Resale Store

Monday – Saturday: 9 am – 4 pm Tuesday ONLY- 9- 7pm.

Food Pantry

• Tuesday – Thursday: 10 am- 2 pm (Must register by 1:30 pm) 

• Tuesday Evening: 5 pm- 7 pm
(Must register by 6:30 pm) 

HELP Office

Monday – Friday: 9 am – 3 pm

Our People



Traci S.

Executive Director

Ronica Garrod

Ronica G.

operations manager

Events & Media


Kit F.

Volunteer Coordinator and Friendraiser

Rachal G.

Marketing coordinator



Tracy C.

Clearinghouse/Food Pantry Coordinator
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Vickie P.

Clearinghouse Assistant/Gap Ministry Coordinator

Kelly M.


Resale Store


Peggy B.

Resale Store Manager

Matt C.

Assistant Resale Store Manager

Tim B.

Resale Store Assistant

Transformational Ministries

Laurie P.

Transformational Ministry Coordinator

Rita A.

Transformational Ministry Administrator

Laura V.

Transformational Ministry Assistant

Jeff O.

transformational ministry assistant


Ericka N.

Growing Hope Childcare Assistant

Meet The Board of Love INC Newaygo

Tim Bont


Dr. Tim Bont is a family practice physician in Newaygo County. He is gifted in the areas of leadership, administration and vision casting. He and his wife, Linda, attend First Baptist Church of Fremont.


Dave Kooienga


Micki Hildrand

Micki Hilbrand


Micki joined the board in 2019. She is an author and currently drives bus for our local school district. She is gifted in the areas of journalism, public speaking, and relationship building. She and her husband, Roger, attend New Life Fellowship Church in Grant.

Del Hirdes


Del and his wife, Jean, live in Newaygo and attend Family of God Community Church. Del is a local insurance agent, specializing in Medicare and ACA Life Insurance assistance. He has been active in his church and the City of Newaygo, serving on several committees throughout the years.

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Jim Mansfield


Jim joined our board in 2018. He serves on our Safety and Security Committee and is a volunteer mentor in our Growing Hope finance program. He is gifted in leadership and relationship building. He loves to share his personal story of redemption and is passionate about people coming to know Jesus Christ. Jim and his wife Sue are members of Bailey Christian Church in Bailey.

Sue Bosker

Board Member

Sue and her husband, Todd, are farmers in the Bailey area and attend Bailey Christian Church. Sue is also a beautician and operates her own salon. She is active in her church and currently serves as the   Program Coordinator for their transitional housing program, Homes of Hope.

Cindy Stowell

Board Member

Bob Rosenberg


Jeff Pols

Jeff Pols

board member

Jeff and his wife, Karen, live in the Newaygo area and attend Bethel Reformed Church OPC of Fremont. Jeff is also an insurance agent.  Throughout his life, he has remained active in church and Christian ministry, serving as an elder, a member of the Council of Middle East Reformed Fellowship, and as the Director of Development for a seminary and a Christian school.

Diane Speese

Board Member


Traci S.

Executive Director

Traci, her husband, and their three boys live in Cedar Springs and attend Magnify Church in Ensley. Traci earned her B.A. in Social Work from Taylor University and then her Master’s from the Indiana University School of Social Work. Traci is passionate about mobilizing those in the church to transform lives and communities. Traci is eager to meet and partner with more local churches. She is excited about the people God will raise up to serve and the hearts He will transform.