Our Staff

Alyssa Casciello

Program Manager alyssa.bohbuxmont@gmail.com

Alyssa joined the Bridge of Hope BuxMont team in April, 2024. Alyssa has taken on the role of Program Manager and brings a motivation to explore new ways to support and implement Bridge of Hope’s mission. Alyssa has a passion for aiding single mothers and their children to not only establish safety and stability, but also to support the mothers in their journey towards self-worth, empowerment and independence. Alyssa is a newlywed that enjoys spending free time exploring new places and activities with her husband and fur baby, Daisy. Alyssa also appreciates little things such as finding new restaurants with her friends, as well as spending quiet, comfortable nights at home with family. Prior to joining Bridge of Hope BuxMont, Alyssa worked in the drug and alcohol addiction field in Philadelphia for six years.

Debra Franke

Case Manager

Having been through several difficult life transitions, Debra brings a deep commitment to supporting individuals in transition and facilitating their journey towards personal and professional fulfillment. With a background in organizational development, career coaching, and alumni relations, Debra brings a mix of relational and technical skills to our work of empowering moms to achieve their goals. Active in the community, Debra serves on the Board of a local nonprofit, Springs of LIFE. She also volunteers with the Adult Formation Team and Immigration Support Ministry at Souderton Mennonite Church, and participated in a weeklong service trip with Mennonite Disaster Service. Outside of work, Debra finds joy in spending time with friends, tackling jigsaw puzzles, and bonding over episodes of Survivor with her adult son.

Kristin Vasey

Communications Administrator kristin.bohbuxmont@gmail.com

Kristin began working with Bridge of Hope BuxMont in November 2021.  She enjoys working “behind the scenes” in a supportive, administrative role to help achieve its organizational and missional goals. Kristin has a passion for ministry and considers it a true privilege to work for an organization that comes alongside families facing homelessness in the community in which she lives.  Prior to joining Bridge of Hope BuxMont, Kristin worked for four years in a similar role at a local nonprofit disability ministry.

Kristin and her husband are the loving parents to one son who keeps them on their toes with his boundless energy and insatiable curiosity. They attend Living Hope Community Church in Dublin, PA where Kristin is actively involved in a weekly mom’s group.  She enjoys all things traveling, whether it’s hiking in a National Park, loading up her family and two dogs in their camper for a weekend getaway, or relaxing by the woodstove at her family’s cabin in western PA.

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Jennifer L. Yothers

Executive Director ED@buxmont.bridgeofhopeinc.org

Jennifer brings a passionate commitment and a gracious spirit to serve those involved in our ministry.  She has found the faithfulness and mercy of God to be abundant throughout her life.  Her desire in serving at Bridge of Hope BuxMont is to be actively part of providing hope and empowering single mothers and their children.

Previously she was Director of Advancement for a local Christian school and also served as Special Markets Manager for an international distributor of Christian visual media.  Her professional experience began with close to 20 years experience in the banking industry, where during that time she was privileged to be a part of a ten person team that started a de novo bank in Pennsylvania.

Jennifer and her husband Jeff have been married for over 30 years and have three children.  They currently attend Penn Valley Church in Telford where Jennifer is actively involved on their worship team.  She enjoys playing piano, singing, baking, reading, entertaining people of all ages in their home and most of all being her kids’ biggest cheerleader!

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