Partnering with Project Opioid to Combat the Overdose Crisis in our Community

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Operation New Hope is excited to announce that we are partnering with Project Opioid JAX to help combat the overdose crisis in our community.  Every day, we see first hand how addiction negatively affects our clients, their families, our communities, and our economy.  So […]

Operation New Hope Earned the Platinum Seal from Guidestar

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn We are so excited to announce that Operation New Hope has earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guidestar. This allows our nonprofit to reach Guidestar’s 10 million annual users and millions more via the 200+ philanthropic websites. Research shows that nonprofits […]

Helping Hand Center of Jacksonville lends a helping hand to Ready4Work client

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn   A few weeks after graduating from our Career Development program, Ready4Work client Andrea gave birth to a beautiful baby girl – Selena. She told her case manager Darvina that she was worried about being able to provide for all the baby’s needs […]

Ready4Work Commercial

Operation New Hope is excited to share our newest promotional advertisement which explains the many benefits of the Ready4Work reentry program. At Operation New Hope, we believe Second Chances Matter.  That’s why for over 20 years, we have been helping clients get the skills they need to find living wage work so they can make […]

Voices of Hope – Anthony B.

Following a devastating personal blow in his early twenties, Anthony began drinking recklessly and was charged with a DUI. As a result, he lost his job driving as a street sweeper. Feeling lost and defeated, Anthony was referred to Operation New Hope by his probation officer and enrolled in the Ready4Work program in November 2014. […]

Voices of Hope – Terrance P.

After serving a 20-year sentence for attempted robbery with a firearm, possession of cocaine, and aggravated battery, Terrance came to Operation New Hope through enrollment in the post-release Ready4Work® program. However, Terrance’s transition to the outside world was not easy. Modern advances such as computers, flash drives, tablets, and search engines were foreign to him. […]

News from the Inside

“They want to help me re-enter the world and live in a way that I’ve never lived before, I want to be successful, and I believe that with Operation New Hope, the sky’s the limit.”

Welcome to Reggie Fullwood – Ready4Work Program Director

  Reggie Fullwood, a native of Jacksonville, Florida, has joined our team as the Program Director for Operation New Hope’s nationally recognized Ready4Work Initiative.  Reggie brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience having served in various leadership roles in the public, private and not for profit sectors. His leadership experience includes executive roles […]

Ready4Work Graduate Reclaims Right to Vote

Being an American citizen is very important to Franwartha Barnes and last Tuesday, she demonstrated that by reclaiming her right to vote. When Franwartha, a recent Ready4Work graduate, first learned about the initiative to restore the voting rights of former felons in Florida, she felt hopeful that Amendment 4 would pass. “I understood why my […]

Farewell to Joel Dinkins

It is never easy to say goodbye, especially to a team member that has commanded as much respect and admiration as Joel Dinkins. However, the time has come for Joel to move on from Operation New Hope and begin a new chapter, sharing his many talents with others. Joel began his career as a gunner’s […]

Daniel McArthur shares his story

In the second edition of The Hope Series, Ready4Work graduate Daniel McArthur shares his story about heading down the wrong path in life, having a near death experience on the way to turn himself in and the transformation he has experienced ever since. Daniel represents what second chances are all about and we are grateful […]

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 […]