Past Events
2013  6th Annual C & R Crawfish Cook Off
.....and fun was had by all


Thank you to all that participated, attended and worked so very made this event possible and such a success!
A variety of vendors were there to educate, inform and entertain the parent's and children in preparation for the upcoming school year.
Say Ahhhhhh....... your teeth look good!
2013 Annual Children's Health Fair was a HUGE Success!
Book Bags full of school supplies were given to all boys and girls
Approximately 500 came braving the inclement weather
The Lions Club checked the children's vision
2ND Annual OysterFest Oyster Cookoff
Upcoming Events
Hope Haven’s biggest event of the year is just around the corner! The “Battle for the Paddle” will pit cooking teams from across the gulf coast to see who the best crawfish cook truly is! The four person teams will compete for trophies and bragging rights and the illustrious “Engraved Paddle.”  
This year’s event will be held at the tree shaded Our Lady of the Gulf Crab Fest grounds on South Beach Blvd. next to the Church. There will be fun for all including:
A  Kids Zone with bounce houses,face painting, and games.
Over 20 individual cooking teams to sample their methods of cooking crawfish and sides.
A live auction for special packages including a casino package, sports, and many more.
Two Live Bands for your listening pleasure. The Ross Grisham Band and Rochelle Harper Band!
A sanctioned 5K Run in the morning to get the blood flowing!
A Corn Hole tournament with prizes.
Local Vendors who will offer beautiful handmade items to purchase.
With plenty of parking and free admission to the grounds this is an event you cannot miss. Crawfish baskets from each team are only $1.00 each. For those who don’t care for crawfish there will be hamburgers and hotdogs, chips, popcorn, and snowballs…all at reasonable prices. WE WILL ALSO HAVE SOFT DRINKS AND THE COLDEST BEER IN TOWN for you to purchase. 
EVERY CENT OF THE FUNDS RAISED WILL BE USED BY HOPE HAVEN TO PROVIDE DIRECT SERVICES TO LOCAL CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN CRISIS.  

IF YOU THINK YOU CAN COOK CRAWFISH AND IF YOU CARE ABOUT OUR CHILDREN CONTACT US ON FACEBOOK, VIA E-MAIL AT HOPEHAVEN@BELLSOUTH.NET OR MSG US ON FACEBOOK TO SIGN UP YOUR TEAM. TEAM ENTRY FEE IS $150 AND WE SUPPLY THE CRAWFISH. IF YOU ARE A LOCAL VENDOR CONTACT US AS WE HAVE VERY LIMITED VENDOR SPACES LEFT.  

EASTER HELP NEEDED
Easter is just around the corner. We are working with the Hancock County Youth Court and the Hancock County Sherriff’s Office to provide Easter Baskets for the 400 plus children in care in our County. We are seeking commercial Easter baskets or ready-made ones and/or the items to fill Easter Baskets for us to provide these baskets to the children. WE ASK THAT SOFT CHOCOLATE TYPE CANDY ITEMS NOT BE INCLUDED AS THEY DO NOT DO WELL IN THE HEAT. WE NEED ALL THE DONATIONS IN BY 31 MARCH. Call us at 228 466 6395 or e mail us at hopehaven@bellsouth.net

WALK FOR FAITH
8:00 AM April 19 2014
Ocean Springs
Yacht Club
​To benefit Hope Haven
Walk on Ocean Springs bridge. Call Victory Christan Center 228 875 3131 for more Info. You Can sponsor this walk and get your business name on the event T-Shirt or sponsor a team or walker. The walk starts at 8:00am sharp. Individuals can walk and donate any amount. The proceeds will benefit Hope Haven Programs. walkoffaith@vicconline.com
If you are donating/sponsoring the event or if you wish to enter print out these forms, fill them out and send them to the Hope Haven mailing address found on our Fast Facts page.