The least of these, they are my passion. My ministry is to lend a voice to those without, to the orphan, to the hungry, to the naked, to the lonely. Realizing the vastness of my own limitations, I remain undeterred. I began grant-writing as a way to give back. Inspired by the missionary, the homeless, the widow, the fatherless, if I can be instrumental in directing funds toward those most in need, I have served my purpose.
- PROPHET GRANTS2012 - present
Identify funding opportunities, compose grant proposals, review and revise completed proposals.
- HOUSTON BIRTH FAIRSept. 2008
Managed fundraising campaign, sponsor contributions, vendor accounts, event logistics, and volunteer activities.
- HOUSTON BABY WEARERS2005 - present
Established support network to educate families on proper baby wearing techniques and share attachment parenting advice.
- HOUSTON GALVESTON INSTITUTE2002 - 2003
Collaborated with diverse populations of children, couples, and families to address problems, create solutions, reinforce strengths, and advocate for needs.
- CHILD ADVOCATES, INC1998 - 2003
Coordinated grant-funded research project assessing the effectiveness of volunteers’ intervention in the lives of abused children.
- FAMILY THERAPY, M.A.2003
University of Houston Clear Lake, Texas
- PSYCHOLOGY, B.A.1998
University of St. Thomas, Texas
Methodical and thorough, I have a keen attention to detail.
- Writing Skills
Extensive training in research proposal writing.
- Research Skills
Avid collector of information and ideas. I can find anything.
I’m a wife and mother of 4. Enough said.
- Internet Aptitude
I love the expansiveness of the internet and enjoy exploring all it offers.
A drive to continually grow and improve – self, others, world.
Judicious in my use of time and talent.
A dogged determination to succeed and make the world a better place.
Flexible and calm, able to see set-backs as opportunities.
I believe every problem has a solution.
I hurt for the hurting and will steel the disheartened.
“Tori has an attention to detail that you don’t see. She is extremely diligent, and is so passionate in what she believes in.”