Entries by Kristin VanHeel

Welcome Mark McNamer

Mark McNammer, Director of Programs, brings over 25 years of leadership experience in several different community-based organizations including Headway Emotional Health (formerly The Storefront Group), Freeport West Project SOLO, and Avenues for Youth. His experience spans a broad range of programs and services including mental health, case management, housing and supportive services for homeless youth, […]

Welcome Julie Fliflet

Julie Fliflet, CPA, Director of Finance and Administration, comes to HOPE 4 Youth with over 25 years of experience working with nonprofits. Julie’s entire career has been focused on nonprofits, first in public accounting as an auditor in the nonprofit division for a large accounting firm and most recently, directing finance and administration activities for […]

Welcome Nikki Kalvin

Nikki Kalvin, Community Outreach & Events Specialist, comes to HOPE 4 Youth with over 20 years of experience in both government and nonprofit management. Nikki’s experience includes managing staff and volunteers as well overseeing large special events and annual fundraising campaigns. Most recently, Nikki served as the Membership and Marketing Director for the YMCA where […]

Today, Our Mission Remains Unchanged.

Dear Friends and Supporters, Thank you for your continued support of HOPE 4 Youth during COVID-19. Your on-going gifts of time, talent, and treasure are greatly needed and appreciated as we continue to serve youth experiencing homelessness during this unprecedented time. On any given night in Minnesota, 6,000 youth are without a home. Many of […]

Meet Linda Bryant, HOPE 4 Youth’s New Executive Director

HOPE 4 Youth is excited to announce that Linda Bryant has been hired as our new Executive Director! Linda has three decades of successful experience working with youth, teens, families and adults in developing, implementing and delivering programs that have assisted thousands of Minnesotans in overcoming barriers that have worked to prevent changing their life […]

Countdown to 2020 … Happy New Year

As we celebrate the New Year, we look to furthering our vision of a community where all youth feel safe, valued, and supported while reaching their full potential. And doing this by providing HOPE for youth experiencing homelessness – HOPE in the form of: Housing, Outreach, Prevention, and Education/Employment. Today, we’d like to share the […]