About Us

Take My Hand Outreach Ministries is a faith based 501(c)3. As of March 1st, 2019, we officially became a non-profit. We are comprised of  current and former small business owners who have an understanding of business and have a true passion for helping those in need in our community. Allow us to introduce ourselves.

President / CEO Jeff Richards

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My wife Sharleen and I have been involved in outreach ministry for over 10 years, working with churches, non profits and local businesses. During that time we have been a part of serving over 15,000 meals in the Antelope Valley. In addition to that we have had the incredible opportunity to see lives changed, people getting off the street with jobs and homes, families and relationships restored, freed from the addiction of drugs and alcohol.

Vice President David Gaona

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Nancy and I have been married for 10 years. In 2015 we meet Jeff and Sharleen and began helping serve at the park outreach. Since then we had also been involved in serving meals at our local shelter. This is something near and dear to our hearts to be able to be on the giving side of life, where we once were on the receiving end.

Financial Officer Libertie Romero

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Mario and Libertie Romero. We have been married for 25 years, together for 28!  We have 3 wonderful children, 21, 17 and 12.  Mario is retired from the Air Force and currently works in the aerospace industry.  Libertie has been an educator for almost 20 years.  We love to travel, have fun with friends and sing back-up karaoke!  We have served in ministry for many years and in many capacities.  We look forward to continuing to serve our community through this outreach ministry, working on the behind the scenes portions that keep wheels turning.

Lanette Espinoza

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 I've lived in the Antelope Valley for 45 years and have given back to the community for the last 20 years. I've grown up in church and know that God has given me heart of giving and staying active in the community. I can't wait to see how God uses this ministry to serve.