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White Appointed to the Board of the Hope Foundation

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Photo of Hope Foundation MemberThis past year, the Hope Foundation approved and appointed Krista White to the Board of Trustees to serve a three year term to help advocate and advance chronically/terminally ill children in the Mahoning Valley.

Krista White is a teaching fellow and doctoral candidate at Kent State University, where she is active with several department- and university-wide organizations. She currently teaches business writing courses at Kent and researches writing activity at nonprofit organizations. Prior to her teaching fellowship, Krista worked for 13 year in marketing at Armstrong, where she handled large community events, managed local marketing initiatives, and hosted a children’s television show.

Krista has spent her entire life in the Mahoning Valley and has worked to advocate for local causes. She has served on the board of the Youngstown Hearing and Speech Center and has served on several committees, including the Home Builders Association, the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, and the Regional Chamber Ambassadors Committee.

She was also a 40 Under 40 recipient during the award’s inaugural year. Krista lives in Poland with her husband, Matt, and daughters, Emma and Sara.


The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley: Since 2007, our nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization has coordinated the efforts of volunteers, funding, sponsorship partners, and a dedicated board of trustees to raise more than tens of thousands of dollars to help area children who are battling chronic and terminal illnesses. We provide charitable and financial support to local charities that share our goal of improving the lives of chronically/terminally ill children and their families with money raised from donations and our signature fundraisers. For more information about The Hope Foundation please visit the website at

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