Dream & Hope
Community Support Program

The Dream & Hope program, born from a commitment to support Give Chances' students and families, is dedicated to community financial empowerment. Through avenues like food donations and scholarships, it provides comprehensive guidance, aiming to make a meaningful impact by fostering financial stability and opportunities within our community.

  • Food & Grocery Items

  • COVID-19 Necessities

  • School Supplies

  • Academic Scholarships

Dream & Hope In Action

  • Rent Subsidization

    Understanding the economic difficulties experienced by many families associated with Give Chances, we took proactive measures to alleviate some of the financial strain. This initiative resulted in the subsidization of one month's rent for each family, providing essential support. Each family received $500, aimed at lessening their financial burdens and fostering stability in challenging times.

  • Food Assistance

    In dedication to the well-being of our students and their families, Give Chances consistently provides weekly food donations. This ongoing effort aims to address essential nutritional needs and offer support beyond specific circumstances, ensuring a sustained impact on our community.

  • Scholarship Fund

    To diminish financial barriers for students from low-income families and foster success among both students and volunteers, we proudly extend academic scholarships. These scholarships go beyond covering tuition expenses, encompassing a diverse array of student needs. Our commitment is to create an inclusive and supportive educational environment where every student can thrive, unburdened by financial constraints.


To apply for assistance via our Dream & Hope program, candidates must meet the following qualifications:
• Must be a current student or volunteer at our Joyful Learning afterschool program
• Must have a demonstrated need for financial assistance and support
• Must submit all required forms and documentation

The Dream & Hope program is continually looking for new ways to positively impact and be of service to the members of our community. If you would like to reach out to us and speak to a member of the Give Chances’ team regarding your situation and how we can support you, please contact us at info@givechances.org or call 201-266-0640.

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  • Students

    Learn about our application process

  • Volunteers

    Apply for an academic scholarship today