Hope Florida has served over 87,000 Floridians, helping over 25,000 Hope Florida participants to reduce or eliminate reliance on public assistance to meet food or cash needs. There are currently 42 locations across the state for individuals to receive in-person assistance from a Hope Navigator and a Hope Florida bus for deployment in cases of emergency.

September 9, 2021

First Lady Casey DeSantis launches Hope Florida – A Pathway to Prosperity, Economic Self-Sufficiency and Hope.

March 30, 2022

First Lady DeSantis announces that the Hope Florida initiative hit the major milestone of providing family-centered assistance to more than 25,000 Floridians.

July 15, 2022

Hope Florida establishes the Hope Florida Fund to harness the charity of the private sector to support local, mission-driven nonprofits.

August 30, 2022

Hope Florida expands to serve Florida’s elders and provide opportunities for seniors looking to volunteer.

February 10, 2023

22 nonprofit organizations supported through the Hope Florida Fund, totaling $185,000 to supplement boots-on-the-ground efforts to serve.

March 21, 2023

Hope Florida expands to include private sector business entities to be part of the solution in meeting the needs of Floridians.

March 29, 2023

Hope Florida begins serving juvenile justice involved youth and their families.

June 9, 2023

Hope Florida partners with private sector businesses to provide career opportunities through CareerSource.

June 27, 2023

65,000 Floridians served by Hope Florida.

September 5, 2023

First Lady Casey DeSantis celebrates Hope Florida’s two-year anniversary and announces expansion to assist Floridians with unique abilities.

September 20, 2023

Hope Florida provides mentors for youth aging out of foster care through the Guardian ad Litem Office.

November 22, 2023

Hope Florida begins serving Florida veterans and their families.