Upcoming Events

Join us for our sixth annual, "Pep Rally Under the Stars"!
Jun
16
7:00 pm19:00

Join us for our sixth annual, "Pep Rally Under the Stars"!

  • Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel

You are cordially invited to join Generation Hope for its sixth annual gala, "Pep Rally Under the Stars," to celebrate another amazing year of the Scholar Program with 84 young parents on their way to a degree, nineteen college graduates, more than 300 expecting or parenting high school students receiving college-readiness information through our workshops and Hope Conference, and more Scholars to come in the 2017/2018 academic year!   Help us show our pride!

Proceeds from this event will go to Generation Hope’s Scholar Program, funding field trips, trainings, the Emergency Scholar Fund, and expenses to keep the program running.  The Scholar Program provides direct sponsorships and one-on-one mentoring to help teen mothers and teen fathers in the D.C. metro area earn their college degrees. 

Tickets are just $150 per person and $275 per couple.  Have a great time while supporting the college pursuits of teen parents and the futures of their children!

To purchase your ticket, table, or sponsorship, please CLICK HERE.  

Have dinner at Not Your Average Joe's in July!
Jul
5
Jul 26

Have dinner at Not Your Average Joe's in July!

  • Not Your Average Joe's

When you take a Generation Hope specific flier (we'll send you one!) in to Not Your Average Joe's in Silver Spring any Wednesday in July - Generation Hope will receive 15% of your purchase! Bask in the warm July weather, fill your belly and give back to young parents in college throughout the DMV! 

For more information: jesseca@supportgenerationhope.org


Alex and Ani Charmed by Charity event to benefit Generation Hope!
May
19
6:00 pm18:00

Alex and Ani Charmed by Charity event to benefit Generation Hope!

  • Alex and Ani

Join us for another fun night at Alex and Ani's in Tyson's Corner! From 6:00pm-8:00pm, 15% of every purchase goes to helping young parents reach the finish line- a college degree! Development and Events Manager, Jesseca, along with Generation Hope Scholar, Briana, will be there to meet you and answer any questions you might have about Generation Hope or what bracelets we like best on you! :)

More information: jesseca@supportgenerationhope.org

Join us for our fourth annual "Hope Stroll"!
Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

Join us for our fourth annual "Hope Stroll"!

  • Trinity Washington University

Generation Hope's 4th Annual Benefit Walk and Family Day, the “Hope Stroll,” will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00am - 12:30pm at Trinity Washington University (125 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20017)! The funds raised will help make a college degree possible for more teen mothers and teen fathers in the Washington, D.C. area. The “Hope Stroll” will be an inspiring event with fun activities for the whole family!  We hope you will register to walk, collect pledges, get your friends and family involved, and help young parents reach the finish line! Early bird registration ends on March 15, 2017. Please join us in this powerful experience to change lives. For questions or more information, please email Development and Events Manager, Jesseca Myers at jesseca@supportgenerationhope.org.

REGISTER HERE

Sponsor Open House
Mar
16
6:30 pm18:30

Sponsor Open House

Want to learn more about Generation Hope? Looking for a fun, invested, unique way to give back? Come join us at our March 16th Sponsor Open House and learn about being a Generation Hope Sponsor! Sponsors are matched with teen parents attending college in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. This is an opportunity for you to hear from current Sponsors, meet current Scholars, and ask our staff about this amazing giving experience. For more information, please email Program Manager, Caroline Griswold Short at caroline@supportgenerationhope.org.

REGISTER HERE

Buy an Ophelia (coffee & chai) for Generation Hope!
Nov
30
Dec 6

Buy an Ophelia (coffee & chai) for Generation Hope!

  • The Corp

Until Tuesday, December 6th a portion of your Ophelia drink purchase will go to Generation Hope when you buy from Uncommon Grounds, located in The Corp on Georgetown University's campus! Stop by and enjoy a cup of Hope :) Check out more information here. Questions? Email Jesseca Myers at jesseca@supportgenerationhope.org.

Sep
7
6:00 pm18:00

"The Woman Behind the Business"

  • City Club of Washington

Join the City Club of Washington and our Director of Programming, Caroline, for a night of female empowerment, networking and fun! There will be a reception to precede the panel on "The Woman Behind the Business" with Caroline and Nic Cober, Author of "CEO of My Life". Don't miss out! For information and to RSVP, please call: 202-347-0818. We hope to see you there!

 

 

Join us for our fifth annual gala, "Pep Rally Under the Stars"!
Jun
24
7:00 pm19:00

Join us for our fifth annual gala, "Pep Rally Under the Stars"!

  • Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center

Join us for a night of fun and celebration! We'll be recognizing the Montgomery County Council for the work they've done to support our mission and our Scholars. You'll be able to meet the amazing young parents that comprise our Scholar Program and will join us in celebrating 11 college graduates who defied the odds and made it to and through college! It promises to be a night of inspiration and encouragement and we hope to see you there!

Purchase your tickets here. Interested in sponsoring our gala? Great! Contact Nicole Lynn Lewis at nicole@supportgenerationhope.org. Any other questions about our upcoming gala, please reach out to Jesseca Myers at jesseca@supportgenerationhope.org. 

Join us for our third annual Hope Stroll!
Mar
20
10:00 am10:00

Join us for our third annual Hope Stroll!

  • Trinity Washington University

Generation Hope's 3rd Annual Benefit Walk and Family Day, the “Hope Stroll,” will take place on Sunday, March 20, 2016, 10:00am - 12:30pm at Trinity Washington University (125 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20017)! The funds raised will help make a college degree possible for more teen mothers and teen fathers in the Washington, D.C. area. The “Hope Stroll” will be an inspiring event with fun activities for the whole family!  We hope you will register to walk, collect pledges, get your friends and family involved, and help young parents reach the finish line! Early bird registration ends on March 14, 2016. Please join us in this powerful experience to change lives. For questions or more information, please email Development and Events Manager, Jesseca Myers at jesseca@supportgenerationhope.org.

Register Here

Sponsor Open House
Mar
17
6:30 pm18:30

Sponsor Open House

  • Generation Hope

Want to learn more about Generation Hope? Looking for a fun, invested, unique way to give back? Come join us at our March 17th Sponsor Open House and learn about being a Generation Hope Sponsor! Sponsors are matched with teen parents attending college in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. This is an opportunity for you to hear from current Sponsors, meet current Scholars, and ask our staff about this amazing giving experience. For more information, please email Program Manager, Caroline Griswold Short at caroline@supportgenerationhope.org.

Register here

Networking, Shopping, & Wine tasting!
Feb
25
6:00 pm18:00

Networking, Shopping, & Wine tasting!

  • Huckleberry Fine Art

Join us for a night of fun, networking, shopping and wine tasting event hosted by Rachel Needle, Marcy Silbert, and Laura Rhodes! The event will be held at Huckleberry Fine Art in Rockville, MD. There is an entrance fee of $20. Proceeds from the entrance fees will be generously donated to Generation Hope and will help us serve our 65 Scholars pursuing college degrees all across the Metro DC area! RSVP by February 22nd to Rachel at rachel@hoperocksjewelry.comWe look forward to seeing you there!

#GivingTuesday
Dec
1
12:00 am00:00

#GivingTuesday

With all of the financial pressures that our Scholars face, the holidays can be a stressful time. Help us raise $1,000 on #GivingTuesday, and supply 10 Scholars with gifts for their families this holiday season! Stay tuned for more info! 

Back to School Happy Hour!
Oct
28
6:00 pm18:00

Back to School Happy Hour!

  • Station Kitchen and Cocktails

Help us "Fill our Backpack with Hope" at our Back to School Happy Hour! Station Kitchen & Cocktails' "Support A Cause Wednesday" is hosting Generation Hope on October 28th from 6-8pm. Join us for some fun and help us to reach our $2,500 goal to cover the cost of our November 14th training for our Scholars!  For more information, please contact Jesseca Myers- Development and Events Manager at 571-318-9837.

Christ Lutheran Church "36th Annual Benefit Yard Sale!"
Sep
26
Sep 27

Christ Lutheran Church "36th Annual Benefit Yard Sale!"

  • Christ Lutheran Church

Have some fun and find some great deals while helping to raise money for Generation Hope! The Benefit Yard Sale will last from 10:00am-4:00pm on Saturday, September 26th and from 12:00pm-4:00pm on Sunday, September 27th! For more information please contact Christ Lutheran Church at 202-829-6727.

"Pep Rally Under the Stars" 2015 Gala
Jun
26
7:00 pm19:00

"Pep Rally Under the Stars" 2015 Gala

  • Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center

You are cordially invited to join Generation Hope for its fourth annual gala, "Pep Rally Under the Stars," to celebrate another amazing year of the Scholar Program with 35 young parents on their way to a degree, five college graduates, more than 200 expecting or parenting high school students receiving college-readiness information through our workshops and Hope Conference, and more Scholars to come in the 2015/2016 academic year!   Help us show our pride!

Sponsor Open House
Apr
30
6:30 pm18:30

Sponsor Open House

  • Reingold Inc.

Generation Hope is hosting a Sponsor Open House on Thursday, April 30, 2015 to give those individuals, businesses, and organizations who are interested in becoming Sponsors more information about the application process, what to expect, and other details.  You'll get to meet and hear from current Sponsors, current Scholars, and the Generation Hope staff.  

Refreshments will be served.  

We hope you will be able to join us!  Click here to register.  

Apr
15
8:00 pm20:00

Trivia Night to Benefit Generation Hope

  • Solly's

Come support Generation Hope at Solly's Charity Trivia Night! Generation Hope has been selected as the host charity for the April 15th Trivia Night.  We will receive 10% of the evening's sales.  Come play some trivia, possibly win great prizes, and support Generation Hope from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.!  Solly's is located at 1942 11th St., NW, Washington DC 20001  (by the U Street Metro).  No RSVP needed!

"Hope Stroll" Indoor Walk & Family Day to Benefit Generation Hope
Mar
29
10:00 am10:00

"Hope Stroll" Indoor Walk & Family Day to Benefit Generation Hope

  • Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex

Walk on March 29th and help teen parents in our area reach the finish line! The "Hope Stroll" is a fun way to make a lasting impact on young families throughout the D.C. metro area. The event helps fund our work, which increases the number of teen mothers and teen fathers in the D.C. area who become college graduates. An indoor walk and family day with lots of fun activities, music, vendors, and entertainment, the "Stroll" allows you to show your support by registering as an individual or a team. Bring your friends and family, co-workers, neighbors, and children. Everyone is welcome!  

REGISTER NOW 

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Tysons Corner Center "Night of Giving"
Nov
23
7:30 pm19:30

Tysons Corner Center "Night of Giving"

  • Tysons Corner Center

Are you ready for the holiday season? If not, we have an event that is sure to get you excited! Generation Hope is joining Tysons Corner Center for a "Night of Giving, which brings the community together while allowing nonprofit organizations to raise money during the most charitable time of the year.

For one night only, Tysons Corner Center is transforming the entire mall with exclusive sales, celebrity meet and greets, musical performances, fashion shows, food tastings, as well as a CBS Radio and Washington sports teams takeover. This takeover will feature CBS radio personalities from 106.7 The Fan, 94.7 Fresh FM, 99.1 and WPGC 95.5. The best part of all, you enjoy the deals while raising money for Generation Hope! Tickets are just $25, and 100% of the ticket price goes to Generation Hope's efforts to helping more D.C. area teen parents become college graduates!

Get your tickets HERE.

Where:  Tysons Corner (Get Directions)

When:  7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 23rd

"Breakfast for Hope"
Sep
24
8:00 am08:00

"Breakfast for Hope"

  • Pepco Edison Place Gallery

Investing in education.  Investing in families.  Changing our community.

Please join us for a breakfast on September 24, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. designed specifically to provide information to area businesses on Generation Hope and how your company can become involved.

Businesses and organizations that give to Generation Hope have a passion for education and families and believe in the strength and potential of our community.   We invite you to learn more about Generation Hope funding and volunteer opportunities that will decrease poverty, invest in education, and make a long-lasting impact on families.  

To register and for more information, please click here.

"How to Start a Nonprofit" - A Conversation and Spotlight on Nicole Lynn Lewis '03
Nov
6
6:30 pm18:30

"How to Start a Nonprofit" - A Conversation and Spotlight on Nicole Lynn Lewis '03

  • College of William & Mary Washington Office

Join the Greater Washington DC Metro Area William & Mary Alumni Chapter for an evening to learn about Nicole Lynn Lewis '03 and her nonprofit organization Generation Hope. Hear about Nicole's own college success story, and learn how she is helping teen mothers and fathers in their pursuit of higher education. You do not need to be a College of William & Mary Alumni to attend!

All proceeds from the event will go to Generation Hope. There will be light refreshments and snacks.

RSVP HERE

"Nickels for Nonprofits" at Whole Foods Market Old Town
Nov
1
Jan 31

"Nickels for Nonprofits" at Whole Foods Market Old Town

  • Whole Foods Market Old Town Alexandria

Generation Hope has been selected by Whole Foods Market in Old Town Alexandria for their "Nickels for Nonprofits" Program, which donates .5 cents for each reusable bag you use during your purchase to a worthy organization.  Now through January, bring your own reusable bags in when you shop, and designate your nickels to helping more teen mothers and teen fathers in the D.C. metro area become college graduates!  It's good for the environment too!

Thank you to Whole Foods Market Old Town for partnering with us! 

"Fill Our Backpack With Hope" YEP-DC Happy Hour
Oct
9
6:00 pm18:00

"Fill Our Backpack With Hope" YEP-DC Happy Hour

  • Shaw's Tavern

Come on out to the Young Education Professionals of DC's happy hour to benefit Generation Hope at Shaw's Tavern in DC!  You will meet Generation Hope staff, get information on becoming more involved, and learn about the networking and learning opportunities offered by YEP-DC! 

Specials: 

  • $2 off house wines
  • $2 off all drafts
  • $5 rail cocktails
  • ½ off pizzas

Purchase tickets at the door for a drawing—the winner will take home 50% of the profits collected that evening. The money raised  will help our “Fill Our Backpack with Hope” campaign to fund  15 college-readiness workshops for 150 pregnant and parenting high school students in the DC area!  For more information or to make a $10 donation,  click here.   

The mission of Young Education Professionals is to connect young professionals around their common interests in education policy, research, and practice. They offer regular thought-provoking and educational presentations and professional development opportunities – and help make an impact in the local DC community. 

To RSVP for this event, please click here.   See you there!

2nd Annual New Heights Summit
Aug
16
8:30 am08:30

2nd Annual New Heights Summit

  • Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University

DC Department of Human Services (DHS), DC Public Schools (DCPS), and the Student Support Center (SSC) invite you to a Summit highlighting the New Heights program and their collaborative efforts to support expectant and parenting students.

The New Heights program is a school-based initiative that engages expectant and parenting students in 15 DC high schools (13 DCPS schools and two DC public charter schools), including targeting those living in foster care. The program seeks to improve the attendance and graduation rates of these students, prepare them for college or careers, and prevent subsequent pregnancies.

TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS BEING OFFERED AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE GO TO:

http://newheightssummit2.eventbrite.com/

The New Heights Summit is supported by Grant Number SP1AH000007-03-00 from the Office of Adolescent Health.