Maria A. Alicea

Children's Program Manager

Maurice Bolden

Weekend Custodian


Johnny Brown

Kitchen Worker

Jenny C.

Health Realization Facilitator

Pertrice Carter

Hygiene Unit Custodian

Seth Currier

Executive Director

Lisa Forrestal

Health Realization Facilitator​

Kyra Gustafson

Development Director

Turvor H.

Hygiene Unit Custodian

Phillip Howell

Kitchen Worker

Paul McNaney

Hygiene Unit Custodian

Ollie Morris


Barb Parks

Accounting Associate

Kim Prekker

Kids' Kitchen Assistant

John Rathe

Hygiene Unit Custodian

Robin Tomczak

Community Services Coordinator

Rebecca VanGrevenhof

Kitchen Worker

Donna Verhel

Clothes That Work Coordinator

Paul White

Hygiene Unit Custodian

John Williams

Facilities Manager


Flora Woodfork

Community Kitchen Manager

Willie Woodfork

Kitchen Worker

Current Damiano Tenants

BikePlus, Room 216A

Bois Forte Urban Office, Room 204

Duluth Community Garden Program, Room 214

Harmony Center, Room 112

Mentor North, Room 202

Recovery Alliance Duluth, Room 203

Sierra Club, Room 216B

Board of Directors



Andrea Simek, President

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

Henry L. Banks, President-elect

Founder - Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial

Jonathan Thompson, Treasurer

North Shore Bank

Rev. Elizabeth Liebenstein, Secretary

Benedictine Living Community


Ben Clarke

University of Minnesota Medical School

Pat Conway
Essentia Health


Sr. Lois Eckes

St. Scholastica Monastery

Brad Gustason

Human Development Center

John Jorgenson

St. Luke's Health Care System

John Kelly

Hanft Fride Law

Jennifer McEwen

Minnesota State Senate

Lt. Chad Nagorski

Duluth Police Department


Susana Pelayo-Woodward

University of Minnesota Duluth

Deb Sargent


Cathy VonRueden


Thank You Supporters!


Alakef Coffee (in-kind)

Arsher Charitable Trust

Benedictine Sisters Benevolent Association

BNSF Railway Foundation

Community Development Block Grant

Cub Foods (in-kind)

Duluth Coffee Company (in-kind)

Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation

Emergency Food and Shelter Program

Essentia Health Community Contributions

Ever-Green Energy

Human Life and Development Fund

Irving Community Club

Junior League of Duluth

Lahti Charitable Trust

Lloyd K. Johnson Foundation


Medica Foundation

Members Cooperative Credit Union

Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

Miller-Dwan Foundation

Miner's, Inc.

Minnesota Power Foundation

National Bank of Commerce

The Northland Foundation

North Shore Bank

The Ordean Foundation

Ben and Jeanne Overman Charitable Trust

Pachel Foundation

RBC Foundation

Rotary Club #25

Ruby's Pantry Coppertop

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

TJX Foundation

Union Pacific Foundation

US Bank Foundation

The Victory Fund

Wildey Mitchell Family Foundation