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We’re going to five new countries!

AND YOU’RE INVITED! COME WITH US!

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

What you started in Kenya is going global and we want you to see it!

Each month for the next five months we’ll take you to one of the new countries where you can:

HOW DO I COME ALONG?

1. Sign up for two emails per month.

2. Revisit this page as we introduce each new country.

3. Join the two live calls with country leaders who will give you a direct account of work on the ground and answer your questions.

HOW DO I COME ALONG?

1. Sign up for two emails per month.
2. Revisit this page as we introduce each new country.
3. Join the two live calls with country leaders who will answer your questions.

The Problem & the Solution

Millions of children around the world are living in painful cycles of injustice.

We believe that children rescued from injustice are the solution because they have an uncontrollable desire to fight for justice for others.

So we equip them with the tools to make their desire a reality. We raise children from injustice to influence.

The Problem & the Solution

Millions of children around the world are living in painful cycles of injustice.

We believe that children rescued from injustice are the solution because they have an uncontrollable desire to fight for justice for others.

So we equip them with the tools to make their desire a reality. We raise children from injustice to influence.

HOW?

POWERFUL LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS

We believe that lasting change comes from within so we identify and partner with high impact local leaders and organizations committed to raising children from injustice to influence.

You’ll meet one per month over the next five months.

HOW?

POWERFUL LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS

We believe that lasting change comes from within so we identify and partner with high impact local leaders and organizations committed to raising children from injustice to influence.

You’ll meet one per month over the next five months.

STOP #1

MALAWI

MARCH 2021

STOP #2

BOLIVIA

APRIL 2021

STOP #3

GHANA

MAY 2021

STOP #1

MALAWI

MARCH 2021

STOP #2

BOLIVIA

APRIL 2021

STOP #3

GHANA

MAY 2021

STOP #4

PERU

JUNE 2021

STOP #5

GUATEMALA

JULY 2021

STOP #6

KENYA

AUGUST 2021

STOP #4

PERU

JUNE 2021

STOP #5

GUATEMALA

JULY 2021

STOP #6

KENYA

AUGUST 2021

Ready? Start Your Journey Now

INVEST IN CHILDREN

The Family is a global community of givers who subscribe to provide rescue, housing and education for a child every month of the year.

Joining the Family is the highest impact way to support us.

Start your monthly subscription and help rescue and raise more children by being a member of the community we can count on.

COME WITH US

FIRST STOP

MALAWI

GIVE IN STOCK

We’re able to accept donations in the form of stock, government (including municipal) debt and corporate debt. This can be arranged from most brokerage accounts.

Please contact donations@manyhopes.org for more information on making a stock donation

GOVERNING BOARD

MAXINE FRIEDMAN – BOARD CHAIR

Senior Vice President Growth, Bionic Solution

A Silicon Valley native, Maxine Gisinger Friedman has over 20 years of leadership experience in strategic consulting, executive coaching, business development, and marketing at consulting, agency, startup, and Fortune 500 companies. Maxine is Principal and Founder of Maxine Ventures and plays an independent C-level growth and transformation partner role working with Chief Innovation, Strategy and R&D Officers of some of the world’s leading brands.

A sought-after thought leader on building growth capability strategies and systems at the enterprise level, Maxine also advises multiple startups and is an active angel investor. Prior, Maxine was on the co-founding leadership team of Bionic, an army of entrepreneurs that installs a Growth Operating System that creates a permanent, always-on capability for organic and inorganic growth. As SVP at Bionic, she built and led the Partner and Services team as well as led enterprise partnerships for brands including P&G, Nike, Anheuser-Busch and TD Ameritrade.

A seasoned entrepreneur, Maxine helped build multiple startups (Contently, Syncapse, Clickable, Brandimensions) and always played an early cofounding leadership team role. Maxine earned dual MBAs from Columbia University and London Business School and B.S. in Journalism from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Maxine and her family are currently based in the Hamptons after 20 years in NYC.

BECKY WELDAY – BOARD TREASURER

Becky grew up in Texas and graduated from Baylor University with degrees in Economics and Finance in 1990. A former credit analyst and commercial lender at Bank of America, Becky stopped working in order to stay home with children, Richard and Layne. She met her husband, Rick, at Baylor and got married shortly after graduation. The Weldays have lived all over the world including periods in Switzerland, Mexico City, New York, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Saint Louis, and all over Texas.

Her extra time is spent volunteering with churches and other organizations and she enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

SUE VERITY – BOARD CLERK

Liberty Mutual, Director of Financial Analysis

Sue joined the board as clerk after volunteering with the Boston Many Hopes chapter for several years. She studied Business Administration at the University of Vermont and has an MBA from Boston College. She works as a Director of Financial Analysis at Liberty Mutual in Boston. Sue visited Many Hopes in Kenya and was thrilled to meet the girls and see the impact in person.

PATRICK MURPHY

President, John Hancock Financial Services

CEO, New York Life Retirement Plan Services

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Patrick has spent the past 25 years in the financial services industry helping companies and their employees achieve financial security. He is currently the President of John Hancock Retirement Plan Services. Pat has also spent significant personal time as a coach and mentor, helping young people realize their potential on and off the athletic fields.

He became a believer in the Many Hopes mission after meeting Thomas for lunch in 2012. He was a private donor and helped with fundraising before joining the board.

DANIEL GRANT

Global Staffing Lead, Google Search and Assistant

Daniel joined Google in 2015, after a career in recruiting across the non-profit and education industries. At Google, Daniel initially managed five teams of recruiters, primarily supporting Software Engineering hiring in the Bay Area. Daniel then spent a year leading Google Cloud’s Americas Sales recruiting teams in a hyper growth market. For the past two years, Daniel has been the Global Staffing Lead role for Google Search and Assistant, leading all staffing efforts for all global hiring of these technical businesses.

Before Google, Daniel was the Vice President of National Alliances at Teach For America, based in new York City. With his experience serving under-privileged children in South Africa and Namibia, Daniel launched our Many Hopes New York Chapter and served as Regional Director for our first year in NYC. Daniel first visited Mudzini Kwetu in 2009 and fell in love with our vision for long term, transformative change through the lives of the girls he met there.

NELSON MILLS

Columbia Property Trust, President

Nelson has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate investment and financial services industries. He is responsible for overall strategy, operations, and financial performance of Columbia Property Trust, a $6 billion public real estate owner/operator. He also serves as a director on the Columbia Board. Prior to joining Columbia in 2010, he served for five years as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Williams Realty Advisors, LLC, managing and advising a series of real estate investment funds.

Previous roles included CFO of Lend Lease Real Estate Investments and Partner at KPMG LLP. He received a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia. Nelson and his wife, Judy, live adjacent to Madison Square Park in New York City.

JOSEPH ZITO

(X)form Coaching and Consulting, Founder

Joseph is an Elite-Performance Strategist dedicated to transforming professional lives of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity into realities of clarity, control, calm, and continuous improvement. He previously spent 20 years in the corporate realm, serving as an operating executive in both early-stage startups (including two successful exits) and large global enterprises.

He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, with his amazing wife and their two incredible children.

JOSEPH MCKNIGHT

Blackstone Credit, Managing Director

Joseph McKnight focuses on mezzanine lending and private equity investments in the energy and power sectors.

Before joining Blackstone Credit, Mr. McKnight served as a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he focused on private equity and proprietary direct investments in power generation and renewable energy within the firm’s J. Aron commodity division. He previously worked as an Associate in the Natural Resources private-equity vertical at Apollo Management.

Mr. McKnight received a BA in History from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with academic honors

UK GOVERNING TRUSTEES

David Scott

Alice Scott

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