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Brittany's Hope Foundation

Rating: 4.97 stars   124 reviews 7,947

Address:

1160 North Market Street Elizabethtown PA 17022 USA

Mission:

Recognizing the fundamental rights of all children, we empower families and communities to make real and lasting changes in the lives of orphans and at-risk children through international special needs adoption grants and humanitarian initiatives.

Results:

As of April 1st, 2014, Brittany's Hope has helped united 667 special children from around the world with loving families in the United States. Every year, our Orphan Care programs nourish, clothe, shelter and educate over 1,400 children and provide them with the fundamentals that break the cycle of poverty and grants them control of their own future.

Target demographics:

abandoned children live healthy and happy lives.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

102 special children come home to loving families and thousands more by providing food, clean water, shelter, clothing and an education

Geographic areas served:

Viet Nam, Ethiopia, Kenya and around the world

Programs:

Brittany's Hope Foundation recognizes that for every child who finds a loving family, there are many more who are left behind. Brittany's Hope works to improve the quality of life for those children. We build and repair orphanages and living centers worldwide. We develop and implement nutrition programs to deliver protein-rich food to undernourished children. We provide livestock and crop plantings to initiate far-reaching self-sustainable efforts within impoverished orphanages. Our Brittany's Cribs project provides cribs for children who spend their days in broken cribs without mattresses or blankets. The Emily Cane Project gives canes, mobility instruction, and independence to the blind. By providing an education, through college or vocational school, we break the cycle of poverty and empower young adults to take control of their own future. Our work is possible because of generous personal and corporate donations.

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717.367.9614
www.brittanyshope.org

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

Adoption was always a day we had long dreamed of but never knew how we could afford such an endeavor. We are so grateful for Brittany's Hope Foundation! They came in at the end and helped us finish our fundraising efforts when we had exhausted all of our resources. Brittany's Hope made it possible for us to keep within our efforts to stay debt free and enjoy the journey of adoption and not get lost in all of the financial woes. We will always remember Brittany's Hope Foundation because of the impact they had on our family and bringing our sweet Matthew home. We are in love......

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2016

 
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We were told about Brittany's Hope from our adoption agency. We found Brittany's Hope staff to be very informative and helpful when we had questions and when we wanted to see our fundraising progress in a very timely manner. Thank you for the grant you gave us, our beautiful daughter is now home and thriving. She is thrilled to have 3 brother, 3 sisters. Our youngest daughters,Grace and Olivia knew each other in China, they were in the same foster home (Bethel China a foster home for blind children) and were very close friends there. Now they are home and are forever sisters! Here is a picture of Grace on the left and Olivia they are dancing at their sisters wedding and were also the flower girls in the wedding!

 
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Brittany's Hope Foundation offered a wonderful experience during our adoption process. It was really special to partner with other families who were adopting in "paying it forward" with our matching funds. Our friends and family who donated found it very easy to use the website for donations and also appreciated that they were able to receive a tax deductible receipt, and help others as well as our family/children. As questions or concerns arose throughout the entire LENGTHY process of our adoption, Brittany's Hope staff were always incredibly courteous, understanding, and quick to respond.

 
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Brittany's Hope is an incredible nonprofit organization! They helped us bring home our adopted son from Bulgaria. What a wonderful thing to give children the hope of a family. This organization was extremely easy to work with and helpful throughout the entire process. We recommend them highly!

 
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Brittany's Hope was a wonderful organization to work with. There were many adoption grant foundations we applied to, and many we never heard back from. However, Brittany's Hope exceeded our expectations in communicating with us. We were so incredibly blessed by their adoption grant. Both of our children have special needs and our medical bills last year were enormous. Had it not been for Brittany's Hope, it would've been difficult to have all of the finances to finalize our adoption. We are so grateful. And Paula, you were a joy to work with!

 
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Brittany's Hope is a beautiful organization! They offered professional advice and provided timely financial assistance to our family as we neared the end of our fundraising efforts to bring home our son from Poland. They are so easy to work with and we would highly recommend them to other adoptive families. Thank you Brittany's Hope for helping us reach that last little bit we needed in order to bring our son home!

 
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Brittany's Hope helped us bring our son home from China. We are thankful for all involved. We especially appreciated their communication with us.

 
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We received an adoption grant from Brittany's Hope. Our experience with them was nothing but positive. So very kind and attentive. Went above and beyond just offering financial support. Excellent communication. Their heart and passion for adoption shines through brightly. Without the assistance of grants such as theirs, it simply would not have been possible for us to bring our precious daughter home where she belongs. I love the concept of "paying it forward" that their grant represents. Such a blessing to be able to help another family as well!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

My husband and I always wanted to adopt. After we both graduated college and started our careers we launched out on our first amazing adoption adventure. In 2008 we applied with Holt International to adopt our first child. We were matched with our son in January of 2009 and brought him home June of 2009. He was the cutest 6 month old ever!!! In 2010 we applied again with Holt International for our second child. This process took much more time. It wasn't until December of 2011 that we were matched with our daughter, also born in Ethiopia. We brought her home in May of 2012. She was 14 months old. She was a very resilient little girl! In 2013 we applied again with Holt International and came very close to bringing home a waiting child from Ethiopia. But this wasn't meant to be. In January of 2015 Rhonda found a sweet waiting child on Holt's Korea page. In just 3 short weeks our family was matched with a 14 month old girl with multiple medical needs. We arrived home with her December 24th, 2015. She was 26 months old. She is the perfect addition to our family! Along this last adoption journey we had friends and family approach us asking if there was anyway they could give toward our adoption fees. We were blown away by this! We did no fundraising at all for the first two adoptions and so this was unknown territory for us. We talked with Holt International about this. They mentioned your matching grant. We then found you online and inquired. The information was clear and concise on how the process would play out. Your staff is always quick to respond via email and very helpful. We are so thankful that your foundation exists. It was such a relief to point our friends and family to your website and they could give what they were comfortable with in the comfort of their homes. We are still shocked that we made our goal! International adoption is very expensive, but we know now to not let that stop us! Thank you so much for helping our family bring home our daughter.

 
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Brittany's Hope was such a blessing during our adoption process. The grant we received helped relieve some of the burden of adoption expenses. We are so thankful for their help and the vital role they played in helping bring our precious little one home. Penny has been the perfect addition to our family and we can't imagine life without her.

 
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