HOPE Corps volunteer partners closed out April's Financial Capability Month with a bang, by educating 315 9th-12th grade students at Lankenau High School in Philadelphia on April 25th, during a financial literacy of service event. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Society and Vanguard spearheaded the initiative, in partnership with volunteers from PNC, Beneficial, Sovereign, Nationwide, Lincoln Financial, and Citibank. High School students had the opportunity to learn about how to develop a sound budget, understand the difference between checking and savings accounts, understand credit, and obtain a clearer understanding of basic investing.
As the school year proceeds into full force, Banking on Our Future (BOOF) Philly has made great strides to reach and teach more youth throughout the (Greater) Philadelphia area. Operation HOPE Philly and the School District of Philadelphia have formerly partnered to provide access for every public school under the School District’s purview, to receive the BOOF financial education curriculum.
The response has been...
With the help of Operation HOPE and West Philadelphia Skills Initiatives, twenty-five soon-to-be-professionals turned blank resumes into manifestos.
With the help from both local and national partners, Operation HOPE extends its financial literacy curriculum throughout summer vacation to reach a variety of students and organizations. Twelve students from Penn State University and Overbrook High School from Philly recently participated in Operation HOPE's Banking On Our Future summer orientation.
Starting or building a business is no small task, but Operation HOPE New Orleans seeks to make the journey easier for entrepreneurs through its Small Business Computer Center. This center features state-of-the-art computer stations with access to internet, printing, copying, binding and facsimile. Each computer station is equipped with high speed internet, a camera for video conferencing, useful small business...
Operation HOPE partnered with NASDAQ last month to host an interactive and engaging career day for 23 seniors from Olney Charter High School in Philadelphia.
Last month, 22 volunteers from LEAF Commercial Capital, a leader in the equipment leasing and finance industry, paired with Operation Hope to promote the importance of financial literacy to the students of Roosevelt Alternative High School in Norristown, PA.
My name is Gretina Aaron and I have been a volunteer with Operation Hope's Banking On Our Future program in Philadelphia for 4 years now. I absolutely love what Operation Hope stands for and the purpose driven message that demonstrate the valuable asset in our children lives.
My name is Carol V. Wertz and I am writing this testimony because I enjoy working with Operation Hope's Banking on Your Future program. I have been a volunteer since 2008 and I have loved teaching all the kids that have come through the program over the years.
Twenty-Six Volunteers from PNC’s Risk Management and Credit Division gave back to the SouthPhiladelphia community by providing vital financial education information more than 250 9th and 12th grade students at Audenried Charter High School. Students learned about the Basics of Banking (andBudgeting), Checking and Savings Accounts, Credit and the Basics of Investing.
LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") a leading Philadelphia-based equipment leasing and finance company, has announced its new partnership with Operation Hope, the global leader for financial dignity. The organization creates opportunities in underserved communities through financial education that in turn fosters economic empowerment. As one of Operation Hope's financial industry partners, LEAF team members including key executives will participate in quarterly school events to teach financial literacy to students in grades 4 through 12.
Dr. Suzette Ajedho, principal of Hope Church Day School in Philadelphia, shares her perspective on the impact that Operation HOPE and the Banking On Our Future curriculum had on her youth in grades 8-12.
Operation HOPE and Change 4 A Dollar have partnered up to make financial literacy fun and accesible to multiple peer groups in Philadelphia.