Our Support Team

 Executive Director

Mabel Howard

A commitment from the heart of our Executive Director

“I am grateful to have obtained a position that will allow me to utilize my various skills and expertise.  My acceptance of this position is my personal commitment to enhance the lives of under-served children and families that live in the lower east-side communities.  My personal vision is to help in restoring hope to every individual that comes through our doors by reminding them through acts of kindness that they not only have the ability to #doBetter, but also the world is a better place because of their presence in it.”  #EveryoneMatters

  Board of Directors

Allison Tilves, Chairperson

Casey Hedlund, Vice-Chairperson

Marnie Brown, Secretary

Gina Badowski, Treasurer


Members at Large:

Pat Bellingham

Brandi Bissell

Chandrika Crockett

Carol Gleichsner

Eric Hedlund

Jim Horvat

Bunny McBride

Tim Ward

Nik Zaphiris

Administrative Assistant

Luanne May Churchhill 

Annual Luanne

Previous to her employment at Bethany, Luanne was a volunteer at Bethany for over five years.

And all of our Wonderful Volunteers

who make it


“Volunteers are unpaid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless”

The center is operated by two paid part time staff and many volunteers who serve our center each week.

*In 2020 over 179 unduplicated volunteers gave 4,217 hours of their time to make a difference in the lives of those in need.

Volunteers are always needed to serve as helpers in the Food Pantry or Clothes Closet. .

Call 456-6254 and schedule a time to volunteer.