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Community prepares for Hope Fest 2017

Posted at 11:31 AM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-28 12:51:57-04

For 24 years, Hope Fest has devoted its energy to passionately serving the hungry, needy and under-represented members of our community.

You can help contribute to the future of someone in need through donations and time at the "Pack the Parking Lot" city-wide donation drive happening Friday, October 27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Tucson Convention Center. 

Donate gently used clothing, canned food, hygiene items, bottled water, and stuffed animals. All items collected will be distributed at Hope Fest.

The 25th Annual Hope Fest is happening this Saturday, October 28 at Tucson Convention Center. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Hope Fest is a citywide event that provides free groceries, clothing, medical, haircuts, hygiene items and helping services to the neediest, underserved and marginalized populations. 

Hope Fest has operated in Tucson for 24 years and last year served 12,000 needy Tucsonans. Hope Fest provides over $1.5 million dollars of goods and services during their one-day event.


The following services are free of charge and are on a first-come, first served basis:

  • Medical
  • Groceries
  • Clothing
  • Haircuts
  • Diapers
  • Personal care items
  • Many other services and programs to connect with for ongoing care

For more information on  Hope Fest and Pack the Parking Lot, click here.