Celebrating InsideOut Dad Graduates at Baker Correctional

Operation New Hope’s Case Manager Ronnie Cage was onsite at Baker Correctional Institution to celebrate the graduates who successfully completed the InsideOut Dad program. Cage stated, “This was the longest InsideOut Dad class ever offered since it was stopped on two occasions due to the COVID restrictions at Baker.  The class started on June 25, 2020 & ended on February 4, …

Voices of Hope – Kedra C.

“In 2019, I was working as a caregiver for an older woman. When she passed away, I was falsely accused of stealing from her and was eventually charged with a crime I didn’t commit. I lost all faith in the justice system and felt like I’d never be ok again. I gave up hope.” “When I had trouble finding work …

Second Chances Really Do Matter!

Being in the business of hope is so rewarding. Sometimes we make a connection so deep with one of our Ready4Work clients that all of us here at Operation New Hope are all moved by it. Richard M. is one of those examples. At last week’s Ready4Work graduation celebration, Richard shared how much the program has helped him in just …

Second Chance Supporter – Harbinger – Sign of the Future

Operation New Hope would like to extend our sincere thanks to Harbinger Signs for their generous donation for exterior signage at our Ready4Work St. Johns County program location. Harbinger is a custom sign fabricator of commercial sign systems for multi-location, regional and national brands. We are so fortunate to benefit from their creative, professional sign expertise and unparalleled customer service. The …

Second Chance Supporter – Marketing Students at UNF

Marketing students from the University of North Florida (UNF) prove they believe Second Chances Matter during a recent class project supporting Operation New Hope. For the semester-long group project – Understanding Market Segments of Social Service Consumers: Operation New Hope, students were asked to develop marketing campaigns for the local nonprofit. The assignment was to design marketing collateral to target …

Voices of Hope – William Carroll

“My sick deluded thinking kept me from being able to see this version of myself. I got tired of that incomprehensible demoralization and hopelessness. Thanks to Operation New Hope, my mission now is to show others hope and I love it!”

Petway Family Exemplifies the Spirit of Giving

During this season of Thanksgiving, Operation New Hope extends our most sincere thanks and gratitude to the Petway Family for their continued support and commitment to providing hope to individuals returning to our community. Their most recent gift of $100,000 will help us support people as they overcome the many barriers following incarceration – like lack of affordable housing and …

Message of Thanks from Ready4Work Graduate

At Operation New Hope, we believe that we are all better than our worst mistake, worst day, or worst decision. We believe in people’s ability to transform their lives through commitment and hard work. We see it every day, in clients just like Red, as we support their reentry and growth.