ABOUT US

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Rosalind Bryant

CEO & Founder

Rosalind L. Bryant is the founder and executive director of Helping Hands, Open Hearts, located in Dallas, Texas. Helping Hands, Open Hearts is a non-profit organization with a primary focus on the homeless population of DFW. HHOH also assists in-need families and the elderly community. Raised in Dallas, Rosalind graduated from Townview Magnet Center, and has certifications from Eastfield College and Cornell University.  

 

Ms. Bryant is very active in her community. Along with running HHOH, she partners and volunteers with other non-profits in DFW. She a self proclaimed foodie and very family oriented. She loves to travel and attend live concerts. 

 

Helping Hands, Open Hearts was established in 2013, but Ms. Bryant has had an open heart since the age of eight. Feeding the homeless was a family hobby that she participated in as a child with her parents. In 2005  she picked the hobby back up and started feeding at two locations: Dallas Public Library and Day Resource Center. After years of contemplating about turning her hobby into a non-profit, and with urging from family and friends, Helping Hands, Open Hearts was founded. In 2021 HHOH has become a fully formed 501c3.  Ms. Bryant officially has over 15 years of serving in the community service realm.  

Board Members

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Christy Coffman

Mrs. Christy Coffman has over 10 years experience as a legal assistant. She has worked for McAfee and Gardere Wynne Sewell. A native from Jasper, Alabama, Christy attended the University of Alabama and studied at Birmingham School of Law. She has been married 17 years to her wonderful husband Brinson, and together they have two kids: Cara and Jake. Kiki is the family puppy. She considers herself an animal lover and homeless advocate. The Coffman's moved to Texas and was looking for a way to give back. Mrs. Coffman joined HHOH in 2017 and never looked back.

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Amira Ailabouni Gonzalez

Ms. Amira Gonzalez works for Raytheon as a corporate supplier diversity manager. A native from Columbus, Ohio. Amira attended Ohio State University. Ms. Gonzalez is a resident of McKinney, Texas and has been for over 10 years.  Amira is a proud mother to twins Marcella and Lorenzo. Ms. Gonzalez joined HHOH in 2018 and looks for ways to improve fundraising efforts for HHOH.