Fall 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2017 NewsletterOctober 17, 2017You can read our newsletter online, just click on the link below                Newsletter 

Family Members and Friends Can Make Sobriety Easier for Those in Recovery

Article by: Adam CookOvercoming addiction is a daily battle, and it completely changes the way we go about our lives. For those trying to remain sober, socializing may be the greatest test to our willpower. It’s no secret that socializing and drinking go together for most, but for those in recovery... read more

Volunteer Opportunity!

Interested in volunteering at Our Hope? Have a CDL License? If so, this posting is for you! Our Hope is looking for volunteers who are CDL-licensed who are interested in occasionally driving clients to various outings within our community! Please contact Claire Timmer at (616) 451-2039 Ext. 228 if... read more

Planning A Sober Vacation: What To Look For And What To Avoid

Article by: Michelle PetersonPhoto via Pixabay by Quangle Planning A Sober Vacation: What To Look For And What To AvoidPlanning a vacation can be a stressful undertaking, but when you’re trying to prepare for a trip while you’re in recovery, it can be especially difficult. Vacations are... read more

Summer 2016 Newsletter

You can read our newsletter online, just click on the link below                NewsletterPlease join us in thanking Our Hope volunteer Regina Salmi for the hours spent putting this together for us.     

In Gratitude...

The 2016 Art Van Charity Challenge is Officially OverThanks so much for participating in the 2016 Art Van Charity Challenge! Our Hope Association raised almost $20,000 in online and offline donations. We have purchased new bedroom furniture for each of our clients, arriving today!  Gratefully,... read more

We are participating in the Art Van Charity Challenge 2016

 We're involved in the Art Van Charity Challenge, a friendly fundraising competition raising money for causes like ours. Please help by giving what you can so our organization can win the grand prize of $100,000.Learn more by viewing our video: read more

My Hope -- A Client's Poem

     Many of Our Hope's clients find it helpful to put their thoughts on paper.  As part of recovery, many find that journaling or writing can help focus the mind and relieve anxiety in addition to being a useful tool in self-discovery.  Recently one of our clients... read more

Trying Something New

When was the last time you stretched yourself and tried something new?Clients visited the Meijer Gardens with staff last week. Most of them had never visited the beautiful gardens right here in Grand Rapids. The Butterfly exhibit was full of people because it was a beautiful, sunny day. When they... read more
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