Teacher Gives-Back!

Wow! We are so incredibly grateful to first-grade teacher Mrs. Kilpatrick, who, for the THIRD YEAR in a row has asked her class at Kiker Elementary to bring materials to make Hope Packs instead of presents for her birthday! What an awesome way to model selflessness and a giving spirit...

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Happy New Year from Carrying Hope!

As we venture into a brand new year, we want to send a huge, heartfelt thank you to all of you who helped make 2018 our best year yet! Whether you volunteered with us, made a Hope Pack (or heaps of Hope Packs), held a drive to collect most-needed items,...

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Carrying Hope + CASA

We love filling Hope Pack requests from CASA of Travis County! Here’s what Rachel Jackson, a child advocacy specialist, had to say after she recently took Carrying Hope‘s Hope Packs to a group of siblings in need of basic necessities and clothing: “Carrying Hope is one of my favorite nonprofits in Austin,...

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Carrying Hope’s Houston Hope Pack Drive

What an AMAZING day at our first-ever Houston Hope Pack Drive! We had a wonderful time meeting new faces and collecting supplies for children entering foster care in Houston! Thanks for your generosity, Houstonians! We were absolutely thrilled to drop off the 60 Hope Packs we collected to BEAR, which will...

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Stocking the Rainbow Room with Hope Packs

We love providing our Hope Packs to Partnerships for Children Rainbow Room on a bi-weekly basis! Here’s what Marcus Cantu, community partners coordinator, has to say: “We started a partnership with Carrying Hope to distribute Hope Packs through our Rainbow Room and cannot say enough about how grateful we are...

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Carrying Hope + Bastrop CPS

Carrying Hope has recently started working with Bastrop CPS to get Hope Packs into the hands of more foster children who truly need them. “Hope Packs have benefitted the Bastrop area greatly,” says Kendall Yañez, kinship development worker with Bastrop CPS. “We tend to not have a lot of resources,...

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