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About Us

What do we do?

The Olive Tree was created to reconnect isolated people and families to communities of support by providing services in the areas of homelessness, hunger relief and education. 

We offer food-focused support services including food hampers, free community meals, seniors luncheons and more!  We offer programming dedicated to addressing isolation and provide a wide range of outreach services. We are passionate about making a difference in the lives of children, single parents, and seniors. We wouldn’t be able to serve our community without the incredible support of our donors.


By extending a helping hand, we not only enrich the lives of those we serve but also find a profound sense of purpose and fulfillment for ourselves. In the act of service, we discover the incredible power of empathy and the joy that arises from knowing that we've made a positive impact on someone else's journey. We get to serve, and, not just as an obligation, but as an opportunity to connect, uplift, and contribute to the greater good of our shared human experience. It's in these moments of selflessness that we unlock the true potential of our humanity and leave a legacy of kindness and compassion for generations to come. 

Your belief in our cause inspires us every day to work harder and reach more people. We are deeply thankful for your trust in us. 

Becky Schille

Co-Founder of The Olive Tree, Becky discovered her passion for addressing the challenges faced by our homeless population during the spring of 2013. Fuelled by an  unwavering passion for addressing food insecurity, she dedicated herself to seeking innovative and sustainable solutions. Alongside her commitment to making a difference, Becky nurtured a deep love for travel, allowing her to broaden her horizons and gain diverse perspectives from around the world.

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Jana Thompson

COO of The Olive Tree, Jana’s passion to help her community and communities abroad at a young age led her to find her purpose working in the non-profit industry. With a background in project management, public relations and fundraising she hopes to drive organizational growth to ensure our organizational mission is met. She seeks to find sustainable solutions to social issues and create meaningful change in the community she loves and chooses to call home and raise her family in.

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Board of Directors

Linda Campbell

Matt Fisher

Kevin Lider
 

Dave Schneider

Lane Columbine

Glenn Fagnan

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