Here's What's Coming Up... 

Raising the Roof...For the Next 100 Years    
Construction continues at 609 Texas Street on the new Hope Cottage.  The grade beam is in and the foundation will be poured soon.  Here is a recent photo

A Little Bit About the Neighborhood...

We are thrilled to be building our new home in the neighborhood known as  the Wilson Historic District.   

The Wilson Historic District is a nonprofit community owned and operated by the Meadows Foundation. The District was established in 1981 with a two-fold objective to restore and preserve some of the last Victorian structures in the city and to create a community of nonprofit agencies working collaboratively with one another.  Agencies who office in the District do so in rent-free office space. Today, the District encompasses 22 acres between Good Latimer and Skiles Streets and Gaston and Live Oak and provides homes for 39 nonprofit agencies in restored homes and new construction.

Hope Cottage has enjoyed a long relationship with The Meadows Foundation.  Meadows Foundation founder Algur H. Meadows served as Hope Cottage Board President in 1953 and 1954 and The Meadows Foundation has provided funding for many of Hope Cottage's programs through the years. We are thrilled the Meadows Foundation chose to sell Hope Cottage the last buildable lot in the Wilson Historic District and look forward to the day we move into our new home. 

Follow our construction progress on the Hope Cottage blog.
Post Adoption Events   

Hope Cottage Leadership Council 

The Hope Cottage Leadership Council (HCLC) is a group of energized young professionals, ages 21-40, committed to supporting and advocating for Hope Cottage through volunteerism and fundraising. 

Watch the Hope Cottage website and the HCLC Facebook page  for upcoming social events and volunteer opportunities.  

For more information on how you can participate, contact Elizabeth. 
Hope Cottage Board President Nominated

John Dickey
Hope Cottage Board President, John Dickey  is one of five  finalists in the Dallas Foundation's annual
Good Works Under 40 Award (#GWU40), which celebrates North Texas's committed, skilled and passionate volunteers under the age of 40. On November 12th, one of the five finalists will be selected to receive an $8,000 check to donate to the charity of his or her choice. The program is now in its sixth year and is co-presented by The Dallas Morning News.

John represents the second generation in his family to offer board service to Hope Cottage and he is the first ever Hope Cottage adoptee to serve as board President.  He regularly attends support group meetings and educational seminars to share his story with other adoptive families and those considering adoption. 

He is employed as Director of Property Management at Carlisle Interest's, Inc. and is a graduate of Texas Luther University, where he received his bachelor's degree in business administration. 
Chi Omega Christmas Market

Hope Cottage and our Youth Education Programs is one of the beneficiaries of the
2015 Chi Omega Christmas Market.  This year's market is being held at Fair Park's  Centennial Hall  and runs Thursday
November 19 - Saturday November 21. 

The Chi Omega Christmas Market offers a unique one-of-a-kind shopping experience with over 175 merchants showcasing gifts for every age including holiday d├ęcor, women's clothing and accessories, home accents, children's clothing and toys, food gifts, and much more! In its 38 year history, Chi Omega Christmas Market has distributed  $6.75 million dollars to the Dallas community through grants to local charities and collegiate scholarships.

To purchase your tickets, contact Leslie by email or by calling 214.526.8721, ext 3202. 

Adoption Information Open House
Learn more about building your family through Hope Cottage.  Information will be shared about adopting from the Infant Adoption Program and about adopting from Foster Care.  For more information and to RSVP, contact Christa Stewart by email or by calling 214.526.8721, ext 216

Monday November 9
6-8 pm
Hope Cottage
Rooms A&B
2801 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX  75204

Tuesday December 1
6-8 pm
Hope Cottage
Rooms A&B
2801 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX  75204

DFW Triad Support Group
The DFW Triad Support Group helps adoptees, birth parents and adoptive parents navigate their experiences of loss, search, reunion and rejection.  You do not have to have a connection to Hope Cottage to attend.  Contact Amy by email or by calling 214.526.8721, ext 227 for more information.

Saturday November 13
1-3 pm
Hope Cottage
Rooms A&B
2801 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX  75204

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