WHO WE ARE
MEET THE TEAM
Executive Director & President
Now in retirement, Laquita spent most of her career as a Service Coordinator, serving the elderly and disabled in Laclede County. She spent several years serving as the President of the R-I PTA. She has also served the community through her many years with the UM Outreach and Extension Center, including many years coordinating the County Fair Extension exhibit hall. Laquita is a founding member of Live 2 Give Hope.
A Lebanon native and finance manager, Caleb has a heart for service to his community. Caleb has served on several local boards including Project 360 Youth Services and Bullfrogs and Little Fishes.
A Lebanon native, Cori has a huge heart for foster care and helping others in need. She has spearheaded many groups, fundraiser, and events in service of her community. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Business from College of the Ozarks and has worked for the Missouri Department of Social Services.
A local small business owner and area native, Sarah has been involved in community organizations for several years. Sarah is a founding member of Live 2 Give Hope. She is a past President of the Board of Directors for Project 360 Youth Services and also served for several years as the secretary of that board. She holds an MPA from Missouri State University and has worked for the Missouri Department of Social Services and the Missouri Department of Transportation.
Outreach Director & Board Member
Long-time Pastor of Prosperine Baptist Church, John has served on a variety of charitable boards in the Laclede County Area. John is a founding member of Live 2 Give Hope and was its first Board President. John has previously served as the President of the Board of Directors for the Pregnancy Support Center and is a long-time member of that board.
Program Director & Board Member
A former foster and adoptive parent, local small business owner, and Lebanon native, Laura’s passion for helping others is the inspiration behind the Fostering Hope Closet. Laura is a founding member of Live 2 Give Hope. She holds an MBA from Missouri State University and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Pregnancy Support Center.
YOUR DONATIONS ALWAYS HELP
Every donation, big or small helps Live 2 Give Hope continue to offer services free of charge to community members.