Blog / 2014 / October
October 20, 2014
A few weeks ago I went with my high school to a fundraiser called the Hawk Walk. Its intention is to raise awareness on teen addiction, and the outcome of such a sad thing. It was a rather neat experience for me, and hopefully everyone there. I got to give...
October 16, 2014
Growing up in middleclass Pittsboro, Indiana, 20-year-old Evan rarely had much to worry about in life. His mom and dad worked hard to make sure he and his sister knew they were loved and supported.

“I was always very well taken care of,” remarks Evan. “I had everything I ever needed.”
During his...
October 7, 2014

Hope Academy has partnered with Indianapolis Harley Owner’s Group (HOG) Chapter No. 1 on a toy drive for the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital. Our goal is to collect 50 new toys valued at $20 or less. Students and parents interested in making a donation can contact Katherine Barsten for additional...
October 1, 2014
On Saturday, September 27, WFYI celebrated American Graduate Day! This program, featuring Hope Academy Chief Operating Officer Rachelle Gardner, focused on the nation’s dropout crisis and addresses how everyone can help at-risk students graduate. In case you missed it, check out this video!