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2018 Ripple of Hope Award Winner: Melissa Coronado
2018 Ripple of Hope Award Winner: Melissa Coronado

From a young age, Melissa Coronado was inspired by her parents to give back, and she has used that passion and dedication to grow Arizona MENTOR’s Host Home program in the Tucson area, serving more adults and children in need.

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2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner Dr. Edwin Mikkelsen
2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner Dr. Edwin Mikkelsen

A world-renowned researcher, clinician, author and teacher, The MENTOR Network’s Medical Director Dr. Edwin Mikkelsen is most often described by his colleagues at The Network as a tireless advocate for the individuals served and the staff who support them.

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2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner J.R. Moody
2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner J.R. Moody

Whether it is advocating for an individual to reach his goal of moving into his own home or working through the complexities of serving individuals with offending behaviors, J.R. sees the rewards in even the most challenging days.

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2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner Ken Oates
2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner Ken Oates

Over the years, the two men Ken opened his home to have grown tremendously in their self-care, independence and ability to deal with challenges that may arise as a result of their disabilities.

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2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner Linda Renn
2019 Ripple of Hope Award Winner Linda Renn

Linda came to REM Iowa in 2009 as a direct support professional. Her dedication to direct care is inspired by those she serves and their ability to find their own way of doing things, something she encourages through her work with them on daily living skills.

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