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Executive Director

Jason is our Executive Director. He is a worship pastor and graphic designer. He loves seeing the needs of the community met through the volunteers and people sharing their life with our clients. He'd love to get to know you and share his vision for this ministry.

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Volunteer Coordinator

Nancy is our Volunteer Coordinator. She has a joyful spirit and loves planning and helping God's vision for New Hope, or any ministry! She is a life-long Alaskan who desires to see the needs of the community met in a Christ-like manner. 

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Pantry Director

Pastor "P" Pulou has been our pantry director since August 2023. He is the Pastor of Christ Embassy Church that meets here at New Hope every Sunday. He is a kind and generous man who loves to help others in their needs for today, but truly desires to see people find their hope for tomorrow in Jesus Christ!


Today, New Hope Compassionate Ministries shares our building with Alaska Right to Life, Tom's Dog, and four congregations; Christ Temple Apostolic Church, 1st Samoan Church of the Nazarene, Fountain of Christian Love Church, Christ Embassy Church and Anchorage Community Seventh Day Adventist Church.



We Desire to see through the power of Christ that cycles are broken and lives are transformed.


Our mission is to help people break out of the cycle of poverty through a Christ-centered approach of relief, rehabilitation, and development.


We are a transformative Compassionate Ministry.



Every person is the loving creation of God and made within God’s image. As such, we desire to treat everyone with grace, dignity, and respect. Our services are open to all no matter one’s race, religion, sex, life style, orientation, abilities, or mental health.


Arising out of a heritage of faith, New Hope desires to impact our community through a Christ-centered, Spirit-filled approach of love and mercy. It is our faith in Christ Jesus that can truly heal and rebuild our lives and the lives of those we seek to help.


We understand that a person's perspective, emotions and dreams for the future affect their daily lives. Hope is the belief that the world can be better. Hope is the truth that God loves each of us. We believe that everything we do can bring hope into the lives of each person we serve.



No one program or organization can meet all the needs of our city. It is only when we partner together that we can truly change the cycle of poverty. We seek to form partnerships throughout Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley, and Alaska with churches, community non-profits, and other organizations to fight poverty.


Board President:

Mark Risi, retired US Air Force Colonel and FedEx pilot


Board Vice President:

Pastor Rodney Wikoff, Chapel of the Cross Church of the Nazarene


Board Secretary:

Andrea Allen, Teacher, West Anchorage High School


Board Treasurer:

Shelly Lovdahl, CPA, Quik Pro Accounting


Board Member:

Rochelle Connery, M.C. Corporation


Board Member:

Mac MacCuillinn


Board Member:

Rev. Paul Hartley, District Superintendent, Alaska District Church of the Nazarene


Board Member:

Kathy Wigginton, Retired

Board Member:

David Arts, SMS Equipment Field Technician Supervisor

Board Member:

Kevin Hoggard, Credit Union 1 Project Manager

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