The Junior Circle of Hope joins women to meet and connect with other like-minded women, create awareness of Hope and its programs, support children and families at Hope and have fun for our cause.

Details of membership:

  • Gain first-hand knowledge of Hope through a required one hour tour
  • Increase awareness of Hope and its programs
  • Raise funds and friends to support children and families at Hope; your generosity will touch the lives of many children with developmental difficulties and provide more resources to their families.
  • Promote volunteerism for Hope and networking for young professional women in the community
  • Receive special invitations to Hope events, including social fundraisers planned by the Junior Circle of Hope Co-Chairs and Committees

Major Hope Fundraising Events:

  • Style of Hope – Fall
  • Hopeful Futures Gala – Spring

Hope Campus Events:
If you would like to have first hand experience with, and in support of, Hope’s children and to learn more about Hope, RSVP to to attend any of these annual events:

  • Fall Fest – September
  • Music Production – April
  • Prom – May
  • Graduation – May

Contact Mollie Ringer at 217-525-9536 ext.30102 to learn more. 

You can call in your credit card payment to our development office at 217-525-9536 ext. 30100

Mail your check made payable to “The Hope Institute” to: The Hope Institute 15 East Hazel Dell Lane Springfield, Il 62712

Click on the link to pay your annual commitment safely.