How To Help



Your contributions help fund Melissa's Hope Scholarships and Grants.  No amount is too small!

Buy your copy

read her story

You can purchase your own copy of her inspirational story on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Christian Faith Publishing. All proceeds go to the foundation to support the education of future care providers.


Attend our events

Have fun supporting a great cause! We hold 3 annual fundraisers you can join in!



We have a number of volunteer opportunities for both individuals and organizations.


Shop online via to save money AND raise funds for Melissa’s Hope at no extra cost! Goodshop will donate up to 20% of each online purchase you make to us, helping fund our scholarships and grants.

GoodSearch is a search engine that donates 50 percent of its sponsored search revenue to the charities and schools designated by its users (like Melissa’s Hope). Use GoodSearch exactly as you would any other search engine. Because it's powered by Yahoo!, you get proven search results. The money GoodSearch donates to Melissa’s Hope comes from its advertisers — GoodSearch users and the not-for-profit organizations do not spend a dime!

More Ways to Give


By organizing a fundraising event, you can play an important role in the work of Melissa’s Hope. While enjoying yourself with a fun event, you will also be supporting the education of future care providers and children with special needs.

If you would like to explore coordinating an event, please contact us at:

We are so grateful to Nikki at Tattoos are Forever, all of the Nutley HS students and staff involved in the "Powder Puff" football game and to actor Kirk Cameron for their amazing support of Melissa’s Hope this past year! Read More about their events...