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Where "Shhhhh!" isn't allowed!

Family Hope Foundation and Celebration! Cinema present a unique movie experience for individuals with special needs and their families. 

Enjoy a disability-friendly environment where everyone is welcome to be who they are!

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With an audience of your peers, special families can enjoy something fun together that you might not typically be able to do. Brighter lights, lower sound, limited previews and a group of people who understand your child’s disability will make this family outing enjoyable for everyone!

  • 10:30 a.m. showing
  • Regular matinee pricing - Friends of Family Hope Foundation, click here to print a barcode for $2 off the ticket price! 
  • all movies in 2D and Open Caption
  • Seating questions can be directed to the box office

Theatres now participating are:  

  • Celebration! Cinema North in Grand Rapids
  • Celebration! Cinema South in Grand Rapids
  • Celebration! Cinema Crossroads in Portage
  • Celebration! Cinema Lansing
  • Celebration! Cinema Mt. Pleasant
  • Celebration! Cinema Benton Harbor
  • Cinema Carousel in Muskegon

 2018 Movies (Subject to change, always check back before coming!)

  • March 31 - Sherlock Knomes
  • May 5 - Avengers
  • May 26 - Solo:  A Star Wars Story
  • June 23 - Incredibles 2
  • July 21 - Hotel Transylvania 3
  • August 11 - Disney's Christopher Robin
  • October 6 - Smallfoot
  • October 20 Goosebumps

 

Upcoming Events!

TriDelSol

Family Hope Foundation is fortunate to be the charity partner for My Team Triump's TriDelSol race on July 15.  You may access more information on this great event at the links below.

https://www.tridelsol.com/

https://www.facebook.com/TriDelSol/

 

Family Night at Mary Free Bed's YMCA

Come to the YMCA for special evening with Family Hope Foundation.  This event will be held on Friday, July 20, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm!  Join us as we swim, climb the rock wall, walk the track or explore this beautiful, family-centered facility.  The evening starts with refreshments and a brief overview of the YMCA, as well as activities available to you and your family that evening.  This event is FREE for the first 100 guests who sign up!  Stay tuned for sign up information as the date gets closer!!

 

Family Day at the Outdoor Discovery Center

Family Hope Foundation would like to invite you to the Outdoor Discovery Center in Holland, Michigan, for an afternoon of fun for the whole family! The event will be held on Saturday, September 22, from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.  The Outdoor Discovery Center is a nature preserve that gives visitors the opportunity to experience and learn about animals, reptiles, fish, and birds.  Several miles of accessible walking trails make it a wonderful place for the entire family!  This special day which will include:  demonstrations with live animals by a naturalist, discovery of animals and artifacts housed in several locations in the preserve, catch and release fishing, the opportunity to learn about live birds of prey that are native to our area, and the exploration of several miles of trails.  Stay tuned for sign up information we get closer to the date of this event.

 

Special Families Fun Fest

Special Families Fun Fest was a unique event; one that was enjoyed by families, Family Hope Foundation (FHF), and the DeltaPlex Arena.  It is a difficult decision, but FHF is no longer able to host Fun Fest.  We are thankful for the five years we were able to offer this amazing event to our community.  With a small staff, the event has grown too large for our organization to effectively manage.  Family Hope Foundation remains committed to offering meaningful and accommodating family fun events for the special needs community. This is a key piece of our mission and will remain a priority as we move forward.  Thank you for your understanding. 

 

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Testimonials

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 We were absolutely elated to receive your scholarship to help pay for programming for our son, Samuel, who is on the autism spectrum. We have been working with Horizons Developmental Resource Center for a couple of years and have seen wonderful social changes for Samuel. The cost is high, which makes each year of paying for programming a matter of prayer and sacrifice to our family with our spending. It is a relief to have this scholarship to help us pay for Samuel's programming. We are so impressed with the progress Samuel has made with his social skills. Samuel will now communicate his needs and concerns with words instead of crying and having a temper tantrum. We see Samuel work toward completing activities independently instead of needing constant prompts from us. Another wonderful change is that Samuel desires to interact with peers, instead of hiding from them. Again, thank you for helping us to continue to offer the best programming for Samuel!


-The Sorenson Family