On Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9am – 3pm, Sarasota Baptist Church will host and meet the needs of 300 prequalified school-age children & pray & share the Gospel with them & their families. Since the first Day 4 Hope, 5 years ago, we have served 750 children and their families and over 230 adults & children have accepted the Lord.

In addition, on this day, professional volunteers will provide medical & dental exams, diabetes screening, eye exams, hearing tests, haircuts & family photos.  Community volunteers will provide resource information, & groceries.

Donations of new jeans, shoes, & socks will be made. Financial donations will fund the cost of backpacks with school supplies & personal care items.  

Children’s activities & games are planned for this day, prayer will be offered
& the Gospel will be shared.


Volunteer Information Meeting, Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 9am in the Auditorium. Come and register as a volunteer, meet your team leader, get your questions answered, purchase a T shirt & so much more.

Required training for all volunteers – 2 dates available. Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium or Saturday, July 29th, 9 am in the Auditorium. All volunteers need to attend one of these meetings to go over the event, final instructions & any changes that may be implemented.

Join in the Prayer Walk scheduled for Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 8:30am & Noon. Meet in the Auditorium
How Can You Help?


Daily Prayer
  • Pray that the holy Spirit will prepare the hearts of all invited guests.
  • Pray that God will bless our campus with the professional and lay volunteers necessary to serve the Hope Kids families.
  • Pray for our Ambassadors & Prayer team so that, as they share the gospel message, the Holy Spirit will speak to the hearts of the families & many will accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
  • Pray that, where possible, families will revisit SBC after experiencing Jesus’ love for them.
Make a Donation
  • Donate new shoes & socks – visit the Kiosk for details on sizes, etc.
  • Join the team making quilts, fleece blankets or crocheted throws for each family. Contact Phyllis Micca at 720 468 3748 or Rose Pelot at 248 217 8092.
  • Make a financial donation. Any donation amount is welcome and fully tax deductible. Checks should be payable to SBC, Attn: Carol Chaplin. Please put “Day 4 Hope” in the memo line of your check.
Click the link below to print the Volunteer Information & Registration Form. Register at the Kiosk, or email your completed form to hopekids@sarasotabaptist.com. The deadline for registration is July 30, 2017