Operation HOPE, Inc. (HOPE) announced today that it is joining forces with private and public sector organizations to provide long-term financial recovery information, guidance and empowerment services to small businesses, families and individuals devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Ares Capital, Allstate, Aon, HSBC, and Transunion are among the initial group of companies making a commitment to help the HOPE recovery initiative - Project Restore HOPE: Hurricane Sandy.
The effort will provide financial guidance to the survivors of the hurricane, including:
- Recovery budget preparation and emergency credit management
- Working with individuals to help them understand and complete the insurance claim process
- Referrals to government and private agencies providing assistance
- Assistance with obtaining copies of lost or destroyed documents
- Assistance completing applications for grants and loans
- Assistance with modifying and restructuring credit and loan obligations
“Project Restore HOPE is a resource that individuals, families and small businesses should use to assist in their recovery process. Supported by CoreLogic, HOPE's toll-free hotline is available for financial recovery information to individuals and businesses in need of guidance. Anyone affected by the devastating effects of Sandy should call the HCA toll-free hotline at 888-388-HOPE (4673) to receive the free disaster financial recovery services.”
To learn more about Project Restore HOPE and all of the other services offered by Operation HOPE, visit their website at www.operationhope.org.