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The House of Charity Board of Directors has named experienced nonprofit leader Deborah FMoses, DPA, MPH, as the new Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the agency whose mission is to feed those in need, house those experiencing homelessness, and empower individuals to achieve independence.
Moses will assume the leadership post effective December 10, 2018.
“For nearly 30 years, Deb Moses has worked within communities experiencing poverty and a vast array of disparities,” stated Wendy Wehr, president of the House of Charity board of directors. “She is a proven leader in creating systems that allow individuals and families to reach their full potential.”
Moses has served in numerous executive leadership positions at nonprofit social service agencies, as well as in key posts with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, where she managed large programs and shaped public policy. She has overseen budgets up to $110 million, has actively raised program and capital revenue, has improved service delivery, and has managed multiple programs and facilities within complex regulatory environments.
Moses holds a doctorate in public administration from Hamline University and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a master’s degree in public health. In addition, she has a chemical dependency counseling certificate and advanced credentials in health service administration. She also serves as adjunct faculty at Metro State University in the Co-Occurring Disorders Master’s Program and at St. Mary’s University in the School of Public Health.
Moses is a lifelong resident of the Twin Cities, currently residing in south Minneapolis. She has three adult children and two grandchildren who are the joys of her life. She enjoys bike riding throughout the Cities, hot yoga, reading, knitting, and traveling.

In the Media

Jennifer, from the "2016 Ask the Expert videos

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Ask the Expert Video Series

See our “Ask the Expert” media page for links to all of our “Ask the Expert” videos.

Introductory Video (01:12) to Series 2:

House of Charity’s “Client Advocate Director”  introduces us to Jennifer. 

“Ask the Expert” Series 2, Video 1 (04:48):

Jennifer tells us  how she filled the hours of the day while experiencing #homelessness.

“Ask the Expert” Series 2, Video 2 (04:49):

Jennifer candidly discusses her experiences about the realities of #homelessness.

“Ask the Expert” Series 2, Video 3 (05:57):

We ask Jennifer how House of Charity has been of assistance during her journey.

“Ask the Expert” Series 2, Video 4 (03:37):

We ask Jennifer about her hardest day experiencing homelessness.

“Ask the Expert” Series 1, Video 1 (03:38):

In the first of five videos we learn how Terry, our expert, occupied his time during the day.

“Ask the Expert” Series 1, Video 2 (03:47):

Terry suggests how to act when encountering someone who is experiencing homelessness;
he also gives a brief glimpse into his methods of dealing with memories from the past.

“Ask the Expert” Series 1, Video 3 (03:53):

At the midpoint of the series, video three Terry answers how he has dealt with Minnesota winters; also, what he does in the summer with the clothing which kept him warm during the winter.

“Ask the Experts” Series 1, Video 4 (03:17):

The fourth video in “Ask the Expert” Series, Terry answers the question, “What tipped you over the edge to being homeless?”

“Ask the Expert” Series 1, Video 5 (01:55):

For the fifth video in “Ask the Expert” Series, Terry answers the question, “What was your hardest day?”

Press Kit

For House of Charity’s media/press kit, please contact Lesley A. Chester, Chief Advancement Officer, at 612-594-2003 or email