Through your faithful partnership with Special Hope, we labor daily to see transformation in the lives of the children, families, and communities we serve. At times, the progress our children and families make is exhilarating. On other occasions, we are reminded of the overwhelming obstacles children with intellectual disabilities face. Our ministry is marked by both joy and sorrow, and in this blog post, we invite you to share our grief over the death of one of our children, Ephraim. Ephraim...

One of the primary ways that your giving impacts the lives of the approximately 150 children and families we serve in our Community Care Centers and Resource Center is through our local staff members. In this blog post, I am pleased to introduce you to Janepher, one of our faithful teachers who has served in Special Hope’s ministry for the past 2 years. Holly Nelson first met Janepher in a local clinic where Janepher’s son, Brighton, was attending physio. Brighton had...

Today, we want to first congratulate and welcome Ben Menenberg as Special Hope Network’s new Board Chair.  Ben and his wife, Laura (Special Hope’s US Director of Operations), have been friends of Special Hope for four years and have participated in our ministry in a variety of capacities.  Ben has been Treasurer on the Board during the past two years, and in his new role as Board Chair, he will immediately begin working more closely with the leadership team on important...