According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 12% of the population of Pierce County lives in poverty. It is estimated that nearly 7% of school-age children in the Peninsula School District live in poverty. For many of these children, buying clothing is a financial burden. Harbor Hope Center partners with individuals, businesses and community organizations to provide new clothing for students. Additionally, support from the Kiwanis Club of Gig Harbor and their Kiwanis Cares for Kids Program, provides for clothing for students..
A comprehensive support program for Washington youth experiencing homelessness that provides a home, education, and training to equip them for independent living.
Aiming to work collaboratively with other not-for-profit organizations, our food program is designed to fill social service gaps and end hunger in our community.
Our mentorship program focuses on helping students and parents develop key life skills allowing them to become self-sufficient and thrive after graduation.
To help homeless students maintain their daily commitments, our volunteers provide rides to school, appointments, and activities.
For many of these children, buying clothing is a financial burden. We provide clean, wearable clothing to make student success more likely.
CHANGE A LIFE TODAY
It is our vision to break the cycle of homelessness among Washington’s youth. Your contribution to Harbor Hope Center of Washington provides a hand up, not a handout, to at risk students and those experiencing homelessness.