Amber and Johanne

Amber W. and Johanne T., both arrived at the HOPE Campus on December 3, 2018. When they arrived at HOPE Campus, Amber was working at a local agency and her fiancée had just started a job working for OK Foods. Amber is a 25 year old female, who moved with her fiancée, Johannes from Texas. […]

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Mike and Karen

Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation that we would have never thought was possible, but with faith and support we can rise above what brought us down and emerge with more than we thought we could. This is the story of how Mike and Karen found more than self-sufficiency at HOPE Campus. When the […]

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Tabitha

At sixteen, Tabitha met someone while working at a fast food restaurant. He introduced her to meth. She loved the high, and used a lot through high school. At nineteen she was pregnant and stopped doing meth during her pregnancy, but started back after giving birth to lose weight. By twenty, Tabitha discovered using meth […]

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Lucky

Lucky lived without a home for fifteen years. The last ten were here in Fort Smith where he lived with many others on the river. Lucky’s homelessness wasn’t by his choice. He developed an illness that made working difficult and eventually impossible. He was used to work and had held construction jobs for most of […]

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RHC Leads the #GivingTuesday Initiative in the River Valley

The Riverview Hope Campus has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort that will harness the collective power of charities, families, businesses, and individuals to transform how people think about, talk about, and participate in the giving season. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday’s kick off to holiday shopping, #GivingTuesday will inspire people to take […]

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What is the definition of Chronically Homeless?

Under the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s definition, a chronically homeless individual is someone who has experienced homelessness for a year or longer, or who has experienced at least four episodes of homelessness in the last three years and has a disability. A family with an adult member who meets this description would also […]

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