2024 "Home Sweet Home" Gala

March 1, 6:30 PM
Deerfield Golf Club

Discover the stories of people like you who step in to care for children in need. Children who have been neglected, abused, or abandoned and need a home.

Join us for an evening to benefit vulnerable children and their families.

Registration is now CLOSED.


Coffee Breaks for Foster and Adoptive Mom

March 11, 9:30–11 AM
The Well

Meet up with other foster and adoptive moms for a much needed coffee break. Let us treat you to some coffee and an hour and a half with people who understand your life. We aren’t meant to do this alone. Coffee Breaks this winter are January 22, February 8, and March 11! Hope to see you there!

Find out more at our Refresh Facebook Group.

Family Fun Night at Main Event Newark!

Sunday, March 24, 2024, 4:30-8:30pm

Join us for an incredible evening at Main Event! Your registration includes access to all the bowling, gravity ropes, and laser tag you can handle! We expect this event to fill up fast, so register today! Just $25 per family!

Hope for the Journey Conference

Saturday, May 18, 2024
Location: Redeemer Fellowship Church Offices

Children navigating the journey of adoption and foster care often carry unique needs. The Hope for the Journey Conference is your gateway to a wealth of knowledge, understanding, and practical tools to help support children, parents, and families in your community. Join us for a deep dive into TBRI strategies with a gospel foundation. Conference ticket includes:

  • breakfast and lunch
  • 8 hrs of training
  • giveaways

We offer in-person ($10) and virtual ($5) tickets for this event.

Previous Events

Equipped to Care

September 30, 9:30am
Ogletown Baptist Church

Trauma-informed principles to support your kids in the classroom, church, and home. This course is designed to provide knowledge about how trauma affects children and their brain development while equipping you with tools and skills to care for them well. Whether you are a children’s ministry worker, teacher, grandparent, or babysitter this course will help you as you serve families.

Family Picnic

October 8, 3:00pm
Lums Pond Pavillion 2

We invite all families who are a part of the Family Hope family, whether you are an adoptive or foster family, have attended one of our events, or heartily support our mission.
Join us for a family picnic at Pavillion 2 at Lums Pond. We’ll provide drinks, hot dogs, and chips as well as activities for all ages. Please bring a side if your last name starts with A-L, and a dessert if your last name starts with M-Z.

$5 for foster and adoptive families
$10 for all other families and friends
Register today!