House of Hope Rhode Island hosts multiple events and fundraisers throughout the year to help support our ministry to troubled teens and their families. Below is a list of popular events we’ve hosted in the past, with links to their website pages with information, videos, and links to all relevant ministries. Upcoming events can be found in the slideshow of images at the top of our homepage, in the sidebar, and in the navigation menu at the top of our website.

2015 Dinner at the Dunes with Darryl Strawberry


June 12, 2015 – Pastor Darryl Strawberry traveled from Orlando, Florida to The Dunes Club in Narragansett, RI to support the ministry of House of Hope RI. Once famed for his tremendous athletic gifts and a public fight against the ravages of addiction, Darryl now spreads the fame of Jesus Christ all over the country as he shares the story of how God delivered him not only from addiction, but from death to life in Christ. Together with his wife Tracy, the Strawberries run two Christ-centered drug and alcohol treatment and recovery centers for young people caught in the throes of addiction. They’ve also written a book called “The Imperfect Marriage: Help for Those Who Think It’s Over.”


Watch this interview with Darryl Strawberry as he shares how Jesus changed his life:


Click image to see full gallery of photos of guests, speakers, and more from Dinner at the Dunes with Darryl Strawberry:

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Darryl and Tracy Strawberry with the Board of House of Hope RI

Professional Photography courtesy of Rachel Deanna Photography

Hope15 Youth Event at McCoy Stadium with Darryl Strawberry, Emceed by Paris Fisher

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June 11, 2015 – Pawtucket, RI’s McCoy Stadium was this year’s host for “Hope ’15,” our annual music and gospel outreach to the community. Each year, House of Hope RI brings together a roster of talented and generous Christian musicians, artists, and bands for a benefit concert to not only share the good news of Jesus Christ, but also raise awareness and funds for our ministry to troubled teens and their families. This year, we were blessed to have famed baseball legend Darryl Strawberry, now a pastor and evangelist, share his testimony with the crowd. After the concert and Darryl’s testimony, McCoy Stadium presented a check to House of Hope Rhode Island from the sales of tickets for the Hope ’15 event, which included a baseball game that followed. The concert was emceed, organized, and promoted by Paris Fisher, a passionate supporter of House of Hope RI and a divinely gifted musician, artist, and performer with a great burden for this generation.

Watch Paris Fisher in the music video/short film “Born Again” below:


2014 House of Hope Rhode Island Conference with Eric Ludy: “Thirsty!”

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November 7-8, 2014 – Pastor, teacher, and author Eric Ludy traveled from Colorado to Rhode Island once again to benefit the ministry of House of Hope Rhode Island. The audience was challenged and equipped to take the gospel of Jesus Christ into New England with renewed confidence, as Eric proved the trustworthiness and validity of the Bible as God’s Word, inspired by Him and written to reveal the Word of God in Jesus Christ. We were hosted by faithful ministry partner Sacred Exchange Fellowship in East Greenwich, RI. The immensely talented West Kingston Baptist Church worship team, led by Joe Schrader, Jr., led us in worship again this year.

Are you struggling with doubt about the deity of Jesus Christ? Watch “Who Is This Jesus?” from Eric Ludy!


“Dinner at the Dunes” – House of Hope RI Annual Fundraiser Gala

June 6, 2014 – Our annual fundraising gala, “Dinner at the Dunes,” was held at The Dunes Club in Narragansett, Rhode Island. Our guest speaker was Jacqui Strothoff. We held both Silent and Live Auctions, with hors d’Oeuvres and dinner prepared by the stellar Dunes Club culinary staff. For pictures, see our “Dinner at the Dunes” Photo Album on Facebook.

Watch Jacqui Strothoff’s powerful testimony below:


Jennifer Strickland’s “Girl Perfect” Docudrama and Girls’ Night Out

April 8, 2014 – Special guest Miss Rhode Island 2013 Jennifer Marfeo joined us at Entertainment Cinemas in South Kingstown for our second showing of Jennifer Strickland’s “Girl Perfect” docudrama, detailing Jennifer’s years in the modeling industry and her arduous and painful journey to wholeness and healing in Christ. We served complimentary hors d’oeuvres, beverages and other refreshments, and sold jewelry and other gifts to support the ministry of House of Hope Rhode Island.

Watch the trailer for Jennifer Strickland’s “Girl Perfect” docudrama:


Hope ’13: Jonas Woods Benefit Concert for House of Hope Rhode Island

January 4, 2014 – Christian recording artist Jonas Woods and his wife Becky performed an all-ages concert to benefit House of Hope Rhode Island’s ministry  at Sacred Exchange Fellowship in East Greenwich, RI.

Watch Jonas Woods’s Promo Video:


2013 House of Hope Rhode Island Conference with Eric Ludy: “Consecrated for a Purpose”

October 11-12, 2013 – Pastor, teacher, and best-selling author Eric Ludy flew in from Colorado to lead and teach our annual conference at Quidnessett Baptist Church in North Kingstown, RI. Conference sessions were “Who is this Jesus?”, “The Manifold Wonder of Grace,” “Overcoming Sin,” and “Ready and In Position (Prayer).”

Watch Eric Ludy’s short film “The Gospel”:


House of Hope Rhode Island Fundraising Challenge for New England Youth Ministries

November 29, 2013 – For the month of October 16-November 16, 2013, area youth ministries held fundraisers to support the ministry of House of Hope RI, then celebrated at Living Hope Christian Church in North Kingstown, RI with a Pizza Party, Youth Rally and Concert on November 29th. Christian hip-hop artist and filmmaker Paris Fisher was our emcee.

Watch Paris Fisher’s short film “Born Again”:

The non-profit ministry of House of Hope RI receives no government funding, relying on faith, prayer, and the generosity of our donors and event sponsors. Thank-you for supporting this life-changing ministry to teens and families!



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