Client Stories

Stories of Hope: Are We Really Up To This?

Posted by: Natalie Kaaha Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Client Stories


“Are you really up to this?” That was Liliko Ngata, 41, on a recent Saturday afternoon in East Palo Alto. Liliko and I were at Project WeHOPE (a local homeless shelter), doing laundry for residents. She – a resident herself …

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Graduation: August 10/2017

Posted by: Carnell Simon Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Client Stories, Events


Hired before Graduation One of the giant steps for homeless clients at Project WeHOPE is landing a job. Yet for 27 members of the 2017 graduating classes, it was goal achieved, including many who were hired for positions that they …

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Volunteering @ Project WeHOPE

Posted by: Carnell Simon Tags: There is no tags | Categories: Client Stories, Uncategorized


There’s more than one way to make a difference, and volunteering is a great way to donate your time to helping any number of Project WeHOPE programs. Even Volunteering your skills, from contracting, accounting, to arts and etc. Enquire how …

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Project WeHOPE Recognizes 20 Graduates


On October 27, 2016, Project WeHOPE recognized 20 individuals at the Fall graduation ceremony for Supportive Housing Clients and H.O.P.E. Jobs certification holders. The event was hosted at St. Samuel Church in East Palo Alto, and our host for the event was our Assistant Director Alicia Garcia our very own. Our keynote speaker was Glenda Jackson who is from San Francisco and was formerly homeless in San Francisco as a child. The special guest was Project WeHOPE Board Member Irv Henderson who is the Fundraising Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Talech, who gave the opening and closing prayer, spoke with our graduates and expressed the gratitude on the behalf of the organization for their determination to finish and complete their enrolled program courses. In addition to certificates of completion, awards were also handed out for a variety successful characteristics and attitudes displayed while enrolled for their duration in their programs. A total of 31 certifications were handed out to the graduating clients who marched to receive their certificates.

Graduation Program Certificates

Custodial Technicians: 4

Guard Card Technician: 5

Nutrition and Cooking: 3

Ready For Love: 6

Secure Futures: 8

Steps to Betterment: 5



Project WeHOPE is excited to have dedicated clients who are willing to work with our educational instructors towards enhancing the quality of their lives and protecting themselves from the threat of homelessness. We look forward to our next group of client’s graduation.