Favorite Quote: Consider it pure joy whenever you face trials of any kind. James 1:2
Real Life Moment: Working with my girls on loving unconditionally and understanding not everything has to go their way for it to be ok that they can accept others where they are at in life and its ok.
Meet Melorene Grantham, Board Member and Outreach Team
Mother of 2 children
Client Resource Coordinator at WIN (Women in Need) Recovery
Degree in Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts Management with a certificate in Culinary Arts
Favorite Quote: Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not to your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path. Proverbs 3: 5-6
Real Life Moment: The Indifference Tool becomes my inner conscience…my toddler will do something and I will bubble up inside and begin to react and then I stop and use my calm words and ask myself why I’m not letting her do something. Then I correct myself to give her permission.
Meet Rachael McKinney, Board Member and Outreach Team
Mother of 3 children, married since 2006
Family Support Specialist at The Baby Fold
Certified Doula and Childbirth Educator
BS in Business Administration
Favorite Food: Mexican food!!
Real Life Moment: Once I hired a babysitter to put the kids to bed while I sat in our driveway eating ice cream and watching Netflix until the kids were asleep.
Meet Chuck Simpson, Board Member and Fundraising/Grant Team
Father of 2, Grandfather of 2, Married Since 2009
Operator/Radio Operator/Line Instructor/Road Trainer/Classroom Instructor; Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD),
WRFU FM, On-Air Personality
One Goal: To reach every corner of our community with the help they need.
Real Life Moment: Getting to watch my grand boys sitting in the same seats on the bus that their mom and uncle rode when they were 5 and 3