Year in review 2018
Ignite Hope was accepted into the Sacred Sector Cohort for advocacy training via a grant gifted from the Templeton Religion Trust.
Founders Jeff and Jacqui Jackson travel for advocacy training in DC through the Center for Public Justice for the grant.
Connected with Open Heart for Orphans to establish a new program: Ignite Hearts for Orphans - connecting Open Heart grant recipients with an Ignite Hope Prayer Team.
Interviewed by Sacred Sector Director Chelsea Langston Bambino about Ignite Hope’s Vision and efforts on behalf of the Modern Orphan and those who love them. View Article here.
Ignite Hope Founders Guest Host on Cherokee Talk Radio for north Atlanta - sharing our mission and interviewing others about theirs.
Ignite Hope CEO - Jacqui Jackson - travels to Washington DC as part of the Georgia Delegation for Adoption Advocacy Day at Capitol Hill.
Ignite Hope Gala Girls Team finalizes upcoming event details and prayer team begins covering the event, the attendees and volunteers.
Ignite Hope joins the Paulding County Family Connections organization AND The Fostering Stronger Coalition partnering with faith-based nonprofits working in the space of fostering, adoption and at risk families in our area.
Jacqui Jackson was blessed to be the guest speaker at Arrows’ Academy’s opening Chapel, and launched our first school partnership connecting kids at this school with kids in care globally.
Jacqui Jackson begins working on Ignite Hope’s next online devotional offering for YouVersion, continuing our 3 year long partnership with the Bible App, the world's premier offering of online devotionals and Biblical inspiration. Read them here.
Founders - Jeff and Jacqui Jackson are interviewed on Faith Talk Live Atlanta regarding their key distinctive of strategic prayer and their signature spiritual wrap around program - Hannah’s Hope. Watch video Here.
Arrows Academy becomes our first school partner for Christmas Packages, Ignite Hope’s Global Christmas effort, connecting one American child to a child in an orphanage in another country. This year’s project blessed 80 children and 10 staffers in Uganda at Bright Future Orphanage - one of our first international partners.
Our 2nd annual gala featured Andrew Stanley, comedian and host, and with pledges, gifts and auctions has raised over $40,000 thus far towards our 2019 ministry budget!
One of our Rockstar Foster Families finalized the adoption of their 17 year old son, after over 730 days in foster care. Ignite Hope was honored to attend the finalization at court and the party afterwards.
Ignite Hope receives a grant from Bennett Thrasher for our 2019 Foster Care initiative supporting kids and parents in this space.
Two Days prior to Christmas, Bright Futures Orphanage confirms receipt of the gifts, cards and care packages sent from Georgia.