Friday, April 24th, 2015. BMG: HOPE Punta Gorda is made up of a group of volunteers who saw it necessary to take care of the communities elder citizens.
The group was formed back in 2004 and since then has grown bigger each year, helping more elderly folks with medical check-ups, food packages and engaging them in fun social activities. Since the organization works solely on donations, it couldn’t afford to construct a building of its own and so for the past few years, all of HOPE’s activities were being held at the Helpage building.
That has all changed now since the newly constructed HOPE building was inaugurated yesterday. The dream was made possible through the donations and fundraising efforts of the National and International friends of the organization.
When Belize Media Group spoke with Ms. Mahung, she told us that, “This building is a dream come through for us at HOPE and for all the elderly people we assist. We now have a place of our own to host the Christmas parties, the Social gatherings and the weekly feeding program for all our members.”