Thursday, September 7
VIP Reception – 5:30 PM
General Admission – 6:30 PM


Taubman Museum of Art
110 Salem Avenue SE
Roanoke, Virginia, 24011

About HopeGrows

HopeGrows is an annual fundraising event to benefit the many programs offered at HopeTree Family Services including Foster Care and Developmental Disabilities Some of those that benefit from this ministry will be in attendance. On Thursday, September 7th at The Taubman Art Museum in Roanoke, a VIP Reception begins at 5:30pm and the seated semi-formal dinner event starts at 6:30pm. National speaker Tori Hope Petersen will speak about her book Fostered and Jenna Zibton from WSLS will MC.  Limited number of tickets available.

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Tori Hope Petersen

Tori Hope Petersen

Keynote Speaker

Tori Hope Petersen is the bestselling author of ‘Fostered’ and a sought out national speaker, inspiring audiences to be resilient, suffer well, and change the world with what they have, right where they are, by loving the people in front of them. Tori is a leading advocate in foster care, and has been featured on Good Morning America, Essence, and many other publications sharing her story about being a former foster youth and overcoming to serve others. Tori has equipped and empowered countless churches, organizations, and people to serve the underserved. She also founded the Beloved Initiative, a nonprofit where in community people learn how to become professional lovers of people.

For questions or more information, please contact:

Lisa Clause
Chief Advancement Officer