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HOPE for the Future: Programs



Gift Card Drive

Stocking Stuffers

In partnership with Youth Continuum of New Haven, we are looking at providing 50 gift cards and 12 stockings.

Gift cards, checks and cash can be dropped off in the secure mailbox at


109 Butler Street, New Haven, CT

We are collecting the following items to stuff 12 stockings:


Toothbrushes and toothpaste




Travel First aid kits

Hand sanitizer

Hand and Foot Warmers

 Bus passes

Lightweight snacks

Bluetooth Ear Buds

Small books/games

If you would like to drop of items to fill the stockings, you can drop them off at 109 Butler Street on Sunday, December 19th any time between 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM or email ( or

call/text (203.900.4673) us to arrange a day/time.

For monetary donations

CashApp: $HOPEComm

Mail Checks or Money Orders to: 
H.O.P.E., Inc.
PO Box 9032
New Haven, CT 06532

Helping Our People to Excel, Incorporated’s (H.O.P.E., Inc.) mission is to provide opportunities for men, women and children to become strong individuals, strong families, and as a consequence, strong communities. Community & Church Leaders Assuring Student Success (C.L.A.S.S.) is a service program run by the Education division of H.O.P.E, Inc., H.O.P.E. for the Future. It is a combined effort with community and church leaders whose mission is to use their power, ability, and influence to advance student success in Title I schools throughout the state of Connecticut. We define student success as not only strong retention and diploma completion rates, but also high-quality learning. It means that students are prepared for success in their personal, civic, and professional lives, and that they embody the values and behaviors that make their lives fulfilling, not only for them but for their family and generations to come.

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