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Second Annual HopeWorks Breakfast a Success!

A big “Thank You” for your support of the 2nd Annual HopeWorks Breakfast. The event raised approximately $44,000, which we are very grateful for! This doubles the amount of funds raised from the inaugural breakfast last year and gives encouragement and momentum for our students, staff and supporters. We’re hopeful that the exposure in various media outlets throughout the city will raise the awareness of the poor and needy who long for hope.

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HopeWorks Swims Against Recession Tide to Rebuild Lives

TOM WILEMON | The Daily News Sometimes people who have made the wrong choices in life become so burdened by guilt they become resigned to being bad. Antonio Owens helps them confront that guilt so they can live a good life. As a facilitator for HopeWorks, he goes into jails to recruit students for a faith-based program that teaches job skills and provides career counseling to convicted felons and others. The nonprofit organization is marking its 20th anniversary of community service in Memphis this year, but the recession is making its mission of placing people in internships and jobs harder […]

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Q&A Profile: Ron Wade

CHRIS SHEFFIELD | Memphis Business Journal Education: Bachelor of business administration at University of Memphis. Master of Arts in Religion at Harding University Graduate School of Religion Residence: Memphis Business philosophy: Develop relationships, build trust, strive for high integrity Best way to keep competitive edge: Work hard and strive for continuous improvement in all facets of your life. Being a diligent student of your industry requires that you enjoy your work and feel that your work is truly meaningful. Guiding principle: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Click here to read the rest of Ron’s […]

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