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"People appreciate and never forget that helping hand, especially when times are tough" - Catherine Pulsifer

The HLC Team is forever grateful to all of the incredible individuals, families, and organizations that support our mission to help children and young adults whose lives have been touched by ALS. Thank you for helping us make a difference!

ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party

Adventure Aquarium, Camden NJ
Thursday, September 27, 2018
6:30-9:30 PM
The Premier Event to Support Hope Loves Company
Attendees will enjoy all types of delectable chocolate treats, candy, food, and drinks while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Adventure Aquarium's Currents Ballroom and Shark Realm. There will be an open bar, DJ, silent auction, and 50/50 raffle!

Hope Loves Company would be honored to have anyone living with ALS and a guest of their choice join us at no charge. Please contact us and we will handle the details.
BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!
Standard and VIP tickets avaible, but VIP tickets are limited!
To donate an item for the silent auction or to sponsor the
ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party, contact:
jodi.odonnell-ames@hopelovescompany.org
Please join us at the Chocolate Meltdown for an opportunity to win some of these amazing prizes through the Silent Auction:
You can bid on beautiful gift baskets, incredible trips and experiences, signed sports memorabilia and tickets, and more!

Camp HLC Massachusetts

Campers and families from Massachusetts and beyond attended Camp HLC at Frank A. Day YMCA Camp from August 17-19, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended our third Camp HLC in Massachusetts, and seventeenth camp, nationally!

Campers enjoyed activities such as archery, fishing, and improvisational acting and musical instruction!

Thank you to the ALS Family Charitable Foundation for providing the pillow inserts for our memory pillow project and thank you to Christine Powers, Thomas Powers, Karen Cunningham, Sarah Cunningham, Keara Mooney, Jill Burke, Bill Burke, and Jeanne Cabral of Club Red for helping us make our pillows! Thank you Ryan Matthews of The Susie Foundation for joining us and volunteering at camp! Thank you to The Mary Beth Benison Foundation for sponsoring our Saturday night improvisational acting instruction! Learn more about the ALS Family Charitable Foundation here,  The Susie Foundation here, and The Mary Beth Benison Foundation here.

Camper and Parent Testimonials

"We were able to talk to each other and connect with people that felt the same way as us... I could comfortably express my feelings without fear" - 18 year old camper
"I enjoyed meeting others at this camp as it opened up a new world for me to connect with those that struggled with the same issues" - HLC parent
"The supportive environment helped me feel better equipped to handle the challenges of living with ALS" - HLC parent
"It was a great experience because we are all going through the same stuff" - 12 year old camper
"Camp has an indescribable magic of how to deal with your feelings, your emotions, and this disease. The people who run it are the best of the best - they truly want to do whatever they can for the children and caregivers. THANK YOU!" - HLC parent
"It was helpful to express your feelings with others" - 9 year old camper

Thank you Camp HLC Massachusetts Supporters!

The ALS Association of Massachusetts
The Live Like Lou Foundation
Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity
Club Red
Mary Beth Benison Foundation
The Winthrop Family

We have two camps remaining in Florida and California:

  • Camp HLC at Circle F Dude Ranch in Lake Wales, FL (Sept. 14-16)

  • Camp HLC at Camp Campbell in Boulder Creek, CA (Nov. 16-18)

Register for Camp HLC
*Thanks to the generosity of Mary and Curt Mantz, some campers and families are eligible for travel assistance for Camp HLC California. Contact us for more information!

HLC Teen Retreat

September 7-9, 2018
Titusville, NJ

 
The first HLC Teen Retreat will take place from September 7-9, 2018 at The Barn at Gravity Hill in Titusville, NJ. Like Camp HLC, the HLC Teen Retreat is designed to provide a fun weekend of support and relaxation for young people who have or have had a loved one battling ALS - but this weekend has been designed specifically for our HLC teens and young adults. 
The HLC Teen Retreat offers many fun experiences and grants attendees the opportunity to reconnect with old friends while making new ones.
We have room for more teens, so if you're 15-21 years old and interested in attending the first HLC Teen Retreat, please give the HLC office a call at (609)-730-1144!

Coming Soon:
HLC 
Sweatshirts


Interested in representing Hope Loves Company, all while staying warm and cozy during the coming Fall and Winter months? Available in blue, purple, green, yellow, red, black, and gray and sizes Youth XS to Adult 3XL! Stay tuned for updates on pricing and how to purchase!
*Select colors are limited to Adult XS to 2XL.
Hope Loves Company is on Amazon Smile! Shop on Amazon using the browser smile.amazon.com and choose Hope Loves Company as your selected charity and Amazon will donate a percentage of your total purchase price to HLC!
Do you want to help support Hope Loves Company provide emotional and educational support to children and young adults who have or have had a loved one battling ALS? Please consider making a donation to Hope Loves Company! Your support will help fund our free programs for children and young adults whose lives have been touched by ALS.
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Pennington, NJ 08534

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