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changing lives.

Making a difference.

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together, we can

Imagine a place that stewards optimism and real community by combining after-school programs with a variety of activities for children of all ages.

meet the team

Kenneth McKinney, Sr.

Kenneth serves as the President and Co-Founder of The Hope Center.  His passion is educating and mentoring at-risk youth and families in the community by giving them knowledge, wisdom, and opportunities to grow and learn in an encouraging environment. 

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Stacy Dodd

Stacy has served as a community leader for over 10 years.  He serves as the state representative for Celebrate Recovery and is the Vice President of Operations for Addiction Campuses - Vertava Health in DeSoto County.

our sponsors

Memphis Grizzlies NBA
Memphis Grizzlies NBA

Memphis Hustle
Memphis Hustle

Community Foundation of NW Miss
Community Foundation of NW Miss

Memphis Grizzlies NBA
Memphis Grizzlies NBA


OUR upcoming events

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Monthly Event

We will resume our monthly events in September 2020!

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Special Event

Keep checking here for our next community fundraising opportunity!

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Stay Tuned

Keep checking back for our next community event!


“Thank you to The Hope Center! They taught me that even when people put me down, I have a place to go where people care about me...”