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Easter Doesn’t Have To Break The Budget

Easter Doesn’t Have To Break The Budget

The Easter Bunny is coming! Easter is such a fun holiday for the kid's, but if you are a single parent, like me, it can bring on some stress and anxiety. Providing your child a great holiday experience on a single income can be stressful, BUT... it doesn't have to be....

Budget Friendly Dinners

Budget Friendly Dinners

Parenting is hard, and expensive. Feeding a family on one income can be difficult, even before prices started going up. With the cost of groceries rising, we thought this week we might share some budget friendly recipes. These dinners should only run about $10 to feed...

Kid’s Eat Free (or Cheap) in Louisville

Kid’s Eat Free (or Cheap) in Louisville

By: Jerusha Caple   Parents are always looking for a deal for our families, so here is a small compilation of local restaurants where kids eat free (or cheap) in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Most are for ages 12 years old and under, while some offer them to...

Volunteers, our Heart and Soul

Volunteers, our Heart and Soul

Volunteers breathe life into a small non-profit. Here at SPARC Hope, we run on a four-person staff, only two of which are full time employees. You may ask how do we keep our pantry up to code, our records up to date, thank our donors, plan events, and everything else...

Rising Utility Bills Got You Down?

Rising Utility Bills Got You Down?

As many of you have noticed, the cost of utilities have increased substantially over the past few months. This can be alarming to those on a fixed budget, such as the single parents in our program. Home owners can use building maintenance to save on utility costs, but...

Sponsor Children’s Halloween Costume

Sponsor Children’s Halloween Costume

Sign-up before October 5, 2020! We are still moving along as if Halloween is still happening because we know there are creative people out there who can still find a safe way to celebrate!   Every year at SPARC Hope we make sure the holidays are covered for our...