About Us

Board of Directors

Betsy Plante - President, Co-Founder
Barbara Hires - Secretary
Hope Kinney - Treasurer, Painting with a Twist
Shawna Hicks-Cranston - PostNet Lakewood Ranch
Vicki Callahan - Owner, Coco Joe's
Robert Slicker - General Mgr., Swordfish Grill and Tiki
Julie Gantley - Co-Founder, The Wellness Center Ellenton
Sande Caplin - President, Sande Caplin & Associaltes
Kelli Anderson - Children's Ministry
Tanisha Henry - TanLa Marketing & Consulting Firm
Dana Rothgery - Manager, Clancy’s Irish Pub
Pattie Light - Owner Pandora Store- UTC Mall
Lisea Julien - Realtor and Fitness instructor Crunch Fitness

Strategic Partners

Downtown Ministries.com
Jewish Family & Children's Service of the Suncoast, Inc.
Hungers End
Turning Points - Where Compassion Takes Action

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1802 14th St. West,Suite 6, Bradenton, FL 34205


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