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Tara Dennis, Portfolio Manager for Youth Empowerment Initiatives – Atlanta Market Banking on Our Future (BOOF) and HOPE Business In A Box (HBIAB)
From coast to coast, more than 45 million readers both young and old geared up for the nation’s largest reading celebration – the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day held on Monday, March 3, 2014 and Operation...
By Walter Jackson, Vice President, HOPE Inside Ebenezer
HOPE Inside Ebenezer assisted many local Atlanta families who are facing foreclosure or need mortgage assistance Thursday Jan. 23, 2014 through the HomeSafe Georgia Program. The event sponsored by Rep. David Scott (District 13) and SunTrust Bank with Gretchen Corbin, the Georgia Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner and Jenner Wood, President &...
By: Donna Lynn Burton, Vice President, HOPE Financial Dignity Center NY
Operation HOPE NY, SAGE and OATS joined forces to teach computer literacy at the Harlem HOPE Center. SAGE is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. OATS engages, trains and supports older adults in using technology to improve...
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....
A special thank you this month to HOPE Mid-Atlantic Board Chair Mr. Lionel Savage and First American Financial Corporation. They recently donated $16,500 to the FILE program, ensuring roles for future Fellows through 2013.
I stretched my arm out to deliver a firm handshake, and gave a chipper "Good Morning," to the manager of the Petro Gas Station on a beautiful Thursday morning. That is where my journey began.
"My name is Ongelique Sherman and I am here on behalf of Operation HOPE. I was wondering if you received our flyer in the mail?"
By Erik Rushing, Vice President, HOPE Financial Dignity Center DC
Operation HOPE Financial Dignity Center in Washington DC would like to thank one of our partners, Hermond Palmer of Industrial Bank, for sponsoring on GoGoRadio.com’s Money Matters Mondays segment.
The show discusses matters that impact our community financially. The show is hosted by Cedric Lewis, an OHDC Community Lender. He featured Real Estate...
HOPE Financial Dignity Center New York, located in Harlem, celebrated the graduation of 19 participants in a home buyer education event last week.
With the help of Chase Bank, this graduation on Thursday was the second in our series. Chase partnered with Operation HOPE to host the event. Our leaders in the HOPE Center New York, Vice President, Donna Burton, and Community Lending Consultant, Sammy Saunders were proud...
Bank of America continues to lend their experience, expertise and passion to ensuring that youth are well versed in topics concerning financial literacy.
The entire 8th grade class at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School in Temple Hills, MD participated in a Financial Literacy Day hosted by Banking on Our Future (BOOF) –Washington DC.
Last week, the Bay Area and particularly Oakland, lost a true champion. David Glover, community icon and executive director of OCCUR for more than 25 years, passed away from Prostate cancer.
There are many different reasons why people volunteer. First and foremost, volunteering provides the satisfaction of offering a helping hand, but there are many other benefits of volunteering.