Serving Those In Need Since 1982.


Leadership Team


Our dedicated team of employees and volunteers execute the mission of the organization in their daily work.


Matthew Stearn

Executive Director (contact)

Matt is a native of Hampton, VA, and a graduate of Hampton High School and Christopher Newport University. Matt joined the HELP team in July of 2016 after completing a dual Masters program at Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary, receiving both a Master of Divinity in Cross-cultural and Community Mission and a Master of Business Administration in Nonprofit Entrepreneurial Management.


Cheryl Robida

Services Coordinator


Jennifer Pearson

Clinic Coordinator


Chiquila McCabe

Shelter Coordinator


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is an eleven to fifteen member body that, in light of the stated mission and vision of the organization, manages the strategy and goals of HELP and provides support to the Executive Director.  The Board meets monthly as a committee of the whole and separately as committees to formulate policy, to set goals, to plan and to implement approved activities of the organization.


Rev. Warren Hicks
Board Chair

Christina James
Vice Chair

Anne Keatts

Glenn Cain

Sandie Konrad

Valerie Moorer, NP

Dr. Patricia Richards-Spruill

Rev. Timothy Crummitt

Mary Holup

Carmen Alves

Dr. Robert Dreelin, DDS

Patrick Jones

Carol Gardner