Children from ages 18 months to 4 years are invited to be part of this twice-weekly program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The nurturing staff provide a safe and stimulating environment for little ones to develop socially, mentally, and spiritually. Hope’s MDO is a consistently well-reviewed and highly-regarded community service that has been in operation for ten years.
Amy Swanks has been a member of Hope since 1972. She taught horse back riding to children for over 25 years. During that time she also, worked in a veterinary office, retail, and as a substitute teacher (mostly with special needs children). In 2008 she started working full time in child care. In 2010 she was hired to open and run the Mother’s Day Out program. But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” Luke 18:16