Janelle Wood is a woman who loves and reverences the Lord. She is in love with her husband of 22 years and has been blessed to have a beautiful son and family. Janelle earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Economics from Arizona State University and her Masters of Arts degree in Biblical Leadership from Phoenix Seminary. She currently works in the insurance industry in the Claims Department and is part of the management team. She has always had a heart for those in need and a passion to build up the people within her community. Janelle is the founder of a homeless ministry and now serves as a teacher, coach and mentor to women recently released from prison who want to serve the Lord; restore broken relationships; and become positive influences within their respective communities. She has served as a pastor in the women’s prison, various boards, Chief of Staff for the Phoenix City Council, Interim CEO of a women’s international leadership development ministry, as well as, provided leadership development training to Christian women leaders from Egypt, Iraq, Jerusalem and Jordan. She is a former member of Valley Leadership and Flinn Brown Civic Leadership, which are organizations that promote community development and growth. Janelle’s prayer is that she will be a radiant light in dark places and leave a trail of hope, peace and love.

Support Janelle by purchasing your sponsorship, People’s Choice Votes and/or tickets below to attend our brunch event on December 3, 2016. If you aren’t able to attend, you can still support her by purchasing votes for her to win the People’s Choice Award!

Please help me raise funds for children!

It’s easy to support me & the kids!

1. Come cheer me on! Buy a seat or a table at the event.
2. But a vote(s) for me as the People’s Choice Dancer
3. Be a sponsor or buy an ad to cher me on.

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