Nearly two dozen Memorandums of Understanding will help Project 5117 reach goal to empower over 5 million youth and adults signed during the second annual two-day conference in Atlanta
LOS ANGELES – November 20, 2013 – Operation HOPE (HOPE), the leading global financial dignity nonprofit, today announced that more than 200 commitments were made at the recent HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit (Summit) in Atlanta on November 13-14. These commitments will help to support and bolster Project 5117, HOPE’s goal to bring financial inclusion and dignity to underserved communities.
The commitments include:
- Gallup-HOPE Index
- American Red Cross
- SunTrust Banks
- Small Business Administration (MOU)
- Union Bank
- US Black Chamber of Commerce
- Casey Family Programs
- Theo Ratliff Foundation
- Republic of Rwanda- Global Dignity Country Chair MOU Alliance
- National Center for Civil & Human Rights
“Operation HOPE is only as strong as our partners from the public, private and non-profit sectors and we are humbled by the announcement of these critical agreements,” said John Hope Bryant, Operation HOPE founder, chairman and CEO. “These agreements in place allow HOPE to operate as the leading global financial dignity non-profit and to service countless families, businesses and individuals in communities all across the globe”
About Operation HOPE, Inc.
Operation HOPE (HOPE) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting financial literacy and dignity through various educational programs and initiatives. Since its founding in 1992, HOPE has served more than two million individuals and directed more than $1.5 billion in private capital to low-wealth communities. It maintains a growing army of 20,000 HOPE Corps volunteers, and currently serves more than 300 U.S. cities, as well as South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and the United Arab Emirates. At the core of HOPE’s mission to eradicate poverty and empower people through financial literacy is a “silver rights” movement to ensure that free enterprise and capitalism work for the underserved.