Convoy of Hope considers it a privilege to receive the gifts of dedicated donors and to use those resources for serving others. Here are a few ways that Convoy of Hope regularly witnesses the generous hearts of giving people.
Scott Howard’s life took a dramatic turn last fall. Immediately after returning from a Convoy of Hope board meeting, he was hospitalized due to unexplained blood loss. The tests came back, and he discovered he not only had a severe bleeding ulcer, but his cancer had returned. He began chemotherapy treatments right away. But, even in the midst of these complications and hardships, Scott found ways to give back.
A quick glance at the research and you’ll find that Americans give about 2% of their disposable incomes to charity. Then there are John and Ann Dyess of Yellville, Arkansas. They are rewriting the norm. In a year of unknowns and uncertainties, the couple has more than doubled down.
Kim Westfall was boarding a red-eye flight when she received a tragic text message. The small town where she and her husband, Bob, lived had been hit by a tornado. But by the time she landed, Convoy of Hope’s trucks were already there and unloading supplies. “That’s just like Convoy,” she says. “It still brings tears to my eyes.”