She met many women living in fear of their abusers, children growing up in broken or violent homes, children living in risky environments and parents lacking the knowledge of how to help them.Gayle knew this was her calling she knew she had to help.
In 1997 Gayle Knight maintained a successful career in title insurance marketing, while also working as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of this new non-profit organization – Helping Others Prepare for Eternity – better known as H.O.P.E. As the organization grew, the board of directors voted and established a dba for the M&M Youth Mentor Program, which was a program of H.O.P.E. Today, H.O.P.E. collaborates with Drug and Alcohol prevention programs, social workers, abuse prevention centers, school districts, and hospitals to provide a comprehensive family support program.