January 17, 2019

 The 2019 version of The Orphanage Christmas party was a great success. Long-time We HOPE volunteer, Mark Lamb, did a phenomenal job leading the organizing team that brought more than 60 volunteers together to put on a memorable day for the children.

Almost 120 tod...

January 3, 2019

Teachers and staff at the International School of Busan, formerly Busan International Foreign School, made a generous donation to We HOPE over the holiday season. As We HOPE is still being funded privately, mostly from small donations, the ISB contribution is greatly a...

December 16, 2018

Our Daegu KUMFA Christmas gift sponsorship was a success! Thank you to all the kind souls who decided to help out a little bit during the holidays. The holiday spirit is alive and well! Over 1.1 million won was raised and will be used to purchase gifts for 40 underpriv...

December 15, 2018

The GICF experienced tremendous growth and success in its first year. The bi-monthly event is a collaboration between We HOPE, the great owners and staff at Gorilla Brewing CO. in Busan, and lead coordinator Adele Vitale along with her amazing team of organizers Sharon...

December 8, 2018

WeHOPE is happy to announce a new program that will start January 10th in Dong-gu, Ulsan. This program will work with 10 underprivileged adults (7 of which are North Korean refugees). This group has expressed that they have always wanted the chance to study a second la...

December 4, 2018

The WeHOPE team met Saturday December 1st 2018 to discuss the happenings of 2018 and plans for 2019. The meeting doubled as a farewell to some integral members and a welcoming for a few more. 

Sadly, two of our members, Sumi Choi and Rogelio Garcia, will be moving...

November 2, 2018

Today the second instalment of the WeHOPE Youth Special Lecture Series was hosted in Ulsan, South Korea. Various speakers took to the stage to deliver informative talks about the organization. Brian Girolametto opened by providing an overview of the WeHOPE organization...

October 15, 2018

After months of preparation the Poker Run kicked off Saturday, October 13th. Thanks to the amazing support from the local community, the 2018 Poker Run proved to be most successful since 2013. A larger than expected walk-up crowd meant that we had to sell almost a doze...

July 29, 2018

As many now know several hundred Yemeni asylum seekers have found their way to Jeju Island in South Korea. It goes without saying that these individuals have overcome terrible living conditions and a harrowing journey. However, due to the large number of asylum seekers...

July 20, 2018

WeHOPE volunteers have been providing basic English education courses to mothers of multicultural families since November, 2017. The classes are conducted twice a week at the Multicultural Family Center in Jung-gu, Ulsan. The aim of this program is to get mothers famil...

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