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Happy 5th Birthday!

By Ericka

May 20


Exactly 5 years ago today, The Sound of Hope was officially incorporated. So last week, we threw our first big fundraising event in Birmingham, AL – The Sound of Hope’s Birthday Bash – to celebrate! We had an incredible dessert bar, featuring 27 different desserts donated from these generous bakeries and restaurants: Urban Standard, Pastry […] Read more...

SOH on Talk of Alabama!

By Ericka

May 12

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Our event in Birmingham, AL is happening this Thursday night, so we’ve been busy promoting it! We had a great time Monday morning talking about The Sound of Hope’s BIRTHDAY BASH on the ABC33/40 show, “Talk of Alabama”. We got to share a little bit about our organization, information about the event, and give the […] Read more...

Save the Date!

By Ericka

Mar 25

Save the Date

Save the Date friends! This May is The Sound of Hope’s 5th birthday – and we’re celebrating by hosting our very first event! It’s going to be a lot of fun, and you don’t want to miss it! More details are coming soon – but for now, pencil us in on your calendar on May […] Read more...

Spotlight Gala Success!

By Ericka

Jan 16


We just wanted to take a minute to share about what a great time we had at the first ever Birmingham Spotlight Gala last weekend. (So much fun, in fact, that we didn’t take near enough pictures!) The work we do is very important, but it’s not very glamorous. Working in third world countries and […] Read more...

The Birmingham Spotlight Gala

By Ericka

Jan 07

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If you live in Alabama and you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, then make plans to attend the very first Birmingham Spotlight Gala! This event is presented by the Zeta Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota – which is the Honor Society for Counseling students at UAB. They had a great idea to […] Read more...

VOTE for us @ Project for Awesome!

By Ericka

Dec 12


One upon a time (in 2007) some awesome people came up with an awesome idea to take over YouTube for one day with awesome videos talking about awesome charities – which is how the “Project for Awesome” was born! The past 2 years, thanks to the “Foundation to Decrease World Suck”, (no really – that’s […] Read more...

Freedom Night

By Ericka

Oct 21


We had a great time being a part of the first annual Freedom Night in Birmingham, AL! This awesome event was organized as a way to raise awareness and funding to stop human trafficking and modern day slavery. It was important to us, because human trafficking is a danger to the children we care for […] Read more...

OxfordFest 2013

By Ericka

Oct 09


  Last Saturday we set up our first ever booth at a craft fair – otherwise known as OxfordFest! This is a huge event every year in my hometown of Oxford, AL, and we were excited to be a part of it!     We had a great time visiting with friends, family, and donors, […] Read more...

Join us at the KMO Conference!

By Ericka Jackson | February 29

If you’re reading this from Alabama (or anywhere in driving distance of Alabama), then we’d like to invite you to join us at the kNOw More Orphans Conference in Birmingham, March 10th! There are some awesome speakers coming (Shaun Groves, Russell Moore, Rick Morton, David Nasser, & Maridel Sandberg) plus some fantastic worship leaders (Rush […] Read more...

And the winner is…

By Ericka Jackson | February 03

LoQuita S. Richardson from Cottondale, AL!

We want to give a big THANK YOU to Loquita and everyone who donated as a part of Alabama Gives Day! Thanks too for those of you who blogged, tweeted, and facebooked about this event! We know you are the reason we now have new donors and followers on twitter. We also appreciate the folks at ABC 33/40, especially Producer Erica Huddleston, for featuring us on "Good Morning Alabama"! (See the video here!) THANK YOU for advocating for our kids!

Thank YOU for GIVING to The Sound of Hope from The Sound of Hope on Vimeo.

We used the True Random Number Generator to determine our winner. LoQuita, you now have a choice between the AUBURN Prize Pack or the ALABAMA Prize Pack. Let us know which one you prefer and we'll get it in the mail to you asap!

The Alabama Gives Day AUBURN Prize Pack ::


(navy handwoven cotton scarf from Thailand + orange camel bone bangles from India + SOH American Apparel T -shirt)


The Alabama Gives Day ALABAMA Prize Pack ::

 (red handwoven cotton scarf from Thailand + elephant earrings from Thailand + SOH American Apparel T -shirt)

Thanks again for giving!


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