American Messages of Hope

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American Messages of Hope presented by Flag for Hope

More than 4,000 Americans who also provided their hand and finger impressions to create The Flag for Hope.  We are preserving, honoring, and curating the messages of hope shared by each participant. They are a poignant representation of who we are as a country. 

September 2017

Houston: George Foreman, Williams Family American Messages of Hope

George Foreman and The Williams Family: The Spirit of Houston Legendary boxer and Olympic Gold Medalist, George Foreman, painted Star #9 on The Flag for Hope on October 4, 2015. He was awarded his star [...]

August 2017

Jack Nicklaus: American Messages of Hope

Jack Nicklaus: "Let's grow America..." Hall of Fame golfer, Jack Nicklaus, painted Star #41 on The Flag for Hope on June 30, 2016. He was awarded his star in recognition of his legendary professional golf [...]

Shelly: American Messages of Hope

Shelly: "I'd like to honor them by placing my finger print on the flag..." Shelly placed her hand impression in Seattle, WA on October 28, 2015. Shelly placed her impression in honor of her family [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]