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Posted on: August 11, 2022

ATLANTA (August 11, 2022) – St. Vincent de Paul Georgia presents the highly-anticipated first annual Morning of Hope on August 25, 2022 at the Westin Perimeter from 7:15-9:15 AM. The event will provide powerful proof of why Hope matters for individuals and families in poverty, amplify voices of Hope and highlight exceptional
work being done to help those in need and build communities of Hope in Georgia.

A not-to-be-missed experience, Morning of Hope brings together community and corporate leaders, partners, stakeholders, advocates and individuals to understand the power of Hope, why investing in Hope delivers impact and the good we do together through connection, compassion and care.

“Morning of Hope is an unparalleled opportunity to be inspired while supporting a great cause of providing help and Hope to our neighbors in need,” said St. Vincent de Paul Georgia CEO Patrick McNulty.

Morning of Hope will recognize an individual for their outstanding leadership and commitment towards the betterment of our community. Mayor of Atlanta, Andre Dickens, will receive the 2022 Hope Builder Award.

“Attendees and guests will have the privilege of hearing directly from an extraordinary group of philanthropic leaders who have dramatically improved the lives of individuals in metro Atlanta and beyond," said Morning of Hope Host Committee Chair Joseph Blanco, President, Crawford + Company. "We are thrilled to have Chris
Womack, Chairman, President and CEO of Georgia Power, Ann Cramer, Senior Consultant at Coxe Curry & Associates and former Director of Corporate Citizenship for the Americas with IBM, and Kevin Butler, University of Georgia Football Legend and NFL Super Bowl Champion as our featured speakers." Additionally, Bishop Joel
M. Konzen will lead the invocation.

Proceeds from Morning of Hope will support St. Vincent de Paul Georgia’s critically-needed programs, which include the SVdP Georgia Community Pharmacy, Motel 2 Home Program, Client-Choice Food Pantries and financial assistance for housing and medical needs.

Sponsors of 2022 Morning of Hope include:

CHAMPIONS OF HOPE – Georgia Power, Hennessy Automotive Companies, Delta Air Lines, Chick-Fil-A, Southern Company Gas, Infratec, The Kirksey Family, Marie Crean, The Edward Colston Foundation

HEROES OF HOPE – Gas South, Truist, Havertys, Global Payments, Oliaro Commercial LLC, The Donald & Marilyn Keough Foundation, Global Clothing Industries, Dove Contracting, Archdiocese of Atlanta

SEEDS OF HOPE – Amazon, Synovus, Dentons US, Carr Riggs, Titus Talent, Troutman Pepper, Clark Howard Media, Georgia United Credit Union, Jett, Intersect, Catholic Foundation of North Georgia, Russell V. Umphenour, Jr., The Dailey Family, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Jay Mannelly, Cathedral of Christ the King,
The Giglio Family, The Glecklen Family, St. Brigid Catholic Church

For more information, sponsorship opportunities and tickets, visit


About St. Vincent de Paul Georgia

With a mission to provide help and hope to neighbors in need, St. Vincent de Paul Georgia has been serving individuals, families and communities across the state since 1903, stabilizing those in crisis and creating paths to self-sufficiency through a focus on Hunger, Housing and Health. St. Vincent de Paul Georgia is one of the oldest, largest and most trusted state-wide social services safety net organizations in Georgia. For more information or to get involved, visit


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