MEET OUR STAFF
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.
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.
Ruth has been a volunteer within Hannah's House 119 since 2014 and joined our staff in 2019. 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.
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.
Jessica has been with us off and on for a few years. Jessica has a Bachelor's Degree in Child Development. She, her husband and son 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.
Specialized Group Coordinator
Asia is a native to Canton, Ohio. She has been serving at risk and
underprivileged youth for 4 years. She is a recent graduate of Valor Christian College with an Associate degree in Youth Ministries. Her heart's desire is to see young people discover their identity and live out
their purpose in Christ. She daily seeks opportunities to build a lasting legacy, that impacts change. We are very excited to have her on the Hannah's House 119 team!!
Sierra Hammond (aka CiCi) joined the mentoring team for our 2021 Summer Program and has since accepted the position of Girl's Club Coordinator. She was born and raised in Canton, Ohio as the youngest of 4 siblings. Three things you will always here her talk about is ...How much she loves
God, people and Marvel. When asked why Hannah's House 119?...she said.
"I am here to stay on the path God called me to be on, and work with young
people". We are so blessed to have her on staff.
Food Prep Coordinator
Patti has been involved for many years volunteering her time as a driver and with our food prep team. In September of 2020 she joined our staff as Food Prep Coordinator. Patti is the proud grandma to 4 beautiful grandchildren, 2 girls and 2 boys! She has been helping with the food prep for sometime and was asked to be the coordinator of which she has enjoyed doing! Also getting to know the Hannah’s House staff and being able to effect lives in a small way through food! Patti is married and her husband Rick has been helping first with picking up girls for group and then for delivering the food on Tuesday! Patti and her team are clearly some of the girls favorite people here at Hannah’s House 119.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Becky is also helping with our financial piece for our staff!