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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.
At this year's SXSW Live. editor of Fast Company magazine Bob Safian spoke with Princess Reema Bint Bander Al-Saud about her "Mission to Empower Saudi Women." The two discussed Princess Reema's advocacy for women in the workforce and her efforts to set up an academy for workplace training for women and girls.
The Salvation Army has been a place of hope in Atlanta for 125 years, and now they have teamed up with HOPE to bring economic empowerment to the families who participate in their Angel Tree program.
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.
Now through January 22nd, if you sign up with Uber using code HGF2015 you will receive $20 off your first ride and Uber will donate $5 to Operation HOPE!
November 17th kicked off the first week of our newly formed partnership with Lao Family and Alameda County Job Club! Wonda Kidd, our newest counselor, did an amazing job teaching excited job seekers the importance of money management, budgeting and saving for their futures. These job seekers are hopeful that they will be able to put their newly learned skills to good use while looking for a job.
By Heather Thompson,
Operation HOPE celebrated Global Dignity Day on October 15, 2014. Global Dignity Day is celebrated yearly in the
Middle East, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. The Atlanta Hub of the Forum of Global Shapers engaged
approximately 40 Fayette, Cowetta and Clayton County Homeschoolers on the significance of dignity. Global
Shapers are extraordinary individuals between the...
The City of Jersey City launched a comprehensive youth employment program called JC Summer Works this summer. The program is geared to the City's 15 to 21-year old residents and offers a few different opportunities to receive certifications and/or career skills via internship and job placements around the city.
Last week, Operation HOPE partner Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new initiative, Job One that helps the “nearly six million young Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and out of work – a staggering number that strains too many local communities and limits long-term economic growth prospects in the United States.”
We applaud and...
The theme of the 4th July celebration held today at the residence of the US Ambassador to South Africa, Patrick Gaspard, was "New Orleans". It was a wonderful celebration of American History. The HOPE SA Chairperson Cas Coovadia and Country Director, Delores Athiemulam attended the event, alongside government representatives, local celebrities, NGO leaders, business, political party leaders and royalty from neigbouring countries.
In collaboration with First Republic Bank, we brought 25 11th and 12th graders from Wadleigh Secondary School in Harlem to the bank's headquarters in Times Square. From 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., First Republic Bank representatives taught our Banking On Our Future curriculum to the students.
Operation HOPE and Popular Community Bank Celebrate the Launch of HOPE Inside, Bronx
Popular Community Bank, one of the nation’s premier community banks, together with partner Operation HOPE, celebrated the launch of HOPE Inside in the Bronx yesterday. Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene joined local community leaders, entrepreneurs and customers at the Popular Community Bank branch at 752...