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October 29 2012

The JJCJ Foundation Commits $25,000 to Highlights Operation HOPE 20th Anniversary Activities for the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit

Jim and Janette Wells show support to new HOPE Financial Dignity Center in Atlanta

Atlanta – October 27, 2012 – Operation HOPE (HOPE) announced today a $25,000 commitment from Jim and Janette Wells of the JJCJ Foundation to support the new HOPE Financial Dignity Center at Ebenezer, located in the historic new Martin Luther King, Sr. Community Resource Complex in Atlanta, Ga.  HOPE, as the anchor tenant of the newly constructed Complex, will provide programs and services that help build 700 Credit Score Communities creating wealth and stakeholders in local areas. Programs and services also provided include — raising credit scores, creating homeowners, training entrepreneurs, mortgage foreclosure prevention counseling and assistance, and raising financial dignity.  The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, set for 11:00AM on November 14 will be one of the highlights of the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit. 

Jim Wells, a longtime supporter of HOPE, has served as a member of HOPE’s National Board since 2010.  For the summit, on November 15 held at the Georgia International Convention Center, he will be a Working Group Session Leader for "The Role of Government in a Reset World," a session focused on rethinking current status quo and actively redesigning a new and more sustainable economic, social, business and government network order.

The JJCJ Foundation has recognized various organizations in the area, lending support to charities that are making valuable contributions to the community, including initiatives related to children, youth development, and education; one children's museum and UNC Chapel Hill.

To learn how you can participate in the HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit, check here, or join the conversation online at our online mini-summit, Talking Dignity.