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I’m Sincerely Inspired by HOPE

The beautiful thing about HOPE’s mission is that it touches everyone. Women, men, boys, and girls of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds are inspired by our mission to empower …

Rachel Finds a Sense of Community Among Fellow Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and small business owners come to Operation HOPE at different stages of their business life cycle and with different levels of business knowledge. Most enter the program with just …

Virginia Lands Huge Contract with Operation HOPE’s Help

Virginia Baket-Jeffcoat joined the Operation HOPE family in December, 2020 when she enrolled in the Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) facilitated by Ms. Judie Hayes, her financial wellbeing coach. Virginia has …

Meet the 7-Year Old, Financially Literate Girl Boss, Anastasia Linkpon

New York born and raised Anastasia Linkpon is the 7.5-year-old active, bilingual, and engaging second grader and now e-boutique owner of BoujFleaMarket and one of the youngest recipients of HOPE One …

iHeartMedia Atlanta Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Operation HOPE’s 1 Million Black Business Initiative

ATLANTA – April 15, 2021 – iHeartMedia Atlanta today announced a multi-year commitment to Atlanta-based Operation HOPE in support of their national 1 Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB), which aims to create a …

Salisbury Commits Support to Operation HOPE’s New 1 Million Black Businesses Initiative

— The City of Salisbury is the second US City to commit to 1MBB and pledge support to Black-owned business development through 2030– SALISBURY, N.C. (Thursday, April 8, 2021) – …

CITY OF MEMPHIS PARTNERS WITH OPERATION HOPE TO HELP LAUNCH 1 MILLION BLACK BUSINESSES BY 2030

Mayor Strickland Commits to Contributing 500 Black Owned Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs to Operation HOPEs 1 Million Black Business and Entrepreneur Initiative in 3 Years  MEMPHIS, February 18, 2021 – Mayor …