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The Hope Project Assist the At Risk Population, Returning Citizens, and Individuals & Families that have transitioned from homelessness who have barriers to employment and essentials for the home.

Services We Fund

* Driver License or PA State ID

*Transportation to job sites until 1st pay

*Suitable Clothing for interviewing and work

*Household items for newly obtained housing

*Simple car repairs for work vehicles

Workforce Development


The Original Guardians Program is a workforce development program. Zellous Hope Project partners with organizations to complete community projects utilizing individuals from the Sto-Rox community that are at risk, low-income, and/or returning citizens, in return for a fair wage. Opening doors to opportunities for economic growth and skill building.

Application Assistance & Referral Services

  • Counseling

  • Housing Solutions

  • Educational Development

  • Driver's Training

  • Trade Programs

  • Utility Assistance

  • SNAP Benefit

  • UC Benefits

  • Medical Assistance

  • Financial Education

Community Engagement Platforms:

  • Our Things To Know Show: A virtual social media program that informs the community about programs, events and resources that is beneficial to them. Featuring guest from local Businesses. Community Leaders, and Policy makers to engage, inform and include the people they serve in the conversation.

  • Our annual Community Day: Brings together service providers and the community for a day of fun, food, games, prizes, music, and information. A meet-a-greet for the members of the Community to become more familiar with what is available to them and an opportunity to meet your neighbors.

  •  Our Annual Community Party: a theme party hosted by Zellous Hope with food music and giveaway's as a get a way for the Community. A meet and greet with Zellous Hope and the Community..

  • Our Annual Toy Give Away: Through Zellous Hope Project's partnership with Toy's for Tot's we have an annual toy give-away for families in the Community.

GROW STO-ROX  Zellous Hope is also a member of Grow Sto-Rox, which is fiscally sponsored by New Sun Rising, comprised of the Core Members: ● Communities in Schools of Pittsburgh Allegheny County (CISPAC) ● Focus on Renewal (FOR) ● McKees Rocks Community Development Corporation (MRCDC ● Sto-Rox School District (SRSD) ● Zellous Hope Project (ZH).


Grow Sto-Rox is a collaborative organized to improve the quality of life of Sto-Rox residents through programs which are trauma informed, strengths based, and create equitable economic impact. It is our intention to not only focus on providing what those we serve say they need and want, but to also harness and use their strengthens and their voices in our decision-making and processes in moving our Communities forward.

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