The Mission of H.O.P.E.

Winston-Salem is one of the top cities in the entire United States for hunger in families with children. North Carolina and Louisiana are now the top states for hunger in children ages 0-4. One of every four children in North Carolina has insufficient food to meet nutritional needs!

Our mission

is to use community-wide volunteer support to prepare and bring nutritious weekend meals to the thousands of children in Forsyth County who are at risk for hunger. You can help!

HOPE Heroes

Join these individuals, groups and businesses in making a difference!

  • Giving H.O.P.E. to those in need

    Scott Best, Marty Tennille and Ben Tennille a...

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  • Acc Game Changers

    ACC Game Changers – Wake Forest

    Members of the Wake Forest track & field/...

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  • Sam Kass

    Sam Kass

    Want kids to learn well? Feed them well

  • Football Stars Feed Hungry Kids

    Thousands of volunteers fuel the H.O.P.E. min...

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  • Kathleen Griffith

    Kathleen with husband Brian and HOPE’s Sale...

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  • Shirley Miller

    Shirley is one of HOPE's original volunteers....

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  • Fanetta Gore

    Fanetta heard about HOPE from one of her fami...

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  • Hill Douglas

    Talk about a many other freshmen ...

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  • Vernon’s Produce

    H.O.P.E. is so grateful to Vernon's Produce f...

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  • Purple Crow La Tortilleria

    Purple Crow, Cuervito Morado, makes the best ...

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  • Maple Springs United Methodist Church

    Who says doing good for others can't be fun? ...

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  • The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

    H.O.P.E. is so fortunate to have had the supp...

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  • Trinity United Methodist Church

    From the first, members of Trinity United Met...

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  • Hope Community Church

    When this church talks about God's love in ac...

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  • Shopping volunteers

    Are you a shopper extraordinaire? Put your ta...

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  • Brooke Maynard

    Brooke is a Mount tabor High School freshman ...

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Our Impact

188692 Meals to hungry children!
302212 Pounds of produce to their families

Want to help? Get involved!

Did you know that anyone, any age, can help at H.O.P.E.? You can volunteer as a family and bring your toddler, your grandmother, your friends, your co-workers, everyone but your dog! Bake and wrap healthy cakes for the lunches at home when it suits your schedule....get your service hours....hand out meals, build relationships and see joy in the eyes of a child.


Choose a way to help! Find out about all the ways to help, sign up online and get an email reminder!

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