unwind for hope

Message from hope house
By Lennox Warren
A Night of Art
Hope House’s event, Unwind For Hope, was a great success bringing in over $9,000 for women and children affected by HIV in Memphis. The two hour event, held at Hope House featured wine, delicious food and artwork from local female artists. Music was provided by Crystal Brown and a special presentation was made by mom, Hope House client and HIV advocate, Jocelyn Meeks. Carole Cornell was presented with the Madge Clark Service Award for her outstanding volunteer work at Hope House.

Thank you to everyone who attended and shopped at Unwind For Hope and the amazing sponsors who made the night such a success: JustMyMemphis, inferno, Huey’s, Kohl’s, King’s Liquors, Union Avenue Baptist Church, Mercury Valet, Babalu, Beauty Shop, Chipotle, Deli on the Square, La Baguette, Memphis Pizza Café, Texas de Brazil and The Bar-B-Q Shop.

Event Recap

A special thanks to the incredibly talented artists who donated a portion of their proceeds back to the children and families of Hope House: Kim Baldock, C Us Bead, Erica Bodine, Fly by Christine, Lydia Frank, Patty Franz and Margaret Holifield, Funlola, Hope House Clients, Olivia James New, Portia Jeffries, Mary Melvin, Leslie Ponder, Question The Answer, Amanda Solomon, Jessica Tinsley, Whitney Winkler and NJ Woods.
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read. — Mark Twain

Thank you also to volunteers from Drury University and FedEx who helped with set up, cleaning and yard work in preparation for the event. Hope House is grateful for everyone’s support of our children and families and making this night a great celebration of those living with HIV in our community.

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