Nyrobi’s Story of Hope

Nyrobi’s Story of Hope

  In June of last year, I entered a very difficult time in my life.  In one month, I lost every source of income I had.  In July I was served with an eviction notice, my lights were on the verge of being cut off, and there were nights when I did not eat just to...

ECU Gives Back

There’s something about Christmas that makes me a little more sentimental and a little more appreciative of acts of kindness.  Last Friday I was blown away by a Christmas party that the ECU Student Athlete Association gave to our children at Building Hope....
Photo Voice: My Life in Pictures

Photo Voice: My Life in Pictures

Building Hope has teamed up on a project with United Way that teaches young men how to document what is important in their lives. Each high school boy received a digital camera and a basic photography class. Then they were told to take pictures of things that are...
Inspired by Dr. Carson

Inspired by Dr. Carson

On February 21st, I had the distinct privilege of meeting Dr. Ben Carson, the speaker for our 2013 banquet. For years his story has encouraged youth and adults alike to live up to their potential, never give up, and strive for excellence without excuses. In addition,...