And Their Reasons For Serving
I have never experienced anything even close to the life-changing outcomes the Clubhouse achieves.
"Our family has greatly benefited from the Gateway program and are excited to share in making that happen for others."
Firsthand I saw the symptoms of chronic mental illness; but then I saw Gateway’s Clubhouse Model in action - providing practical purpose and independence.
Mary Elizabeth "Mimi" Jenko
I serve on the board to help individuals have healthy and productive lives.
I have seen up close [personally and professionally] the amazing and much-needed work that is carried out by the folks at Gateway House.
Nancy Suitt Bennett
The Board gives me an opportunity to help some of our most vulnerable citizens by giving them a hand as they begin resuming an active life.
After witnessing firsthand how Gateway ensures that members are "seen, heard and valued", I am honored to be part of this wonderful community. Gateway truly changes lives.
I became a board member to better understand what a member of my family is going through!
I also enjoy giving back. God has richly blessed my family and I. I just want to be an instrument to share his love by helping others.
As a former employee, I choose to serve on the board to help in the continued success of the program.
"What Gateway does, and does so well, is incredibly important for the community and people in need. I am honored to be able to play a small part."
Gateway House represents to me what is good in our community and serving on the board is both a great honor and opportunity to be a part of something special.
After watching my mother struggle with mental illness my entire life, I realized it is my responsibility to advocate for people battling this disease.
Elizabeth Dalton Rosenblum
It is an honor to serve on the board of Gateway in memory of my brother. Gateway is an untapped mental health resource in our community that needs to be shared.
[I love] working with passionate volunteers and members whose focus is to serve, enhance and improve the quality of life for an underserved population.
Hemingway said ”We are all broken, that's how the light gets in.” Gateway is the light!
** Gateway is glad to welcome Linda to our Board of Directors.
"Both personally and professionally my life's mission has been to help the mentally ill. As a Gateway board member, I am honored to be part of a community that offers comprehensive services and restores lives to those in need."
Personally, I have experienced depression within my family which led me to want to participate in the organization.
Mary Allison Zimmerman
Gateway is an organization that truly changes lives and my work on the Board has been some of the most rewarding and impactful of my life.