August Director’s Note

I am working on gathering all the stories about how we have seen the Lord’s Hand on this ministry. There have been many times when requests for items were made and we had to say, “Sorry, we don’t have that.” Then, several days later, the desired item is brought to us. One of my favorite incidents was a request from…

Nampa Mayor Tours Hands of Hope NW

Thanks to Nampa Mayor Bob Henry for taking time out of his busy schedule to visit and tour our facility. He was very interested in seeing everything and was impressed with all we are doing, both overseas and for our community.

Oklahoma Man Drives Donations to Nampa!

Dick Sowder, from Oklahoma, brought  200 pairs of diabetic shoes, back braces, crutches and other supplies worth thousands of dollars all the way from Oklahoma. It didn’t take long for us to find homes for these shoes, which will be a blessing to many who can’t afford them. Dr. Mark Snell, who serves in Cameroon said, “We do a lot…

Shipments arrived in Port

Good news! Both the Philippines and Papua New Guinea shipments have arrived in port and will be making their journeys to the hospitals and clinics! Praise God! Pray that the rest of the journey is smooth!

August Volunteer Spotlight – Dr. Hugh Eddy

Dr. Hugh Eddy began volunteering in August 2016. He is a retired physician who specialized in internal medicine. His practice was in Caldwell for 34 years. At HoHNW, he checks out equipment that has been donated, making sure it works properly and has all the parts needed. He and his wife, Karen, attend Deer Flat Church in Caldwell, where he writes a…

Volunteer Opportunities

Our Development Program Director, Amy House, is planning some exciting fundraising event for 2018 and is inviting volunteers to fill some new lead roles and/or become a Facebook ambassador to help promote the ministry. Committee chairpersons for 2018 fundraising events Like us on Facebook and ask your friends to as well Share our Facebook posts on your page

Moldova Shipment Needs School Supplies

We are almost ready to send the shipment to Moldova that we raised funds for on Idaho Gives Day. We just have a bit more space and would like to fill it with school supplies for the children. Would  you pick up a few extras the next time you go to the store? They are on sale right now, so it…

New Volunteer Role – Church Liaison

We have a new and unique opportunity for volunteers. We are looking for enthusiastic people to become Church Liaisons, promoting Hands of Hope NW in their own church, keeping the church informed about the ministry, and letting church members know how this ministry can assist them. Liaisons would commit to meeting once a quarter with staff to keep up-to-date and…

Part-Time Office Assistant Update

We have hired a part-time Office Assistant. This position is now filled. We have nearly 1,000 pieces of equipment in our Community Loan Program inventory and about 250 of them go in or out each month! With the continued growth of the program, we need a part-time Office Assistant who can work with clients as they borrow and return equipment….

Ukraine Shipment Arrives and is Unloaded

We just received an email filled with gratitude and excitement for the shipment we sent to Kramatorsk, Ukraine, in conjunction with Churches of Christ. It arrived safely and Tanya reports, “Everything is fine. Thank you for the great container!” Praise God! Pray for those who will use these supplies and equipment to care for others that they will show the…