H.Y.P.E. and The Harbor House Foundation, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   6 reviews

Issues:

Location: 600 SW 3rd St. Suite 3000 Pompano Beach FL 33060 USA

Mission: Empowering teens to live life on purpose, with purpose.
Results: We have spent the last 5 years raising 50 cents per student, touring to schools and military bases around the world with a goal to reach 500,000 teens per year with the message of Self-worth, Respect, and Purpose.
Target demographics: Middle school and high school students. US. Military dependents and single soldiers stationed overseas.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 500,000
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Rating: 5 stars  

About two months in advance i was told that a group known as HYPE would be coming to Okinawa for the first time. From what i had heard they were an excellent group of individuals zealous for communicating God's love in a vibrant approach through the fine arts. I was excited to meet them and see how God was working in them but did not expect such power of the Holy Spirit working through them. I witnessed God revealing himself, healing, renewing, strengthening, and welcoming hearts back who longed for his mercy. Hype was simply a cup presenting living water to thirsty hearts. I was amazed by their talent but it was the hearts of the team that was the real testimony of God's power, grace, and awesome love. They encouraged me to be bolder in my faith and surrender my life to the only worth living for.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I had the privilege to spend time talking, listening, and being encouraged by many of the HYPE members. They shared their testimonies and encouraged me with the life they were now leading which in most cases was dramatically different from the life they had before Christ. I began taking steps of boldness in sharing my own testimony. I talked about Jesus to friends who i had been praying for yet had not gathered the courage to confront. A few of them accepted Christ at the night concert and I praise God.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would add a music department to it. ;D

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

More time the better =P

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

I learned how to almost dance and i made a few new friends who i have been able to share Christ's love and encourage. After advertising to almost the whole school personally I have become more bold. More peers now recognize and respect my passion for loving God and loving them.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Incredibly blessed and refreshed.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 5 stars  

When I heard HYPE was coming to Okinawa I remember thinking "Cool they're going to do really awesome things here" But I WAY understated it. They BLEW my mind! The outreach and message was incredible and I can still see it working. I got to know a few of them personally and shared our testimony and I know for a fact I will never forget them! All in all they changed people here on this island and we will never forget it.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I still see people of all ages walking around with their gear, T-shirts and bracelets. I also know people who have accepted Christ and turned their lives around because of HYPE's message.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

N/a

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

It opened my eyes to the fact that I can use skills I have to teach others and to show them my beliefs in a way that will help them understand more.

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Renewed and accomplished.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 5 stars  

HYPE came to SHAPE belgium and it was realy nice to have them come visit it is a great out reach program. I love to dance and it was great to see that there was a Christian program touring around Europe and America. They did skits, told poems, did comedy, stomps and my personal favorite Dancing :P. Its something that brought excitement something to look forward to and id like to hear from HYPE agian. ;)

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

At Club Beyond and at a School preformance.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Bring God into it more elaborate in his love. When they preform dances they could add christian music. Cool christian music :P ofc. and add some motions into it that say something about God like a story.

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