The Jim Moran Foundation Awards $200,000 Grant to House of Hope
Funding will support the non-profit’s Road to Independence program
Fort Lauderdale, FL – House of Hope, the leading non-profit provider of substance abuse and mental health programming in Broward County, has been awarded a $200,000 grant from The Jim Moran Foundation, with a mission to improve the quality of life for the youth and families of Florida through the support of innovative programs and opportunities that meet the ever-changing needs of the community.
House of Hope will receive $100,000 each year for two years to support the Road to Independence program. Now in its fifth year, Road to Independence will assist an additional 600 House of Hope residents this year, who are recovering from addiction, achieve self-sufficiency. These residents will meet with employment specialists to prepare for the workforce and secure employment once they’ve overcome their substance abuse challenges. Individualized case management and support will help House of Hope clients with GED preparation, vocational training programs and securing stable and affordable housing.
“We are very fortunate and humbled to receive this generous grant from The Jim Moran Foundation, particularly after such a challenging year,” said House of Hope CEO Sue Glasscock. “This program is needed now more than ever to help our clients get back on their feet and become financially independent. Our mission is to give second chances to the men and women on their recovery journey, and this grant will help us fulfill that goal.”
To learn more about House of Hope, visit houseofhope.org.
About House of Hope
House of Hope is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to the treatment and support of those with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. Since 1969, House of Hope/Stepping Stones has provided hope and healing to more than 500 men and women annually, in both a residential and outpatient setting. House of Hope plays a critical role within the continuum of care and provides hope and healing to those with no other alternatives. Many clients would return to homelessness or incarceration without treatment and the skills development needed to support themselves and their families. For more information, visit houseofhope.org.
About The Jim Moran Foundation
Founded by automotive pioneer Jim Moran, the mission of The Jim Moran Foundation is to improve the quality of life for the youth and families of Florida through the support of innovative programs and opportunities that meet the ever-changing needs of the community. The Foundation has invested more than $175 million in education, elder care, family strengthening, after school and youth transitional living initiatives since its inception in 2000 – with efforts currently focused in Broward, Palm Beach and Duval counties. Through a long-term grant agreement, The Foundation’s significant funders are JM Family Enterprises, Inc., and its subsidiaries, including Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC. It is located at 100 Jim Moran Blvd., Deerfield Beach, Fla. 33442. To learn more, visit www.jimmoranfoundation.org or call (954) 429-2122.