A Ray of Hope exists to transform individuals, families, and communities by sharing the truth that every life is special and significant. Their vision is to witness a movement of transformed, inspired, and empowered individuals making a difference in the world.
Patricia J. Riley, Executive Assistant at A Ray of Hope on Earth, shares the company’s history:
A Ray of Hope on Earth has been servicing various communities since November 2008 and became an official Illinois non-profit organization in June 2012.
Our organization has a triad focus on CAMPS, COACHING and COMMUNITY. Through these areas, we are excited to use our talents and resources to positively affect communities worldwide.The organization was founded by former NFL player, Ray McElroy. McElroy is devoting his post football career to encouraging youth, young adults and families through A Ray of Hope on Earth. He is a full-time professional, motivational speaker who for the past 8 years, with the winning combination of his high-energy and athleticism along with the powerful message of truth, McElroy has successfully captured the minds, thoughts and actions of thousands of youth across America.
Whats it like to work at A Ray of Hope on Earth?
Patricia: Since its existence, A Ray of Hope has created a positive and strong spirit of camaraderie. We strive to maintain the open culture in which everyone feels comfortable sharing new ideas and opinions. From the staff to the board of directors and our volunteers, we are much more than colleagues, we are a family!