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Audiences are captivated as they hear the inspiring story of this one-time homeless panhandler who rose from the streets to co-found The Second Cup and a series of other successful businesses and international not-for-profit organizations.

Frank’s story of success and his powerful message of Hope Vision Action, motivates his audiences to make a difference, in their homes, in their careers, in their communities. Everyone who has ever heard Frank O’Dea speak comes away with a “Yes I can attitude.”

Frank O’Dea, is called upon by associations, corporations, not-for-profits and charities alike to drive home their unique messages in a way that it will be remembered long after the event is over.


October 10 is World Homeless Day @StMikesHospital is one of the leaders in Toronto’s battle against homelessness.
March 24th, 2017

Homelessness is not declining in Canada, despite 10-year plans in several major cities, and is actually growing among specific groups such as... more»

The 3 Keys to success discussed in an interview on Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) on March 7 @ENT_TV @Startup_Canada
February 22nd, 2017

Frank O’Dea will be one of the amazing entrepreneurs to be interviewed on the syndicated TV series, The Naked Entrepreneur, hosted by Dr.... more»



Frank's inspiring story is retold in his best-selling memoir "When All You Have is Hope", available in bookstores and online. Buy a copy for someone who is important to you.