About Us

Who we are

Story Statement

Lamp of Hope Ministries

Lamp of Hope Ministries was born from a profound desire to embody Christian principles of love, compassion, and service to others. Established in the heart of Sanford, Florida, USA, our organization has expanded its outreach to extend a helping hand to underserved communities in countries like Honduras and the Dominican Republic.

Through our diverse range of services, including light cleaning and laundry, transportation and errands, and daily activities at home, we strive to uplift families and individuals facing challenging circumstances. Our dedication to integrity, compassion, accountability, and client commitment is the cornerstone of our work.

Lamp of Hope Ministries envisions a world where no one is left hungry, where education is accessible to all, and where people feel safe and cared for. We walk in the footsteps of Jesus, recognizing that true transformation occurs not just through material assistance but through genuine love and support.

Our values of solidarity, credibility, commitment, and transparency guide our every endeavor. We stand in solidarity with those in need, providing holistic support that addresses both physical and spiritual needs. Our credibility within the Church, local communities, private companies, and civil society allows us to forge meaningful partnerships and extend our reach.

Committed to the teachings of the gospel, we proclaim the Word of Jesus Christ as we strive to make a positive difference in the lives of others. We value transparency in managing the funds raised and contributions received, ensuring that every resource is channeled towards the betterment of the lives we touch.

At Lamp of Hope Ministries, we are driven by an unwavering dedication to serving others, and we continue to pursue our vision of a world filled with hope, love, and compassion for all.

Mission Statement

Lamp of Hope Ministries is a Christian, non-governmental, and non-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate assistance to families and communities in need, without regard to religion, race, ethnic group, or gender. Our mission is to follow the example of Jesus, serving the homeless and transforming lives through various services and initiatives.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to make a meaningful impact on the lives of the most vulnerable by addressing their fundamental needs, including food, education, and security. Lamp of Hope Ministries aims to enhance the quality of life for those in need, fostering a brighter and more hopeful future for the communities we serve.

Our Values


We stand in solidarity with the marginalized, offering love and support in all aspects, including physical and spiritual nourishment, shelter, and more. We aim to foster a sense of belonging and care within the communities we serve.


We hold ourselves accountable to maintain the highest standards of integrity and credibility in all our endeavors. From our relationships with the Church, members of the community, private companies, and civil society, we aim to build trust and uphold our reputation.


Our dedication to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ and his teachings is unwavering. We are committed to sharing the message of hope, faith, and love, as exemplified by Jesus, in every action we take.


We embrace complete transparency in managing the funds raised and contributions received. By ensuring that resources are allocated efficiently and responsibly, we demonstrate our commitment to the trust placed in us by our donors and supporters.

Help is our goal

Our Main Support Actions

Over our 15-year existence in Seminole County, our organization, Lamp of Hope Ministries, has been actively engaged in providing critical support to those in need. Here are the key initiatives that define our commitment to making a positive impact:

Food for those in need

Food Pantry Agency

As a recognized Food Pantry Agency affiliated with the food bank, we have been steadfastly distributing food to over 260 families every Thursday for more than 14 years. Our dedication to alleviating hunger has earned us the prestigious honor of being named the 2021 Seminole County Agency of the Year and in 2022 we distributed 549,998 meals to families in central Florida to fight the hunger in the community.

Support for those in need

Help in Unfortunate or Street Situations

In times of financial distress and unfortunate circumstances, we extend a helping hand to individuals and families facing hardships. Our support includes financial assistance, food aid, job opportunities, help with housing rent or medical bills, clothing, furniture, and more. We also remain committed to continuously delivering essential supplies such as food, medicine, and clothing to those experiencing homelessness.

Help beyond our borders

Honduras and Dominican Republic

Beyond our local efforts, we extend humanitarian aid to regions affected by natural disasters and emergencies in Honduras and the Dominican Republic. Our outreach efforts include food delivery, medical assistance, and the construction of homes for the homeless.

In Honduras, we operate a dining room that provides daily meals to more than 100 children daily, while also distributing food to families on a weekly basis. Additionally, we send clothing, shoes, and coats to those in dire need, and support asylums and orphanages in their noble endeavors.

Moreover, we contribute to the betterment of education by providing financial transportation for children to remote schools and delivering essential school supplies, among other educational support activities.

Through our unwavering dedication to these support actions, Lamp of Hope Ministries continues to shine a beacon of hope and compassion, making a meaningful difference in the lives of countless individuals and communities both locally and internationally.

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