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"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart," - Elizabeth Andrew.

Thank you to all of our volunteers - each act of service makes a positive difference in the lives of our Hope Loves Company children and families. We are grateful to each and every one of you!
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ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party
Join us next week at the ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party for chocolate, drinks, chocolate, music, chocolate, silent auction, and more chocolate!
Join us for the second ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party on Thursday, September 26, 2019!

Attendees will enjoy an evening of chocolate, candy, and other delectable treats, chocolate martinis, a 50/50 chocolate rose raffle, a silent auction with incredible trips and experiences, and a chance to meet a penguin, all while taking in the beautiful scenery of the Adventure Aquarium, including the Currents Ballroom and Shark Realm! All proceeds will benefit Hope Loves Company and our free programs for children and young adults who have had or have a loved one battling ALS.

Those living with ALS and a guest are invited to attend the ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party as VIPs at no cost! Email cara.haggerty@hopelovescompany.org to reserve your tickets.
Standard and (Limited) VIP Tickets Available Here!
Click HERE to learn about sponsorship opportunities for the ALS Chocolate Meltdown Party!
We are incredibly excited to announce our first ever HLC Kids Count ALS Conference!

Please join us to learn about the various resources that can help you feel more confident in your role as a parent, teacher, instructor, counselor, or child advocate. 

Where: The Robert Wood Johnson Conference Center
               3100 Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619
When:   October 11, 2019
               8:15 AM - 4:30 PM

For more information, including speakers and registration information, please visit:
www.HLCKidsCount.org

 
Register for the HLC Kids Count ALS Conference!

Camp HLC Massachusetts

Over 100 participants joined us at Camp Emerson in Hinsdale, MA for our largest Camp HLC EVER! The weekend was an incredible success. Our campers enjoyed swimming in the heated pool, climbing the "iceberg" and boating in the lake, fishing, hiking, scrapbooking, and more!

Thank you to everyone who joined us at Camp HLC Massachusetts. We are so fortunate to have so many wonderful people to celebrate at each Camp HLC.
Thank you to the following volunteers and the ALS organizations that they represented at Camp HLC:
The ALS Association Conneticut Chapter, Kelly Jefferey
The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter, John Adebayo, Genesis Lugo, and Shannon Sullivan
The ALS Assocation National Office, Bob Smith
ALS ONE, Tricia McMillan
ALS TDI, Emily Dhondt
Compassionate Care ALS, Chris Curtin
The Susie Foundation, Ryan Matthews
Thank you to the brothers of Phi Delta Theta for volunteering their time at Camp HLC Massachusetts! Thank you Sepehr, Nilay, Trevor, and Grant from Northeastern University! We are so grateful for the exceptional young men of Phi Delta Theta and the LiveLikeLou Foundation.

Thank you to Abby Kass and to Club Red: Arleene, Cassie, Jeanne, Sara, Lauren, and Charlie, for volunteering their time to assist with our scrapbooking activity!

Thank you to our Camp HLC MA Supporters!

The ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter
The LiveLikeLou Foundation
Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
The ALS Association Connecticut Chapter
Club Red
cheapSneaks
Hartford Insurance
The Winthrop Family
The Asch Family
ALS Family Charitable Foundation 
Mary Beth Benison Foundation
Thank you Amramp for helping to make Camp HLC MA accessible for all of our families!
We have two remaining camps in Florida and California this year! See below for details!

Register for Camp HLC 2019

Please join Hope Loves Company at our premier program, Camp HLC! A free, 3-day weekend retreat where campers and their families will enjoy camp activities such as swimming, hiking, boating, zip lining, arts & crafts, and more!
Remaining Camp Dates and Locations:
October 25-27: YMCA Camp Winona in De Leon Springs, FL
November 22-24: YMCA Camp Campbell in Boulder Creek, CA
Register for Camp HLC 2019!
If you've already registered for camp, check your emails for information regarding Camp HLC teleconference dates. Thank you!
Camp HLC is a wonderful opportunity for children, young adults, and families who have had or have a loved one battling ALS to come together to have fun, build friendships, and feel less alone in their challenges.
Interested in volunteering your skills, passion, and time at Camp HLC?
Camp HLC Volunteer Form
There are many volunteer roles at Camp HLC - camp leaders, cabin leaders, healing circle leaders, buddies, HLC helpers, and junior counselors!
HLC Chats With... David Brown!
David Brown is our August participant of HLC Chats With... Please visit the link below to learn more about David!
HLC Chats With... David!

HLC Hero

August 2019

Congratulations Keiren Dunfee, our HLC Hero for the month of August!
Keiren is a member of the Hope Loves Company Board of Directors and has been working tirelessly as a member of the ALS Chocolate Meltdown Committee.

We are so grateful to have leaders like Keiren on our team! Thank you for all that you do, Keiren!
"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together," - Vincent Van Gogh.
Click Here to Read More about our HLC Heroes
HLC Helpline

The Hope Loves Company Helpline is available to families, educators, and anyone who would like to feel supported in their ALS journey. The Helpline is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-8 PM and is confidential. Please call 609-730-1144! Thank you!

The Hope Loves Company Documentary

The Hope Loves Company Documentary, directed by award-winning documentarian Steve Besserman, begins with the founding of Hope Loves Company and then follows several families affected by ALS. This heartwarming documentary is a story of triumph of the human spirit and the journey to shape grief into action. It's a story that celebrates a group of courageous caregiving teens and their families who deserve to be applauded. Please help bring recognition to this unique group of amazing caregivers by sharing this story of ALS, love, and hope with family and friends.
Watch the MUST-SEE HLC Documentary
Grab an HLC sweatshirt at www.hopelovescompany.org!

Available in blue and purple!
Hope Loves Company is on Amazon Smile! When you shop on Amazon using the browser smile.amazon.com and choose Hope Loves Company as your selected charity, Amazon will donate a percentage of your total purchase price to HLC! Thank you to everyone who shops with Amazon Smile to support Hope Loves Company!
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