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Annual COHF Arts and Crafts Bazaar Oct 24 and 25

on Mon, 09/07/2015 - 13:45

Mark your calendars for the COHF Bazaar. Discover locally produced, handmade artwork, a variety of creative treasures, and delicious treats - all while supporting the COHF mission. Remember, admission is free!

Matching Gift Challenge

on Tue, 05/12/2015 - 03:38

A GREAT opportunity for Children of Hope and Faith! A generous donor will match every gift - large or small - up to $18,000 to fund projects at schools where children are sponsored and the St. George Kindergarten project! Please make a donation and support the matching gift challenge! Your gift will be worth twice as much to fund a solar energy project, water project and to continue construction of the St. George kindergarten classrooms.  Donate today!

St. George Cathedral Classroom Update

on Wed, 02/04/2015 - 02:21

Construction has begun on the St. George Cathedral Kindergarten classroom. Many thanks to our generous donors for their support of this important project. Watch for your Spring Newsletter for more details.

COHF Christmas Cards Make Wonderful Gifts

on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 03:20

Buy a COHF Christmas Gift Card and help fund the St. George Cathedral Kindergarten building initiative. Many people enjoy receiving a gift that benefits others long after the holidays are over. To purchase Christmas Gift Cards, e-mail your request to A donation of $25 is requested for each card.

Annual Garage Sale: Thank you!

on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 03:06

Although the final tally is not yet in, we would like to thank the many volunteers and donors who made the annual COHF garage sale such a success. Students from the High School of St. Thomas More offered more than 192 volunteer hours, and countless others  - from cookie bakers to the clean-up crew - worked to for days to make sure that shoppers were satisfied. We are grateful for the support.

COHF Garage Sale - Save the Date!

on Tue, 06/10/2014 - 03:25

10th Annual COHF Garage Sale
Shop in the air-conditioned comfort of the High School of St. Thomas More, in Champaign.


Friday, July 18th, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
(Early Bird Sale, $2 admission )

Saturday, July 19th, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(closed at noon; reopen at 1:00 for Bag Sale)

We are collecting items for sale July 15th through July 18th at rear entrance of the school:
Mon July 15th   1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tues July 16th  12:00pm - 7:00pm
Wed  July 17th  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thurs July 18th  2:00pm - 6:00 pm

Not Accepting: TV's, mattresses/box springs, cribs or car seats, large appliances, old

St. Matthew Church Stewardship

on Mon, 03/31/2014 - 00:54

St. Matthew Church in Champaign, IL, has provided a genourous donation to Children of Hope and Faith. This gift of treasure to help those most in need is greatly appreciated. The donation will fund scholarships and tuition assistance to enable more students the opportunity to receive a grade school and high school Catholic education. It will also assist some of our students in post high school education.

Generous Birthday Gift from St. Mary's Parish

on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 00:34

Many thanks to the friends and families of St. Mary's Parish and Visitation Grade School in Kewanee, Illinois, for their generous recognition of Fr. John's birthday! The parishioners will provide a scholarship for a child from Angel Home Orphanage to attend St. Peter Claver Grade School. Fr. John became pastor at St. Mary's in 2013.

Behold - Four Sponsored Children!

on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 00:15

Jane Walsh and Cindy Flottmann attended the Behold Conference in Peoria in early March, and we are delighted to announce that, as a result of our efforts, we have four new sponsors! We rely on our supporters to help share the joys of sponsorship, so don't hesitate to tell your friends and neighbors about Children of Hope and Faith. 

You Can Help!

on Mon, 10/21/2013 - 23:35

Here's how:

·  Sponsor an orphan or needy child to a Catholic grade school or high school – individually or through a Church, school or group.

·  Donate toward the scholarship fund for children waiting for a sponsor.

·  Donate for specific projects in the schools or to help orphans with food and clothing.

·  Spearhead fundraising efforts at Churches, schools and local communities.