Capital Campaign

Make Room for HOPE

Make Room for HOPE

The Make Room for HOPE Capital Campaign will build a permanent home for Mourning Hope - a special place where thousands of children and families will find their way forward after devastating loss. In addition to housing Mourning Hope, the new facility will provide on-site wellness programs, offering therapeutic support services so families can thrive in the face of adversity.

Since its founding over two decades ago, Mourning Hope has operated from rental facilities. While the demand for grief support services is immense and continually rising, the physical space available for Mourning Hope's programs is vastly inadequate and impractical for optimal program delivery. Together with an amazing group of community leaders we are calling Team Hope, we will secure the future of Mourning Hope as a valued community service, while also expanding access and improving opportunities to connect families with other kinds of therapeutic, community-based support.

By ensuring more children and families will get the caring support they need at the right time, the Make Room for HOPE Capital Campaign will make Lincoln a stronger community for everyone.

The $4 million Make Room for HOPE Capital Campaign launched in September 2018. Construction began following a ground-breaking ceremony on May 16, 2019, and Mourning Hope plans to relocate to the new facility by the summer of 2020.

Media Coverage

May 29, 2019 | Lincoln Journal Star
Scheels Gives $100,000 to Mourning Hope for its New Home

May 16, 2019 | KLKN Channel 8
Mourning Hope Breaks Ground on Permanent Home

May 11, 2019 | Lincoln Journal Star
Mourning Hope to Begin Constructing New Facility

May 1, 2019 | Strictly Business
Mourning Hope to Break Ground on New Grief Support Facility, Lincoln's First

March 25, 2019 | L Magazine
Mourning Hope Capital Campaign Gaining Momentum in Lincoln Community

January 1, 2019 | Strictly Business
Mourning Hope Grief Center Hits Halfway Mark for Capital Campaign Goal

December 1, 2018 | Lincoln Journal Star
Capital Campaign Over Halfway to Goal for Mourning Hope

October 18, 2018 | Lincoln Journal Star
Mourning Hope Gets $1 Million Donation for New Home

September 18, 2018 | Lincoln Journal Star
Projects Will Improve Life, Health in Lincoln

June 6, 2018 | Lincoln Journal Star
Nonprofit Mourning Hope Gets Initial OK for New West Lincoln Facility