Karena Wilkinson- Community Coordinator

Raised on a farm in Milford, this town has always had a special place in Karena’s heart. Karena attended Wawasee high school and graduated from Butler University with a Bachelor of Music Education. She taught in public schools for 18 years until God called her out of teaching. Karena and her husband, Darren, have three boys and live west of Milford. In her spare time, she enjoys music, gardening, and reading.


Sarah VanderReyden - office manager

Sarah was raised in Wakarusa, Indiana and graduated from Penn High School. She worked in banking for eight years before taking a part time position to spend more time at home with her children. She now works as a payroll and accounting assistant in Ligonier. Sarah is also a Certified Revelation Wellness Instructor, leading fitness classes for all abilities in the Milford community. She and her husband Jason live just north of Milford with their three children.


Ann Schlabach - Board President

Ann was born and raised in San Antonio, TX. She came to Indiana to attend Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, where she graduated with a BA in Business with a double concentration in Accounting and International Business. She worked as an Internal Auditor for five years before deciding to be a stay at home mom.  She is married to a wonderful husband Duane, and has two amazing boys that she is currently homeschooling.  She is one of the three original founders of Harvest with a Heart.


Nancy Haines- Board Vice President

Nancy Haines grew up on the north side of Indianapolis.  She attended Purdue University earning a degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology to follow from Trinity Divinity School. After college, she moved to Syracuse with her husband.  She worked for many years in Community Mental Health in Warsaw.  Currently, she works as a High School College and Career Pathways Advisor.  She lives in Syracuse with her husband and 3 children.  She is one of the three original founders of Harvest with a Heart.


angel hardy- Board member

Angel is a Milford native and a graduate of Wawasee High School. She and her husband Keith are previous local business owners, having owned the laundromats in Milford, Syracuse, and North Webster, the storage units in Milford, as well as many rental properties. She is currently employed at the Syracuse Post Office as a mail carrier. She and her husband have two daughters and a son and live on Lake Tippecanoe. She is one of the original three founders of Harvest with a Heart.


Amanda Jackson - Board member

Amanda grew up in the Milford and Syracuse communities and graduated from Wawasee High School. She attended Indiana University, where she earned a BS in Public Health and Health Administration. She worked many years in senior long-term care, medical office administration and as a school system central office assistant. Amanda is currently working as Executive Assistant at Wawasee Community Bible Church, where she has attended for over 25 years. She and her husband, Eric, live west of Milford with their three daughters.