Accepting Nominations for the H.O.P.E Lifetime Achievement Honoree Recipients for 2023


(Youngstown, OH) The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley & WKBN 27 First News “Caring for Our Community” are looking for who is Honorable. Outstanding. Philanthropic. Excellent individuals. If you know that person, nominate him/her for the 2023 H.O.P.E. Award for Lifetime Achievement.

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Check out our new About Us Video this Saturday, April 30 at 10am.

The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is a not-for-profit entity organized for the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for families with children experiencing chronic and/or terminal conditions in the Mahoning Valley.

Thank you for visiting The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.

We invite you to read the stories of our community’s children to see how your time and your donations are put to good use.

The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley was invited by Huntington to join Sam Huston, Community President, Mahoning Valley, to create a Huntington Hometowns commercial for The Hope Foundation.

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Shopping for a Cause 2021

Together, we can leverage the excitement that the new store opening will bring, located at Boscov’s inside the Eastwood Mall. We’re holding a special shopping day in conjunction with the new Boscov’s just for our supporters and beyond.


Hope Foundation has a message to share! We know times tough in today’s world, but the Hope Foundation is here to help. We have allocated additional financial assistance funds and made them available for children & their families in need. These funds pay for medical treatments, medications, therapy and a variety if things that go along with one’s diagnosis. #itsallforthekids #messages #children #kids

Financial Assistance Grant

Helping Children with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions Realize Their Dreams.

DreamCatchers for Kids™ was founded with the singular purpose of enhancing the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions by creating amazing experiences that will bring them both joy and hope for the Mahoning Valley. #DreamCatchersforKids

**The Hope Foundation is saddened to learn of the passing of Coach Ed DiGregorio at the age of 93. Coach DiGregorio was the recipient of the 2019 H.O.P.E Honoree for Lifetime Achievement from the Foundation and was a great individual. We ask that you keep Coach D and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Heaven has truly gained an angel.**

We invite you to read the story of this great individual.

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