Hope Family Resource Center

Helping one family at a time to live poverty free.

Hope Family Resource Center originally served it first client in September 2007. At the time HFRC operated under Help Open Peoples Eyes Ministries as H.O.P.E. Food Pantry and continued to do so until May 2014. In May of 2014 our Executive Director notices that the undeserved in the Summit County Community need more than just food. At this time the food pantry become an entity of its own known as Hope Family Resource Center. Today HFRC offers Successful education programs that will provide comprehensive job readiness, professional development training, resume review and one-on-one expert support for those who have been incarcerated and are transitioning to work.

Our First Employee

Tonya Booker is the Executive Director of H.O.P.E. Ministries Food Pantry. Ms. Booker is H.O.P.E. Ministries Food Pantry’s first executive director and has been with the agency since 2007. Under her leadership the food pantry has expanded its programming and currently has a budget over $24,000.

In addition to providing food to those who are experience food insecurity, Ms Booker is currently expending the food pantry to include; Successful education programs that will provide comprehensive job readiness, professional development training, resume review and one-on-one expert support for those who have been incarcerated and are transitioning to work.

Ms. Booker holds a Master's of Public Administration with a certificate in non-profit management from The University of Akron,  a BA in Sociology, a certificate in Victimology, and Women’s Study from The University of Akron..

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