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Operation Backpack

Southside Center of Hope (House of Hope) is hosting a back-to-school Backpack Drive to support the children of Independence House. House of Hope is the new service provider for Independence […]

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June Hope Talks

  On June 16th, Southside Center of Hope hosted our annual Hope Talks live discussion. However, the broadcast was unable to stream live on our social media platforms due to […]

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Hope in Action

On the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, Southside Center of Hope’s Young Professionals Board along with staff member Peyton Spanbauer, Development and Communications Manager, took to the neighborhood of Grand […]

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We Are Expanding

On July 1st, Southside Center of Hope will be taking over Independence House, a permanent supportive housing shelter, in partnership with Interfaith Development Housing Corporation. Interfaith is a non-profit organization […]

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Meet Peyton

  Peyton Spanbauer is our new Development and Communications Manager. She comes from Woodstock, IL and is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Journalism and Mass […]

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Finding Purpose

A lover of music, theater and animals, Jazmin was a very involved student growing up. She played saxophone in the band, had parts in plays and did tap, jazz, ballet […]

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