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Community Events

Civic organizations, churches, businesses, and government agencies come together at Convoy of Hope’s Community Events to bring help and hope to families in need. Together, they offer a menu of free services to each and every Guest of Honor.

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What We Do

The needs in neighborhoods are real.
So are the solutions. 

Guided by the Guest of Honor principle, Convoy of Hope Community Events deliver groceries, health services, haircuts, family portraits, career services, shoes, and much more — all at no charge to our guests.

The compassion and the love that we’re seeing from total strangers that don’t even know us — it just blows our mind.

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Statistics

The need …

family portraits are offered

The poverty line varies with how many people are in a household.

Single-person household: $12,760
Two-person household: $17,240
Three-person household: $21,720
Four-person household: $26,200

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According to the Census Bureau, 11.8% of people were living below the poverty line in 2018. That’s 38.1 million people in the United States.

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In 2019, 35.2 million people in the U.S. lived in food-insecure households.

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Approach

Hope in every community.

With the help of local partnerships and loyal volunteers, Convoy of Hope Community Events are bringing communities together.

Guests of Honor

Thousands of Guests of Honor experience a day filled with free food, services, and hope. The heart and soul of every Community Event is compassion. To ensure everyone can be served:

  • All event goods and services are free.
  • All are welcome regardless of race, gender, economic status, etc.
  • No ID is required.

Community Partnerships

Convoy of Hope works with local leaders and stakeholders, forming partnerships that build the foundation for Convoy’s Community Events. Partnership with local governments, organizations, and churches make for a successful event. See below for some of the goods and services available at different Convoy of Hope events.

  • Groceries
  • Shoes
  • Haircuts
  • Career services
  • Veterans services
  • Medical services
  • Family portraits
  • Kids Zone
  • Home gardening kits

Volunteers

Volunteers are an important part of every Community Event. Convoy of Hope engages with community members to build a volunteer base, establish a customized plan, and carry out the event. The volunteers at Convoy’s events:

  • Bag groceries to distribute.
  • Welcome and direct guests.
  • Operate the Kids’ Zone.
  • Fit guests with shoes.
  • Make and deliver lunches.
  • Provide event security and information.