Building HOPE from the Ground UP!

Posted by October 20th, 2015

“I’m glad I am wearing sunglasses to hide the tears,” mentioned HopeKids’ President, Josh Taylor, as a $400,000 check was presented to the organization yesterday, October 19th. “The impact of this gift is immeasurable to help families build community and supportive relationships in a time they need it the most. Over the last few months you may […]


Birdhouse Decorating at the “Hope House”

Posted by September 21st, 2015

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the “The House That Hope Built” yesterday!  It was fun to see all the kids AND adults decorating birdhouses!  If you missed the event don’t worry, you still have one last weekend to tour all three models in Lakeville as well as the Robert Thomas Homes Design Studio. Enjoy a couple pictures from the […]


Sealing Messages of HOPE – TYVEK® TIME CAPSULE EVENT

Posted by August 6th, 2015

“Make good memories.” “Be hopeful.” “Bless this house and all inside it.” “Hopekids wants to make sure that kids can achieve their goals.” Just a few messages of HOPE that can be found on the exterior of “The House That Hope Built” located at 16485 Equestrian Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 in the Spirit of Brandtjen […]


Building a Home for Charity – Groundbreaking Ceremony

Posted by June 15th, 2015

New homes are being built and sold for profit throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, but last Friday on June 12th, there was an official groundbreaking ceremony for “The House That Hope Built,” which is being sold to benefit our charity of choice, HopeKids Minnesota. The house will be constructed by Robert Thomas Homes with […]