How many Social Enterprises does HopeWorks manage?
Ground Works Landscaping was established in January 2011 as HopeWorks’ first social enterprise. Through professional job training, this business provides pathways to professional careers in the landscaping industry. Ground Works is a participating member in the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals in Snohomish County. WaterWorks Irrigation Services was established in April 2012 as HopeWorks’ second social enterprise business and has since been absorbed as a part of Ground Works.
RENEW Home & Decor opened its doors in July 2013 as HopeWorks’ third social enterprise. Starting as a web-based business and expanding into a retail showroom, this business offers community engagement by accepting donations of gently used quality furniture, as well as consignment opportunities. Trainees develop a variety of skills including high quality customer care, web-based and retail site marketing and inventory management.
Kindred Kitchen is a mission-based cafe & catering provider that provides culinary job training. Through the training program trainees gain skills in the food service industry enabling them to advance towards a living wage career. Kindred Kitchen serves made-to-order sandwiches, salads, breakfast items, high quality drip coffee, espresso beverages, tea, fresh-baked pastries, and more.
Tomorrow’s Hope Child Development Center provides high-quality child development services to children and their parents. Tomorrow’s Hope is the only licensed child development facility in Snohomish County specifically designed to meet the needs of families experiencing or have experienced homelessness or poverty. The center is licensed to serve over 100 children from four weeks up to 12 years of age so that children of different ages in a family receive quality services at one location.