The mission of Operation HOPE, Inc. (HOPE) is silver rights empowerment, making free enterprise work for everyone. We accomplish this through our work on the ground as the nonprofit private banker for the working poor, the underserved and struggling middle class. We achieve our mission by being the best-in-class provider of financial literacy empowerment for youth, financial capability for communities, and ultimately, financial dignity for all.
Our Banking on Our Future division focuses on keeping the most at risk youth from repeating the cycles of poverty and dispair that has trapped so many in their families and communities by teaching them basic financial literacy, or what we call “the global language of money.”
Our HOPE Business In A Box / Gallup HOPE Index division focuses on inspiring a generation of young people to become future American assets of economic energy, small business and entrepreneurship.
Operation HOPE also operates the HOPE Inside Atlanta at Ebenezer Church, located on the campus of the King Center and as the anchor tenant of the Martin Luther King, Sr. Community Resource Complex. Martin Luther King, Sr, or “Daddy King” as he was called, co-pastored Ebenezer Church with his son Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the civil rights movement, and served on the board of a bank for 40-years; a little known fact. Daddy King was also focused on making free enterprise work for all, as his son was focused in the last years of his life on poverty eradication and economic justice.