A Voice for Forgotten Children

Frequently Asked Questions

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Where did the name Point Hope come from?

Many years ago, while broadcasting live in Philadelphia on a hot summer night; Delilah took her audience on an imaginary adventure to the coolest part of the country, Point Hope, Alaska, where the temperatures were 50 degrees cooler. The idea of this place offered relief from a hot and sweltering night. The name of the town stuck with Delilah.

Does Point Hope accept donations?

Yes, Point Hope does accept donations and all donations are tax-deductible. Donate here.

Where can I send a donation?

Point Hope
P.O. Box 8623
Port Orchard, WA 98366


Donate online by clicking below. 

Are my donations tax-deductible?

Point Hope is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

How do I get a tax receipt?

We mail summary donation receipts in January listing all the previous year’s gifts. If you would like a tax receipt sooner, please contact our office at (360)479-HOPE (4673) or by email us at admin@pointhope.org

Can I give to Point Hope instead of receiving Christmas, birthday, anniversary or wedding gifts?

Yes you can! Many people feel that they already have enough clothes, dishes, and electronics and choose to ask their friends/family/guests to make a donation to Point Hope instead of buying them a present. Contact our office so we can set up information for your guest/family/friends to make a donation in honor of you. You will receive a letter in a few months giving you the names of those who gave to Point Hope.

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How can I arrange for gifts to be made in memory of a friend or relative?

Remembering a departed loved one or honoring a friend or family member through your contribution to Point Hope is a wonderful way to express your love and caring. Contact our office at (360)479-HOPE (4673) or email us at admin@pointhope.org.

How does Point Hope spend my donations? How much goes to overhead?

100% of public donations go toward the programs of Point Hope, which includes providing food, medical aid, education, and skills training to vulnerable West African refugees in Ghana and at-risk children in the U.S. There are private donors who cover the administrative expenses necessary to operate Point Hope, enabling us to focus on the programs and aid.

I need to speak to someone at Point Hope, who should I contact?

Jan Haynes, Executive Director
Phone:(360)479-HOPE (4673)
Email: jan@pointhope.org