As many of you may know, our Board Chairman, Brad Bouma and his wife Barb have spent the last few days down in Haiti visiting our dear friends at New Vision Ministries. Much has been accomplished in the small town of Montrouis since we were there just a few months ago and much continues to be done as the Reeves family continue to invest their time and love into helping the wonderful Haitian people.
Our 2021 15th Annual Banquet CanceledDear friends and supporters of Operation HOPE: Due to the cancellation of spring events at the Civic Center, we are forced to cancel this year's Operation HOPE Banquet. Thank you for your generous support over the years. Please pray about how the LORD would have you contribute to our outreach this year as we continue our commitments to Hope2Haiti and SnackPack4Kids in West Texas.
As mentioned in the article below, our founder, Dr. John Thomas was recently selected to receive the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor in New York City on May 12, 2012. David Morris, a dear friend of Operation HOPE has traveled to Iraq and Haiti with Operation HOPE and went along with Dr. Thomas to film the exciting weekend. Below is the official newsreel along with a set of beautiful photos all shot by David.
We are so proud of our founder for all of his wonderful achievements and we're honored to be a part of those endeavors.
We would like to thank all of you who attended this event for coming out and making it such a fantastic evening! It's not every day that Lubbock has the opportunity to hear such a fantastic artist and we were honored to be a part of making it happen.
We would also like to say a special thanks to Mark Umstot for photographing this event and helping us capture such an exiting evening. Click the image below to view the Mark's photos, and make sure to visit his website.
Although Operation HOPE has taken a number of trips internationally, We've just recently begun to partner with people and ministries right here in the US. After months of praying and waiting for God to present an opportunity for us, our founder Dr.
Although Operation HOPE has a number of our own projects and initiatives designed to help others in need, we also love to partner with other groups and individuals, both locally and internationally, to help make a difference. A couple of months ago, we received an email from a young lady named Renee Ramirez who was preparing a trip to Cambodia to work with the She Rescue Home there. She asked if we would be able to donate any supplies for her to give to the ladies at She Rescue and we were very grateful for the opportunity to help out.