Newaygo, MI – Hope 101 Ministry, a faith-based nonprofit in Newaygo, proudly announces the hiring of Mike Valliere as the charity's first Executive Director. Mike will be responsible for increasing fundraising, running the day-to-day operations of the organization, and serve as a liaison to Newaygo County businesses, community groups, churches, non-profit, and civic organizations to advocate for Hope 101 and encourage their support in the form of prayer, volunteers, and financial contributions.
Hope 101 Ministry is a non-profit organization serving in Newaygo, Michigan, community. The mission of Hope 101 Ministry, with the help of God, is to provide a home-based program which offers Christian support, friendship, and direction to empower participants to reach beyond their circumstances to a place of stability and self-sufficiency.
This ministry is a relational ministry program which was birthed by Family of God Community Church and now is an independent 501(c)(3) organization. In 2015, FOGCC purchased the multiple family dwelling at 101 Quarterline in Newaygo. The Mercer family donated the home at 42 Washington in 2017. Hope 101 Ministry Inc. offers persons in need up to a six-month stay in transitional housing. Once in the home, participants work with: 1) a Case Manager, 2) the Hope 101 Program Committee 3) two mentors, and 4) other community resources as needed.
Mike has a Master of Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan and a Bachelor of Science in Church Leadership from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida. For the past 17 years, he ran a successful business in the Traverse City area. He was also a pastor for many years. In addition, he has over 25 years of mid-level and upper management experience. His wish is to combine the management, administrative and sales experience with the years of pastoral work to create ways and methods to better help the community and work with others to find ways to eliminate the number of people experiencing homelessness. His main goal is empowering others.
He is available for interviews, public speaking engagements and other opportunities to speak to the community about the vision and goals of Hope 101. If you would like to contact him, he can be reached at email@example.com.