480 HELP Street, Monroe NC, 28110

Our Staff

Tara Quinn-Executive Director/Founder

Meet Tara, the visionary founder of Help Pregnancy Center, established back in 1991. Her life’s mission centers around providing support to women facing crisis pregnancies, guiding them towards choosing life for their precious children. As the guiding force behind the ministry, Tara dedicates herself to overseeing its operations with unwavering commitment.

One of Tara’s key responsibilities is to educate local churches about their vital role in the ministry. Tara eagerly shares her knowledge and experiences with others. She is a sought-after speaker, lending her voice to churches, missions groups, and various special events. Through these engagements, she spreads awareness, compassion, and hope, leaving a lasting impression on all who have the privilege of hearing her speak. 

Under her leadership, Help Pregnancy Center has expanded its services, reaching out to more women and offering a broader spectrum of assistance. Tara’s passion for the work she oversees is evident in every aspect of her involvement. Her unwavering dedication to the cause, coupled with her immense love for the people she serves, makes her an invaluable force in the fight for life.

To contact Tara please call the center at 704-289-5133 or email her at tquinn@monroehelp.com

Jill-Director of Operations/Finance

Jill is the indispensable backbone of our ministry’s financial and operations department. Since joining our team in January 2017, she has been the driving force behind the seamless functioning of our organization. 

In her role, Jill handles diverse tasks, including managing accounts payable and receivable, overseeing purchasing, handling insurance matters, maintaining donor records, and managing donations. Not stopping there, she also takes charge of human resources, diligently processing payroll, taxes, and banking requirements. Her proficiency in handling these crucial aspects of our ministry is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Despite the weight of her responsibilities, Jill consistently delivers her tasks with remarkable precision and timeliness. 

We consider ourselves truly honored to have Jill as a part of our team. Her commitment and expertise have undoubtedly contributed significantly to the success and growth of our ministry.

To contact Jill please call the center at 704-289-5133 or email her at jcory@monroehelp.com

Maddy- Administrative Assistant to Operations

Maddy is the invaluable addition to our operations team who joined us in October 2022. She serves as Jill’s trusted right-hand woman, playing a pivotal role in the smooth functioning of our organization. 

With unwavering dedication, Maddy goes above and beyond to support the ministry in any way she can. Her selflessness and willingness to lend a hand make her an indispensable asset to our team. No task is too small or too daunting for her; she tackles them all with enthusiasm and a heart full of love for the mission we serve.

Since joining us, Maddy has proven herself to be a true gift, enhancing the spirit of our ministry and making a lasting impact on those she encounters. With Maddy on our side, we are grateful and excited to witness the positive influence she continues to bring to our organization.

To contact Maddy please call the center at 704-289-5133 or email her at mbrantley@monroehelp.com

Vandy- Client Services Coordinator

Vandy joined us in March 2023 as our Client Services Coordinator. She plays a pivotal role in ensuring our clients receive the support they need. In her role, Vandy takes charge of overseeing our client services, working closely with our peer counselors and teachers to ensure that each client’s needs are addressed with utmost care. Her coordination and organization skills are unparalleled, and she ensures that our clients receive the assistance they require to navigate through challenging times.

Her inspiration and motivation are drawn from her faith, finding strength in 1 Peter 4:10-11, “Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.” Vandy embodies this principle, as she serves the women in our community with fervor and enthusiasm.

Since her arrival, Vandy’s dedication and compassion have touched the hearts of both clients and colleagues alike. We are grateful to have her as part of our team, and her contributions continue to enrich the lives of those we serve. 

To contact Vandy please call our center at 704-289-5133 or email her at vwalden@monroehelp.com.

Elena- Client Services Coordinator, Spanish

Meet Elena, the heart and soul behind our Spanish-speaking department, where she serves as the overseer and coordinator. With a deep-rooted passion and love for the Hispanic community, Elena has become a driving force in our mission to support and empower those in need.

In her role, Elena works closely with our Spanish-speaking peer counselors and teachers, ensuring that our clients receive the support and guidance they require. Her dedication to the cause is evident as she personally counsels clients, providing them with a listening ear and a compassionate heart and skillfully interpreting to bridge any language barriers. She also takes charge of coordinating our P3 program, striving to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those she serves.

Elena’s warm and caring nature makes her a blessing to everyone she encounters. Her genuine desire to champion life and the cause of Christ shines through in all that she does. As a true advocate for the Hispanic community, she goes above and beyond to ensure that they receive the support and resources they need to thrive.

To contact Elena please call the center at 704-289-5133 or email her at ecepeda@monroehelp.com  

Melissa- Client Services Coordinator, Indian Trail 

Introducing Melissa, a pivotal and dynamic member of our team, who joined us in November 2022. Her role holds immense significance as she spearheads the launch of our first satellite office in Indian Trail. Taking on the responsibility of Client Service Director for this new site, Melissa’s expertise and dedication are set to make a profound impact on our organization’s expansion.

With a vision to extend our reach and support to the Indian Trail community, Melissa plays a key role in establishing and organizing operations at the new office. Her passion for the cause and her ability to coordinate seamlessly between the two locations are invaluable assets in ensuring the smooth functioning of both offices.

With Melissa as an integral part of our team, we are confident that our ministry will flourish and that more lives will be touched by the services we provide. Her commitment to our mission and her determination to make a positive difference are vital as we embark on this new chapter.

To contact Melissa please call our Indian Trail office at 704-839-0071 or email her at msturdivant@monroehelp.com. 

Lisa- Office Administrator

Meet Lisa, the dependable force behind the scenes, coordinating administrative duties for both our dedicated staff and volunteers. As the heart of our front desk operations, she manages a multitude of essential tasks, ensuring the seamless functioning of our ministry.

With a wealth of experience, Lisa’s journey with us began as a volunteer in 2003, and her unwavering commitment led her to join our staff in 2004. Since then, she has become the anchor that holds down the administrative side of our organization, handling various responsibilities with skill and efficiency. From managing schedules and client files to handling correspondence and mailings, Lisa’s organizational prowess leaves no detail overlooked. 

Her unwavering inspiration stems from 1 Corinthians 13:13, where she finds strength in the enduring qualities of faith, hope, and love. Embracing the greatest of these, love, Lisa exemplifies compassion and care in her interactions with both colleagues and clients. We are truly blessed to have Lisa as an integral part of our team, and her contributions play a vital role in our ministry’s success. 

To contact Lisa please call the center at 704-289-5133 or email her at lbradle@monroehelp.com 

Rebekah- Marketing Coordinator

Meet Rebekah, a dedicated Spanish-speaking volunteer who began her journey with us in October 2020. Her commitment and enthusiasm for our cause led her to join our staff in January 2023.

As our marketing coordinator, Rebekah plays a crucial role in shaping our organization’s image and outreach. She skillfully manages all our digital and print promotional materials, ensuring they effectively convey our mission and values. Additionally, Rebekah extends her support to Brittany by assisting with event planning and promotion. Her attention to detail and creativity add value to our events, making them impactful and memorable.

Rebekah’s true passion lies in sharing the Gospel and spreading the love of Jesus among the women who seek refuge in our center. Her motivation for this vital ministry is deeply rooted in Micah 6:8 “No, O people, the Lord has told you what is good, and this is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” To contact Rebekah please call our center at 704-289-5133 or email her at rramos@monroehelp.com 

Brittany- Development Coordinator

Introducing Brittany, a dedicated and compassionate member of our team. Her journey with us began as a volunteer at Helping Hands. In March 2023, we were delighted to welcome her on board as our development coordinator. In her role, Brittany shines as a relationship builder, focusing on nurturing connections with our valued partners and the wider community. Her genuine and warm approach helps foster a strong sense of camaraderie and support among all involved in our cause.

Brittany’s creativity and organizational skills are instrumental in designing, organizing, and planning our essential fundraising events. From the annual Golf Tournament to the much-anticipated Fundraising Banquet, she ensures that each occasion is a resounding success, raising crucial funds to further our mission. Her genuine commitment to our cause and the people we serve resonates in everything she does.

With Brittany on our team, we look forward to achieving new heights of success and making an even greater impact on the lives of those we support. Her passion and dedication inspire us all to work together, building a better future for our community and those in need. To contact Brittany please call our center at 704-289-5133 or email her at bwischhusen@monroehelp.com.

Sue- Helping Hands Coordinator

Allow us to introduce Sue, a remarkable and cherished member of the Help Pregnancy for over two decades. With unwavering dedication, she serves as the heart and soul of our Helping Hands Clothing Ministry, leaving a lasting impact on all who come through our doors.

As the face, hands, and feet of this vital ministry, Sue and her team work tirelessly to coordinate, organize, and prepare all the donated supplies to be distributed to our clients. Her meticulous attention to detail ensures that each item is ready to bless those in need. She fills orders with care and compassion, recognizing the significance of what these supplies mean to those we serve. Her commitment to keeping detailed records reflects her deep commitment to serving others with excellence.

Her humble attitude shines through as she attributes all provision to “Our Provider,” acknowledging the blessings that allow us to carry out our mission. To our ministry, Sue is undoubtedly a gift, a true blessing. Her unwavering faith and stewardship unto the Lord inspire us all to follow her example. With Sue’s leadership and dedication, we are confident in our ability to continue making a meaningful difference in the lives of our clients, supported by the grace and guidance of our Provider. To contact Sue please call the center at 704-289-5133 or email her at sowens@monroehelp.com. 

Ruth- Helping Hands Assistant

Meet Ruth, the invaluable right-hand woman to Sue in our Helping Hands department. Her unwavering dedication and commitment to our ministry make her an amazing asset to our team. Ruth’s compassionate and caring nature shines through in every interaction she has with the moms and moms-to-be who seek our support. She goes above and beyond, always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that these women have the necessary resources to care for their families.

Her expertise and willingness to help have made her an essential part of the Helping Hands department. Ruth’s tireless efforts and genuine concern for the well-being of others exemplify the heart of our ministry.

With Ruth’s support and involvement, we are better equipped to carry out our mission of providing much-needed assistance to those we serve. Her dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of moms and their families make her an invaluable member of our team. To contact Ruth please call the center at 704-289-5133. 

Sybil- Helping Hands Associate

Introducing Sybil, a valued member of our team who joined Help in 2022. As an essential part of our Helping Hands Ministry, her contributions have been instrumental in making a positive impact on the lives of those we serve.

Sybil’s positive attitude and infectious smile brighten the lives of everyone she encounters. Her warmth and genuine care for others create a welcoming and supportive environment for those seeking assistance from our ministry. With her dedication and commitment, Sybil plays a crucial role in ensuring that our Helping Hands Ministry operates smoothly and effectively. Her passion for helping others shines through in every aspect of her work, making her an asset to our team and a delight to all who have the pleasure of meeting her.

Sybil’s presence enriches our organization, and we are grateful for the positive energy and compassion she brings to our mission. With her continued support, we look forward to making an even greater impact in the lives of those we serve. To contact Sybil please call the center at 704-289-5133. 

Dani- Medical Administrator

Allow us to introduce Dani, a remarkable individual whose journey with our ministry began as a volunteer in February 2022. Recognizing her exceptional skills and dedication, we were thrilled to have her join our staff in February 2023. As a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS), Dani serves as the medical Administrator at Help. In her role, Dani is responsible for coordinating schedules and supervising all medical volunteers, both in-house and on our Mobile Ultrasound unit. 

Overseeing our prenatal medical clinic and the Abortion Pill Reversal Program, Dani’s commitment to providing compassionate and quality care shines through in every aspect of her work. Her ability to connect with clients and show genuine empathy and care is evident in every interaction. Additionally, Dani personally performs a significant percentage of the ultrasounds for our clients in-house, utilizing her expertise to offer essential insights and support during their journeys.

With Dani’s invaluable contributions, our medical department is well-equipped to make a positive impact in the lives of those we serve. Her leadership ensures that our medical services run smoothly and efficiently, reaching out to those in need on a consistent basis. Her compassionate approach and dedication to our mission are truly inspiring, and we are privileged to have her as an integral part of our team. To contact Dani please call the center at 704-289-5133.  

Monica- Sonographer, Indian Trail

Introducing Monica, a dedicated and compassionate member of our team who joined us as a volunteer in February 2022 then joined our staff in December of the same year. Since then, Monica has played a crucial role in launching the Indian Trail satellite office, ensuring that our services meet the needs of those we serve.

Monica’s heart for the unborn and her deep love for Jesus are evident in every aspect of her work. With 25 years of experience as a sonographer in the medical field, she brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to our team. Beyond her professional achievements, Monica shares a beautiful life with her husband, Mike, of 28 years. Together, they are blessed with two young adult children and two lively dogs that keep them on their toes.

As Monica serves, she finds inspiration in the words of 2 Timothy 1:8-9“…but share in suffering for the gospel by the power of God, who saved us and called us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which he gave us in Christ Jesus before the ages began…” Her dedication to this mission, coupled with her expertise and loving spirit, makes her a true blessing to our organization and the community we serve. To contact Monica please call our Indian Trail office at 704-839-0071.