Our Christmas Bazaar Is Right Around The Corner!

Mark your calendars! Our Auxiliary is hosting their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 11th from 9am – 1pm in the Trinity Center at The Hope Center. Proceeds from the Bazaar benefit the various programs and ministries at The Hope Center. If you have any questions about the Christmas Bazaar or would like more information about our Auxiliary then please call 301.739.1165.

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Your Autumn Must-Do List is Here!

We’re halfway through October already! 2017 is just flying by. We’ve had a great year at The Hope Center but before we hit the busy holiday season and bid 2017 goodbye we have a few upcoming events

Hopeful Hearts (2)This Saturday, October 21st, students from Youth for Christ who attend Barbara Ingram School for the Arts will host Hopeful Hearts, a benefit concert for The Hope Center. The concert admission is free but a freewill offering will be collected and donated to The Hope Center. The talented students from BISFA will host their concert at Bridge of Life Church located at 14 S. Potomac Street in Hagerstown at 7pm. There is plenty of parking in downtown Hagerstown including the garage located just down from Bridge of Life on Potomac Street. This is a perfect opportunity to have a lovely evening in downtown by visiting one of the great restaurants in the Arts District and then joining us for a wonderful evening of talented young people helping their community! Invite your friends and family to join you this Saturday for Hopeful Hearts! For more information please call us at 301.739.1165. To learn more about The Hope Center visit http://www.hagerstownhopecenter.com.

Fall-O-Ween 2017Then on October 24th, kids between the ages of 5-12 are invited to come to Wildside’s annual Fall-O-Ween celebration at the Trinity Center at The Hope Center! Each year kids in Hagerstown come for a night of revelry, fun, food, prizes and a good ole Halloween costume party. This event is free but please register all children beforehand. Transportation is provided but space is limited. To register please call 301.739.1165 or email info@wildsideyouth.com. To learn more about FAll-O-Ween or other Wildside activities be sure to visit http://www.wildsideyouth.com.

And now that we’re wrapping up October that means that we will be carving turkeys and mashing potatoes soon. That’s right, our annual Great Hagerstown Thanksgiving Feast will be here before you know it. If you’re interested in volunteering for this event please call 301.739.1165 as soon as possible. If you’re unable to help serve that day but would like to be a part of our celebration then why not consider donating food or hosting a food drive? Our food services provide multiple meals a day every day of the year and we also provide tons of food for families through our food bank all year long. To learn more about our food programs please visit http://www.hagerstownhopecenter.com.

Also in November, our Auxiliary will their annual Christmas Bazaar on November 11th from 9am – 1pm in the Trinity Center. The Bazaar will feature items for sale like Christmas ornaments and decorations, dishes, jewelry, books and other holiday merchandise. In addition to those items, the Auxiliary will have their lunch stand open featuring delicious homemade soups, sandwiches, hot dogs, baked goods, and more! Proceeds from the Christmas Bazaar benefit the various programs and ministries at The Hope Center including the Christmas party for our Foundations Life Recovery residents hosted by our Auxiliary. For more information about our Auxiliary or the Christmas Bazaar please call 301.739.1165.


Thrift Store Christmas Village Now Open!

With Christmas just around the corner, our Thrift Stores are gearing up for the holiday season. And this year, our store in Hagerstown will have a special area dedicated to all things Christmas.

Thrift Store manager, AJ Imbach, is excited about the opening of Christmas Village at the Hagerstown store.


On Saturday, November 2nd, Christmas Village opened for our customers. Christmas Village features items like Christmas trees, ornaments, lights, wreaths, outdoor decorations, stockings, Santa hats & other themed items, Christmas clothing and so much more!


Budgets can be tight around the holidays so why not stop by and check out some of the great deals on Christmas items for your family and friends? You’ll find great items at incredibly reasonable prices and your purchases go towards funding all the various programs and ministries at The Hope Center. So you’re saving money and helping others at the same time!

Our Thrift Stores, in Hagerstown & Chambersburg, are always a great place to shop for items such as housewares, books, clothing, shoes, furniture and more. If you haven’t stopped by lately, what are you waiting for?


So be sure to come by and check out our brand new Christmas Village at the Hagerstown Thrift Store on the corner of Church & Walnut Streets. There’s plenty of parking in our central lot located off of Church Street. The Hagerstown Thrift Store is open Mon – Sat, 9am-5pm.

And if you’re looking for other great Christmas deals, don’t forget to swing by the Trinity Center, located next to the Hagerstown Thrift Store, on Saturday, November 9th for our annual Christmas Bazaar. The bazaar will be open from 9am-2pm. Our Ladies’ Auxiliary will have decorations, clothing, books, jewelry, collectibles and many other items for sale. There will also be a lunch stand with delicious foods and baked goods so come hungry!

For more info about Christmas Village at the Hagerstown Thrift Store or our Christmas Bazaar, please call 301.739.1165 or email us at hagerstownrescue@verizon.net.

Join our Auxiliary!

Ladies of greater Hagerstown, are you looking for a way to use your creative talents and ideas in a way that helps the less fortunate in our community?

If so, we’ve got the perfect ministry for you.

We’re looking for some inspiring and excited women to join our Ladies’ Auxiliary!

Our Ladies’ Auxiliary is a very important part of The Hope Center. The women who are a part of this ministry help to raise much needed support for special projects for the many different outreach programs and ministries at The Hope Center.

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In addition to being fundraisers, our Ladies’ Auxiliary also hosts special events throughout the year. Some of the events are for the public and some are specially geared for our residents.

And we’re always looking for fresh ideas and new ways to reach the community. If you feel that you could help The Hope Center and want to be a part of our Auxiliary then please contact us immediately.

The Ladies’ Auxiliary meets the first Monday of each month at 7pm in the Administrative Offices at The Hope Center. The last meetings for 2013 will be held on November 4th and December 2nd.

Also, on November 9th, our Ladies’ Auxiliary will host the annual Christmas Bazaar in the Trinity Center from 9am-2pm. This is a wonderful opportunity for you and your friends to stop by, shop, eat and get to know some of the other ladies in our auxiliary.

So now’s the time to get involved! What are you waiting for? Invite some of your close friends or other women from your small groups or Sunday School classes to join you. Together we can make a difference in the lives of so many in our community.

To learn more, call our Auxiliary president, Dorothy Martin, at 301.790.3843 or email us at hagerstownrescue@verizon.net.

Another Successful Christmas Bazaar

Each year our Ladies’ Auxiliary hosts a Christmas Bazaar in the Trinity Center. It was another successful year at our bazaar.


Eager shoppers filled the Trinity Center anxious to check out all the holiday goods and get some great deals! Our ladies sold such things as Christmas decorations, plates, sweaters, quilts, books, jewelry, toys, winter clothing and so much more.


In addition to all the wonderful holiday items for sale, our Ladies’ Auxiliary had a delicious lunch counter available with homemade soups, sandwiches and a wide variety of baked goods like pies, cakes and cookies.


We are so thankful for our Ladies’ Auxiliary that works so hard to raise much needed funding for various projects at The Hope Center. If you or someone you know are interested in learning more about our Auxiliary or would like to join, please call 301.739.1165 or email us at hagerstownrescue@verizon.net.