Carrying Hope’s Office

We have an office! Carrying Hope is beyond thrilled to have a space to sort items and make Hope Packs for children entering foster care, and we are so incredibly grateful for all of you who made it possible! Come see us during our office hours on Wednesdays from 10...

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LOVE

  At BookPeople‘s recent speaking and signing, Newbery-Medal winning author Matt de la Peña and New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long encouraged attendees to donate a copy of their heartfelt new book, LOVE, to Carrying Hope! We are so grateful—many of the Hope Packs we just delivered contained signed copies of their beautiful book which...

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Volunteers Needed!

Looking for a meaningful way to spend your day? Volunteer with Carrying Hope on Sunday, Jan. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Circle C Community Center (7817 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739) and help us transform all of the incredible donations we received over the holidays into Hope Packs...

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Happy Holidays and Thank You from Carrying Hope!

This December, as festive lights adorn houses and iced cookies crowd tabletops, Carrying Hope would like to take a minute to thank you for your support of children who will spend this holiday season without a family to call their own. Whether you put together a Hope Pack, donated money or...

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Thanks to University of Houston

Carrying Hope would like to extend a huge thanks to Prof. Julie Fix and her strategic PR planning class at the University of Houston for taking us on as their client this semester! Carrying Hope’s co-founders were invited to attend one of their last classes of the semester to watch them present the campaign strategies...

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Carrying Hope’s Kristin Finan on fostering

                                        If you’ve ever considered fostering a child, check out this Studio 512 interview that just aired on KXAN with Carrying Hope‘s co-founder and president Kristin Finan who shares how fostering has positively impacted...

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Carrying Hope + Partnerships for Children

Carrying Hope is thrilled about our growing relationship with Partnerships for Children Rainbow Room! Since forming as a nonprofit in July 2016, we have distributed more than 1,000 Hope Packs to foster children in Central Texas and provided more than 200 directly to the Rainbow Room, allowing CPS caseworkers to easily...

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Carrying Hope and Little Helping Hands

We love our growing partnership with Little Helping Hands​! The non-profit offers hands-on volunteer opportunities throughout the community for children and families focused on the value of community service, such as the creative card-making station they brought to our Kids Helping Kids Hope Pack Drive this summer which allowed kids...

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Gathering friends for a good cause

When a Carrying Hope supporter gathered up a few of her friends for a good cause, it yielded big results––nearly $1,000 of combined donations, seven adorable Thirty-One backpacks, eight cuddly Scentsy Buddies and three complete Hope Packs! Carrying Hope wants to extend a huge THANK YOU to Autumn Kippes, Meagan...

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