Striving for Excellence: The Story of Ernest Haight

Ernie always regarded his education to be the foundation for all that he was able to achieve in his professional life. His final gift has established the Ernest Haight ‘51 Summer Research in Engineering Fund and provided the resources necessary for the Engineering Lab Renovation Fund.

All About Moving Forward

In response to the current situation, Congress recently enacted several tax law changes. Hope College is here to help you with your philanthropic goals and to offer some ideas for you to consider if you are thinking about making a gift in support of our mission during this time.

#KeepingHope Food Pantry

As a freshman at Hope, I was told about how beautiful the summers are in Holland. I would hear everywhere about how nice the beach is and how incredible the skies look. In January, I made the decision to stay on campus and not go back home to Honduras during the summer. I found a […]

My First Tulip Time

When you think about Holland, the first thing that comes to people’s minds are tulips! To be completely honest, when I decided to come to Hope a year ago I didn’t know about Tulip Time. It wasn’t until I came in August that I saw all the beautiful flowers around campus, and I was told […]

Quarantined at Hope

A year ago I was in Honduras receiving my last high school class, and I said my last goodbyes to my high school teachers and friends. Everything that was going to happen in the next few months seemed so unknown yet so exciting. Going to college was already a huge step on its own, but […]

Thank You! 2020 Day of Giving Success

Thank you to all our alumni, families and friends who helped make this year’s Day of Giving a record-breaker! Over the course of 36 hours (February 20-21), Hope received $366,272 from 2,096 gifts . . . the most ever for a Day of Giving. We couldn’t have done it without you! What if somebody missed […]

Bringing the East Coast to Hope

Jim and Barbara Neevel shared their love for Hope, the reasons why they give and their generational connections to the college in a recent visit. Here’s their story: After twenty years in ministry, the congregation of New Hackensack Reformed Church in Wappingers Falls, New York, wanted to find a way to honor Jim Neevel’s service. […]

Day of Giving 2019

This was a record-breaking year, thanks to your incredible efforts. With the new “Give To What You Love” campaign, the campus community rallied around Day of Giving with incredible enthusiasm. In 36 hours, $281,395 was raised to support Hope students from over 1,500 donors. (Prior to this year, our best Day of Giving was 2017, when […]