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About Love In the Name of Christ

Gowanda Love In the Name of Christ seeks to empower people by investing in their lives through caring. We build sustained relationships that encourage change and learning. We help our community with necessary food, clothing, transportation, financial support, budgeting and nutritional education classes, spiritual support, addiction recovery, as well as providing resources to help the community to reach their life goals. 

Meet our Staff

Melaina Thompson: Executive Director

James Sanderson: Care Coordinator      IMG_0176.jpg

Meribeth Ziemer: Office Manager  fullsizeoutput_5.jpeg

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Danielle Fial: Director

Board Of Directors

Robert Ciminesi: President

Karen McAndrew:Vice President

Sandy Phillips: Treasurer

Kathy Camp: Secretary

Sally Busekist: Bookkeeper

Lori Crassi: Board Member

Pastor Travis Grubbs: Board Member

Pastor Jim Hall: Board Member

Peter Johnson: Board Member