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Virtual HOPE’S IN Gingerbread House Contest


  Join us for an EPIC gingerbread house contest!! You can use any kit and supplies you want! Just make the house and submit photos to the HOPE'S INterns by 12/31/20 for a chance to win! $5/team. Prizes for the top 3 teams! Get your entry ticket, click here!  A huge thank you to the sponsors of this event, the Student Council of Barrington High School!


Hope’s in Style 2021

Virtual IL

Tickets are available here:  Hope's in Style 2021 will be a fashion show like never before! Our students are working incredibly hard to transform the fashion show into an amazing virtual experience. They hope to reach more people than ever and innovatively use technology to broadcast our goals and impact around the country. The theme this year is Hope's in Style: Masquerade, Hope Disguised. Stylists will create masquerade looks for our runway! We hope you will join us for this amazing fashion show event.

HOPE’S IN Turkey Trot for #GivingTuesday

Virtual IL

This #GivingTuesday HOPE'S IN is inviting you to support our impact by running a virtual 5k with us and donating here! Run or walk our 5k the week of November 22nd and enter to win a $50 Starbucks gift card. All proceeds will go towards our Fortaleza Program. $1,800 fully sponsors the meeting supplies for one year of this program. Fortaleza is a community support group for teen mothers and at-risk girls in Zone 3 of Guatemala City. Fortaleza is the Spanish word that means both strong refuge and strength. It is important to appreciate that the communities are plagued with a multigenerational cycle of young pregnancies, single mothers, broken families, violence, […]


Hot Cocoa With Santa

Barrington White House 145 W Main St, Barrington, IL

  Make a classic Christmas memory with your family this year with TEAM HOPE-- your family photo with Santa! A classic Christmas memory, Cocoa & Compassion   When you step into our winter wonderland for your photo with Santa you will be able to enjoy a cup of hot cocoa as a family, write letters to Santa, and taste test some cookies that Santa will have on Christmas Eve! This family friendly event provides a special memory for families in our community while empowering families in Guatemala through HOPE'S IN's work! 


Kendra Scott Gives Back for HOPE’S IN

Kendra Scott 20530 N Rand Rd Suite 300, Deer Park, IL

Looking for a last minute Christmas gift for a loved one? Shop Kendra Scott on the 18th and they will donate 20% of the proceeds to HOPES' IN. If you shop online, use the code GIVEBACK-BEWLI at check out. Join us in person at the store as well for a chance to win a Kendra Scott raffle!

Gingerbread House Contest

Barrington High School

  Sun, December 19, 2021 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM CT LOCATION Barrington High School Barrington, IL 60010 REGISTER     Join us for an EPIC gingerbread house contest!! $20/team. This includes your teams' gingerbread house and decorating supplies! There will also be hot cocoa at the event and snacks for purchase. Prizes for the winning team! Raffles and more.   This event is made possible by the generous support of the Student Council of Barrington High School. 



Basecamp Fitness 944 W Madison St, Chicago, IL

We're setting big goals for global health! HOPE'S IN is partnering up with Basecamp Fitness for a 45 minute fitness class fundraiser in Chicago. The event will take place on Saturday, February 26 at 11:30 at Basecamp Fitness' new location in the West Loop. The class will be a full body workout including weight training and airdyne bikes. Basecamp will be donating to HOPE'S IN for every mile biked during their classes on this day. All fitness levels are welcomed to attend. In accordance to the city of Chicago's health mandates, masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for in-person participation. All proceeds will be donated to HOPE'S […]


Shamrockin’ at Shirley’s

Shirley's Piano Bar 104 N Cook St, Barrington, IL

Shamrockin' at Shirley's with HOPE'S IN! Join HOPE'S IN on Tuesday, March 8th at 5 PM at Shirley's Piano Bar in Barrington for an early St. Patrick's Day celebration. Your purchase of a $20 entry ticket includes 2 drink tokens. All event proceeds go towards supporting HOPE'S IN's mission to empower families living in Guatemala City and empower the next generation of humanitarian leaders.   Shirley's Piano Bar was created with legacy in mind. They are a uniquely intimate piano bar venue offering incredible live entertainment, delicious drinks & unforgettable memories. HOPE'S IN is so thankful for their sponsorship for our 2022 Shamrockin' at Shirley's!


Hope’s in Style


A Letter from our Directors & Hope's in Style Team Claudia, Zulma, Monica, Ely, and the list of women's names goes on. These are the women that have dropped out of school in their teenage years due to pregnancy in Jody's family that have yet to return to school to get their high school diploma. These are the names of women that have relied on the garbage dump in Guatemala City to support their family. Through the HOPE'S IN Fortaleza program in Guatemala, Jody put an end to this cycle of educational poverty in her family. She is the first EVER female in her family's history to get a high school […]

HOPE’S IN Fall Whiskey Event 2022

Untitled Supper Club 111 W Kinzie Street, Chicago, IL

An old fashioned way to raise hope. Join Us for an Unforgettable Fall Event HOPE'S IN is back for its second annual whiskey tasting! Come enjoy a guided whiskey tasting with food and drinks at the incredible Untitled Supper Club in downtown Chicago, this year in the Whiskey Library. Raffle and silent auction items available at the event. You can support our mission and make a memory! All proceeds from the HOPE'S IN Fall Whiskey Event will go toward supporting HOPE'S IN's mission to empower families living in Guatemala and help to develop the next generation of humanitarian leaders.  Tickets can be found here.