Help Me Grow Alabama Blog

25 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Saanyol Suswam

Saanyol Suswam joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as an AmeriCorps member serving at United Way of Central Alabama. Saanyol earned her B.S. degree in Biology from Miles College in 2017, then went on to graduate from UAB School of Health Professions with an M.S. in Biotechnology. She has worked in the Birmingham City …

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18 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

Staff Spotlight: Racheal Townsend

Racheal Townsend joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as the North Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at United Cerebral Palsy of Huntsville & Tennessee Valley. Racheal worked at the Alabama Department of Human Resources (DHR) for 32 years across program areas and retired in 2019 while supervising adoptions with both Child Protective Services and Foster …

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11 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Kelsey Ingram

Kelsey Ingram joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as a Care Coordinator with the Alabama Partnership for Children. Kelsey brings with her teaching experience from the Wilcox County public school system and continues to be an active volunteer in her community. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Rehabilitation Services from Alabama State …

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4 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Kenyetta Foster

Kenyetta Foster joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as the West Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at Child Development Resources. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Social Work degree. Before coming to Help Me Grow, Kenyetta worked with children and adolescents for 10 years in a treatment facility …

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2 Mar · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Emily Paxton

Emily Paxton joined the APC team in October as an AmeriCorps Service Member with Help Me Grow (HMG).  She is currently a student at Samford University, completing a joint program to receive a Masters in Social Work and a Bachelor’s in Sociology.  She has served with Special Equestrians as a volunteer for the last two …

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21 Aug · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Amber Whitfield

Amber Whitfield joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as a Central Alabama Regional Care Coordinator at the United Way of Central Alabama. Amber has 7 years of early childhood experience as a Head Start teacher for Jefferson County Committee of Economic Opportunity (JCCEO), a teaching assistant for Birmingham City Schools, Lead teacher in two …

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14 Aug · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Jaquayya Roberts Americorps Member

Jaquayya Roberts joined the Help Me Grow Alabama team as an AmeriCorps member with the Alabama Partnership for Children. Jaquayya is a native of Shorter, Alabama and currently a graduating senior at Alabama State University, majoring in English with a concentration in Writing. Jaquayya writes, “I am very passionate about going the extra mile and helping …

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7 Aug · Delia Hasberry · No Comments

HMG Staff Spotlight: Lindsey Hughes

              Lindsey Hughes joined the Alabama Partnership for Children in July 2019 as the Help Me Grow Alabama Care Coordinator. She is a two-time graduate of Troy University with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work and a Master of Social Work degree. Lindsey comes to Help Me Grow …

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Help Me Grow Alabama

Help Me Grow Alabama is a program of the Alabama Partnership for Children as an affiliate of the Help Me Grow National Network.

 

Help Me Grow Alabama is funded by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education through the Preschool Development Grant, the Alabama Department of Human Resources, and the Alabama Department of Mental Health through a Project LAUNCH Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association. In addition, Help Me Grow Alabama is supported by an AmeriCorps State Grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service provided by The Governor's Office of Volunteer Services.

 

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