Ladder of Hope Foundation

Foundation Vision

The Ladder of Hope is uniquely designed to assist in filling gaps that exist in society between government support and self-sufficiency.  The funding that encompasses ICS' Ladder of Hope is directly used in this process and specifically impacts our clients.  The process (or steps on the ladder) provide a map for success for those clients working within ICS' programs and The Ladder of Hope.  The Ladder of Hope provides opportunities for our clients to work with social experts, businesses, and agencies that can provide guidance and education necessary to achieving self-sufficiency and freedom from government assistance.  Additionally, the Ladder of Hope provides spirit lifting and morale building possibilities for our clients that are comprised entirely from our donors.  ICS' Ladder of Hope Foundation is focused on making a difference in our community through the generous support of our neighbors, friends, and associates.

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What's Happening with the Ladder of Hope?

Strikes for Hope Flyer 2020

Upcoming Event: Strikes For Hope

At ICS, we pride ourselves on being a "Ladder of Hope" to the community we serve.  We help instill hope in our clients to climb the ladder one step at a time to self sufficiency.  This is a powerful initiative and is intended to change the pathway for themselves and their family by breaking the cycle of dependency and building their self-esteem.

With our annual Strikes For Hope bowling event, our goal is to raise funds to provide the tools, materials, and support these individuals and families need to reach the top step, which is a lifetime of self-sufficiency. Funds from the 2019 fundraiser have been used to provide GED testing certificates, assistance to veterans, food donations to the community, college scholarships, Thanksgiving meals, new homeowner "Welcome Home" baskets, emergency client assistance, and so much more.

For more information, click here!

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Thanksgiving Meal 2019

Thanksgiving Meals - November 2019

The Ladder of Hope Committee was pleased to distribute 30 Thanksgiving Meals the week before Thanksgiving. Our hope is that over the holiday, these meals helped 30 families spend quality time together, enjoy a relaxing meal, and to know that they are truly cared about.

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Vets Manor - soups on Vets Manor - staff

Veterans Manor Soup Lunch - November 2019

To thank our veterans for their service and sacrifices, ICS put on a soup lunch at Veterans Manor in Green Bay.  Staff members made and served soups, then for a little friendly competition, the attendees were asked to vote for their favorite soup.  ICS also distributed a variety of basic needs items, such as socks and soap, made possible by the Ladder of Hope foundation.

ICS staff had a fun day chatting with the residents of Veterans Manor.  It was an honor to be able to hold this event for those who have given so much.  ICS would like to express our gratitude to ALL veterans who served our country over the years.

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Bank of Luxemburg Donation 10/2019

Bank of Luxemburg Donates to Ladder of Hope Foundation

October 2019

ICS thanks our friends at the Bank of Luxemburg for their generous donation to the Ladder of Hope (LOH) Foundation.  With their help we will be able to continue our focus on making a difference in our community as we help fill the gaps for many as they work toward self-sufficiency.
The LOH has helped many community members with a variety of things they need when moving from homelessness into stable housing.  These things include kitchen utensils, towels, cleaning supplies, pillows, non-perishable food, and much more.  With gifts like that of the Bank of Luxemburg, we have also had an annual pantry day, helped children with school supplies and clothing, provided laundry vouchers, bus passes, Thanksgiving meals and Holiday gifts.
Thank you, Bank of Luxemburg, for supporting the initiatives of the ICS Ladder of Hope Foundation!

ICS thanks our friends at the Bank of Luxemburg for their generous donation to the Ladder of Hope (LOH) Foundation.  With their help we will be able to continue our focus on making a difference in our community as we help fill the gaps for many as they work toward self-sufficiency.

The LOH has helped many community members with a variety of things they need when moving from homelessness into stable housing.  These things include kitchen utensils, towels, cleaning supplies, pillows, non-perishable food, and much more.  With gifts like that of the Bank of Luxemburg, we have also had an annual pantry day, helped children with school supplies and clothing, provided laundry vouchers, bus passes, Thanksgiving meals and Holiday gifts.

Thank you, Bank of Luxemburg, for supporting the initiatives of the ICS Ladder of Hope Foundation!

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AmazonSmile

Did you know that ICS is a part of a program called AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a program that supports non-profits by giving back 0.5% of all applicable sales back to the charitable organization.

ICS is registered, so if you shop on Amazon Smile, you can select Integrated Community Services (Yes, Services not Solutions as our TAX ID# is associated with Services and not Solutions) and then ICS will receive 0.5% of your purchase value.

The regular Amazon site doesn't allow you to select an organization for funds to go to, so you will need to visit AmazonSmile to do so.  The website content is exactly the same, but AmazonSmile gives the option for charitable involvement.  Below is a link that will take you to the site, and has ICS preselected for you:

http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-7346463

Happy Shopping!

 

 

 

Ladder of Hope Spending Reports

Ladder of Hope Spending Report - 2018
Ladder of Hope Spending Report - 2017
Ladder of Hope Spending Report - 2016