Our board of directors

  • Barbara Hale, President
  • Christine Ditzel, Vice President
  • Francis Marchese, Treasurer
  • Kristie DeFreze, Esq., Secretary
  • Patricia Burns (Retired Professor)
  • Deb Davis (Retired Teacher)
  • Michelle Dills (Nothnagle) 
  • Natalie Ficarella (Senior Financial Analyst at OATKA Milk Products)
  • Patricia Reich (Merrill Lynch Client Associate)
  • Pamela Wentworth (Retired Special Education Teacher; Substitute Teacher)
  • Patricia Wormley (Retired from GCC)




We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
— Winston Churchill
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
— Gandhi
I may only be one person, but I can be one person who makes a difference.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted
— Aesop
The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
— Mother Theresa