Hands4Hope Youth Making A Difference

H4H, community team up to feed the hungry

The youth of Hands4Hope coordinated and hosted several food drives from September through November to provide an opportunity for our community to donate canned food and monetary donations to support the efforts of local food banks and programs supporting the hungry in our community. Beneficiaries included the Food Bank of El Dorado County, Twin Lakes Food […]

Haunted house and carnival fun in EDH

The Scare4Hope Haunted Hills Asylum, a haunted house located in the Town Center in El Dorado Hills, is having a family­friendly carnival during the last two weekends the haunted house is open. There will be a variety of games, activities and tasty treats. On Saturday, Oct. 24 the event will also feature the Bay Area […]

Family Fun Summer Fest coming to Cielo Estate

Hands4Hope will be hosting its first Family Fun Summer Fest on Sunday, June 28 at Cielo Estate on Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs. This community event will be a fun time for the entire family with live music, carnival games, a hay maze, fiber farm, bounce houses and activity booths. There will be barbecue, food […]

Hands4Hope teens learn about media and health

Early last fall, Hands4Hope Youth Making a Difference was informed of a great opportunity to involve youth in a pilot program developed by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development called ​Media­Smart Youth: Eat, Think and Be Active! The program is an interactive after­school education program for youth in grades fifth through eighth, designed to empower […]

Hands4Hope’s Winter Boutique a success

This past October, El Dorado County elementary schools including Silva Valley, William Brooks, Lakeview, Oak Meadow, Green Valley and Phoenix Private School in Folsom participated in the Hands4Hope Warm & Fuzzy Drive, encouraging students to donate warm necessities like clothing, shoes, socks, pajamas, coats, scarves and hats. Combined, this community contributed more than 4,000 pieces […]

Hands4Hope’s dinner and ball fundraiser a success

Hands4Hope — Youth Making A Difference’s fifth annual Benefit Dinner and Costume Ball, dedicated to supporting the nonprofit’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities, was a success. The “Intergalactic Shindig at Area 51,” which took place at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills, promised to be out of this world and held true […]

Temple of Terror haunted house to thrill guests

Hands4Hope is excited to announce its haunted house tradition is back. Hands4Hope, a local nonprofit dedicated to developing youth leadership and community involvement through service learning and community outreach, has created and hosted a thrilling haunted house nearly every year in the El Dorado Hills Town Center since 2010. The haunted house is a fall […]

Blue Shield teams up with Hands4Hope

On July 25, Blue Shield of California team members from the El Dorado Hills and San Francisco offices, joined El Dorado based Hands4Hope’s Sacramento Homeless Outreach. A total of 23 Blue Shield team members and three Hands4Hope youth volunteers provided sack lunches, toiletries and clothing for more than 150 people in need in the areas […]

Hands4Hope launches school supply drive

Hands4Hope is excited to kick off its first School Supply Drive to benefit children in need in El Dorado County. Many students in El Dorado County do not have access to essential school supplies for the upcoming 2014-15 school year. Hands4Hope was approached by the Placerville Union School District to conduct a school supply drive […]

July 16, 2014 | Posted in Prospecting | Tagged ,

Scavenger hunt kick-offs drive

Hands4Hope — Youth Making A Difference will be partnering with local schools for a Toiletries Drive Challenge. Participating elementary schools will compete for a traveling trophy that will be awarded to the school that fills the most collection barrels with items per student ratio. The drive will run from March 31 to April 11 and […]

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