Patti has more than 20 years of experience working with Youth and Young Adults as she was a Youth Pastor before her work at Hannah’s House began in 2013.
Patti is specially trained in anti-human trafficking and takes an active part on the Stark County Juvenile Human Trafficking Task Force where her and her team work with any identified victims.
Her love for her Savior, Jesus Christ, is what compels her to love all those around her. She is energized by the work she does in the community and desires to make sure that every young person she encounters knows that they are loved and have value and a purpose.
Girl's Club Coordinator
Amber is originally from Montana. She has spent the last fifteen years serving kids and young adults in a variety of capacities. Amber has a passion for second chances and seeing people grow as they become who were created to be.
We are excited to have her newly on the team!
1 to 1 Program Coordinator
Karla’s passion is to give the underprivileged the tools they need to heal and to thrive. She comes with over 20 years experience with children and youth in a variety of faith based settings. As an advocate for young people, she has been led to pursue various trauma, attachment, and family relationship trainings to best understand and help the youth and families she serves. She joined Hannah’s House 119 in August of 2019 as the Intake Processor and Director of Development. She especially loves spending 1 on 1 time with the new mentees and guiding them to the mentor and group that best suits their needs.
School Group Coordinator
Emily has devoted the last 18 years investing in young people. Her faith has compelled her to serve as Christian Education Director and volunteer in many aspects of the Christian classroom. She joined Hannah's House 119 in 2018 and passionately teaches our Mentors and Mentees practical life skills. Her heart is prevention. Building strong foundations in young people and stopping the cycle of abuse, neglect, and poverty is paramount to her. With the help of her team, she is dedicated to making children within the community know they are loved, supported and created for a unique purpose.
Ruth has been a volunteer within Hannah's House 119 since 2014 a recently joined our staff. She shows the young ladies love and support by planning amazing meals, and investing in them through her prayer life. She finds joy in recruiting and helping place every volunteer where God will use their talents and abilities to serve our girls with excellence.
Ruth brings over 36 years of corporate experience with her. It shows through her incredible organizing and problem solving skills. Ruth uses her life to invest and support young people. She has had so many spiritual mothers to accredit her success to, and wants to be the difference maker for the generation that comes behind her.
Jessica has been with us off and on for about 4 years. Jessica has a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development. She and her husband travel due to life in the military. Jessica's role in Hannah's House is to help wherever is needed, from a far. Organizing speaking engagements, helping with fundraising, organizing schedules and helping however is needed. Jessica has a passion for serving others and being a positive person in people's lives. She uses her faith and love to show grace, compassion and understanding to those she works with and for. Distance won't stop her from being involved in any way she can.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Becky is also helping with our financial piece for our staff!