For the month of June, our employees selected Spokane HOPE to be recognized as our Nonprofit of the Month.
Since 2004, the mission of Spokane HOPE, Hearing Oral Program of Excellence, has been "to teach children with hearing loss how to listen and speak so they will be successful in our hearing world."
Through early intervention programs, Spokane HOPE "targets a critical intervention window that has direct impact on helping children with hearing loss develop the speech and language skills they need to reach their full potential in school and in life."
Spokane employee Laurie T. nominated and championed Spokane HOPE as a 2018 Nonprofit of the Month organization. Here's why the organization is important to Laurie, in her own words:
After finding Spokane HOPE through a connection of mine, and volunteering for many years, I've come to learn firsthand what a wonderful school it is. Spokane HOPE serves children up through age 5 who suffer from hearing loss, and they provide the children and their families with much-needed services to help with a seamless transition into a mainstream neighborhood schools. Having personal connections who have had children attend Spokane HOPE, I have been so amazed with what they have accomplished. In the Spokane area, this is the only opportunity for these types of services for kids, and I want to do anything I can to help them. I'm so grateful my PEMCO colleagues to learn more about this amazing organization.
We're proud to support local organizations like Spokane HOPE that work to improve the quality of life in our Northwest communities. You can support Spokane HOPE by donating directly via their website, or attending a community event.