Ray of Hope was a group home where Billy Russo was sent.
When Carla Russo abandoned her only son, Billy Russo, he was sent to Ray of Hope to be brought up. While there, Russo enjoyed playing stickball and hoops with the other children. When one of the employees, Arthur Walsh, took a liking to Russo, he called him pretty and attempting to sexually assault him. Russo however defended himself, resulting in his arm being broken by Walsh.