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6/17/2016 Non-Profit Spotlight
Non-Profit Profile for June 2016 | Hope Southern Indiana

This special feature showcases 1si’s non-profit members. Spotlighting members from across the community, 1si’s Non-Profit Member Spotlight reflects the variety of our membership. If you would like to be featured in this section, please fill out the following and return it along with a company logo (JPEG, GIF or PDF format) to Sydni Nicks via email at

Company Name: Hope Southern Indiana
Address: Brown-Starks Neighborhood Place, 1200 Bono Road
City/State/Zip: New Albany, IN 47150
Business Phone: 812.948.9248
Contact Person: Christine Harbeson
Contact Title: Executive Director
Contact Email:

Please use 300 words or less to describe your agency and your impact in the community.

Our Vision is to be a Christ-focused Ministry Serving the Whole Community

We work in a collaborative manner with area churches, businesses, government entities and individuals to provide needed services to our community. We serve in 3 main areas:

1) Basic and Emergency Needs including Wrap Around Services,
2) Mission Engagement/Volunteerism,
3) Community Development from the personal perspective.

For a listing of our programs and outcomes, please click on “About Us” at

Agency Mission Statement or Description:

We partner with the faith-based community to best utilize the diverse resources of the whole community to provide a vast array of excellent services and opportunities that promote individual and family stability.

Year established: 1964

Counties/regions serviced: Emergency Services: Floyd
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program: Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Scott
All other programming: Southern Indiana

Focus areas:
1) Family Stabilization through Family & Emergency Services 
    and Wrap Around Services
2) Mission Engagement and Volunteerism
3) Community Development

Impact in community: Minimum of 30,000 annually

Volunteer Opportunities: We partner with 160 area nonprofits to provide a limitless number of volunteer opportunities. We have 100 volunteers each week at the Brown-Starks Neighborhood Place location.

How 1si members can help your organization:

1SI members and their organizations can sponsor and attend our events.
1SI members can volunteer at Hope or with one of its 160 nonprofit partners.
1SI members can serve as leaders on our Board of Directors or one of our five Advisory Councils: RSVP of Clark/Floyd, RSVP of Harrison, RSVP of Jefferson & Scott Counties in Indiana; Representative’s Council; Family & Emergency & Programs Council.

Upcoming Events/Programs:

Giants in the Faith:
August 21, 2016, 1:30-4 PM
Evening of Joy: November 10, 2016, 6-8:30 PM
RSVP’s Taste of Southern Indiana: June 23, 2016, 6-8:30 PM

Additional information:
Attend a free Happenings @ Hope session. Just email or call 812.258.9157 for either a 7:30 -8:30 AM for Coffee, Pastry & Learn, or 11:30 AM-12:30 PM for Lunch & Learn.

Happenings @ Hope Dates

Or contact Christine Harbeson, / Direct at 812.206.1800 for a personal tour.