House of Hope

$22,535 of $62,000 goal

Raised by 117 people in 26 months


"House of Hope" is a rescue home for girls ages 12-18 who have been traumatized by sex trafficking.  

As many of you know sex trafficking is an epidemic and there is a desperate need for this home to be opened.  Thank you for your consideration in making this home for girls a reality.

We have immediate needs for donations of ANY AMOUNT so that we may obtain our license to operate from the State of Georgia.

- This home will allow 8 girls to have their own bedroom.  
- House parents will be in the house 24/7

To Get Up and Running, we need the following within 30 days:

*Installation of two (2) showers
*HVAC work
*Electrical work to pass inspection
*Administrative fees paid to work on policy manual
*Preparation of kitchen and bedrooms for occupancy
*Painting of inside of house
*Donation of passenger van or funds to purchase one
*Replacement of Downstairs flooring 

Would you consider being a sponsor for one room? We need 10 sponsors who will get to decorate and set up the room with bedding and a twin mattress.  

It would be such a blessing to partner with you to get this therapeutic group home up and running within the next 30 days.  If you would consider donating towards the fund or picking an item and hiring your contractor to donate any of these items, we would be forever grateful.  
Some information about me, Darcelle Burandt:

-I have worked at the mental health hospital, Saint Simons By the Sea, for the past 6 years as an adolescent therapist and in admissions.

-I Counsel at Centered for Life as a Christian therapist.

-I Acquired my Masters in Professional Counseling and obtained my LPC license in clinical counseling. 

-I Obtained certification in EMDR treatment which is the preferred treatment for PTSD.
 
-I Trained in healing prayer with Judith and Francis McNutt. 

For those of you who know me well you know I have been talking about opening a group home for children for the past 10 years. This past Wednesday we closed on the soon to be “House of Hope”!

For 10 years, I have been preparing for such a time as this. I have been blessed in my own journey to healing with all the tools I will be utilizing in this therapeutic group home. These girls will come into our home weighed down with significant trauma and my hope and goal is to journey with them thru the trauma to restore their heart and make it whole again.  

My plan is to have them spend a year going thru boundaries, trauma and spiritual direction and transition them into a House of Hope foster care home. Please feel free to share with anyone that might want to be a part of this!

I know this house is going to be a blessing and I believe I have been called to this work. My prayer is that each girl that comes thru this home over the years will feel safe, loved and deeply valued.  



Darcelle Burandt, LPC

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Hello Everyone!

We wanted to share this brief video with you to let you hear (and see!) a bit of our story. We are so grateful for your partnership with us, for spreading the news to others who want to join in this effort, and for the on-going engagement of our community who want to help END Human Trafficking in our generation!
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Thank you for stopping by for this latest update. We have been hard at work - our team and our amazing community - to get this place of refuge up and running as soon as possible. We have encountered many obstacles, but God continues to provide the way through each and every one.

We are updating our needs' list based on the most current information to let you know what you can do to be a part of rescuing and restoring the lives of girls who have been victimized through Commercial Sex Trafficking.

Current House of Hope Needs:

15-Passenger Van $15,000
Double-Pane Windows $15,000
Attorney’s Fees $1500
Security System/ Doors $8,000
Security Gate $500
Fence/Privacy Strips $1000
Computers (for school) $3000
New Front Door $2000

Monthly Needs:
Monthly Rent $2000
Marketing $1000
Staff Salaries $24,000
Utilities $500
Office Supplies/Fees $500

Thank you so much for your generosity towards these precious girls who need us more than ever. Your one-time gift or monthly partnership make all the difference and we are eternally grateful! I wish I had time to tell you all the stories of how this home is coming together -- and I promise to do that soon! -- but until we can get the doors open, I am focused on this task before me.

Thank you for your prayers, words of encouragement, support in so many ways, and for being a part of making a difference in the lives of these young girls who will find safety, healing, and restoration because you cared enough to become a part of the solution to the epidemic of human sex trafficking.

Blessings!
We are getting closer every day!
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Well- what a blessing it has been to see how House of Hope continues to be shown favor!! This week we have a group of guys that committed to building a fence that we need for security purposes and we are trying to get the materials before Friday- Thank you for considering House of Hope this Tuesday!!!!! We are in the final month before opening day- Jan 1st!! If we can get the fence and security system this week it would be a huge blessing!!! If you watch the news - you can see how desperately this home is needed and we are so close!!!!
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Did You Know?

Please visit and share our link with friends. We have the possibility to get donations matched TODAY ONLY!

Donate Now through this GoFundMe page. Thank you!

Our goal for today is to raise $5000
which will provide a fence and surveillance system

We have an opportunity on November 28th AKA "Giving Tuesday" to make a difference in the lives of children all across our state who have been victims of child sex trafficking and exploitation- the great news is: you can participate wherever you are!
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Raised by 117 people in 26 months
Created May 4, 2017
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LH
$100
Lenore Hervey
2 months ago

These girls need more support than you can imagine. Thank goodness House of Hope is offering it.

RD
$115
Roxine Denison
3 months ago

It is a worthy cause!!

JK
$50
Joy Knowlton
4 months ago

My sister, Molly told me about your work and I would like to assist your organization.

$100
Anonymous
6 months ago
BF
$250
Brian Frank
6 months ago

Happy HolidaysRic and Lisa Watton

DL
$3,500
Deborah Lenderman
6 months ago

Darcelle: God has been telling me to give to this ministry. I wanted to let you know this...because as I prayed on where to tithe this year end.. your ministry has come to mind several times. I so hope things are going well. I think of you often and wonder. Thank you for serving HIM.

KB
$100
Kim Belt
6 months ago

We want to help His children live lives of abundance and Darcelle is working to do that so we are supporting her calling. May He multiply this gift over and over!

LS
$500
Lauren Shields
7 months ago

I learned about your foundation from playing Bunco with your sister Tawnia. My family wanted to give and chose yours.

BG
$50
Blake Goodman
7 months ago
RJ
$100
Rita Jensen
7 months ago
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