PROVIDING FOR LAKE COUNTY FAMILIES SINCE 1967

Our Mission is to provide clean clothing and new shoes, socks and underwear to school children in Lake County so that they may attend school with dignity and pride.


View the Hope Chest 2016 Newsletter

Hope Chest is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to serving families in need of Lake County.

We are always in need of the following gently used items for donation:
children's coats
sneakers
towels
blankets

*Monetary donations are always needed and  appreciated.


 

Clients

To use our services:
  • An appointment can be obtained through Lake County Jobs & Family Services, 440-350-4453
  • Obtain a letter from a school official or minister stating the need for services.  This must be on official letterhead. Bring it to Hope Chest during any open hours.

Volunteers

Hope Chest is entirely operated by volunteers.  These volunteers also provide the necessities for running the store. The store is stocked through donations of gently worn clothing and household items. 

Financial contributions are used to pay the rent and to purchase new shoes, socks, and underwear for school children.

See the gallery below for things you can donate to Hope Chest.

1 Victoria Place, Painesville, Ohio