Hope City Empowerment Center

by Leah Butz
Hope City Empowerment Center
650 Washington Ave

Hope City Empowerment Center's (HCEC) principal mission is to, compassionately love, serve and empower people to self-sufficiency. HCEC accomplishes its mission for individuals and families within its service communities by providing:

•Wellness and empowerment services to help develop skill sets to become self-sufficient;

• Love and service to those less fortunate by empowering them with the tools needed to go forward and upward in life;

•Food Security to underserved individuals and families through our emergency food programs in order to eliminate hunger.

Phone Number
(718) 857-5698
Director, Manager or CEO
Bradley Backaus
Community members served per month
Number of staff/employees
Annual Budget
Year Started
Major Funders
Federal and State Funding, Private Donations
Interesting Fact
We served 11,370 meals from our soup kitchen and distributed 6,309 food pantry orders during fiscal year July 2011 to June 2012.
Areas Served
Core Programs
Food Pantry, Soup Kitchen
Major Issues
Food Pantry, Healthy Food Access, Increase Food Access, Soup Kitchen
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