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June 12 2017

Third Consecutive 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

ATLANTA – June 12, 2017 – Global financial dignity and economic empowerment nonprofit Operation HOPE, Inc. has received its third consecutive 4-star rating from the nonprofit evaluator, Charity Navigator, for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. 

“Only 16 percent of all nonprofits we rate have received at least 3 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Operation HOPE outperforms most other charities in America,” Michael Thatcher President and CEO of Charity Navigator said. “This “exceptional” designation from Charity Navigator differentiates Operation HOPE from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.”

Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that Operation HOPE adheres to sound governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities, and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way.

“This rating really positions Operation HOPE as a best-in-class organization,” said Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer John Hope Bryant “Kudos to our entire team for working hard to make this happen.”

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About Operation HOPE

Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been moving America from civil rights to "silver rights" with the mission of making free enterprise and capitalism work for the underserved. Through its core programs, the nonprofit has provided financial dignity and economic empowerment to over 2.6 million individuals worldwide, and $2 billion in economic activity for the disenfranchised—turning check cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners and minimum wage workers into living wage consumers.  Project 5117 is HOPE’s multi-year four-pronged approach to combating economic inequality that aims to improve financial literacy, increase business role models and business internships for youth, and stabilize the American dream by boosting credit scores. Operation HOPE recently received its second consecutive 4-star charity rating for fiscal management and commitment to transparency and accountability by the prestigious non-profit evaluator, Charity Navigator—further establishing it as a best-in-class organization.  

For more information: www.OperationHOPE.org

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