definite hallelujah moment for our kitchen staff and all of Star of Hope, for that matter, because with nearly 1,000 hungry, homeless men, women,... Read More »
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Homeless Men and Google

Friendswood Community Church has blessed our organization with 15,000 dollars to refurbish our Computer Learning Center at the Men's Development Center.   Today applications and tools are on the Internet so we are moving away from our old fat client desktop computer model that loaded down the desktop with applications like typing tutorials and Microsoft Office applications model to a web tools... Read More »
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Give Comfort & Joy To Houston's Homeless

Are you working on your Christmas gift list? Consider giving a special gift to honor a friend, family member or colleague and help Houston's homeless.Visit Star of Hope's 2009 Christmas Gift Catalog. You can provide Meals, Education, Shelter, Medical Care, Spiritual Care and Children's Critical Care... all in the name of a special someone.Don't forget you can also send an eCard to let them know... Read More »
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