January 01 2008
Operation HOPE Responds to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike
Los Angeles, CA -- Monday, September 22, 2008 --Operation HOPE, through its HOPE Coalition
Free recovery assistance, including the Disaster Recovery Budget, Paying a Mortgage on a Destroyed Home, Home Inspections and Repair Contracts, Assistance Working with Your Creditors, Referrals to Government and Private Agencies, Assistance with Obtaining Copies of Destroyed Financial Documents, Insurance Claims Assistance, Recovery Seminars, and Case Management, is available to individuals affected by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike. Individuals needing financial recovery information and guidance should call 888-388-HOPE (4673). Assistance counselors can also help individuals access the services of all volunteer agencies providing assistance. For immediate health and safety needs individuals should call the American Red Cross at 800-975-7585 or http://www.americanredcross.org/ , and to register for FEMA assistance, please call 800-621-FEMA (3362) or apply on-line http://www.fema.gov/ , Apply for Assistance.
Individuals with experience in the financial services industry can volunteer to assist families through the recovery process on HOPE's website http://www.operationhope.org/, Be A Hero, on the bottom left hand corner of the home page.