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New starts, new programs & more!
A Birthday Party for Women of Hope!
This month, New Hope threw a birthday party for EVERYONE at Women of Hope. It ended up being a great party, despite a rocky start. Several of the leaders got sick and couldn't make it. Other members came out of the woodwork to help and made it a fun and beautiful occasion. Jeni Boonstra gave a moving and inspiring testimonial. 
The Squad's Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Thanks to everyone who came out to support The Squad at the Friday, January 20th Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser at Bridgeway Church. The Squad has been raising money to attend a retreat at Camp Orchard Hill in Pennsylvania. There will be guest speakers, a live band, different activities and the opportunity to meet other teens. This will be the first retreat for many of The Squad's participants. We are only $200 away from reaching our goal! Stay tuned!
Free Tax Preparation at New Hope
Get your taxes done for free by an IRS-Certified Tax Expert! New Hope has partnered with the United Way of Passaic County to offer low and moderate income households free tax preparation. Available February - April 8, 2017. Walk-ins are not available, so please dial 211 to make an appointment.
ESL Registration Open thru Feb 4
New Hope's ESL spring semester will run now through May 20. Registration closes February 4. New Hope is offering four classes this semester: Two Level 1A's (each with a Spanish and Arabic-speaking instructor), 1B, and 2A. Our intermediate level (2A) class includes students from Mexico, Venezuela, Morocco, the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Peru, creating a fun international feel. Imagine how people in all of these countries know about New Hope! ESL Classes are $75 and include books and free child care throughout the semester. For more information, contact Liz Rodriguez, liz@newhopecmnj.org.
New Emotional Support Group at New Hope
New Hope has started a new emotional support group for those who are going through difficult times. No matter what your problem, you are not alone, and you are very welcome. No registration is necessary. All conversations are confidential. We meet once a month, every 4th Saturday, 9:00 - 10:00AM in the basement of Unity Church, 335 N. 11th St., Prospect Park. If you have questions, please contact Felipe Cortes, felipe@newhopecmnj.org.
We Beat our Goal! Thank You!
We would like to thank everyone for their enormous support for New Hope's first ever "Grant Challenge." We are excited to share that we exceeded our $120,000 goal for the 4th quarter by over $18,000! We are using that surplus to start a new building fund for New Hope. We are blown away by your support. Thank you so much for your kindness and generosity. Because of you, we are changing lives!

A Special Thank You to our Grant Challenge Sponsors
We thank Braen Stone ($20K), Wayne Tile ($20K), Reiner Group ($10K), Handi-Lift ($8K), NPZ Law Group ($500), and an anonymous business donor ($1500) for their incredible generosity in making this Challenge Grant possible.
 
Save the Date!
New Hope's Hearts of Hope Fundraising Dinner













Don't miss New Hope's "Event of the Year!" Wednesday, April 5, 6pm - 9pm at The Tides in North Haledon. Individual seats are $60. Sponsorships are available. Contact Jen Williams for more information, jen@newhopecmnj.org. We hope to see you there!
Dear Friends, 
 
It is through YOUR financial support and prayers that good things happen at New Hope. Please consider donating today.
THANK YOU!!

Love, Your Friends at New Hope
*****Donate!*****
Contact Info:
 
Phil Beverly, Executive Director
 
Grace Kuipers, Food Pantry Director
 
Felipe Cortes, Director of Programs
 
Liz Rodriguez, Community Outreach Director
liz@newhopecmnj.org

Jen Williams, Director of Development

Michele Rice, Admin Assistant
 
 
 
 
Thank you SO much for your interest in New Hope!  Please email Michele Rice with any questions or suggestions, or call
973-942-4059
 
 
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