Hannah was born with Gould Syndrome, a very rare condition that caused a stroke before she was born. Due to the stroke and resulting brain damage Hannah lives with many limitations. Hannah loves her family and spending time with them. She enjoys getting outside, experiencing new places, loving music and smiling.
See families around the globe that share Hannah's genetic mutation and support awareness of Gould Syndrome on April 12 each year!
Terry's House has been a great place of refuge for Hannah's family while staying at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. They just celebrated their 10th anniversary and invited Hannahs' family to be a part of their video celebration.
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff is Hannah's father and the CEO of Hannah's Helpers. Throughout Hannah's life, Jeff and his wife Mary have dedicated their time and effort into supporting other families with special needs and showing gratitude to those who support Hannah, and those with similar struggles.
Chief Financial Officer
Erin is a pediatric nurse at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, CA. She is one of Hannahs' favorite "night ninjas" and has experience working with non-profits to put on phenomenal events. She brings not only a fun attitude, but great medical expertise to the team as well!
Director of Operations
"Teacher Katie" as she is referred to in her classroom, is a special education teacher at Shelly Baird in Hanford, CA. She has worked with a large variety of students with various needs and accommodations. Her experience and education will help us reach beyond Hannah's needs to ensure that we are providing opportunities for all special needs families in the area.
Director of Communications and Marketing
Jessica has a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Fresno State, where she met Jeff and Mary over a decade ago. She currently oversees social media strategies for Fresno State. Prior to returning to her alma mater, she served as Regional Director of Communications for the American Red Cross. Her experience in public relations and marketing is a blessing to help spread awareness for Hannah's Helpers.
Mary is Hannah's mother, and the most wonderful mama bear any child could ask for. Her passion for spreading awareness and helping other families with special needs is unmatched. As someone who spends the most time with Hannah, Mary is an expert in what changes can happen in our community to help support families with similar needs.