Hope is a bridge to the future.

Help us create hope through learning.

Champions for Children: A Garden Party

Join us on June 2, 2022 at Phipps for our annual Champions for Children Gala. For tickets, sponsorship, and general information visit our event website by clicking the button below!

We are now accepting applications for the 2022 Hope Through Learning Award. Have you or a friend ever couch-surfed, motel hopped, stayed at a shelter, or experienced any sort of homelessness? You may be eligible to apply.


Watch our introductory video learn more about how we create hope through learning.


The mission of the Homeless Children’s Education Fund (HCEF) is to advance the education of children and youth experiencing homelessness in Southwestern PA, guiding them to be productive, empowered citizens.



Are you experiencing homelessness or working with someone who is? Check out our resources page.



Read what our partners and participants have to say!

Mini-Grant Field Trip

My kids enjoyed this so much, thank you! I would never have been able to take them to a place like this.

Emergency Education Fund

Thank you so much! On such a grey day for me today this brought tears to my eyes and filled my day with a rainbow. I truly appreciate it.

Parent Engagement Workshop

I was able to participate in the group in conversation, and what I thought and felt mattered.