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Operation of Hope & Blessing Featured on CBS “The Doctors”

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Blog, Featured, Transformations | Comments Off on Operation of Hope & Blessing Featured on CBS “The Doctors”

Operation of Hope & Blessing Featured on CBS “The Doctors”

Tune-In Wednesday, January 7th! Check your local listing & mark your calendars for this amazing story! **Update: Watch the video at The Doctors  ** The journey started 5 long years ago and now, many surgeries later, thanks to the Operation of Hope family, a team of volunteers at the SHARP Memorial Hospital & PermaDontics in San Diego, land-mine victim, Blessing Makwera from Zimbabwe, Africa shares his inspirational story of receiving his handsome new face on CBS- The Doctors TV Show, January 7th! A special thank you, too to our...

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Operation Of Hope Helps Rebuild A Young African Boys Face

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Blog, Featured, Transformations | Comments Off on Operation Of Hope Helps Rebuild A Young African Boys Face

Operation Of Hope Helps Rebuild A Young African Boys Face

It’s the kind of thing kids do all the time: Something on the ground catches their attention. It looks interesting and shiny. They pick it up. More often than not, it doesn’t alter your life forever. When Blessing Makwera was 14 years old, he found a landmine detonator in a field where he lived in Zimbabwe, Africa. Blessing thought the metal object was a small electric motor. He inserted the detonator between his teeth to free his hands so he could work. As he clenched his teeth, Blessing then carefully wired the detonator to a cell phone...

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New Video from Zimbabwe Mission

Posted by on Sep 23, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on New Video from Zimbabwe Mission

Join us on a future mission! Filmed by Jessica Ellis (jellismedia.com)

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Join Us on the 4th Annual Tour de Hope Road Bike Ride – June 12

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Join Us on the 4th Annual Tour de Hope Road Bike Ride – June 12

Join Us on the 4th Annual Tour de Hope Road Bike Ride – June 12

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Blessing’s Hope for Lisa’s Boston Marathon

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 in Blog | Comments Off on Blessing’s Hope for Lisa’s Boston Marathon

Hi Friends: Our very own Operation of Hope, volunteer Lisa is running the Boston Marathon April 21st and Op of Hope, volunteer, Claire Donohue is volunteering at the event, as she does every year! And, fun news…. Blessing is registered for his next half marathon on April 19th, too- The Robbie Creek! He is currently attending Adult Education Classes near the local Community College until his next surgery and dental implants and according to Lisa, he’s getting used to the Idaho cold and making all kinds of friends! Lisa Blessing Blessing...

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Eibach benefit track day for Operation of Hope

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Eibach benefit track day for Operation of Hope

Eibach is teaming up with Operation of Hope for a benefit track day on December 20th at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway. Registration is only $100 and all proceeds will go to Operation of Hope. Space is limited, so you will get a ton of track time. At least 5-6 sessions. To register, simply paypal $100 to paypal@eibach.com. We will reply a week prior to the event with full details. View the Event Details Here: http://www.facebook.com/events/231322453701965/

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Operation of Hope: 2013 Top Rated Nonprofit Organization

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Operation of Hope: 2013 Top Rated Nonprofit Organization

THANK YOU We are so honored to be listed as one of Great Nonprofits Top-Rated NonProfits for 2013. We are very thankful for all of the wonderful volunteers and donors that make our missions possible. Below are some highlights of our volunteer reviews. Want to join the Operation of Hope family? Check out our volunteer mission calendar,  submit a volunteer application or donate to Operation of Hope today! I am a Facial Plastic Surgeon who has been on 3 trips with Operation of Hope to Zimbabwe. The work that Operation of Hope does is the best...

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Top 10 Reasons to Go on an Operation of Hope Mission

Posted by on Sep 7, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Top 10 Reasons to Go on an Operation of Hope Mission

Top 10 Reasons to Go on an Operation of Hope Medical Mission by Dr. Roy Kim So, you’re intrigued with the idea of going overseas to help people, but you’re not sure what to do or what organization to do it with. Here’s the hard sell on why you should choose to work with Operation of Hope, and see if you’re a good match for the fantastic people that donate their time, energy, and money. 1. Exotic Locations Most places in the world that need doctors, nurses, therapists, and translators, are in remote, hard to access areas. Places that you’ve...

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Get a Coupon from Hurley with Donation!!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Get a Coupon from Hurley with Donation!!

Get a Coupon from Hurley with Donation!!

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Give a Child Hope in 2013!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Give a Child Hope in 2013!

Operation of Hope Worldwide is seeking funding for two facial reconstructive surgical missions scheduled for this July and August, 2013 in Zimbabwe and Malawi Africa. With your help, our team of volunteer surgeons will forever change the lives of babies, young children and adults born with birth defects. With your donation, we are able to: -Provide free surgery for families in dire need. -Teach/train local medical and nursing personnel. -Donate critical supplies and equipment. Operation of Hope has dedicated 25 years of volunteer service to...

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