Customized Coffee Blend Supports Hope Forward

Hope Forward is a creative new approach to funding a college education, so what could be more appropriate than finding a creative way of helping make the initiative a reality? Dan ’09 and Kara Dornbusch ’12 Guy, owners of the Espresso Bay coffee shop in downtown Traverse City, Michigan, have done just that by creating …

Join us for Day of Giving 2022

Join us for Day of Giving 2022, beginning at midnight on Thursday, February 24 and running through noon on Friday, February 25. It’s 36 hours to #Give2Hope. By giving to what you love on Day of Giving at Hope College, you can support the areas that impacted you the most: the departments, programs and causes …

Happy Thanksgiving!

Campus is showing off this fall with beautiful colors in the Pine Grove; students have been celebrating traditional fall events like the Pull and Nykerk; alumni and families joined us for One Big Weekend. We have so much to be thankful for as we look forward to the holiday season. Here’s a peek into what’s …

Thank You! 2021 Day of Giving Success

Thank you to all our alumni, families and friends who helped make this year’s Day of Giving a success! Over the course of 36 hours (February 25-26), Hope received $514,198 from 1,883 gifts . . . and we couldn’t have done it without you! What if somebody missed Day of Giving and they still want …

Thank You!

Thank you. Simply put – we are amazed by the generosity that was shown yesterday. In total, 412 gifts were given and over $210,000 was raised to help support our students. Every gift matters and together we are #KeepingHope! Did you miss #GivingTuesday? It’s okay, you can still make your year-end gift.

Join us for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to generosity and giving. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.  Every gift is an act of kindness. Hope’s greatest need remains …

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. …