Hope For LifePO Box 75684Seattle, WA 98175 (206) 688-8390
Esther wears many hats at HFL’s office, from clearing to preparing meals.
TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Chantal is passionate about working with vulnerable children and seeing them experience holistic wellbeing. She oversees the work in the Transitional Program and serves as a child and family therapist. She has more than 17 years of experience as a therapist, school counselor, and in women empowerment programs. Chantal holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and an advanced diploma in Mental Health Nursing.
RWANDA CASE ATTENDANT
Emmanuel, a former HFL beneficiary, supports youth in educational services. He leads catch-up classes, school work revision, and ensures youth who have dropped out of school are able to successfully return to the classroom.
US BOARD MEMBER
Alessandra serves as Chief of Staff for Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers. She has worked on critical issues such as affordable housing, the opioid epidemic, race and social justice, developed and strengthened relationships with communities furthest from opportunity to ensure more diverse perspectives are considered in policy development, played a key role in the response to COVID-19, and led Snohomish County’s refugee resettlement efforts in collaboration with community and non-profit partners.
Alessandra was raised in Snohomish County and resides in Everett. She attended the University of Washington and holds bachelor’s degree in Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior and holds a master’s degree in business administration. Alessandra enjoys biking, exploring trails, traveling, reading, playing with her Shiba Inu, and spending time with her family and friends.
Want to travel to Rwanda to see the impact you are helping to create while learning about the country, culture, and ethical tourism?
Consider joining us on a Learning Trip! The next Learning Trip is tentatively scheduled for Summer 2021, dependent on COVID-19 travel restrictions.
If interested, email email@example.com.
A NIGHT OF HOPE
Save the date for October 1, 2021 in Seattle!
We currently do not have any volunteer or internship openings. Check back soon for new postings!
A second rehabilitative center with a capacity for 34 youth!
A professional space dedicated to the hardworking staff complete with offices and conference rooms. The Administrative Facility will also house quiet, private rooms for counseling and several guest rooms for visiting family members.
This facility will include a computer lab, classroom, and teacher’s office, providing spaces for children to study and find quiet areas. An exterior courtyard will be ideal for performances and community trainings.
This new space will provide a central location for all youth to gather and enjoy a meal together, as well as provide a safe and clean space for cooking and laundry!
Advisor, US Board of Directors
Emily works as a Washington State Auditor and is passionate about social justice, fighting homelessness, and nonprofit finance. In addition to being a CPA, Emily holds a BA in International Development, an MA in Public Administration, and certificates in Accounting and Nonprofit Management. We are grateful for her and the expertise she brings to the organization.