680 W Main St (map it)
HOPE Ministry Center
PO Box 743
Wytheville, VA 24382

Toll Free: (877) 818-8680
Phone: (276) 228-6280
Fax: (276) 228-0508
Email: hope@wythehope.org
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History
Helping Overcome Poverty's Existence, Inc. (HOPE) was incorporated in 1993 with a primary mission of fulfilling the challenge of its name
―to reduce the conditions contributing to poverty in southwest Virginia. Mountain Shelter, Inc. (MSI) was incorporated in 1992 with a primary mission of enabling lower income and disadvantaged families to achieve solutions for sustaining affordable housing. In July 2007, HOPE and MSI merged into one entity and maintained the name HOPE. A vision to bring about new and creative delivery of services was adopted resulting in a  bigger impact on clients and local communities.

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  Click IRS Form 990 tax return for fiscal year ending June 30, 2015 (pdf)
  Click audited financial statements for fiscal year ending June 30, 2015 (pdf)

Mission
HOPE is a human services organization providing tools to build community sustainability and independence.


Service Area
HOPE serves the counties of Wythe, Bland, Carroll, Grayson and Smyth and the city of Galax in southwest Virginia.

Board of Directors
HOPE is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors that provides invaluable oversight, guidance and fiduciary responsibility. In addition to community representatives, HOPE is proud to involve program recipients on the Board of Directors to assist in its planning work. As a certified Virginia Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO), one-third of the Board of Directors represents a low income community.

2015-2016 Officers
Rachel Jones, Chair
Harvey Atkinson, Vice-Chair
Treva Adams, Secretary
Misty Pack, Treasurer

Board of Directors
Kimeko Addison
Bob Ballard
Lynne Bouknight
John Brewer
Chris DiYorio
Jamie Edwards
Jean Farley
Tony Isom
Mike Jennings
Lewis LaFon
Shelley Woods

Staff
Andy Kegley, Executive Director
Jodie Huff, Deputy Director
Amanda Romans, Homeownership Director
Beth Horton, Lead Housing Counselor
Juli Martin-Wymer, Case Manager
Carter Bauman, Housing Counselor
Mike Pugh, HOPE Packs Program Coordinator
Gary Slemp, Housing Solutions Coordinator
Jes Stilwell, Community Food Security Program
Zona Jones, Administrative Assistant
William Cook, Building Maintenance/Groundskeeper Trainee


HOPE Dashboard FY 2014-15
National Alliance to End
Homelessness Challenge Grant
 
Households served
  Average per household
  Financial assistance


4
$2,666
$10,664
Virginia Homeless Solutions Program
  Households served
  Average per household
  Financial assistance

106
$1,917
$203,232
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
  Households served
  Average per household
  Financial assistance

17
$368
$6,259
Special Needs/Multi-family/Local Fund
Assistance

 
Households served
  Average per household
  Financial assistance


35
$418
$14,642
Supportive/Permanent Housing Programs
  Households served
  Average per household
  Financial assistance

11
$4,037
$44,409
Individual requests for assistance
Unmet needs
Total financial assistance
1,397
561
$279,206
Homeownership Program
  Units/lots closed

3
Housing Counseling (households)
  Default/delinquency
  Foreclosures prevented
  Pre-purchase

5
1
67
Community Food Kitchen
 
Average meals served per day
  Cost per meal

65
$1.56
Lil' Maroon Packs Program
 
Average students served per week
  Cost per pack

185
$3.50
Big Walker Charity Ride Participants 48
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   


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Serving the counties of Wythe, Bland, Carroll, Grayson and Smyth and the city of Galax

United Way of Wythe County
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5/5/16