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April 07 2015

Operation HOPE and Mutual of Omaha Bank Partner to Host First HOPE Inside Office in Nevada

Las Vegas suburb of Henderson to host first location

LAS VEGAS – April 7, 2015 – Financial empowerment nonprofit Operation HOPE (HOPE) and Mutual of Omaha Bank announced plans to open the first HOPE Inside location in the state of Nevada. The location will be in Henderson, a suburb of Las Vegas, at the Mutual of Omaha Bank’s Corporate Circle branch.

The location, which will open in April, will feature a financial literacy counselor to provide credit and money management counseling, a 700 Credit Score Communities program and entrepreneurial training for aspiring small business owners. The HOPE employee, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha Bank, will deliver workshops and one-on-one client support.

Mutual of Omaha Bank is a full-service bank, providing financial solutions to individuals and businesses across the United States. With nearly $7 billion in assets, Mutual of Omaha Bank is a subsidiary of Mutual of Omaha, a highly rated Fortune 500 insurance and financial services company founded in 1909.    

With this commitment, Mutual of Omaha Bank becomes the latest to join HOPE's national mission to empower the underserved. HOPE’s Project 5117 is an initiative that aims to empower communities by helping move credit scores above 700 through training offered at the HOPE Inside locations or by encouraging youth entrepreneurship in schools through HOPE Business In A Box.   

Currently, HOPE operates 23 HOPE Inside locations. Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been moving America from Civil Rights to Silver Rights by providing financial and economic empowerment tools and services, earning it the distinction as the nonprofit private banker for the working poor.  Through its core programs, HOPE has provided financial dignity and economic empowerment to over 2.2 million individuals worldwide, 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.