West Bend, WI, March 20, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Living Hope International (http://www.lovehopemercy.org) (“LHI”), announced today that Jim Watters has joined the organization to direct and lead the fund development and philanthropic work of Living Hope International across the United States.
Jim comes to Living Hope International with a wealth of knowledge and extensive background working in the areas of strategic planning, fund development and increasing organizational visibility. Jim has been working with non-profit ministries and organizations for more than 30 years. Prior to joining LHI, Jim served other well-known non-profits across the country including World Vision, World Relief, Pastor’s Retreat Network, and most recently K-LOVE/ Air1 where he was an integral part of the Philanthropy Team, meeting with donors across the country.
“Jim will be a critical part of LHI as we continue to work to expand our ministry and improve the lives of thousands of people through our multi-faceted outreach approach,” said Jerry McNally, Director and Founder of Living Hope International.
About Living Hope International
Living Hope International, while incorporated in the United States, oversees an 11-acre campus in Puebla, Mexico, as well as an additional location in Matamoros, Mexico. Living Hope provides a full-time home for nearly 100 children and serves as an educational and training ground for young people from throughout the region. Puebla serves as the global headquarters from which the organization rescues and trains young people who are left behind and would otherwise be without hope, for a variety of reasons. During Living Hope’s more than 20-year history, they have hosted more than 10,000 visitors and volunteers who witness and participate in lives being re-built from the rubble of brokenness and homelessness to exponentially greater overcoming and possibility.