Operation HOPE’s Ryan Mack Helps Howard University Students Know Their Worth

Ryan Mack, the Mid-Atlantic Market President for Operation HOPE, lead two international fraternities, Delta Sigma Pi and Iota Rho Chapters, who came together with a common purpose on April 13th – to teach Howard University students about financial literacy. This program, “Know Your Worth: College Student Edition” catered to the entire Howard student body, highlighting the wealth disparities between different...

Operation HOPE Celebrates Global Money Week

This month, to celebrate Global Money Week (GMW), Operation HOPE provided Banking on Our Future sessions for 3rd grade students at Brown, 5th graders at Pine Ridge Elementary, Stone Mountain, GA and for the kids at John Marshall Elementary and Lamberton Middle School in Philadelphia, PA. Some 3 million children and youth participants from more than 100 countries and 490 participating organizations joined in the activities March 9 -14, 2015.

HOPE Inside Popular Community Bank, Brooklyn

The Grand Opening of the new HOPE Inside in Brooklyn continues with more news about the successful event. An impressive group showed up to take part in the activities.

Operation HOPE Joins Moneywise at Glide Memorial Church

Glide to host Moneywise Empowerment Tour Operation HOPE’s Tyrone Cosey, market president for the Northwestern Region, will moderate a panel focused on credit for the Moneywise Empowerment Tour at the historic GLIDE Memorial Church in San Francisco on February 28.  The program is sponsored by the Bank of the West and will present the national community outreach program of Moneywise with Kelvin Boston, a public...

Advice on Community Outreach: Have a Heart, Get Local Partners

    By Dean Anason FEB 23, 2015 VIPs pump up registration totals and draw TV cameras, but veteran conference-goers know that the real finds are among the low-profile, hands-on practitioners who often speak late in the afternoon when most everyone else has left to preen for the cocktail hour. So, apologies to Bill Clinton, Andrew Young, Richard Cordray and the other notables at the Hope Global Forum on...

HOPE Founder’s visit brings inspiration to Birmingham

John Hope Bryant’s visit to Birmingham was very inspirational. His passion for eradicating poverty is clearly evident and sets the foundation for my daily work.  When he spoke to Alabama Board members, educators from the local school system, and executives from Wells Fargo, and community leaders at the AG Gaston Conference, John Hope Bryant made sure that he encouraged action.  To inspire others and get them...

Join Operation HOPE and Popular Community Bank to Celebrate Grand Opening of New “HOPE Inside”

On Thursday, February 19, 2014, Operation HOPE and Popular Community Bank will come together to celebrate the opening of the third HOPE Inside program located at the Popular Community Bank branch on 539 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NY.

Bank of the West Presents $800,000 Check to Operation HOPE for Mission to Empower Students and Adults

Operation HOPE Founder John Hope Bryant was presented with an $800,000 check from Bank of the West on Thursday February 12, at a luncheon in San Ramon.

Operation HOPE opens new HOPE Inside location at OneWest Bank in the Northridge Branch

David Gonzalez, HOPE financial counselor and Melina Monroy, regional customer service administrator, started a new chapter in financial empowerment today at the newly outfitted HOPE Inside location at OneWest Bank in Northridge. The new office will deliver Small Business empowerment services and support to budding entrepreneurs and small business owners that want to grow their businesses. HOPE Inside, a program...

Hurricane Sandy Sets the Tone for “Lunch and Learn” Event on January 29, 2015

Survivors learn how to prepare for the next emergency  When survivors were asked what they wished they had known, what possessions they had, or what actions they would have taken before the Hurricane Sandy hit, one of the top five items mentioned was collecting and safely storing important personal documents. In addition, a FEMA survey conducted in 2011 showed that less than 35 percent of America ns reported...

Operation HOPE and Chubb Join to Bring Financial Literacy to Youth in New York

Working through the Bronx Works and Catholic Charities, local Chubb volunteers, trained as HOPE Corps members, provided much needed empowerment skills to many disconnected youth in New York. The training was provided to young adults who are not connect to employment or school and helps them get training and assistance with choosing a path to success. The success session received 1,149 retweets within a 12-day...

SunTrust Support Opens the Doors to More HOPE Inside Locations

  Scott Wilfong CEO and Greater Washington President of SunTrust, Muriel Garr, Vice President and Community Development Manager of SunTrust join Operation HOPE leaders John Hope Bryant Founder and CEO and Ryan Mack Mid-Atlantic President to celebrate the recent $1 million dollar commitment from the bank to support Project 5117 through HOPE Inside locations. HOPE Inside locations are HOPE’s...

HOPE Global Forum Hosts Twitter Chat Live on Wednesday Mornings 9AM (PST)

Join the Twitter Chat Wednesdays mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (PST) as Operation HOPE employees discuss the 2015 HOPE Global Forum. You can Tweet to the hashtag #HGF2015 to ask questions, make comments or make your views on financial empowerment heard. The Chat sessions aim to open a mainstream dialogue where people can play a role in helping formulate some of the topics for the 2015 HOPE Global Forum. The...

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