Our Board of Directors

Heaven Gates Ministries, Inc

Board of Directors


Rev. Donna Humphries (Founder/President)

Ms. Beverly Addison (Community Volunteer)

Mrs. Cathy Patterson-Wright (Community Volunteer)

Ms. Pat Paxton (Director), Lighthouse Outreach Center of Harrisburg

Mrs. Danielle N. Saunders (Secretary), Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Mr. I. Daniel Sommerville (Treasurer), PA Housing & Finance Agency

Pastor Ernest W. Perry (Advisor), Walking the New Life Ministries, Inc.

Mrs. Yolanda G. Perry (Advisor), Walking the New Life Ministries, Inc.

Rev. Dr. Willa Mae Williams (Advisor), Bethany Baptist Church


Ms. Darling R. Ford (Community Volunteer)

Ms. Melva D. Humphries (Vice President), Three Rivers Youth Program

Mr. Aaron Tipton (Director), Hill House Association ASOP Program/Senior Services

Ms. Melanie Yarbough, MA (Community Volunteer)

Our Mission

Provide a sanctuary for female offenders and indigent women seeking to be reconciled with their families and society, through the use of faith-based Biblical principles.

Testimonials . . .
At a time in my life when I could not see an end to my woes, and it seemed that the gates of Hell had prevailed against me, HeavenGates was a refuge for me and my two daughters. It was a spiritual hav… Read more
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