Annual Celebration of HOPE on Radio Kingston and Facebook Live!
Kingston, NY, September 21 - We’re celebrating the special relationship between mentors and mentees! Join Radio Kingston host Nadine Ferraro for the 2020 Celebration of HOPE on Thursday, October 29th, 7 to 8 p.m., on Radio Kingston 107.9 FM/1490 AM and Facebook LIVE. You’ll hear stories of strength, perseverance, and success as participants relate their mentorship experiences. Featured guests include Radio Kingston hosts Theresa Widmann and Julie Novak; Beth Bengston, CEO/Founder of Working for WomenTM, Raising HOPE program director, Amy Summers; and current Raising HOPE mentee/mentor pairs.

This hour of HOPE is sure to inspire as each guest shares her story of Help, Opportunity, Passion, and Empowerment! Sponsored by Radio Kingston, this fundraiser benefits Raising HOPE, a women’s mentoring program in Ulster County. You can donate online at; or text to give by texting 2020raisehope to 50155.

For more information on mentoring in Ulster County, visit

Raising HOPE is a program of the United Way of Ulster County
“I felt supported and comforted knowing that I am not the only one who faced the challenges that I did, and that they weren’t the definition of who I am or what I am capable of.”
— Raising HOPE
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Raising HOPE (Help, Opportunity, Passion, Empowerment) is a one-to-one mentoring program intended to help women develop and achieve educational and career goals. Our experience has proven that having a mentor to guide, advise, and encourage is a powerful instrument of change.

Media Contact:
Su Marcy
Vice President
845-331-4199, ext. 2