Waxahachie Care Staff
Since 2018, Kim has been the Executive Director at CARE where she leads a small staff and large team of volunteers. In addition to fundraising, working alongside the board of directors, and planning and facilitating events and marketing efforts, Kim advocates for Neighbors in need.
Before joining CARE, Kim worked in the business world in various positions but her favorite role has been being a loving wife to husband Wade, and caring mother to daughter Valerie. In her free time you can find her traveling with her family, reading, being creative with her home, and caring for others.
Kim says her favorite part about serving in CARE is building new relationships with Neighbors, caring for those in need, and learning and living outside of her comfort zone.
Wade manages the day-to-day operations necessary to ensure that CARE achieves its caring objectives. In addition to balancing all the food donations and distribution, Wade also coordinates and oversees all our volunteers, including individuals and many different groups. He has created an Internship Program for high school and college students seeking to learn leadership skills while increasing their volunteer hours. He also is responsible for CARE's many community events and fundraisers.
Wade’s past experiences prepared him for his many roles at CARE. He learned food handling processes from his work at a children’s home, and his management experience comes from years of owning a landscaping business, as well as from working various positions in warehouses and in the construction industry. Wade is also is a licensed minister and has served as a pastor and a youth pastor.
In his free time, Wade loves spending time with his family, hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, and enjoying good fellowship. Wade says his favorite part about working for CARE is meeting new people, hearing success stories, sharing spiritual encounters, and helping others in need.
Rebekah works in our office alongside our Executive Director and team of employees and volunteers to ensure we are able to care for our Neighbors. She also works with our Operations Director and the distribution and warehouse teams to makes sure our programs work more efficiently.
Rebekah is a UNT Dallas student where she is studying nonprofit management. With a background of over 20 years in customer service and finance and as a real estate paralegal, Rebekah is a wonderful addition to our CARE team with a go-getter attitude and vast knowledge to better serve the Waxahachie and Ellis County community.
In her free time you can find Rebekah traveling, reading and spending time with her kids. She has been volunteering for over ten years and has decided to make caring for others her life’s work.
She says her favorite part of working for CARE is the direct impact she has of helping those in our community.