Dwelling House of Hope Events

Family Hygiene Day 2021

June 2021

Dwelling House of Hope held its first Family Hygiene Day. We gave out 250 bags of personal hygiene products (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, razors, etc.) in addition to our usual food distribution. Congresswoman Lori Trahan, Representative Thomas Golden, Lowell Mayor John Leahy and Lowell Councilor Sokhary spoke to clients encouraging everyone to get the COVID-19 vaccine.


From Left- Representative Thomas Golden, Congresswoman Lori Trahan, Founder/Executive Director of Dwelling House Of Hope Levenia Furusa, Mayor Of Lowell John Leahy, Councilor Sokhary and Mayor of the Day at our Family Hygiene Day


Congresswoman Lori Trahan encourage people at DHH pantry to be vaccinated


Councilor Sokhary at DHH pantry looking at food boxes to be distributed


Councilor Sokhary addressing the community

Mother's Appreciation Day 2021

May 2021

Every year Dwelling House of Hope makes a special effort to honor mothers on Mother's Day. This past year has been especially hard for mothers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Who would know that life could change so quickly? All the plans we had were all shattered. Mothers had to adjust their schedules, working from home, losing their jobs, remote schooling their children, isolation from support networks, and loss of socializing with friends, family, and loved ones.

This year we were joined by State Senator Ed Kennedy and State Representative Vanna Howard in our efforts to lift Mothers’ sprits and let them know that they are not forgotten.


Thanksgiving 2020

November 21, 2020

This year we distributed boxes of food for Thanksgiving to 470 families, many of them were delivered to people's homes with the help of our partner organizations.

Boxes being prepared for Thanksgiving. More stuff was added on Saturday, including vegetables, bread, pastries, meat and turkey. The clients were also given a $50 Market Basket gift card by the United Way.

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Lowell Community Health Center Staff Picking up food for their housebound clients


Senator Ed Kennedy helping to hand some Thanksgiving boxes full of goodies. Levenia, the executive director, is distributing $50 Market Basket gift cards donated by the United Way.


Mother's Appreciation Day 2020

May 2020

We continued to honor mothers on mother's day, even in the midst of the COVID-19 health emergency. We delivered gifts, cakes, roses and boxes of food to those hardest hit by the health emergency.


Thanksgiving Food Distriubtion

November 23, 2019

This November Dwelling House of Hope teamed with the United Way to distribute Thanksgiving meals to those in need. In addition to our usual food distribution, clients received fixing for Thanksgiving and a gift certificate to purchase a Turkey or other food to complete their meal. We served over 200 Clients this day!

LTC News Short - Dwelling House of Hope

On this LTC News short, we see how Dwelling House of Hope, Inc. gave back to the community for Thanksgiving.

Posted by LTC Lowell on Wednesday, 4 December 2019
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Back-to-School Backpacks

September 2019

In collaboration with The Wish Project, we provide school-age children with free backpacks filled with school supplies.


Appreciating mothers on Mothers’ Day

May 2019

Appreciating mothers on Mothers’ Day

May 2018



Queuing for Mother's Day gift boxes.

Appreciating mothers on Mothers’ Day

May 2017

Levenia assisting one of the mothers to carry her food outside on Mother's Day 2017.

Birthday Celebration

Celebrating a Birthday for an 87 year old lady who has been benefiting from the Pantry.

IMG_1702The team of DHH had a cake and they sang Happy Birthday songs.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

April 15, 2016

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