H.O.P.E. Foundation Summer Shelter

First and foremost, we want to give God all the glory for making H.O.P.E. Foundation possible. Jesus Christ is the center of H.O.P.E Foundation. The homeless are special in God’s eyes. 

He tells us to take care of them, 

Matthew 25:40 tells us, “And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to, you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.”

We are the hope of JESUS and need to take care of His people.

H.O.P.E. on Wheels

We launch H.O.P.E. on Wheels every May to ensure we are able to provide the community with food and resources to help them through difficult times. We run H.O.P.E. on Wheels every Sun, Wed & Fri from 5:30PM – 6:30PM through November every year.

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Guest Community Resources

We like to provide our guest with as many useful resources as possible to help them get through difficult times. Please look into the following Resources (this will be updated regularly to give the most up to date & available resources to our community):

Call Housing Crisis Hotline (757) 587-4202

This program provides food, clothing and shelter to people in emergency housing and homeless situations. It also serves as a safety net to prevent families from experiencing eviction, utlitily service interruptions and even foreclosure.

Financial assistance may be available to individuals and families in financial need. All requests for financial assistance are by appointment only and are scheduled 1 week in advance.


CAST Overnight Winter Shelters
(757) 321-9353


Portsmouth Volunteers
(757) 399-0200


NEST Program
(757) 582-4202

Are you hungry, tired, and in need of shelter? Do you feel like you have nowhere else to turn? The Union Mission is open 24 hours a day. We are here for you! (They assist all of Hampton Roads Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Newport News, Hampton & Suffolk)Have limited financial assistance.

They assist all seven cities of Hampton Roads (Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Protsmouth, Newport News, Hampton & Suffolk). They do not require a face-to-face appointment, and assist as funds are available.


Call Housing Crisis Hotline
(757) 587-4202

Salvation Army is a Christian ministry that assists with food, utilities; shelters homeless veterans and families with children.

Salvation Army is a Christian ministry that assists with food, utilities; shelters homeless veterans and families with children.

Financial assistance available for Hampton and Newport News (funds are limited each month)

The department works to ensure that all Hampton families are able to become healthy and self-sufficient.


They can assist all Peninsula residents with electricity for individuals receiving disability (SSI, SSDI & DAV).

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
(757) 826-0393
-2150 Cunningham Dr., Hampton, VA 23669

They assist with utilities and will pay the last $75.00 owed. Applicants must have a valid Hampton I.D.

Newport News

Assists Denbigh are residents (are codes: 23602, 23606 & 23608).

THRIVE Peninsula provides emergency food and financial aid to eligible individuals and families.

THRIVE Peninsula provides emergency food and financial aid to eligible individuals and families.

Financial Assistance Programs include money, coupons, or authorizations cards to obtain food, clothing, shelter, and medical care, etc.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC)
(757) 596-1727
-52 Harpersville Rd., Newport News, VA 23601

They assist with utilities and forward rent only (not past-due). Hours of operation: Mon, Wed, Thur (12-2pm); Tues & Fri (9-11 am).

Utility assistance for Senior (60yrs+)


Coalition Against Poverty in Suffolk CAPS
(757) 935-5497


They assist Williamsburg residents with rent and utilities.

They assist families that live in the grove area of Williamsburg (from Busch Gardens to the beginning of Newport News line on HWY 60)

Guest Essential Needs

To continue in our efforts of helping our guests succeed we would greatly appreciate any donations of the following essential items for them:

  • Donations (Cash App-$hopefoundation1
  • Backpacks (100)
  • Water bottle
  • Undergarments Men and
  • Women
  • White T-shirts (all sizes)
  • Men Belts (medium, large ,extra large)
  • Mouthwash (traveling small size)
  • Sanitizers
  • Face masks
  • Small umbrella or rain poncho
  • Face Towels
  • Ball cap/hat
  • Chapstick
  • Under garment thermal pants and shirt men and women
  • Body Soap (bars)
  • Snacks (granola bars, peanuts, nonperishable food items)
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant Men and Women
  • Gloves (small, medium, extra-large, large (men and women)
  • Cans of Pork-n-Beans, Spaghetti, Applesauce,
  • Pudding, (small cans)
  • Comb/Hairbrush
  • Portable Can Openers
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Peanut butter and Jelly
  • Ramen Noodles
  • Mac n Cheese
  • Juice
  • Coveralls (warm pants)
  • Can Cooked Spam
  • Can Potted Meat
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Popcorn
  • Cream of Wheat
  • Tuna fish/ Crackers
  • Oatmeal
  • Blankets
  • Personal hygiene kits (packages-toothbrush deodorant)
  • All clothing items can be brand new or gently used.
  • Boots Winter (men/women)

H.O.P.E. Foundation Partners

"Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me."
Matthew 25:45 (KJV)

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H.O.P.E. Foundation Partnership Program

Your donation and your support will help the H.O.P.E. Foundation Summer Shelter’s Homeless Program which provides:

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Name Acknowledgement on H.O.P.E. Foundation brochure.

Name acknowledgment on H.O.P.E brochure and website.

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One person as Advisory Board Member, Name acknowledgment on H.O.P.E brochure and website

One person as Board Member, Name on New Build and Upcoming Events & H.O.P.E. Foundation Inc. Future Projects, Name acknowledgment on H.O.P.E brochure and website

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