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IDEA AND MISSION 

Personal and community experiences led to advocacy.  Our mission is to raise awareness about mental health education, suicide prevention, and parent training through our education programs.

Our Hope for Life Organization was born February 2016

SERVING COMMUNITIES 

THE ARTS

Art Creates Hope Events was created to help increase community mental health awareness through the arts. 

Our events express and promote hope through performing and visual arts.

STORYTELLER, FILM & 

SPEAKERS SERIES

Stories Inspire Hope Series was created to host storytellers, authors, filmmakers, and speakers that provide hope and inspiration for mental health challenges, suicide prevention, and addiction survivors.

conversatio‚Äčn | MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS | GUEST INTERVIEWS

Diana takes the journey into how mental health challenges affect all areas of life, family, and society. Our podcast shares real life stories, hosts interviews with leaders in the field, and provides in-depth conversations with family members.

Our discussions include exploring personal wellness, grief, and how to take care of oneself. Our conversations and interviews help to provide hope, understanding, navigation, and resources.

ADVISORY TEAM

Diana Kendros  |  Founder and Executive Director

Larry A. Camp  |  Financial Advisor

Jan Sickler  |  Executive Advisory Board  Member 

Paul Schaefer  |  Organization Advisor

COMMITTEE, INTERNS & VOLUNTEERS

A special thank you to the following individuals who dedicate their time,

skills, energy, ideas, and creativity to Hope for Life:

Heidi Winn Bousquet, Volunteer

Marla Brader, Volunteer

Glenn Chumley, Videographer

Molly Cutter, Volunteer

Kartika Damen, Iowa Coordinator

Jody Draznin, Volunteer



Janet Evertsen, Volunteer

Chris Horras, Volunteer

Paul Schaefer, Organization Advisor

Jan Sickler, Advisory Board Member

Nancy Teubel, Committee Peer Support

High School and College Interns

 




We DEEPLY APPRECIATE our Volunteers and Interns!

Thank you for all that you do!

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