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Hope Starts Here


Dr. Lisa Chappell

President and Grant Writer

Dr. Joseph Gallegos

Vice President

What We Do

Welcome to Hope for a Better Future Outreach, a non-profit organization passionately committed to uplifting individuals through literacy and fostering academic excellence, financial acumen, and nutrition awareness within our vibrant community. Our array of programs and services is meticulously designed to offer personalized guidance and abundant resources to individuals from all walks of life.

Our comprehensive support encompasses round-the-clock tutoring for K-12 students and adults alike, as well as one-on-one mentorship for learners facing challenges. For those seeking to reclaim their educational journey, we provide unwavering support to help high school dropouts earn their accredited high school diploma.

Furthermore, we conduct workshops and courses that delve into personal finance, equipping our clients with vital insights into credit management, and enabling them to make well-informed decisions on significant investments like homes and automobiles, all while securing low-interest rates.

In addition to our educational and financial empowerment initiatives, we wholeheartedly recognize the pivotal role that nutrition plays in fostering academic success. Therefore, we passionately deliver resources and assistance geared toward promoting healthy eating habits and ensuring access to nutritious sustenance for everyone in our community.

At Hope for a Better Future Outreach, we firmly believe that by imparting education, nurturing financial literacy, and raising awareness about the importance of nutrition, we can empower individuals to unlock their boundless potential. Together, we can illuminate the path to a brighter, more promising future for individuals and their communities. Join us on this remarkable journey toward progress and transformation.

Our business is helping others succeed

At Hope for a Better Future Outreach, our mission is to empower struggling students and dropouts by providing them with an avenue to earn an accredited high school diploma. We believe that education is the cornerstone of self-sufficiency and community development. By equipping individuals with the tools they need to succeed, we contribute to stronger, more resilient communities. Our commitment lies in bridging educational gaps, fostering growth, and creating pathways for success—whether that means pursuing higher education or entering the workforce.

We recognize that education is not merely about textbooks and classrooms—it’s a transformative force that can break down barriers and empower individuals. Our mission extends beyond traditional academic learning; it encompasses financial literacy as a critical component.

We specialize in providing personalized one-on-one support to students facing educational challenges, whether they are struggling learners or high school dropouts. Our goal is to reignite their passion for learning and guide them toward earning their high school diplomas.

But it doesn’t stop there. We firmly believe that education—when combined with financial literacy—becomes a powerful catalyst for change. By equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills to manage their finances, we empower them to escape the cycle of poverty. Financial literacy opens doors to economic independence, responsible decision-making, and long-term stability.

Through our work, we nurture resilient, educated, and self-reliant individuals who contribute to a stronger, more equitable society. Our commitment goes beyond academic achievement; it extends to holistic development. We want each person we serve to chase their dreams, create a better future for themselves, and positively impact their communities.

Together, let’s build a brighter tomorrow—one where education and financial empowerment intersect, creating pathways to success for all.

What We Believe

Our Mission

Our History

Founding Year


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Year 5

Adult Literacy Improvements


Year 10

Over 3000 K12 and Adults Services


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24/7 tutoring

Increased Partnerships

Applying for Grants

Look at what you’ve helped us accomplish

Since 2012, we have assisted over 3000 high school dropouts and adults in obtaining their accredited high school diplomas, resulting in better job opportunities, promotions, and college acceptance. Our efforts have led to significant life changes for these individuals, positively impacting their future prospects.

Additionally, we support K12 students in earning credits and returning to their previous schools to graduate on time, ensuring they have the necessary tools and resources to succeed academically. Through our programs and services, we aim to empower individuals to achieve their full potential and create a brighter future for themselves and their families.

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Key Figures


Rate of growth

Helping Adults ages 16 and up with Adult Literacy that lead to a High School Diploma or GED


Success Rate

95% of clients complete the program with success.

Number of clients

We helped over 3000 people with resources, scholarships, and training.

Total Revenue



by Activity

donations brought in the most revenue this year.

InKind $50,000

Donations $50,000

Total Expenses



by Activity

donations brought in the most revenue this year.

InKind $50,000

Scholarships/tutoring/remediation $49,500 Website/tech/phone/Internet $500

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Our Programs

Dropout Recovery

Adult Literacy

Financial Literacy

Special Education Assistance IEP/504


Helping Struggling Students Stay in School

College and Career Readiness



Workforce Partnerships

School Partnerships



Expanding our horizon

This year we will be applying for grants to help us help more people who what to change their lives.

Notable Projects

Financial Literacy for Students: Invest in Your Future
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Expanding Adult Literacy

Personal Finance and Credit

Expanding Financial Literacy

Notable Projects

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High School Graduation for our Adult Learners June 15, 2024

Work Culture Teamwork

Self Sufficiency

Workforce Entrance or College Enrollment for Our Grads

Commitments for next year

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Applying for Grants

Our goal is to secure Grants to ensure the success of our adult literacy initiatives.

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Creating an online Financial Literacy Program

Partner with banks to help clients understand and build their financial literacy to create a sustainable budget.

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Our goal is to develop long-lasting partnerships with more public schools, colleges, and drop out recovery programs.

Donate and change a life

Donate online Monthly

Donate books or one time online

Partner with HFBF Outreach

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Contact Information

1400 W Mayfield Road, Bldg 350

Arlington, TX 76015

Telephone: (817) 472-9889

Mobile: (817) 219-5100


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