H.O.P.E. Days at the Ritz.
Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 PM:
In Moon Over Buffalo, a dysfunctional theater group and an equally dysfunctional couple provide
the laughs in this jam-packed, side-splitting comedy filled with fussing, fighting, mishaps, and
mayhem. Come join other H.O.P.E. graduates and friends for a rollicking afternoon at the Ritz
Theater in Oaklyn on Sunday, September 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets at $30, with a portion of the ticket
price benefiting H.O.P.E., are available at the H.O.P.E. office or by calling (856) 234-2200.
For mail-in form click here.
Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 PM:
Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, children of all ages ... step right up for a front row seat for
all the jugglers, clowns, trapeze artists and the original ring leader of them all... Mr. P.T.
Barnum! Written by Mark Bramble, Music by Cy Coleman and Lyrics by Michael Stewart, the Ritz
Theater in Oaklyn is giving a fresh, exciting new look to this classic American Musical based on the life of showman P.T. Barnum.
Tickets at $30, with a portion of the ticket price benefiting H.O.P.E., are available at the H.O.P.E.
office or by calling (856) 234-2200. For mail-in form click here.
"Looking Back Thirty Years – Looking Forward to the Next Decade”
Spring is/(was) in the Air Luncheon
H.O.P.E. hosted a fundraising luncheon at Lucien’s Manor March 19, 2011, with all proceeds
going to benefit H.O.P.E. programs. More than 150 attended, including graduates of the H.O.P.E.
program, relatives, friends, and supporters of H.O.P.E. It was an afternoon of fun, camaraderie,
and multiple reunions fueled by a delicious lunch and good company. There were also numerous
Chinese Auction items, a raffle for a basket of cheer and a raffle for a two night stay at
On March 20, 2010 H.O.P.E. held a luncheon to commemorate H.O.P.E.’s thirty years of service to the South Jersey
community. It was a time to celebrate the contributions made by the dozens of chapter coordinators, group leaders,
volunteers, directors, corporate and institutional sponsors, and board members whose dedication has made it all
possible. It was also a time to celebrate H.O.P.E. graduates who know the difference H.O.P.E. has made in your
It was held at Lucien’s in Berlin, one of South Jersey’s finest restaurants where we enjoyed good food,
good company, plenty of socializing, and more than a few reunions with old friends.
More information (photos coming soon)
The Smithville chapter hosted a delightful dinner-dance Friday, Aug 13, 2010
honoring the memory of Tony Calo. Members of Tony's family were present
and were touched by the many tributes. At the end of the evening, the group
leaders presented a contribution of $1040 to the work of HOPE.
Perhaps more importantly, there was tremendous spirit and camaraderie among those present,
all HOPE graduates.