Manifesto

HABITAT FOR WHOLENESS
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We believe that Building Ecosystems of HOPE cultivates life change. We believe that community is the conduit for healing.

We believe that hope is a science – measurable by evidence. We believe that people are not numbers; they are not simply placeholders in line; they are not number 5,372 out of 7 billion, nor should they be treated as such. Every person is unique.

What would it look like if we tried to understand individuals and build authentic relationships with them? What if we shared their stories? We believe that our partners create pathways for hope to become a reality.

We believe it’s the tiny things we do – and the big things alike – that make a lasting impact on our communities, and we all have a part to play.

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Not a number

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not A Statistic

This Is A Real
Person with a story

It’s not another number — not another statistic —
there is a real person with a story

Money spent on others
can buy happiness

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Spent on self

Spent on stranger

Students were given envelopes of $5 or $20 in them instructions to spent it on themself or spent on stranger those that spent $ on stranger reported feeling happier

Feeding Hope

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FEED

Food Pantry
Clothing Closets

Develop

entrepreneurship
mentoring
job assistance
lmental health

ENGAGE

parenting
life skills
health & wellness
youth

EDUCATE

financial literacy
Ged classes
English (as a second language)

Hope

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Hope is life changing

Research shows HOPE is the best predictor of well-being and success

Hope can be measured and restored

Habitat for Wholeness uses the science of hope as an evidence-based measurement tool to evaluate the success of our programs and partnerships