Mayor of the City of Memphis proclaim September 2, 2017

to be

Light It Gold Day

in the City of Memphis, TN to pay tribute to all those who work together to provide hope and assistance to children and their families whose lives are affected by cancer, and to those who dedicate themselves to the ongoing search for cures for pediatric cancers.  

Dec 21 - CHF feeds the families at Tri Delta Place and passed out Christmas gifts to kids AND adults


​Dec 19 - CHF delivers a three large bags

of toys to LeBonheur Children's  Hospital


Dec 18 - Christmas donation was made to

UMMC Batson Children's Hospital 


​Dec 16 - Giving HOPE Bowling Tournament hosted  by Kenny Conley raise almost $1,800


​Dec  7 - CHF makes donation to UAB Children of Alabama's Hope and Cope Program


​Nov 4 - Milwaukee Tool 5K doubles in growth for cause


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The Chris Hope Foundation Giving HOPE Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors that are battling cancer. The two (2) students will be recognized for their achievements while battling cancer, as well as, their need of assistance. This highly competitive scholarship includes up to $500 per scholarship in order for the recipients to pursue their area of study. The application for this scholarship closes on January 31, 2018, and all applicants will be notified of their status via email in late January. The application will open on November 30, 2017, for students who will be high school seniors and college freshmen at that time.

Eligibility Requirements

The fund looks for applicants that have:

  • a financial need
  • been diagnosed with cancer
  • active in their school and community
  • have strong educational and career goals
  • self-motivated
  • planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution


Application Evaluations and Scholarship Awards Evaluation: To ensure that a fair, equitable, objective and non-discriminatory selection process is used, all applicants must adhere to the same guidelines and submit the required application form and attachments. Following receipt of applications, the Foundation staff will review and identify qualified applications and then the appropriate scholarship advisory committee will meet to evaluate the qualifications of applicants.

Availability of Scholarship Information: There will be broad dissemination of eligibility requirements.

Selection: The Foundation staff shall ensure that all scholarship recipients are selected on an objective and non-discriminatory basis and based on specific guidelines and criteria outlined for each scholarship fund. If no applicants meet the qualifications of the scholarship for which they are applying the scholarship advisory committee has the option of not choosing a recipient.

Approval of Recipients: All scholarship award recommendations shall be subject to the approval of the Community Foundation Board of Directors.

Announcement and Publicity: Awards will be announced by the Foundation through written notice to students, as well as through a consolidated press release.

Selection Criteria: The Chris Hope Foundation Scholars are selected based on need, and will be determined by the responses to the short essay questions on this application.

Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed by the Advisory Board of the Chris Hope Foundation. 
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Helping  hands.  Giving  HOPE