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Our Staff

Kay Peninger, Executive Director

  • Phone: 704-874-0499
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Kayla Nelson, Family Services Manager

  • Phone: 704-864-6536 Ext. 115
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Keicheona Player, Administrative Assistant

  • Phone: 704-864-6536 Ext. 100
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Elaine Patterson, Donations Coordinator

  • Phone: 704-864-6536 Ext. 110
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Alvin Rhodes, ReStore Dock Manager

  • Phone: 704-864-6536 Ext. 111
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Our Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Maria Long, President, Self-Employed
  • Travis Brittain, Vice President, Gastonia Police Department, Assistant Chief of Police
  • Leigh Blair, Treasurer, McCannon Rogers Driscoll & Associates
  • Gwin Hilton, Secretary, Burlan Manufacturing, LLC.

Board Members

  • Rev Ken Alexander, Pastor at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church
  • Claude Williams, Minister and Retired Educator
  • Cesar Perez, CaroMont Health
  • Patricia Franks, Retired Federal Employee
  • Joe Pearson, Pearson Properties
  • James Webber, Owens Corning-General Manager
  • Bill Dodgen, NC Dept. of Commerce- Div. of Workforce Solutions
  • Jeff Howe Jr, Custom Building Systems
  • Ray Hardee, Pastor, The Pointe Church
  • Charles Gallman, Managing Director- Grant Thornton LLP