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Benjamin Stoddert Middle School Financial Literacy Day

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.

Northwestern HOPE Board Member and Community Icon David Glover Passes

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.

Volunteering Works for HOPE

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.

Rainbow after the Storm: Community Based Organizations Shine

Hurricane Sandy devastated New York City and disrupted the lives of millions, including schools and students. But amid all of the destruction, the efforts of community based organizations rose up as examples of healing.

Join Operation HOPE and the Presidential Inaugural Committee for National Day of Service Weekend Celebrations on the National Mall

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 Operation HOPE along with the Presidential Inaugural Committee and the U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service will be observing the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service. HOPE Volunteers from across the country will descend on the nation’s capital to share information on how to help strengthen communities and create and sustain opportunities for all Americans.

Joan Walker, Executive Vice President, Allstate Insurance, Shares Findings from the Allstate-Heartland Monitor Poll

written by, Joan Walker, Executive Vice President,  Allstate Insurance Company Operation Hope leverages the tools of financial literacy to help Americans achieve economic security.  At Allstate, we share your commitment to empowering others to succeed.  That’s why, since 2009, Allstate has been conducting the quarterly Allstate-National Journal Heartland Monitor poll to give working Americans a voice during...

New York HOPE Center and GED Fresh Start Celebrate 3 Years of Partnership

New York HOPE Center and GED Fresh Start have been working together for over three years, educating hundreds of individuals as they work to put their lives on track by obtaining their GED. Ms. Denise Gordon from GED Fresh Start shared the following words of thanks to HOPE Center Vice President, Donna Burton. Hello Donna, First and foremost thank you. GED Fresh Start started at Operation HOPE in December 2009 and...

‘Tickets Fore Charity’ Benefiting Operation HOPE

Operation HOPE is a proud participant of the, TICKETS Fore CHARITY fundraising program which helps raise money for promoting ticket sales to the Northern Trust Open, which will be held from February 12 to 17, 2013. All the money raised by the program goes directly to charity. Follow this link and a portion of  your ticket sales will directly support Operation HOPE. Operation HOPE will receive 80...

Bank of America Volunteers Take Over HOPE Mid-Atlantic Banking on Our Future for A Day of Service

On Wednesday, November 14th 2012, HOPE Corps Volunteers from the HOPE Mid Atlantic Regions of Bank of America brought financial literacy education to two schools simultaneously. Fifty-four HOPE Corps Volunteers taught grades 3 through 6 at Apple Grove Elementary in Fort Washington, MD and Moravia Park Elementary in Baltimore, MD.  Students at both schools were excited to learn the fundamentals of money, budgeting,...

Congratulations to Banking on Our Future Award Winners!

Congratulations to the Banking on Our Future award recipients at last week’s 20th Anniversary event that was hosted by Microsoft, in Washington DC. Industrial Bank received the BOOF Volunteer Partner Award.  Iris Wilson (DC Public Schools) received the Educator Award. The Office of DC Cable Television received the Media Award.  The event was in honor of all HOPE Corps volunteers and advocates. It was...

Banking on Our Future College Edition hits Baruch College

College - a period of time when old responsibilities (like cleaning your room or coming home before curfew) disappear and new responsibilities (like managing your finances) emerge. For many incoming freshman, however, financial management doesn't come easy.

The HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit Presents: The Future of Global Jobs – The Local Atlanta Economic Miracle

To kick off the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit (November 14th – 15th), Operation HOPE, along with The White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness will host “An Official Listening and Action Field Session” focused on the global economy and the future of jobs.  Headlining this important session will be co-chairs White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness Executive Director Don Graves, Gallup...

Bay Area Fall 2012 Entrepreneur Workshop

While the Space Shuttle Endeavour few over Northern California skies, a new group of Entrepreneur Training Cohorts geared up for ‘mission Micro-Launch’, the fall session of the twelve-week business start-up series at the Oakland HOPE’s Financial Dignity Center that is being sponsored courtesy of US Bank. Eighteen individuals were welcomed into the class with a variety of new businesses expected to launch,...

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