The Partnership for Hope supports the efforts of over 150 non-profit and community organizations, hosting and promoting events, placing volunteers, providing technology and consulting services and building bridges to other organizations to foster collaborative programs.


The Partnership for Hope is passionate about finding a great fit for our volunteers' skills and time. We take seriously the responsibility of equipping you for a meaningful and satisfying experience as you work alongside others to make a difference in our community.

A PERSONNEL CONNECTION provides job training and placement for ex-offenders.

BRIDGE OF HOPE provides housing and support for single mothers.

BRETHREN IN CHRIST FOUNDATION offers financial training to include wills and estate planning.

CAITLIN’S SMILES provides craft kits to kids with cancer and terminal diseases.

CAPITAL REGION EX-OFFENDER SUPPORT COALITION collaborates to provide comprehensive services to men and women transitioning from incarceration.

CENTER FOR EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT & ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT offers a number of recovery ministries, job skills training classes, and other supports for ex-offenders.

CENTRAL DAUPHIN SCHOOL DISTRICT offers the Get Up! Get Active! afterschool fitness program to its students.

CENTRAL PENN FREEDOM GROUP has raised money to build a skate park in Lower Paxton Township and has reached out to local churches for shared ministry to skaters.

CHANNELS FOOD RESCUE works with other non-profits to provide and distribute food to those in need in Central PA. It offers a number of food services programs and job training opportunities.

CHRISTIAN CHURCHES UNITED provides chaplains, worship services, and
mentoring to inmates in the county prison system.

CHRISTIAN RECOVERY AFTERCARE MINISTRY and its founder provide services to ex-offenders and supports other prison and recovery ministries with training classes, guidance on developing recovery services, grant-writing and non-profit management.

COLONIAL PARK BAPTIST CHURCH operates a skate park ministry near
Central Dauphin Middle School and works as part of a larger group of churches looking to reach out to skaters.

CROSSFIRE organizes and promotes events and discipleship opportunities for single adults in central PA.

DAUPHIN COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES sponsors faith-based initiatives to include annual Faith Summits for church and community leaders.

FIRM FOUNDATION provides help to ex-offenders and recovering addicts as part of Harrisburg WECONNECT and the Capital Region Ex-offender Support Coalition.

HARRISBURG BRETHREN IN CHRIST CHURCH serves the hungry and struggling through food pantry and recovery ministries.

HARRISBURG WECONNECT focuses the attention of a wide variety of prison and recovery programs through a federally-funded recovery services coalition.

HELPING HANDS MINISTRIES serves and clothes the homeless in downtown Harrisburg.

HIGHMARK FOUNDATION has provided funding, training and equipment for Get Up! Get Active! as part of their Healthy High 5 initiative to reduce childhood obesity.

INTERFAITH SHELTER provides emergency housing and a number of supports and programs to homeless families.

INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE MISSION raises awareness and provides legal intervention to combat sex trafficking and slavery.

IT TAKES A VILLAGE, INC. offers the Family Group Conferencing practice to at-risk and struggling families throughout Pennsylvania.

KEYSTONE CORRECTIONAL SERVICES provides temporary residency to men transitioning from incarceration.

LIVINGWELL INTEGRATIVE SOLUTIONS and Dr. Penny Koval offer a holistic practice that includes physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP helps put juvenile parolees to work cleaning up parks and playgrounds and has initiated conversations with churches for outreach to skaters.

MECHANICSBURG BRETHREN IN CHRIST CHURCH equips and supports formational prayer and worship ministries.

MESSIAH COLLEGE offered the support and leadership of interns for the Get Up! Get Active! afterschool fitness program.

NEW BEGINNINGS YOUTH & ADULT SERVICES provides a Family Coaching Program to support and mentor at-risk families and operates Summer Enrichment Programs for hundreds of disadvantaged children and teens.

PAXTON MINISTRIES operates a community of homes for low income and mentally challenged adults.

PHILHAVEN offers resources for men, women, and children who experience neurological diseases and struggle with their mental health.

THE CONNECTION MINISTRIES organizes and promotes events through a local affiliate network of churches and ministries.

THE NET is Crossfire’s new, multi-church young adult ministry in the Harrisburg area.

THE UNDERGROUND operates a skate park and is working and co-hosting events with the Colonial Park Baptist Church as part of a larger collaborative ministry to skaters.