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Established in 1952, The Allstate Foundation is an independent, charitable organization made possible by subsidiaries of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL). Through partnerships with nonprofit organizations across the country, The Allstate Foundation brings the relationships, reputation and resources of Allstate to support innovative and lasting solutions that enhance people's well-being and prosperity. With a focus on teen safe driving and building financial independence for domestic violence survivors, The Allstate Foundation also promotes safe and vital communities; tolerance, inclusion, and diversity; and economic empowerment. Over the last 60 years, the Foundation has contributed nearly $300 million to organizations and projects in communities throughout the nation. For more information, visit

Operation For HOPE Foundation is grateful for grant received by The Allstate Foundation in support of funding for HOPE Fund in providing micro-emergency loans to remove economic barriers for domestic violence victims to reach and remain safe.

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To develop, promote and enhance creative preventioand effective intervention initiatives, which will reduce the amount of violence in intimate relationships; to bring people together - in coalitions and committees - to build healthy families in San Diego County.

Operation For HOPE Foundation serves on the Advisory Board of the San Diego Domestic Violence Council comprised of representatives from San Diego local organizations, past presidents of the SDDVC, and community members

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The Sunwest Bank Charitable Foundation's mission is to foster charitable giving and support worthy charitable endeavors within the Bank's communities and throughout the world. Its primary focus is assisting poor, needy, and vulnerable populations, especially children. Of particular interest are grants towards food, shelter, housing, healthcare, and other primary needs.

Operation For HOPE Foundation is grateful for grant received by the Sunwest Bank Charitable Foundation in support of funding for HOPE Fund in providing micro-emergency loans to remove economic barriers for domestic violence victims to reach and remain safe.


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Jan Goldsmith, San Diego City Attorney

Jan Goldsmith has been an attorney since 1976 specializing in business litigation. He was appointed San Diego Superior Court Judge in 1998 and retired in December of 2008 to assume the office of San Diego City Attorney. Mr. Goldsmith spent his first 6 years on the Bench handling criminal and civil trials and his final years assigned to an independent civil calendar. Mr. Goldsmith has taught as Adjunct Professor of Law at three San Diego law schools and also served as Mayor of Poway. 


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City of Poway

Don Higginson, Mayor of City of Poway

Don Higginson is an attorney and Senior Vice President for MBE, a UPS company where he has been employed for 28 years. Mr. Higginson has served the City of Poway for the past 25 years.  First elected in 1986 to the City Council, he was then elected as Mayor of Poway in 1992 and held that office until 1998. Following this, Mr. Higginson was re-elected to the Poway City Council. In April 2009, he was appointed Mayor by the City Council, and re-elected as Mayor of Poway in 2010.

The City Attorney’s Office (Team San Diego) and City of Poway (Team Poway) have been actively involved in a charity softball fundraiser. Strike-Out Domestic Violence is a community collaboration and partnership in support of the HOPE Fund, a program of the Operation For HOPE Foundation. Proceeds are available to clients of the San Diego Family Justice Center, North County Family Violence Prevention Center and other agencies in the San Diego region who serve victims of family violence.         

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Operation for HOPE Foundation is committed to raising awareness about domestic and teen dating violence and the resources available to respond and prevent this issue. Because of this passion and need, we seek organizations who provide services to individuals and families who are in need of seeking safety and breaking the cycle of violence. We believe by educating communities about the resources that are available, we are preventing and stopping cycles of violence. Together, we can make a difference, one individual and family at a time.

With this mission Operation for HOPE Foundation has created several Awareness and Prevention Poster Campaigns in partnership with many Family Justice Centers, California Youth Crisis Line a program of the California Coalition for Youth and Public Service Campaigns with National Dating Helpline in highlighting resources available in a given community, State, or Nation.

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Monarch School

The mission of the Monarch School is to educate students impacted by homelessness and to help them develop hope for a future with the necessary skills and experiences for personal success.

Operation for HOPE Foundation supports the Monarch School to benefit the youth who attend and to reward them by offering contest towards the opportunity to participate in once in a lifetime experiences. We believe in making positive social changes by encouraging the kids to do well academically, have good attendance and be respectful citizens. If you look through photos on this site, you will see some of the ways we have given the Gift of HOPE.

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SKLZ serves athletes on their journey to be their personal best with innovative products, technologies and knowledge.

Operation For HOPE Foundation is forever grateful for the multitude of ways SKLZ has provided support and partnered with us in reaching-out to youth impacted by domestic violence in offering once in a life time opportunities for the gift of hope funds.

Operation for HOPE Foundation has also partnered with SKLZ 16U, a traveling baseball team, on reaching out to the San Diego community and those who are less fortunate. The players from this team, parents and coaches have committed to giving back. Together, we are collecting books to donate to youth organizations. The team is not only stopping there, but has committed to helping raise awareness about issues of family violence. In October 2009, the team gave back to the San Diego community for the, Take Me Out to the Baseball - Youth teaming up with youth for a day of fun, food and laughter. If you know of youth who are in need, please contact the Operation for HOPE Foundation about how we can collaborate.


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The Operation for HOPE Foundation believes by encouraging positive social change, we can reach those in need with a special focus on youth and families who’ve been impacted by family violence. Partnering with Difference Makers International for leadership training at Southwest High School, 400 students made a strong stand against family violence in their community by posting a San Diego Family Justice Center Awareness Poster—depicting Pro Skateboarder Tony Hawk a professional athlete, as a healthy mentor and role model—in classrooms. The students helped raise awareness about the services available at the San Diego Family Justice Center. Among other benefits, the Ceremony has helped to reduce the incidence of teen suicide, eradicate bullying, build positive relationships, inspire productivity, and encourage clear expressions of appreciation, respect and love for others. OFH Foundation president, Kimberly Weisz serves on the Advisory Board of Difference Makers International.