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Milestones 2021

New Hope for Kids formed a DEI committee to study and improve diversity in our organization through policy initiatives. Successfully completed our second year offering virtual grief support sessions and activities via Zoom. We served 146 children and 94 adults virtually.

Wishes for Kids provided 20 wishes to Central Florida children with life-threatening illnesses and served 72 of their family members. Children’s special activities were offered through the following “drive through” events and camps: Valentines Party, Hip Hop to the Bunny Shop, Zoom Camp, Trunk or Treat and Holly Jolly Holiday Party. 512 children and 255 adults were served through these events.

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We held our premier event, Art of the Vine on September 24th at Fields BMW in Winter Park and raised more than $253,000 to support our programs. We held our 2nd annual virtual Fun Run from July 17 -24th with a live component for children attending our programs.

We held the annual toy drive in December.

2578 toys were collected and were distributed to 362 children or stored in our Birthday Room for children attending our programs throughout the year.

723 generous volunteers donated their time to New Hope for Kids for a total of 5610 volunteer hours. We raised total revenues of $____ through grants, individual giving, fundraising events and service organization in 2021. These funds supported our children’s programs and contributed to our success.