Stories of Hope

Impacting Real People.  Everyday.

Hope through Housing’s work is all about people and we know we’ve been successful when we witness life changing in individual lives.  Following are just a few of our most recent stories of resident success and program highlights.

Building Bright Futures: The Possibilities are Endless!

Building Bright Futures: The Possibilities are Endless!

Joey, a sixth-grader from Villaggio on Route 66 in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has big dreams for his future. Through Hope through Housing’s Building Bright Futures initiative, Joey attends the after-school program where he lives and receives encouragement, mentoring...

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Finding Housing after 15 Years on the Streets

Finding Housing after 15 Years on the Streets

Richard Porras looks back on the most difficult point of his life and sees it as a blessing. “I found out that more people out there care than don’t care. Homelessness took the negativity away from me,” he says in a voice slowed by years of drug abuse and living on...

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Marv’s Place: A Safe Haven for a Dad and His Daughter

As 42-year-old Daniel Chavez sat down to tell his story, his daughter, Davida, crawled into his lap. The adorable brown-eyed, brown-haired 4-year-old wore a black Marvel shirt with superhero characters and a single ponytail. She smiled, posed and curiously scanned the...

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A Mother’s Wish for Her Daughter

Silvia Monvalvo and her family have lived in the affordable housing development of San Antonio Vista in Montclair for more than 10 years. It is a tight knit community where families are watching their children excel in school and go on to higher education. For Silvia,...

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Seniors pay it forward for ailing kids

Kay Serbenick has been crocheting for decades. But it wasn’t until recently that she found a way to combine her crafting with a charitable cause. In the process, she has inspired a community to join in.
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A Life Transformed: When Strangers Become Family

Jasmine Martines felt alone and completely lost. The Hope through Housing Foundation gave her the strength and support she needed to start rebuilding her life. “What I learned this past year is that strangers can actually become family,” says Jasmine, a single mom...

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Because of you, we are able to make a difference in the lives of children, family and seniors living in poverty.  Together, we will transform lives and communities.