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We are Leading Families Home

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Our Team

Our team is made up of a group of compassionate, like-hearted individuals. Leading Families Home staff, board of directors, program participants, community partners, and volunteers work collaboratively to build a better future for our community members in need.

Board of Directors

Ron Ranallo, President

Teri Carpenter, Vice President

Jeff Carevic, Treasurer

Kristin Berry, Secretary

Joe Rosenberg, Past President

Anne Alfaro Urfer

Marilyn Brenner-Levine

Scott Cousino

Valerie Garforth

Kim Kaplan

Drew Massé

Ruth Ann Petroff

Phillip Vine

Angie Zalesak


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Our Volunteers

Volunteers are priceless to us.

Offering their time and talent to help individuals and families reach their housing and economic goals . From administrative tasks to assisting participants, our volunteers are there for us! In return, we offer training, education, FUN and our unwavering gratitude.

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Our Donors

Each donation directly impacts a life!

The help we give is only possible because of the help we receive! Gifts to Leading Families Home directly impact the lives of families in need.

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Community Partners

Community Partners include but are not limited to:

City of Toledo Department of Neighborhoods
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)
Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) - Office of Community Development
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 

Join Our Team: Careers at LFH

You can make an impact on Toledo by joining our team! Leading Families Home invites interested individuals to contact us for career opportunities.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities are available through Beach House Family Shelter and Leading Families Home.

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“I was a resident of Beach House. It was a most pleasant experience; not at all what I had expected. The staff [is] extremely positive; they motivate the residents here.”

Rosie, Former Resident