Monthly Archives: July 2017


John Mara NY Giants: American Messages of Hope

John Mara: "Thank you to those who serve..." NY Giants owner, John Mara, painted Star #6 on The Flag for Hope on September 11, 2015. He was awarded his star in recognition of the quiet, sincere, and heartfelt support the Giants organization provided to New York & New Jersey 1st responders following 9/11. Giants players, [...]

Josh: American Messages of Hope

Josh: "I'm broken... but it was worth it." Josh placed his hand impression in Oklahoma City, OK on October 21, 2015 at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. Josh shares his deeply personal thoughts on what the American Flag means to him, as a disabled veteran suffering from PTSD. We are so appreciative of [...]

Beverly: American Messages of Hope

Beverly: "My Son is a war veteran..." Beverly placed her hand impression in Greenville, SC on July 26, 2015. Beverly reflects on her son's service in Iraq and Afghanistan, and her belief that the American Flag stands for Peace. Beverly is one of more than 4,000 Americans who provided hand and finger impressions to create [...]

Anthony: American Messages of Hope

Anthony: "September 11 is a never-ending book..." Anthony placed his hand impression at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum on September 10, 2015. He spent 9 months working on the recovery efforts at Ground Zero following the tragedy. Anthony reflects on how we can come together to create change, and how 9/11 was not an event [...]