Meet Our Team

Amber Odom

Deputy Director, COO

My name is Amber Odom. Helping others is something that I am very passionate about. In the end it feels so rewarding just knowing that you made a difference in someone’s life. Hearing how happy someone is, or even seeing someone’s delightful reaction just melts my heart. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. It’s amazing how many things that some people take for granted on a daily basis. I’ve always believed that every day is another opportunity to make a difference, and all it takes is a little care.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Dr. Maya Angelou

We could not continue our efforts without the dedication of our staff, leadership, and most importantly, you. Thank you for your continued support.

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