Quick Facts

2 months of Serving + 1 day of Celebration in East Austin.

2 months of service goes from Sept. 26 to Thanksgiving. HopeFest Celebration is on Oct. 26 from 9:30 am-3 pm.

HopeFest Celebration is at Reagan High School (click here for directions). Service area is 2 mile radius around Reagan in northeast Austin.

HopeFest is sponsored by churches and organizations all over Austin. To learn more, click here.


About HopeFest

What is HopeFest? HopeFest is both a 2-month period of service and a 1-day celebration. Begun in 2006, HopeFest is sponsored by churches across the denominational spectrum. For the sponsor list, go to “Contact Us”.

When is HopeFest? The period of service officially goes from September 26 to Thanksgiving. The HopeFest celebration is from 9:30 am-3 pm at Reagan High on October 26.

How do I get involved? By clicking on the “how to volunteer” link, you can find many ways to be involved in HopeFest. Our desire is that hundreds of acts of service will be done during this time to show God’s love in East Austin.

What is HopeFest’s vision? To give back to the people and institutions within a two-mile radius of Reagan High School in East Austin through a 60-day period of service, including a celebration on October 26, 2013 on the Reagan High School campus.

How to Help

We need:

1. Gently used children’s books

2. Gently used children’s clothing (ages 0-11)

3. New children’s bicycles

4. Used cribs and strollers (in good condition)

We are also looking for business partners and sponsors who can help with food or other donations for the HopeFest celebration.

e-mail hopefest@austin.rr.com

to arrange drop-off or make a donation.

1. Hundreds of volunteers are  needed for the HopeFest celebration on Oct. 26.

2. We are looking for church groups to take on a service project in partnership with an east Austin church, school or other organization.

For more info, go to the

“How to Volunteer” page.