Why Give Hope?

Because You Can!

Ralph Waldo Emerson may have said it best: “It is one of the beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely help another without helping himself.”

And what Emerson knew in his heart nearly 200 years ago we now know to be scientific fact. The evidence is clear: we really do help ourselves by helping others. We really do get hope by giving hope.

GIVE HOPE and the world begins looking like a much more hopeful place. Don’t take our word for it. Give it a try and see for yourself!

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Here's Why...

Tips for Leaving an Effective Message

Sample messages...

Imagine you’re on a train. The woman next to you just shared that she’s dealing with a challenge that you have been through. Your stop is next and you only have a 30-second window to offer some meaningful encouragement to this woman. What would you say?

“Can I really give an effective Message of Hope in just 30-seconds?”

Absolutely! And here are some suggestions to help you out:Step 1: Introduce yourself–first name only, please–and establish what challenge or adversity you overcame and how difficult it was for YOU.Step 2: Share some specifics about what helped get you through.Step 3: Encourage others battling with the same challenge by letting them know that they too can overcome.

And remember, don’t be shy! Just be YOU! Your words can give hope to so many others so don’t forget to speak from the heart!

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Take part in the Hope Exchange and record your 30-second Message of Hope. Call our HOPELINE and leave your Message of Hope: