Masks Donation to Jacksonville Jail

Operation New Hope partnered again with Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition to deliver 6,000 masks to the Jacksonville Jail. Desmond Meade is the driving force behind Amendment 4, which restored the voting rights of people with prior felony convictions and was overwhelmingly supported by Florida voters, and has been delivering supplies to people affected by COVID-19. We partnered with …

ONH Partners with FRRC and FDC to Deliver Masks Behind the Wall

Operation New Hope participated in an amazing collaboration with Desmond Meade of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition and the Florida Department of Corrections through the donation of 12,000 masks to correctional officers and inmates. Desmond Meade is the driving force behind Amendment 4, which restored the voting rights of people with prior felony convictions and was overwhelmingly supported by Florida …

The Jim Moran Foundation Gives HOPE during Challenging Times

Operation New Hope is pleased to announce that The Jim Moran Foundation has provided an emergency response grant in the amount of $30,000.00 to support our staff and the clients we serve with hunger relief, housing, child care, and loss of employment and income as a result of the global pandemic created by the Coronavirus.  The intent of this grant is to provide the most immediate intervention to those …

A Will Productions publishes Nelson Mandela International Day Jax mini documentary

Jacksonville, Fl August 9, 2019 Independent filmmaker, Armartes Williams, owner of A Will Productions released a mini documentary featuring highlights of several events in Jacksonville and St Augustine, Florida held in honor of the historic visit of Dr Makaziwe Mandela and her daughter, Tukwini Mandela. The video includes the eldest daughter of Nelson Mandela’s tour of Operation New Hope and …

St Vincent de Paul Supports Operation New Hope with Thanksgiving gift cards

For immediate release   Jacksonville, Florida (November 23, 2018) – Operation New Hope clients with families in the Breaking The Cycle program were presented with $50 Publix gift cards, thanks to the generosity of the Society of St Vincent de Paul. The cards were distributed just before Thanksgiving, ensuring each family would have food for the holiday. For many receiving gift cards, this …

FSCJ – JPA Certification Program Graduates 13 from Operation New Hope

Jacksonville, Fl (November 2, 2018) – Operation New Hope, in partnership with FSCJ, announced the graduation of 13 individuals from its Jacksonville Port Academy program on Friday. The JPA vocational training program combines classroom work with forklift instruction in a 40-hour format, designed to expedite training skills in demand for employers working in the transportation and logistics sector in North …

Operation New Hope Awarded “Best Organization” in Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Awards

For immediate release Jacksonville, Fl (October 25, 2018) – Operation New Hope was awarded “Best Organization” at the 2018 Jacksonville Environmental Luncheon. While the award was an organizational award, it was largely accomplished through the leadership of Reggie Lott, Property and Facilities Manager for Operation New Hope (Pictured with CEO, Kevin Gay). Some of the projects that were highlighted include: restoration …

Second Chances – A Community Dialogue at MOSH Nov 16

For immediate release Jacksonville, Fl (October 23, 2018) – Operation New Hope, in partnership with MOSH and the Jax Chamber are pleased to present, Second Chances – a film-screening event featuring the Oscar-nominated documentary, Knife Skills.  The 40 min film showcases the opening of a French restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio staffed only by previously incarcerated people. Knife Skills highlights challenges the …