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Hope Is Where the Heart Is
FAITH4HOPE SCHOLARSHIP FUND Faith4Hope is a nonprofit organization committed to helping low-income families achieve lasting independence. The problem of poverty is complex. It won’t yield to a simple solution or a quick fix. It requires an integrated approach that begins with meeting immediate needs but reaches much further to help people achieve independence and to alleviate the root causes of poverty. Through advocacy and outreach activities, our team works tirelessly each day to contribute their part to the greater good.
WHO WE ARE
A Distinct Identity
A brief description about us, Faith4Hope Scholarship Fund is a 501c3 non-profit organization established by Faith Dixon and C. Hope Shields in 2016 here in Fargo, ND. We saw the need to help the many families that cannot afford the necessities to provide for their families. Faith4Hope is one of the fast growing and busiest Food Pantries on the northside of Fargo serving the F-M community. We are proud to have helped over 832 families and have given over 79,000 pounds of food since March 2019. We also offer several programs such as child care scholarships which is providing partial-tuition scholarships to low-income families across the Fargo-Moorhead area, B.A.S.I.C Adult and Parenting lectures, Money Management classes, Christmas in the Dakotas, Back pack and school supplies giveaway. We look forward to launching several additional programs in 2020.
Making A Difference
Faith4Hope is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Non-Profit Organization is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.
HOLIDAY FOOD BASKETS
As the holidays draw near, many families begin preparing for abundant feasts and old family traditions. However, for many more, the holidays often bring a struggle simply to provide a Thanksgiving meal for their children. At Faith4Hope, Thanksgiving presents a time to help those struggling families prepare for their own holiday traditions. We would like to give each family in need a Thanksgiving food basket. We are seeking in-kind or monetary donations to purchase the following items for the baskets: turkeys, ham, canned or fresh vegetables, rolls, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, and a pie.
FAITH4HOPE FOOD PANTRY
FOOD PANTRY OPERATION HOURS
DUE TO COVID-19
FRIDAYS ONLY 130PM-3PM
CHRISTMAS IN THE DAKOTAS
Since 2016, FAITH4HOPE Christmas in the Dakotas Program has provided additional support to low income families in our community. This program relieves poverty for low-income families with children over the Christmas season. low-income families with those wishing to help a disadvantaged family celebrate Christmas. This program is critical for the young children who are impacted by the loss of income that leaves their parents struggling to provide even the most basic needs of shelter and food.
Donations from our community help to alleviate the pain and desperation experienced by those continuing to live in poverty and also the newly poor resulting from the dramatic downturn in the economies of the world and an aging work-force. Your support is deeply appreciated.
FAITH4HOPE BACKPACK GIVEAWAY
Faith4Hope Back to School event offers free backpacks, school supplies, hair cuts, and health screenings to the public at no charge. We host this free event at a venue where we have volunteers come, pack, and organize the backpacks. Faith4Hope School Supply Drive exists to remove one barrier that local families can have to learning. We know that when a child goes to school, with the tools they need on the first day, they are better prepared to learn. In the last 3 years, through this event we’ve distributed over 900 backpacks, full of brand new school supplies, to local Cass and Clay County K-12th grade students. We have collaborated with other local businesses and non- profit organizations such as Children Of Hope Childcare, Dakota Boys Ranch, Latter Rain Ministries, P’S & Q’S Etiquette, PHD Hair Salon and many others. Faith4Hope believes that strong communities are built on healthy families.
What is Joyfest?
The pandemic kept us inside, but joy will bring us out. Joy fest is a collective effort to provide healing and resources to meet the communities needs. From Therapist, to entrepreneurship oppurtunity , many other stations set up live art and poetry. Free Food, live entertainment, arts and crafts,Dunk contest to pie eating contest. Joy fest is a force to be reckoned with. Island park the heart of the city will beat at the drum of joy, let us all come together to learn, to grow and lastly Enjoy One another.
Committed to the Cause
Since our founding in 2016, FAITH4HOPE SCHOLARSHIP FUND has developed and grown in a positive direction. We’re very proud of the diversity of our staff, and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.
Faith Shields-Dixon is a Chicago- native who relocated to North Dakota in 2003. Faith is an entrepreneur and the founder of Faith4Hope-a nonprofit organization committed to helping low-income families achieve lasting independence. Faith also owns and founded Children Of Hope ChildCare and Urban Beauty Supply. She has been a prominent voice in Fargo’s Black Lives Matter Demonstrations as well as a leader of civic engagement, Vice President of the ND NAACP, and organizing the masses in demanding accountability and transparency amongst the Fargo Police Department. In October 2020.
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