Village of Hope recently completed a literacy event, held in various schools. The
event encouraged students to read more books. Participants read books by five different
authors and readers had the opportunity to win a variety of prizes.
Santa is coming to VOH’s Christmas Dinner!
The Village of Hope is excited to announce it has moved to a new location which will
let it provide better service and new opportunities.
Effective immediately, the community organization will be operating at 2831 King
St. In Vineland, the former location of Jordan Public School.
Almost an acre of the property will be a community garden for the use of clients.
The Village of Hope manager said that all existing programs will remain in place.
“New programs will be coming in the new year,” said Keddy-Scott. “We look forward
to adding programs like painting and yoga for mental health and well-being..”
She said the Village of Hope is looking forward to things like weekly cooking classes,
recipe exchanges and healthy cooking on a budget.
Sponsor a Christmas Hamper and help a family
Would you like to help a local family in need this Christmas?
Last year, more than 260 Christmas hampers were distributed and The Village of Hope
is expecting that number to rise this year.
“Please consider being part of the solution and sponsor a family for $250, a senior
for $75 or a child for $25,” said VOH manager Cheryl Keddy-Scott.
Hamper registration begins on November 6 this year.
Beginning on December 1, visitors to Village of Hope’s new location at 2831 King
St in Jordan will be able to enjoy a cup of coffee, glass of juice and even a bowl
of hearty, healthy soup on a “Pay what you can” basis.
“Thanks to our volunteers and local chefs we will be offering fresh pastries and
fresh breads,” said VOH manager Cheryl Keddy-Scott.
All tables in the bistro will be equipped with new laptop computers and free WiFi
so patrons can browse the internet while enjoying their lunch.
The Pay what you Can bistro is just one of many exciting new changes at the Village
Have a great bowl of soup
The annual Village of Hope Community Christmas Dinner will be taking place this year
on December 20 at the new Village of Hope location at the former Jordan Public School.
The dinner will be a drop in event taking place between 5 and 7 p.m.
Santa Claus will be arriving at 6:30 pm to greet children anxious to see the man
The event is sponsored by MP Dean Allison and will feature some mystery events that
are guaranteed to delight all those who attend.