November 21, 2017

From:  LouAnn Dewater
Executive Director
Star of Hope Activity Center, Inc.

******PRESS RELEASE ******

Trust Management Services, LLC has recently awarded Star of Hope, a non-profit organization in Coos County serving adults who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, a grant of $9,987.00.  Star of Hope will use this grant money to purchase recycling containers for redeemable beverage containers. The bins are to be placed at public gathering places such as; beaches, campgrounds, boardwalks and parks and will be serviced by Star of Hope.

Trust Management Services, LLC (TMS) was organized to contract with, assist and better prepare Charitable Organizations to make sound, funding decisions and maximize responsible giving in Oregon.

The project goal is to expand opportunities for individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in Star of Hope services.

Star of Hope embraces and embodies the principle that all people are unique and have skills and talents to contribute to society.  Further, no individual’s dreams or aspirations should be limited by preconceived notions or predetermined pathways.