Darleen Stiny grew up in Denver near Washington Park. After two years at CSU she transferred to University of Maryland where she earned a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has lived several years in the DC area, in France, Canada, Korea and 19 years in New Zealand. Darleen owned and directed several businesses, including a nannies college. The love of transformations and miracles have always been a key motivator. Darleen joined the Bessie’s Hope team as a program coordinator in 2007 and loves the differences we make for our volunteers and for the elders!