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  • A Note from Allison: February 2024

    By Published On: March 1, 2024Categories: Featured

    If you have been reading this column for a while now, you know I often start it out with Happy February or Happy Spring. Unfortunately, [...]

  • New Hope’s Halls of Gratitude

    “Be grateful for small things, big things and everything in between. Count your blessings, not your problems.”-Mandy Hale. This giving season, we are promoting attitudes of gratitude at New Hope. To champion this effort, our [...]

  • Justin Group Home Reopens After Renovations

    Article written by Gail Mehrlich, Team Leader at Justin group home. Chaos…a word we all know so well in our lives, but something that is not easily handled and requires patience. This is exactly what [...]

  • A Note from Allison: October 2023

    Happy Halloween! “To everything turn, turn, turn… There is a season, turn, turn, turn… And a time to every purpose under Heaven.” I was thinking of this song by The Byrds, which is based on [...]

  • New Hope’s 2023 INARF Award Winners

    Every October, our trade association, the Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Inc. (INARF) holds an annual conference where attendees can participate in sessions to build leadership skills, learn about industry trends, and connect with peers.  [...]

  • 2023 New Hope Fall Festival

    On October 26th, New Hope held its annual fall festival! We had nearly 300 individuals and associates in attendance, and everyone had a TON of fun! During the event, individuals, associates and volunteers enjoyed a [...]

  • New Hope Awarded Over $800,000 in Grants

      New Hope of Indiana is pleased to announce it has recently been awarded over $800,000 in grants from two central Indiana organizations that will help us build for the future. The first grant is [...]

  • Cheese and Thank You Closes for Winter After a Successful Second Season

    After a very successful second year of operation, the Cheese and Thank You food truck has closed for the winter. During their time on the food truck, participants were able to build many skills and [...]

  • October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Every October, we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) to honor the amazing individuals with disabilities who have entered the workforce. Additionally, we celebrate the contributions individuals with disabilities make in the workplace as [...]

  • Remembering Our Friends: August 2023

    Elizabeth Borders It is with sadness that New Hope announces that Elizabeth Borders passed away on July 30th, 2023. Elizabeth had been served by New Hope of Indiana since 1999 when she moved to the [...]

  • A Note from Allison: August 2023

    Happy Tuesday! I am having a grateful August!  I know it is not a real thing, but it is how I feel so I am just going with it! I am grateful for the many [...]

  • DSP Week 2023 is September 11th-15th

    Each September, New Hope celebrates our Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who provide care to the individuals we serve every day. While DSPs care for the physical needs of those we serve, they do so much [...]

  • 2023 Silver Cup was a Success

    New Hope’s Sixth Annual Silver Cup Celebration was held on August 10th.  The Silver Cup is our largest fundraiser of the year! This year, the event was held at the Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center [...]

  • 2023 New Hope Award Winners

    New Hope is grateful to have wonderful associates and partners who make a difference every day for the individuals we support. Each year, we recognize three Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) who go above and beyond [...]

  • A Note from Allison: July 2023

    Happy July! July is always a celebratory month at New Hope of Indiana, we are happy to celebrate the 4th of July and Shark Week, but we are also proud to celebrate the passage of [...]

  • New Hope Welcomes New Board Members

    On July 1st, New Hope welcomed three new board members -Sheri Alexander, Daryl Daugherty and Jennifer Northern. They will each serve a 3-year term on our board of directors. They all know New Hope well, [...]

  • New Hope Hosts Shark Week Party

    Every July, the Discovery Channel designates a week to airing only shark-themed content. They also premiere several new shark documentaries each day of the event. In honor of Discovery’s Shark Week, friends of New Hope [...]

  • The 2023 Silver Cup Celebration is Almost Here!

    On August 10th, New Hope will be hosting our largest fundraising event of the year- the Silver Cup Celebration. At this year’s event, we will celebrate New Hope’s 45th anniversary of serving individuals with disabilities [...]

  • A Note from Allison: June 2023

    Happy summer! As you can see from this issue, New Hope is already off to a great start of summer fun with our Camp Catalyst! What an enjoyable and energetic week we had here!  I know [...]

  • Volunteer Groups Help at New Hope Homes

    Over the past few months, New Hope of Indiana has been honored to welcome volunteer groups to help with outdoor beautification at a few of our 46 residential homes. These volunteer groups have helped us [...]

  • Cocktail Reception Fundraiser is a Success

    On June 10th, New Hope parents Tim and Denise Cook hosted a cocktail reception fundraiser benefitting New Hope. The purpose of the evening was three-fold – to provide an opportunity for families who seek services [...]