Can you shoot 1,000 free throws to represent the thousands of children orphaned by AIDS every day? How about 2,057 to represent the number of children orphaned during a normal school day? Does your team have what it takes to shoot 6,000 free throws, one for every child orphaned on an average day?

Or how about setting your own personal goal?  Every shot you take will represent a child orphaned by HIV/AIDS.  You determine how many you want to shoot.  There is not a required number of shots you must take in order to participate. And you definitely don't have to make them all.  Just Take your Best Shot!!  

If you are up for a challenge and some fun, sign up to do Hoops of Hope today!

Here's how it works:

  1. Find a location to join.
  2. Sign up to join the event by clicking the register button at the top of this page.
  3. Select how long your marathon will be.
    • Entry Challenge: 500 Free Throws
    • Individual Challenge: 1000 Free Throws
    • Team Challenge: 6000 Free Throws
    • Your own personal goal: You determine the number of free throws
  4. Create your fundraising page and send it to friends and family for support. Click here .
  5. Verify location, date and time with event contact listed below then show up to do your shoot-a-thon.

If you would like to host your own Hoops of Hope event, please visit our How to Host an Event page.

"Our Hoops of Hope event was so much fun! We don't have a final tally yet, but so far we've raised over $550 for these children.  We had a great time together and hope to repeat this event again next year". - Janine, Rockford, IL


Cedar Rapids
The Church on Northland-1st Baptist Church-Church of the Bretheren
Friday, March 29, 2013
Contact: Wendy Morton at wmorton@prairiepride.org


Whitney M Young Magnet High School
Tuessday, November 26, 2013
Contact: Cory Irvin at cacarter@cps.edu

Flanagan-Cornell High School
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Contact: Kassin Phinney at shaquitaisonfire@gmail.com

Germann Valley
Silver Creek Reformed Church SWIFT Youth Group
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Contact: Carolyn Sluiter at llslu@aol.com

First United Methodist Church
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Contact: John Coleman at jcole28@uis.edu

Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Friday, February 15, 2013
Contact: Cheryl Blum at blumdesign@ameritech.net


First Southern Baptist
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Contact: Daymond Reynolds Jr. at dreynolds@salemschools.com


Halstead High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Contact: Joshua Johnson at jtjohnson@usd440.com


Kansas City
Gloria Dei Lutheran
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Contact: Missy Adams at coconut-telegraph@kc.rr.com




Bryan Nazarene
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Contact: Karrie Patten at karriepatten@hotmail.com

First Church of the Nazarene Upward Program
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Contact: Sandra Plantz at gl_splantz@seovec.org

Grace United Methodist Church
Monday, July 8, 2013
Contact: Gwen McGuire at mgmcg1@wildblue.net

Body of Christ Church
Saturday-Sunday, March 2-3, 2013
Contact: Mike Currier at mikecurrier46@yahoo.com

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