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The Difference a Year Can Make

In March 2022, Jessica R., a single mother living paycheck to paycheck, was referred to Operation HOPE’s Credit and Money Management Program by her sister. Skeptical yet hopeful, Jessica began …

Malinda Fills the Gap with Friendship

Malinda was referred to Operation HOPE by the Goodwill Career Center in March 2023, during a challenging period of going through a divorce and adjusting to the financial responsibilities of …

Chairman John Hope Bryant, and Wife, Chaitra Dalton Bryant, Attend White House State Dinner

Last night, Chairman John Hope Bryant and his wife, Chaitra Dalton Bryant, were guests of the President and First Lady at the White House State Dinner honoring Kenyan President William …

Arnika’s Loaded Juice Gets the Green Light to Grow!

Arnika Carter is passionate about promoting healthy lifestyles and empowering people to fall in love with the journey. That’s partially what inspired her to launch her company, Loaded Juice, in …

Credit Climb: Jana’s Journey to Financial Freedom with Coach Tiffany

Jana N. had long struggled with financial uncertainties, and her credit score, which was in the 500s, told the story. Overwhelmed by her financial situation, which included a few outstanding …

From Prison to the 700-Credit-Score Club

Ronald Bell attended a workshop hosted by a financial wellbeing coach for HOPE Inside Regions Bank Belleville, in April of 2021 through a strategic alliance with an organization named Connections …

A “Credit” to Her Family and Community

written by: Lisa Karel After enduring a series of difficult life events—including homelessness—Marshelle Woodland was desperate for some hope. She found it, quite literally, after she heard John Hope Bryant, …

Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy and Advancing the Dream with Operation HOPE

Any oppressive system’s greatest fear is encapsulated in two powerful forces: hope and dreams. These forces remind us that despite the adversities we face—be it injustice, discomfort, or dissatisfaction—there remains …

Saluting Lance Triggs — 30 Years of Service to Operation HOPE and the Communities We Serve

Today, my dear friend Lance Triggs celebrates 30 years of service to Operation HOPE. Let that sink in for a moment. Three decades, virtually his entire professional life, dedicated to …

Focused on the Goal: Russhelle’s Homeownership Dream

At Operation HOPE, we believe in the transformative power of financial literacy and financial coaching. Every day, we help empower people like Russhelle T., who overcame her financial hurdles with …