HOPE Center for the Arts needs YOUR support before Friday, June 14th

 

HOPE is a unique program that provides artistic opportunities for intellectually disabled adults to develop, create, express and earn income based on their talents through public exhibitions and performances.

In April of last year, HOPE was informed that the owner of our facility planned to sell the building. Since then, we have searched for a new location. Organizations and individuals have stepped up to support our population, but the time has now come for us to raise $50,000 needed to move by June 30th. If these funds are not raised in time, our population – our community will face an uncertain future.

Since Michele Vavonese took on a leadership position at HOPE in 2016 which led to a post as Executive Director, she’s worked closely with  Families/Caregivers, Staff, Board, the city of Anaheim and other stakeholders to ensure HOPE is stable. Great to say that during this period we’ve continued to maintain quality arts services and have increased our student’s value in the community while also reducing expenses by approximately 30%

Your partnership in HOPE’s future at any level, will provide this population a lifeline to continue to grow, prosper, and be productive members of our community.

YOU can help give HOPE today.

YOU can help give HOPE today. Here are the ways for you and your friends to make a donation:

  1. Go to gofundme to donate
  2. Make a donation on this website
  3. Call us at 714-778-4440 ask for Michele or Kita
  4. Send a check to 121 S. Citron Street, Anaheim, CA 92805

 

‘A Crack in the Universe’ A Documentary about HOPE by Brandon Bloom Brandon Bloom, independent L.A. filmmaker explores the many layers of Hope Center for the Arts. An Orange County Institution since 1979, HOPE still vibrates with creativity and growth while dealing with the challenges of being a small nonprofit in a turbulent financial atmosphere. Enter the world of HOPE and experience the same real life achievements and struggles that both separate and connect us. Please stay posted for more teasers and information for the soon to be released ‘A Crack in the Universe’!

Who We Are

We are a multi-faceted visual and performing arts program designed to serve individuals discovering and displaying their talent, interest and motivation within the arts. Our program is excited to offer our artists a variety of classes for everyone to reach their full potential

What We Do

HOPE serves adults aged twenty-two years and above with developmental and intellectual disabilities such as, but not limited to:  Autism, Down Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Savant Syndrome among many others.

Why We Do It

Over the years this dream of HOPE has given almost 600 Artists with Intellectual Disabilities the opportunity to pursue their love of music and/or art, promoting a sense of honor and dignity in  their work, all while inviting the community to recognize their Awesome Abilities.

How We Do It

Over the years this dream of HOPE has given almost 600 Artists with Intellectual Disabilities the opportunity to pursue their love of music and/or art, promoting a sense of honor and dignity in  their work, all while inviting the community to recognize their Awesome Abilities.

Acton, Cathy

Cathy Acton sings with the Hi Hopes band, and is blessed with a voice that can easily transition between pop music and opera. read more

Aldaz, Miguel

Miguel loves an artistic challenge. Often choosing highly detailed and intricate imagery, including Egyptian iconography as well as modern figurative form read more

Anderson, Arlene

Arlene’s touch is as delicate as her eyes. The artist relies on reference material depicting the human form but the image becomes transformed through her process of drawing and painting read more

Anderson, Arlene

Arlene’s touch is as delicate as her eyes. The artist relies on reference material depicting the human form but the image becomes transformed through her process of drawing and painting read more

 

 
Hope Center for the Arts is a project of the Hi Hopes Identity Discovery Foundation, Inc.,
a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization
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HI HOPES

Paul sings

Paul sings  is the drummer for the Hi Hopes.

Ron Langloe

Ron is an autistic musical savant who plays many instruments,

Carl Hough

Carl is a musical savant with perfect pitch and a highly trained ear

HOPE Center for the Arts
 
121 S. Citron Street Anaheim, CA 92805-3633 Office Number: (714) 778-4440 E-Mail: info@hope4arts.org

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Our Mission

Our Mission: Through the arts, we transform the lives of adults with intellectual disabilities.
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Hope Center for the Arts is a project of the Hi Hopes Identity Discovery Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization
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HOPE Testemonials

The work I’ve seen by the students, including Emma, is just wonderful  Danielle Robillard

HOPE Is a wonderfully inspiring place filled with love that needs your support! Cathy Collins

This should happen everywhere. Keep up the wonderful work. Art the universal connector. Dex Hannon

Hope Center for the Arts

121 South Citron Street, Anaheim, CA 92805
info@hope4arts.org
714- 778 – 4440

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