Operation HOPE And Bank Of The West Team Up For Small Business Empowerment “Fast Pitch” Challenge For Entrepreneurs

Operation HOPE And Bank Of The West Team Up For Small Business Empowerment “Fast Pitch” Challenge For Entrepreneurs

Bank of the West has been a dedicated partner of Operation HOPE for more than 10 years, helping to advance Operation HOPE’s mission of financial education and economic empowerment in underserved communities.

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Operation HOPE Gives Eddie J. White K-8 Academy A Ticket To Ride To Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Operation HOPE Gives Eddie J. White K-8 Academy A Ticket To Ride To Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group just doesn’t quit! As we approach the end of another busy school year, we hosted our largest group of 4th grade students from Eddie J White K-8 Academy for the Ticket To Ride field trip initiative. 125 students and chaperons had the privilege of experiencing a guided tour of the Martin Luther King National Historic Site.

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HOPE Inside Orlando Walks Clients Through The Stages Of Buying A Home

HOPE Inside Orlando Walks Clients Through The Stages Of Buying A Home

I am extremely proud of my recent client, Ms. Tangela Cartwright! We see a variety of clients, all at different stages in the home-buying process. Some clients need significantly more time and resources than others to achieve their financial goals. This is a reality that HOPE Financial Coaches mitigate on a daily basis. In my counseling experience, I’ve learned that while a client’s progression towards their goals is affected by the magnitude of credit and income obstacles they face, it is equally affected by their attitude, and approach towards their goal of home ownership.

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Youth Empowerment Group Kicks Off Money Smart Week In Atlanta

Youth Empowerment Group Kicks Off Money Smart Week In Atlanta

April 22nd. The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group had the pleasure of participating in the College and Career Expo at Meadowcreek High School on April 22nd! We have been focused on expanding and growing our relationships with students and resources outside of the Atlanta perimeter. We were more than happy to serve the students of Gwinnett County Schools at this event, which featured over 45 businesses representing their brands to approximately 500 juniors and seniors! The highlight of today was connecting with former Banking On Our Future and HOPE Business In A Box scholars.

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Small Business Administration Shares Best Practices With HOPE Inside Birmingham’s Entrepreneur Training Program

Small Business Administration Shares Best Practices With HOPE Inside Birmingham’s Entrepreneur Training Program

Roderick Perkins of SBA joined HOPE Inside Birmingham’s 12 Week Entrepreneurial Training Program class to discuss accessing capital and small business lending programs. Mr. Perkins stressed the importance of having a plan and utilizing the resources provided by Operation HOPE’s Small Business Empowerment Initiative, especially the credit counseling.

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Youth Empowerment Group Gives HOPE To Students At STEM Wars Event In Atlanta

Youth Empowerment Group Gives HOPE To Students At STEM Wars Event In Atlanta

The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group had an amazing afternoon today at the Stem Wars event in Atlanta, Georgia! This event featured over 100 businesses and 1,000 students in attendance, and the main goal of this event was to encourage innovation and technology. Many STEM students have entrepreneurial spirits, as they often have to think of ways to market and brand their innovations, such as smartphone applications. Thus, many students were eager to hear about the opportunities offered to graduates of our HOPE Business In A Box Academies.

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Operation HOPE Celebrates Financial Capability Month With Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

Operation HOPE Celebrates Financial Capability Month With Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams

On March 30, 2016, members of the Brooklyn community gathered with the Borough President, Eric Adams, for a Financial Capability Month kick-off event. At the press conference, BP Adams solidified his support for reducing the debt of Brooklynites by 4% in 4 years with his “4 in 4” program. Executive Vice President of Operation HOPE, Mary Haggerty Ehrsam, was also on hand for remarks. She emphasized Operation HOPE’s mission of financial dignity for all and participation in events across Brooklyn.

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Operation HOPE Receives A Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Operation HOPE Receives A Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Operation HOPE, Inc. has received its second, consecutive 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency by the prestigious nonprofit evaluator, Charity Navigator. A 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating for a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization is just about the highest compliment an organization can receive for its fiscal, organizational and programmatic leadership, and management.

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Operation HOPE Attends La Feria De Los Ninos (Youth Day) In Los Angeles

Operation HOPE Attends La Feria De Los Ninos (Youth Day) In Los Angeles

On Saturday, April 16th, the Los Angeles Youth and Adult Empowerment staff came together again to help the families that attended the annual event, La Feria de Los Ninos (Kids’ Day). This is the 3rd consecutive year Operation HOPE has participated in the event, to spread HOPE and educate youth and adults on the language of money.

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Stories Of HOPE: HOPE Corps Volunteer Samantha Greer Shares Her Experience

Stories Of HOPE: HOPE Corps Volunteer Samantha Greer Shares Her Experience

Getting the youth to do anything that is remotely related to education on a Saturday can be quite the challenge, but the Theta Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Culver City, CA of the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority was able to bring together a group of youths to the University of Southern California for its Wee Savers Program. There, they invited Operation HOPE and Ms. Samantha Greer, one of our HOPE Corps volunteers, to teach and empower these young girls with our Banking On Our Future curriculum.

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