Photobooth Fun at the Hope Starts Here 5k

Check out Photobooth Photos from Event Get ready to lace up your running shoes and join us for the 3rd annual Hope Starts Here 5K, proudly presented by Florida Capital Bank! Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting out, this race is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a scenic route through Jacksonville’s […]

Voices of Hope – Chimekie J.

“After leaving a women’s residential facility, I went to Angel’s of Mercy transitional home in Sanford, Florida. A lot of the women living there have gone through the Ready4Work program at Operation New Hope and recommended I do the same. At first, I was worried it was going to be just like every other program, […]

A Second Chance at Education

GED teacher Mr. Ashley, is a math teacher at Cocoa High School by day and GED teacher by night In the journey towards rehabilitation and reintegration into society, access to education plays a pivotal role. For those seeking a fresh start,  Operation New Hope is offering GED preparation in partnership with Brevard Adult & Community Education to […]

Food Donation Helps Parents Restore Relationships with Children

Spring break is one of the hungriest times of year for many children in Florida. School meal programs provide meals while school is in session, but when the doors are closed, families are forced to figure it out or go without. This year-round issue burdens parents as they attempt to navigate the pains associated with […]

Voices of Hope Update – Charlotte

Founded in March 1999, Operation New Hope is celebrating our 25th anniversary this year, commemorating our legacy of transformative impact on the people and communities we serve. To mark this momentous occasion, we reached out to some of our former clients to see how they are doing now. Years after returning home, they are still […]

Biden Declares April 2024 as Second Chance Month

Jacksonville, Florida – Operation New Hope, a statewide nonprofit that provides support and training designed to reduce recidivism, joins individuals, communities, and agencies across the country to recognize the importance of reentry during Second Chance Month. In a Proclamation on Second Chance Month issued on March 29, 2024, President Biden stated “America was founded on […]

Helping Teens Prepare for the Workforce

Thanks to a grant from the United Way of Northeast Florida, Operation New Hope has been working with Teen Leaders of America to help teens prepare to be successful in the workforce. Funding from United Way’s Economic Mobility Grant has supported programming focused on the specific needs of 18 to 24 year-olds and has allow […]

Celebrating Women in Construction

Since 1998, Women in Construction Week has celebrated and promoted the role of women in the construction industry, and our friends at Turner Construction are celebrating by donating 30 pairs of new women’s work boots and hundreds of new safety vests to support our Ready4Work female clients entering the construction industry. Turner’s team stopped by […]

ONH Earns 2024 Platinum Seal of Transparency

We’re proud to report that we have earned Candid’s Highest Seal of Transparency! The Platinum Seal of Transparency is the highest level of recognition offered by Candid, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing metrics that highlight the progress we are making toward our mission, we’re helping our donors and community stakeholders directly […]