Welcome to our new Friday feature- Stories of HOPE! We will be focusing on testimonials from clients to hear about the different ways that HOPE has helped them. Today, we hear from three clients about their experiences receiving home foreclosure assistance from Sammy Saunders, Community Lending Consultant, HOPE Financial Dignity Center New York.
HOPE Center New York celebrated the 8th Commencement ceremony of the Entrepreneurial Training Program by graduating eighteen business owners.
Through the efforts of Mortgage Loan Consultant Sammy Saunders, on Thursday, April 4, 2013, CHASE and Operation HOPE presented the inaugural series of the Freddie Mac "CreditSmart' Program to the community at HOPE Financial Dignity Center New York.
On Friday, February 1, 2013, HOPE Financial Dignity Center New York and Carver Federal Savings Bank recently began a journey to provide credit counseling to Carver’s clientele at Carver’s branches offices.
I’m a former client at your company Operation HOPE. I want to take this time to send you a note, which is over due to tell you how pleased I am with your organization. So often companies only hear from clients whom may have encountered bad or negative experience, I want to share with you my experience.
We received these kind words for HOPE Financial Dignity Center New York Vice President Donna Burton.
On Thursday, December 13, I had the pleasure of attending a meeting of the HAPPI Program, an outreach program for young adults preparing to go to college. There were 20 organizations in attendance to inform the students about different professional fields so that the students could make choices about what they would like to study in college.
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.
Starting a business in the current economy can seem like an unachievable dream. But Leroy Jackson has already shown that he can beat the odds. Now, with the help of Operation HOPE's Small Business Empowerment Program and the new Kiva Zip program, Leroy is turning his dreams into action and raising funds to start his own accounting and tax preparation business, The Jackson Group, LLC.
The Harlem Financial Dignity Center had the pleasure of receiving a Christmas Tree from the group Hugs for Harlem, an organization that provides positive and uplifting activities for youth in the Harlem area.
Mike Green, the founder and CEO of Hugs for Harlem, is a frequent regular of the HOPE Financial Dignity Center New York Cyber Café as well as our computer classes. During his time spent at the HOPE...
HOPE Financial Dignity Center New Orleans held a graduation ceremony for eight graduates of the Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP).
The twelve ETP evening classes were in conjunction with the Jefferson Parish Library located on the West Bank in Gretna, Louisiana. The graduates worked on business plans for their entrepreneurial efforts over the twelve weeks.
Eight persons completed the twelve week program and a...
The HOPE Financial Dignity Center New York (HOPE Center New York) reached recored attendance on Saturday, December 15, 2012. with an attendance of 26.
The Home Buyer workshop was taught by HOPE Center New York, Community Lending Consultant, Sammy Saunders. The participants were so excited about learning about the process of buying a home and the energy in the room was electrifying.
Many questions were asked...
A few months ago the HOPE Financial Dignity Center, New York (HOPE Center New York) implemented the Small Business Incubator (SBI), after conducting an assessment with input from local business owners in the Harlem community and the obstacles facing them as they work to grow their businesses.
The HOPE Center New York team responded to the needs of local business owners by creating the HOPE SBI program with is...