Hope Starts Here

A Convoy of Hope Community Event is a united act of compassion that helps families in need. Local churches, businesses, community service, and health organizations partner with us to provide guests with groceries, medical and dental screenings, prayer, haircuts, lunch, veteran services, music, a kids’ carnival, children’s shoes, job and career services, community services, family portraits, and more — at no charge to guests. Approximately $1 million worth of goods and services are provided to the 5,000 to 10,000 Guests of Honor who attend each event.

Why Communities?

Communities are the lifeblood of counties, states, and nations. Convoy of Hope is committed to working with local volunteers, businesses, agencies, churches, and organizations who believe in building stronger communities through generosity and kindness.

In the U.S., there are many communities where vulnerable families struggle to put food on their tables. It’s in such situations that a free bag of groceries, the chance to visit with an employer about a job opportunity, a free life-saving health screening, or even a family portrait can serve as life-changing experiences that transform families and strengthen communities.

Our Impact

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    62

    Community Events in 2018.
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    27,700

    volunteers in 2018.
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    96,488

    Guests of Honor served in 2018.
  • 2,097

    churches & local organizations partnering with us in 2018.
  • 42,549

    pairs of children's shoes distributed in 2018.

Our Approach

  • Community Partnerships

    Convoy of Hope’s community enrichment team works in advance with community leaders and stakeholders, forming partnerships that build the foundation for our outreach events. Partnership with local governments, organizations, churches, and business are crucial to the success of an event.

  • Volunteers

    Volunteers are an important part of every Community Event. Convoy of Hope engages with community members to build a volunteer base, establish a customized plan, and carry out the event.

  • Event Guests

    Event guests are treated as Guests of Honor. Thousands attend to experience a poverty-free day filled with free food, services, and hope. The heart and soul of every Community Events is compassion. Many Guests of Honor are working families who are living in poverty, or are on the fringes of it. The goal of a Community Events is to help give them a hand up during difficult times.

Convoy of Hope Community Events

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