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SCOTUS rejects President Donald Trump’s effort to end DACA

2020-06-18T11:44:53-04:00June 18th, 2020|

APOPKA, FL - June 18, 2020 - We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision today to recognize that DACA is a valid program necessary in the protection of our nation’s immigrant youth. We understand that this relief may very well be temporary. Hope CommUnity Center will continue to do whatever is necessary to defend and protect [...]

Summer Internship: An Introduction

2020-06-09T11:38:06-04:00June 9th, 2020|

Yoseline Rodriguez is a former member of the Sin Fronteras Youth Group at Hope CommUnity Center. This summer she joins us at Hope for a summer internship through the 2020 Sister Cunneen Summer Fellowship at Trinity Washington University.  Growing up in a predominantly immigrant community has made me aware of the many disparities that are placed [...]

HCC – Grant Announcement

2020-05-12T11:06:27-04:00May 12th, 2020|

Contigo Fund, an initiative of Our Fund Foundation, Announces grant awardees May 4, 2020 – Hope CommUnity Center is a fourth-time recipient of the Contigo Fund, an initiative of Our Fund Foundation. This fund was created to support LGBTQ+ and Latinx communities impacted by the 2016 Pulse Orlando tragedy. $40,000 was awarded to Hope’s TheirHistorias [...]

Hope CommUnity Center Responds to Urgent COVID19 Need with An Emergency Food Pantry, Joining #GivingTuesdayNow in Global Day of Giving and Unity

2020-05-01T11:26:37-04:00May 1st, 2020|

Apopka, Florida – Hope CommUnity Center is responding to meet the needs of the working poor and immigrant community of Central Florida with an emergency food pantry. #GivingTuesdayNow is a new global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 – in addition to the regularly scheduled Dec 1, 2020 [...]


2020-07-01T15:06:59-04:00March 16th, 2020|

HCC UPDATE To protect the health and safety of staff, volunteers, and community during the Coronavirus outbreak our offices are open by appointment only. However, if you need assistance or have any questions, call us at 407.880.4673 and press option 1. If you have a scheduled appointment, please be sure to wear a mask before you [...]

Donor Spotlight: Alexis López

2019-10-10T10:15:46-04:00October 8th, 2019|

Donor Spotlight: Alexis López  | The Circle of Hope Pictured: Alexis Lopez and Eunice Nieto An immigrant and student at Wekiva High School, Alexis López recalls his mother pushing him to join the youth group at Hope CommUnity Center. Despite feeling resistant towards the idea, he eventually joined Sin Fronteras (Without Borders) Youth [...]

Your Donations Matter

2020-03-05T10:32:15-05:00September 13th, 2019|

Because of YOU, Hope CommUnity Center has raised over $11,000! Your donations matter as they help support the many programs at Hope such as Pathways to Citizenship, Elementary and High School Tutoring, Crianza con Cariño (Parenting classes), and so much more! Donate $1000 or more and have lunch with Sister Ann! Stay tuned for upcoming updates on continued celebrations.

Recursos Sobre Huracanes

2019-10-10T10:14:21-04:00August 30th, 2019|

Condado de Seminole: Ubicación e información de bolsas de arena: haga clic aquí Refugios para necesidades especiales Las necesidades especiales deben completar el formulario y enviar Plan de necesidades especiales Condado de Orange: Preparación del Condado de Orange para el huracán Dorian (inglés): haga clic aquí Mapa interactivo con ubicaciones que regalan bolsas de arena: [...]

Hurricane Resources

2019-10-10T10:14:22-04:00August 30th, 2019|

    Pet Owners: Disaster Preparedness Information Seminole County: Sandbag location & information: click here Special Needs Shelters Special needs must complete form and submit Special Needs Plan Orange County: Orange County Preparation for Hurricane Dorian: click here Interactive map with locations giving away sandbags: click here Orange County shelters will open on Sunday, September 1st [...]