The weekend in Ocean City was definitely one to remember. We took full advantage of all the town, beach and boardwalk had to offer. On Friday residents learned the game of bocce, one that Matthew grew up playing with his family. Though no one was able to dethrone the team of Matthew and John, everyone had a good [...]
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Our Manor of Hope residents have worked diligently to design and build a terraced garden at Half Hill Farm. The resulting crops will provide enough fresh produce to feed Manor residents (and then some) for the rest of the year. Thanks to Chef Paul Marshall for his commitment to procuring healthy, local fare for our [...]
On May 7th we spent the day exploring the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The exhibits were thought provoking and educational. We saw an IMAX film about severe weather and enjoyed the virtual reality exhibit that took us to the depths of the ocean. The planetarium provided starry night views like none we’d ever seen, unencumbered [...]
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Brain surgery was not as hard to overcome for this pro Philadelphia Wings lacrosse player as his addiction to prescription opioids.
Residents of Manor of Hope follow a daily regimen that includes hard work, exercise, clinical therapy, NA meetings and proper nutrition. On weekends we provide a variety of activities that interest our residents and expand their experience in the greater community. These are just a few of the activities we've engaged in recently: Phillies baseball at [...]
A parental support group from New Leaf Club joined us last week for a tour of our drug and alcohol rehabilitation support facilities. We met at the Half Hill Farm in Malvern, where our residents work during their first few months with Manor of Hope. We toured the grounds and the circa 1804 barn and parents familiarized [...]
It was all brotherhood and battling as the Manor of Hope crew took to the fields of Skirmish Paintball this weekend. Over a marathon day the team experienced countless moments of victory, defeat and excitement. Often finding themselves outnumbered and outgunned by the Skirmish regulars, we relied on team work and hustle to get the [...]
The weather was perfect on Sunday, so after completing the morning chores and spending a few hours at the gym, Manor of Hope residents went out for some fresh air. We visited a local golf driving range where we spent time hitting golf balls. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience: those residents that had solid golf skills were very helpful in giving [...]