Hallie lived with a fun-loving, courageous luminescence that brought good will to her life, family, friends, and the good of others. She died in 2016, after a four-year fight with ovarian cancer, during which she was a constant torch bearer for the fight against ovarian cancer.
Now, Hallie's Hearts Endowment will help to continue her effort in carrying that torch.
What impression will you make? Let's give it forward, together.
Originally from West Virginia, Steve moved to the area in 2000. While in West Virginia he earned a degree in Social Work and worked as an acute care social worker, director of community festivals and as an executive, lobbyist and educator in the long term care industry. Steve served as Lay Ministry Coordinator at Grace Episcopal Church in Traverse City before being appointed the Executive Director of the United Way of NWMI in 2008. During this time, United Way increased the amount granted, number of agencies served, modernized the role of the volunteer center and helped sustain the impact of ike HelpLink, PRI and 2-1-1. In 2013, Steve joined the Community Foundation. Steve and his wife Linda have three children.