Eight Days of Hope

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Eight Days of Hope is a Christian, nonprofit organization that exists to love and serve those in need. Eight Days of Hope serves as the hands and feet of Christ - providing light in the face of darkness, restoration in the face of destruction. We are a national organization that responds to disasters across the country, helping to rebuild homes, communities, and lives.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Eight Days of Hope
PO Box 3208
Tupelo, MS 38803

Website: eightdaysofhope.com

Phone: 662-844-6934

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 753212540

CEO/President: Steve Tybor

Chairman: Steve Tybor

Board size: 7

Founder: Steve Tybor

Ruling year: 2006

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2017


Our commitment to those we serve is to use the resources that God has blessed us with to bring hope and healing.

Our commitment to churches is to partner with the local body of believers to meet the community's spiritual needs.

Our commitment to communities is to work with local businesses and local governments to meet the community's physical needs.

Our commitment to volunteers is to provide them an opportunity to use their skills and talents to glorify God.

Our commitment to donors is to use the resources they give to the fullest potential for the greatest good among those in need.

Mission statement

Eight Days of Hope is a Christian, nonprofit organization that exists to love and serve those in need.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible is the inspired and infallible Word of God and constitutes completed and final revelation.

The Bible, in its original autograph, is without error in whole and part; including theological truths as well as geographical and historical details.

We believe God has existed from all eternity in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Jesus Christ is God, having come in human flesh, being fully God and fully man, except without sin.

We believe all men are in violation of God's righteous requirements and His holy character both by nature and act: and are therefore under His wrath and just condemnation. The central purpose of the coming of Jesus Christ was to pay the penalty for man's sin through His substitutionary death on the cross and subsequent, visible, bodily resurrection.

We believe salvation is offered as a gift: free to the sinner. The gift must be responded to in individual faith, not trusting in any personal works whatsoever, but the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ alone.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Relief and Development

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Overall efficiency rating179 of 111217 of 90
Fund acquisition rating108 of 111412 of 90
Resource allocation rating70 of 11147 of 90
Asset utilization rating806 of 111262 of 90

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,585,519$1,717,494$1,580,106$1,793,258$1,766,829
Short-term investments$1,457,799$440,907$1,047$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$7,318,392$6,886,349$4,900,503$3,343,110$3,531,369
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$3,503,014$3,014,191$2,686,986$2,723,143$2,325,008
Other long-term assets$377,000$30,192$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$3,880,014$3,044,383$2,686,986$2,723,143$2,325,008
Total assets$11,198,406$9,930,732$7,587,489$6,066,253$5,856,377
Payables and accrued expenses$29,951$0$0$0$56,183
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$29,951$0$0$0$56,183
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$14,607$2$6$93
Total long-term liabilities$0$14,607$2$6$93
Total liabilities$29,951$14,607$2$6$56,276
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$9,908,455$8,536,125$6,087,487$4,446,247$4,060,101
With donor restrictions$1,260,000$1,380,000$1,500,000$1,620,000$1,740,000
Net assets$11,168,455$9,916,125$7,587,487$6,066,247$5,800,101
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$11,674,439$7,105,219$3,731,305$2,570,815$6,510,908
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$43,695$41,204$8,536($190,542)$3,359
Other revenue$160,720$148,626$123,652($13,218)($6,653)
Total other revenue$204,415$189,830$132,188($203,760)($3,294)
Total revenue$11,878,854$7,295,049$3,863,493$2,367,055$6,507,614
Program services$10,429,229$4,848,559$2,231,229$2,026,082$3,858,183
Management and general$120,517$73,627$62,351$57,734$95,554
Total expenses$10,626,524$4,966,411$2,342,253$2,100,909$3,969,246
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)$1,252,330$2,328,638$1,521,240$266,146$2,538,368
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,252,330$2,328,638$1,521,240$266,146$2,538,368


Steve Tybor IIIPresident$233,894

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 7/13/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


In 2005, Eight Days of Hope (EDOH) started with a phone call from a father to a son after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. The idea was for a few people to take a trip to the Gulf Coast to rebuild a home or two. What happened was a volunteer effort of 684 people loving and serving 84 families - something only God could do.

It eventually became a movement through which He would touch tens of thousands of people's lives and impact communities forever.

The number eight in the bible means "new beginnings". When we considered the real reason, we were going to the coast, it wasn't necessarily about rebuilding the damaged homes - it was about sharing the hope of our God. And hence, the name "Eight Days of Hope" was born.

Since then, EDOH has gone on 19 rebuilding events. These trips occur months after a disaster and include roofing, carpentry, electrical, painting, and more. EDOH has now rebuilt over 9,300 homes in the aftermath of these disasters, totaling $72 million dollars of work, for free.

In 2014, EDOH started a Rapid Response arm to respond 48-72 hours after a disaster strikes with tasks such as gutting homes and tarping roofs. EDOH has deployed this arm 49 times in the past eight years.

In 2016, EDOH added a Distribution Ministry, feeding ministry, shower ministry, and laundry ministry. The distribution ministry serves as a conduit for large companies to donate products that are no longer being used, which EDOH then allows churches for free to help their communities. The feeding, shower, and laundry ministries often accompany rebuilding and rapid response trips, but the trailers are also available for churches to use when they are not being utilized by EDOH.

In 2018, EDOH put the plans in place to build a National Headquarters in Tupelo, Mississippi. The headquarters opened in May 2019. We also eventually opened a Northeast Satellite in Buffalo, NY, and a Midwest Satellite in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

In the fall of 2019, EDOH launched our newest arm of the ministry: building or remodeling safe houses for survivors of human trafficking. EDOH is currently building our 13th safe house for those rescued from sex trafficking. Our current safe house is a nine-month project, and it involves 12 buildings on a beautiful campus in Ohio. Safe Harbor will be the largest safe house for children who have been rescued in the Northeast. It is a $6.5 million dollar project.

Program accomplishments

To date, we've had over 51,000 volunteers come from across the globe to spread God's joy and serve His people through EDOH. EDOH has donated over $72 million dollars of donated labor.


We couldn't do what we do without you. We wouldn't have witnessed the thousands of smiles of those touched by the hope of Jesus. Or the restoration of homes from the rubble. Or the coming together of communities united by God's love and strength. Your financial support allows us to love and serve those in need.