As we head towards the holidays, the spirit of giving can’t be ignored. Operation HOPE is joining #GivingTuesday to bring attention to the power each and every one of us has to make a difference in the organizations we support.
In late June, HOPE’s own Sevan Torossian was selected as a Box MVP (Most Valuable Professional) program to continue the efforts carefully laid by Chief Technology Officer Allen Yekikian, who passed away in May this year. He was able to join the program kick-off in San Francisco, an exclusive event at Box headquarters, in San Francisco.
“Box, like Operation HOPE takes relationships seriously,” said Sevan....
Equifax Chairman and CEO Richard F. “Rick” Smith has been appointed to the Operation HOPE National Board of Directors. Smith’s extensive executive experience and commitment to HOPE’s Silver Rights Mission will help affirm the organization’s position as the global leader for financial dignity.
Smith joined Equifax in September 2005 after more than two decades with General Electric Co. With his direction,...
By Eric Clay, National Program Manager, 700 Credit Score Community Initiative
One Sure and Fast Way to Raise Your Credit Score
Having a good credit score in today’s economic environment is very importation as it paves the way for lower interest rates on loans and insurance, renting an apartment and in some cases acquiring employment.
Credit works on the “what have you done for me lately” premise. ...
With September being National Preparedness Month, HCA will partner with organizations in cities across America to provide Disaster Financial Preparedness & Recovery workshops and seminars to help educate small businesses and families prepare for emergencies. Some of the scheduled activities include:
HOPE’s own Debra Collins, executive assistant to Division President Lance Triggs, stepped into HOPE CEO John Hope Bryant’s shoes for a moment on Sunday July 14th, to talk about her recently published memoir, Crossing Over Boundaries to a packed audience at the Glendale Central Library.
HOPE Coalition America (HCA) will join the Bergen County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) and Hurricane Sandy Long Term Recovery Committee (LTRC) to help community members affected by super-storm Sandy during the month of July.
Earlier this June, Congresswoman Barbara Lee visited Operation HOPE World Headquarters to learn more about the financial dignity nonprofit’s empowerment programs, sharing an interest in co-hosting a community empowerment event in Oakland later this year.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin’s discussion around health and wealth issues drew a positive result last Friday, as a full audience participated in the morning forum. Hosted by Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman and CEO, John Hope Bryant, the crowd took advantage of the opportunity to voice their concerns and raised questions around health and money issues.
Washington, D.C. and our nation need strong and effective leadership today more than ever. Congressman Mel Watts seems to fit that description to me. Important to me, one of my key employee’s family was a constituent of the then Congressman in Charlotte, North Carolina, and they uniformly endorse him. I am told that while Congressman, Mr. Watt encouraged the local adoption of our Banking On Our Future, College...
Ivy League graduate and successful actor, Hill Harper Founder Manifest Your Destiny Foundation (MYDF) will honor Operation HOPE as benefactor during the organization’s Roaring 20’s event on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the TCL Chinese Theater in the Graumann Ballroom in Hollywood, California.
“Where others see drug dealers, I see young entrepreneurs trapped in environments of joblessness and decay," said John Bryant.
Two-Day Financial Dignity Summit Focused on Community, Character and Responsible Capitalism
ATLANTA – November 19, 2012 — Leaders from around the globe gathered in Atlanta last week for Operation HOPE’s Global Financial Dignity Summit to discuss financial dignity and literacy issues and find solutions for the economic problems faced by underserved communities around the world. The Summit, which was held...