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Hope Farm Gets New Farmer, Megan VanGorden;
Focus Is on Growing, Learning and Community

Loch Sheldrake, NY (May 28, 2020) – New Hope Community (NHC), a leading not for profit organization providing supports and services that enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has announced that Megan VanGorden, of Chester, NY, has joined its staff as head farmer of Hope Farm. Read More…

Thomas Burnham Is Named Executive Director, NHC Foundation

Loch Sheldrake, NY (May 5, 2020) – New Hope Community, a leading not-for-profit organization providing supports and services that empower the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced the appointment of Thomas J. Burnham as Executive Director of the NHC Foundation, effective April 13, 2020.

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New Hope Community sews handmade face masks 

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New Hope makes over 500 masks

Going the extra mile for the ones they support

LOCH SHELDRAKE — Spread across Conference Room 605 inside New Hope Community’s main building in Loch Sheldrake are sewing machines and other materials brought in by the staff from home for one purpose... Read More…

New Hope Community and Select Human Services Announce Merger

Loch Sheldrake, NY (January 17, 2020) – The Board of Directors of New Hope Community, Inc. has announced the merger of New Hope Community, Inc. with Select Humans Services, Inc., effective January 1, 2020. Read More…

New Hope Community Opens Its Doors and Hearts To Spread Holiday Joy to Hundreds of Neighbors

Loch Sheldrake, NY, January 9, 2020 — Holiday lights and giving hearts shined brightly at New Hope Community in Loch Sheldrake, NY this past holiday season.

New Hope Community (NHC), a leading agency offering holistic supportive services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, hosted their 2nd Annual Holiday Family Dinner on December 10th and once again, partnered with Officer Edwards for the annual Fallsburg PBA Toy Drive Giveaway. This year, NHC volunteers dished up 541 hot meals, prepared by the NHC Community Bistro and served with a smile to Sullivan County families. Read More…

Catholic Charities Receives Donations of Fresh, Organic Produce  From New Hope Community’s Hope Farm

MONTICELLO – Already this harvest season, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster has been the recipient of more than 300 pounds of fresh, organic produce cultivated at New Hope Community’s Hope Farm. The produce, harvested at the farm located on the SUNY Sullivan campus in Loch Sheldrake, is used to supplement and enhance the menu provided at Catholic Charities residential programs in Monticello. As part of the program, Catholic Charities clients have even helped with harvesting some of the vegetables that later ended up on their plates. Read More…

My Brother’s Keeper program meets with the Fallsburg Community

FALLSBURG — Fallsburg Central School District’s Family and Community Liaison, Dr. Aleta Lymon coordinated four back-to-school events this summer at some of the larger resident community housing areas in the Town of Fallsburg. The events were to share information with parents on what’s new, graduation requirements, the importance of parent involvement, and to conduct a parent needs survey. Read More…

New Hope Community Partners with Local Builder to Enhance Independent Living

LOCH SHELDRAKE, NEW YORK, JULY 25, 2019 —New Hope Community, a leading organization providing supports and services to hundreds of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), and local builder, Saumik (Sonny) Patel are on a mission to change lives from the ground floor up. Read More…

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9th Annual Wallace Berkowitz Cup. The NHC Foundation’s Golf Outing Drives Major Support for Sensory Garden. LOCH SHELDRAKE (June 3, 2019)– The NHC Foundation’s popular Wallace Berkowitz Cup Golf Tournament returned to picturesque West Hills Country Club, in Middletown, NY on May 20th for an exceptional day of golf and fellowship. Now in its 9th year, the event raised more than $50,000, to benefit the creation of an innovative Sensory Garden at New Hope Community’s Loch Sheldrake location. Read More…

NEW HOPE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WILL HOLD GOLF OUTING ON MAY 20

9th Annual Wallace Berkowitz Cup to be held at West Hills Country Club. Loch Sheldrake, New York, April 10,2019 – New Hope Community Foundation is excited to announce the 9th Annual Wallace Berkowitz Cup which will take place on May 20, 2019. The golf outing will benefit the.. Read More

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LIVE AT NEW HOPE COMMUNITY The People who live at New Hope Community in Loch Sheldrake spend their days working outside on a farm, hanging out with other residents, participating in daily activities and going  to board meetings. They are people living with intellectual and developmental dis- abilities; many of them require a wheelchair or other physical aids. Read More…