Meet our Team
Anna Laura, Executive Director
Anna Laura has been with Hope Scarves since 2018. Anna Laura serves as the first Executive Director of Hope Scarves. She oversees all aspects of Hope Scarves which includes staffing and programming, fundraising, and donor management. She loves gardening, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Nanette joined our team in 2018 and manages all of our accounting and finance needs. Nanette has 2 daughters and 2 sons and enjoys her busy life spending time with her family. When she finds extra time she volunteers for many different groups at her church.
Cari also joined our team in 2020. Cari assists with all the day to day operations of Hope Scarves. From mailings to scarf fulfillment to the intake of scarf of donations, Cari helps with it all! Cari is married with two daughters, both active in school and sports. Cari loves to spend time back in her home state of Wisconsin with her family and friends.
Madison joined our team in 2022. She oversees the Hope Scarves social media presence and assists with graphic design projects and campaigns. She is currently getting her masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is an avid runner and enjoys writing, reading, and hot chocolate.
Lara, our Founder
The idea of Hope Scarves started as a way for Lara to live life over cancer. Lara passed away on January 18,2022 at the age of 45. Lara left behind two amazing sons and a loving husband. She always joked that Hope Scarves was her third child. She loved to run, sail, and travel. As the Founder of Hope Scarves, Lara focused her energy on sharing the Hope Scarves story, building partnerships, and fundraising.