Volunteer

Volunteer and Change a Life, Possibly Yours!!

Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House is supported by a strong foundation of volunteers over the last five years. We rely volunteers each month to maintain a safe, clean, friendly environment. The efforts of our volunteers produce a homelike environment to the many guests who come through our doors in desperately stressful situations with their children.

Come Join Us!

Join the many hundreds who have been changed by their gift of giving to Children’s Hope. Whether it’s in guest services, making a meal for the families, painting a guest room, or volunteering at one of our many charity events, Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House can use your help. Please download a volunteer application (PDF) and stop by for a tour with our House Manager.

Volunteers from the Whitley County Hands Foundation and the FYI group from New York City

We Value Your Time

Your time is the most valuable commodity you have and we plan to spend it wisely. We ask for no set time commitment from our volunteers but have many who have been with us for years. We provide a safe, clean environment for our volunteers with clear direction for the task at hand. Staff will always be on hand to assist and answer any questions you may have.

Housekeeping Volunteer

Come in on a regular basis as an individual, or come as a group (up to 10) to help keep the Children’s Hope House as clean as possible. A clean, uncluttered home reduces the stress for our families who already have enough on their minds. Please call the House @ 260-459-8550 to learn more about helping on a regular basis.

Hope House Hometown Chef

Schedule a time to make breakfast, lunch or dinner for our families. You provide the food and prepare the meal for approximately 10-15 people and provide the meal for the guests. You can prepare the meals in our fully equipped kitchen, or you can make your meal at home and drop it off. Call 260-459-8550 to arrange your date.

Hope House Craftsmen

Come in on a regular basis as an individual, be “on-call,” or come as a group (up to 10) to lend your specialized skills in woodworking, plumbing, painting, handy-man, heavy-lifting or landscaping and flower-planting skills. A well-maintained and beautiful House helps our families know that our community cares!

Please call the House at 260-459-8550 to learn more.

Hope House Event Helper

To raise money for the Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House, we have lots of special events throughout the year and we can always use some help. Those events include:

  • Mad Anthonys Golf Classic
  • Annual Kids Helping Kids Basketball Tournament
  • Dance Marathon
  • Please call the House at 260-459-8550 to learn more.

Friends of the Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House (Fundraisers)

Put your creativity to work by developing luncheons, golf outings, used book sales, yard sales and more to raise money and awareness for Hope House. Please call Cindy at 260-459-8550 to learn more.

Wish List

Help out by gathering some of the items on our wish list. We need lots of things, just like you do at home, to make the Hope House a wonderful home away from home for families during their child’s illness. Please call the House 260-459-8550 to learn more.

Hope House Speakers Bureau

The Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House will gladly provide a speaker for your next meeting, school assembly or event. Please call Cindy at 260-459-8550 to schedule.

For general information on how you can help, please contact:

Marcie Harruff – Director of Operations
p: 260-459-8550
e: marcie@childrenshopefw.org

The flexibility, dedication and support of our volunteers has allowed us to successfully fulfill our mission of creating a home away from home for the families of seriously ill children. We thank you so very much for your interest.

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