Natonda Hill is a native of Portsmouth, VA and has worked as an educator for many years. She holds a bachelor's degree in human services and a master's degree in education. Natonda is committed to helping others. She served as a youth coordinator at Philadelphia Outreach Ministries for over ten years and is a member of the Wesley Community Service Center's executive board. Natonda enjoys serving children, working alongside committed volunteers, building relationships with families, and collaborating with community organizations to change the lives of children.
Dr. Renee Bullock is a native of Portsmouth, VA and has worked in multiple government agencies for the last fifteen years. She received a doctorate degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona Global Campus with a focus in criminology and justice studies and two master's degrees and a bachelor's degree. Dr. Renee's passion is helping others excel in their educational endeavors and finding ways to better their community. Dr. Renee developed a strong sense of admiration for the nonprofit sector after watching her grandmother develop multiple programs to give back to communities in the Tidewater area through food and clothes drives. This experience gave Dr. Renee a greater understanding of how nonprofits work to improve the quality of life for community members. She brings her passion, skills, and talents to Seed of Hope to continue her commitment to being a change agent for communities throughout the Tidewater, VA area.
Rakim Harris is a proud army veteran. He studied mathematics at Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. Rakim grew up in the tidewater area and is invested in seeing the children that live there reach their full potential. According to Rakim, he was born in circumstances where most thought he would be a statistic, but he rose above it because of the people around him who had this same mission in their hearts.
O’Lillian Harris has been working with and serving her community for over eight years. After losing her mother, she was inspired to follow in the matriarch's footsteps and help raise the collective of students and children that make up the Tidewater, Virginia area. She is a firm believer in the adage "It takes a village to raise a child".