HHMI has been blessed to have a group of phenomenal people who has volunteered their various talents and services. I am beholden to them for their faithfulness, level of loyalty and commitment. I could not have been in existence for these 20 years without them. Thank you!
Elder Marietta Melton, Founder
Karen J. Dunn, Board Member
Ms. Dunn has been active with HHMI since April, 2004. She serves as the Administrator of HHMI and is a active Board Member. Karen by profession was the Chief of Staff to State Representative James R. Roebuck Jr. in the 188th Legislative District Philadelphia County. In November 2018 she was promoted to District Office Director. In total Ms. Dunn gave 20 years of service to State Representative James R. Roebuck, Jr. She is now pursuing another position for the near future in the political arena. Ms. Dunn currently continues to service her clientele by providing Notary services, State/Federal Income Tax preparation, PA Rent Rebate assistance and much more. She is listed on our Senior Informational Directory page.
Patricia Terrell, M.S., M.A., Board Member
Mrs. Terrell has been an active Board Member at HHMI since January 2011. She has a Master of Science in Addiction Counseling & a Master of Arts in Family & Marriage Counseling. Her Disciplines include: Substance Abuse, Grief, Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Adjustment Disorder, Psychotherapy, Pre-Marriage/Family & Marriage Counseling. Mrs. Terrell is one of the clinicians at Experiencing Eden, LLC Specializing in Soul Care. She is also an Adjunct Professor for Transfiguration Theological Seminary Inc. Mrs. Terrell is the Founder of "Healing Women of God Ministry Inc.", which has helped develop the spiritual growth of women from many walks of life.
Missionary/Evangelist Lorraine Williams, Board Member
Evangelist Williams has been with HHMI since January 2011 and had become a Board Member January 2014. Ms. Williams is an Evangelist/Full-time Faith Missionary since 1989, licensed and ordained based out of Phoenix, Arizona. Evangelist Williams also holds credentials Internationally out of Nova Scotia Canada. Her coverings are Dr. Warren H. Stewart, Sr., Phoenix, Arizona and Helping Hands Ministry, Inc., in Philadelphia, PA
Evangelist Williams has a love for children of all ages and host Bible Clubs. She is a certified CNA and assist families for our Senior Communities in Phoenix, Arizona. Evangelist distributes "Bags of Love" in Phoenix, Arizona that will consist of personal and non-essential home items. She is also on-call for our 24-hour prayer line and can be reached at 1-480-553-0487. Evangelist quarterly distributes the Daily Breads, follow-up on our Senior Care Ministry (friendly caller/sending cards/), serve Communion and much more. Due to the COVID her Hospital, Home & Nursing Home visits are very limited.
Chiquita Chantay Golden, Board Member
Ms. Golden is presently founder of Business Essentials Virtual Assistant & Travel Concierge Services. She specialize in medical claims billing, cloud-based bookkeeping, accounts receivable & payable management and administrative support services for small business owners, as well as, individual customers. She has accepted the appointment to be on HHMI Board of Directors, August 28, 2018, but has been an active Partner with Helping Hands Ministry, Inc. Ms. Golden is listed in our Senior Informational Directory page.
Ms. Satreia M. Melton
Ms. Melton is a Certified EMT, First Aid, CNA since 2000 and gained employment with The Red Cross as a Phlebotomist in 2014. She then became a CS2 (Lead Phlebotomist) in 2017. Satreia is the daughter of our Founder and has supported since HHMI has been in existence. She is now a Supervisor at the Red Cross.
Mrs. Dorothy M.C. Blalock
Mrs. Blalock is one of our Senior Volunteers. She has been an active member since September 2006. Mrs. Blalock retired as a Philadelphia Public School Teacher for 27 years. Mrs. Blalock faithfully mails quarterly publications of the Large Print Daily Breads in other states. Her past time is her phenomenal creativity on the computer making and sending cards to others, gathering food and clothing to distribute to those in need and making informational packets for any event she is asked to speak at.
Miss. Audra E. Dunn
Miss. Audra Dunn is 13, our youngest volunteer who began April 28, 2014. She is a eighth grader and volunteer her time as a office helper....
Our Beloved Mrs. Gladys Tucker - Deceased June 2023
Mrs. Tucker is one of our Senior volunteers who act as a Community Liaison for HHMI. She has been a active member since March 2015. Mrs. Tucker formerly was a Library Assistant for 20 years. She also worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone for 30 years. Her past time hobbies are reading books and using the computer. Mrs. Tucker is the Director of the Page Turner's Book Club, Philadelphia branch and Volunteer updating records for the West Philadelphia Culture Alliance with the owners and keepers of the Paul Roberson House.
Mrs. Eva Beckham
Mrs. Beckham is one of our Senior volunteers who began volunteering August 2, 2017. She lent her time with the Nursing Home Ministry once a month. Mrs. Beckham is now a distributor of the Daily Breads. Mrs. Beckham by profession worked along with her father who owned and operated a Barber Shop in Philadelphia, Pa for 20 years. She then served as a Home Health Aid for 14 years also in Philadelphia. She did various Security jobs at the Philadelphia Airport for 20 years. And still serving as an active Mother in her Church and doing various tasks with the other seniors.