Countdown to Hope

Walk with us as we cast our vision to raise $10 million – to build a 31,400-square-foot facility, as well as develop programming for workforce development, education, and health and wellness.

Hope Center Project Timeline

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2012     City of Dayton approval of OCDC’s master plan for development

2014     Strategic Business Plan for Sustainability developed by Dave Ramey and the                 Strategic Leadership Associates

2016     Campaign Feasibility Study completed by The Hodge Group

2017     Campaign Co-Chairs assigned: Debbie Feldman, CEO, Dayton Children’s                       Hospital and Beverly Shillito, Attorney and Co-Founding Shareholder, Sebaly                 Shillito + Dyer

2017     Financing Modeling completed and fundraising continues

2018     Fundraising completed and construction begins

2019    Construction completed