Mindy has been a part of Welcome Home since its inception. She cares deeply about the mission and is passionate about helping people turn their houses into warm and welcoming homes. Mindy is also committed to the Sisterhood at Temple Emanuel, CJP, Community Hevra Kadisha, Tufts Hillel, League of Women Voters and the Newton Election Commission. Professionally, she has worked for Mersky, Jaffe & Associates, a fundraising consulting firm, for 24 years where she coordinates the firm’s research, feasibility/campaign readiness studies.
Julie Plaut Mahoney
Julie is committed to keeping usable home goods out of landfills and in the hands of people who can use them. Before Welcome Home, Julie worked in elder care for 20 years, including end of life care, and Newton at Home. Julie places high value on the partnerships that sustain Newton non-profit organizations and for-profit businesses, to make Newton a thriving place for all. She grew up in Newton, raised her children in Newton, and is overjoyed to be operating out of 1,600 square feet in West Newton.
A lifelong volunteer, Jordana left behind a corporate marketing job to become a volunteer for Stop Stigma Now, a company that fights the stigma associated with addiction. She also dedicates time to many other local causes that have global reach. In addition, Jordana is on the executive board of CJP/Women's Philanthropy and on the board of directors for Temple Emanuel in Newton. Jordana loves volunteering at Welcome Home helping donors recycle and repurpose their home goods and working with clients to pick out items that will make their house a home.
Alberto Betancour Longas
Lynne Cohen Friedman
Sandy Cohn Thau
Martha Tobar Hoyas