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Inspiration for
Hope Lights

Hope Meadows
Rantoul, Illinois
Our own Hope Lights neighborhood is a "Generations of Hope Inspired Community". With a 20-year history, Hope Meadows is proof that a multigenerational neighborhood DOES improve the lives of kids in foster and kinship care. Among other notable success stories, their kids have a 100% high-school graduation rate. This is in great contrast to one study in which only 31% of former foster youth reported receiving a high-school diploma. 

The seniors at Hope Meadows thrive too, living intentionally in a community with such purpose and filled with love. Clarissa Moramarco is a senior resident at Hope Meadows. This fall, at our Annual Benefit, she will tell us about the impact the seniors make in the kids' lives — and how the young people improve the seniors' lives. She will also answer your questions in a post-presentation Q&A on Sunday, September 20th.
Find out more about the inspiration for Hope Lights neighborhood
Join us at the Many Lights Annual Benefit.

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Kids' HeART Studio

Children from ages 7 to 12 are invited to the HeART Studio at our Annual Benefit. While you are shopping the raffle and listening to stories of hope and inspiration, your kids will be making stuffed hearts that will be donated to children in foster care. Get all the facts at

The Many Lights Annual Benefit

September 20, 2015  â€¢  10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Clarissa Moramarco, senior resident at Hope Meadows in Rantoul, Illinois

Raffle and Silent Auction • Kids' HeART Studio

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Community Corner


Welcome to our newest board members!

Karen deVilla holds non-profit background with varied roles in organizations such as Northwest Education Loan Association, Educational Assistance Foundation, and Student Finance Servicing Corporation.  

Loretta Guerra has worked as a senior HR leader for companies like Chico’s, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and Wal-Mart. She is active in community service and is a past President of Hispanic Women’s Council of New Mexico.

Ian Tan is currently a Structured Finance Analyst with Cantor Fitzgerald and formerly Senior Analyst for Chappuis Halder & CIE. 

Want to join our Board of Directors?

We've been growing. Our board is now ten members strong and we are still looking to add two more seats. Learn more about our board roles and apply online here or contact us at

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