John Wright, born and raised in Peoria, Illinois, is currently Bishop of Liberty United Love Ministries, Director of Counter Measures, located in Peoria and Pekin, and Director of Helping Hand Resource Center. Mr. Wright has worked in social services for over 30 years, and has worked with the incarcerated for over 20 years.
Director of Programs
Ron Valle is a native from Davenport, Iowa. He moved to Peoria, IL in 2014. Mr. Valle earned his Business Administration Degree through Marycrest College, in Davenport, Iowa. He has been Director of Programs since 2014.
Maria has been with Helping Hand Resource Center since 2016. Born and raised in Peoria, Maria oversees the day to day operations of the center.
L.U.L.M. - Helping Hand Resource Center
Helping Hand Resource Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency; under Liberty United Love Ministries. Since 2001 Liberty United Love Ministries has been dedicated to serving our community in many areas. Helping Hand Resource Center was created in 2014 to better serve our community with social services, job placement, employment training, housing, and re-entry. We take pride in providing our members with a support system that allows them to move forward in life, and to help achieve goals for their success. We do this by showing our members that God is working within them and the power of faith. "Faith without works is dead" James 2:14-26; therefore our members are shown that hard work and determination, along with faith is the key for success.
Our Mission Statement:
Our purpose is to provide a safe community for all. Our purpose is to let all see the true power of God, and how He works in our life. Our purpose is to Change Lives & Reduce Crime in our community. Our Purpose is to have our community work together to solve our community problems. Our Purpose is help those in true need. Our Purpose is to enable individuals to see the true potential and meaning of their life.