New Hope for Kids mission is to support children and families grieving the death of a loved one and to grant wishes to children with life-threatening illnesses in Central Florida.

New Hope achieves its mission through two programs – The Center for Grieving Children and Wish for Kids – which provide assistance to children and their families during some of life’s most difficult challenges. New Hope for Kids also provides support services such as family events, resource information, and referral to other agencies for assistance when necessary. Our programs are available to children ages 3-19 who live in the Central Florida area.

New Hope for Kids is a tax exempt, approved 501(c)(3) organization and is registered in the state of Florida. All contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.


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  • Children & Grief

    Click here to access a link to the radio broadcast featuring our Executive Director, Dave Joswick, who shared the mission of New Hope for Kids with WMFE listeners. Be sure to share it with your friends and families!


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Each year, approximately 300 children and their families participate in the healing activities and support found at our Center for Grieving Children. Our Wishes for Kids Program grants as many as 50 wishes per year to Central Florida children with life-threatening illnesses.