Our Staff

Joey Clark

Executive Director

Joey has been with Shared Blessing since March of 2012. As Director of Operations, Joey gives leadership to the day to day operations along with the overall growth of each ministry. He also serves as Director of Habitat for Humanity Pittsburg County and Rebuilding Together Kiamichi Country. Joey’s vision and leadership continues to help Shared Blessings meet more and more needs of those in our area. Joey’s wife Cindy is a McAlester School Teacher and they have two children; Conner and Caity.

Dillon Roberts

Assistant Director

Dillon joined Shared Blessings in March 2022 and brings a wealth of creativity, managerial experience and heart for people.  He is originally from Atoka, OK but has lived in McAlester since 2007.  He has an Associates degree in Psychology and a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.  “In life, I believe in adding value to others and helping them move forward .  I enjoy Big Dream environments and working towards something larger than myself.”  Dillon and his wife, Ashely, have two sons, Toby & Ansel.  Dillon enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music, watching movies, and multimedia design.

Tina Adams

Ministry Coordinator – The Hope House

Tina gives day to day leadership to The Hope House, a homeless shelter for women and their children. Having worked for years as an advocate for those in need, Tina’s heart for women during the most difficult season of their life is her passion. Her own life experiences give her a unique perspective for those struggling during a season of transition.  Tina and her husband, Jeff have two children; Evan & Tylee.

Rachel Gronwald

Project Manager

After serving on the Shared Blessings Board for two years, Rachel joined the team in 2023. Rachel is a McAlester native who married another McAlester native. She and her husband Adam have three children, a handful of pets, and always a side project or two. She is passionate about this community and enjoys spending her free time helping with local events downtown, traveling with her family, and working in the garden.

Sandy Keener

School Outreach Coordinator

Sandy works in multiple areas at Shared Blessings with her most valuable being the front desk. Her big smile, generous spirit and passion to help people makes everyone feel loved. As School Outreach Coordinator, she also works with the schools to assist in meeting the needs of students in the area.

Lea Schrader

Project Coordinator – Rebuilding Together Kiamichi Country

Lea serves as our project coordinator for Rebuilding Together. She reviews applications for potential projects. She also meets with clients, prepares paperwork, and works with our contractor to see approved applicants through to completion. She loves her job and the opportunity to work with people and help them secure critical home repairs that ensure their ability to stay in their home. She and her husband, Robert, have 5 children. They also lead a ministry called “The Cart Guy” that provides food to children on the weekend.

Bonnie Strickland

Clothing Room

Bonnie has served at Shared Blessings’ for years.  First as a volunteer and now as part-time staff.  She helps in the clothing room as well as some administrative duties.  You won’t find anyone who works harder than Bonnie Strickland!

Valerie Golden

Clothing & Food Assistant

Valerie is a bundle of “good energy”.  She loves to interact and help people whether it’s food, clothing or in the flea market.  Valerie is a huge blessing to Shared Blessings and everyone we serve.

Valerie Fagundes

Administrative Assistant

Valerie joined Shared Blessings in 2021. She brings energy and determination to her role at Shared Blessings helping to organize all the moving parts of each of the organizations and ministries. Valerie is married and has 3 children… Brynlee, Kruz & Brooks. “I’m excited to be able to do my part to help the organization and the people we serve each day!” We are grateful for Valerie’s fierce compassion for the marginalized and her contributions every day that make us better as a ministry.

Our Board

Our local board of Directors meet monthly and oversee all facets of the ministry.  They bring wisdom, guidance, accountability, creativity, and credibility to Shared Blessings.  We are grateful that they give of their time, energy & resources to lead this ministry!

Sam Wampler


Michael Auld


Vicky Thomas


Christie Shuller

Board Member

Clem Santine

Board Member

Jolie Mascoto

Board Member

Kyle Spruce

Board Member

Roger Otis

Board Member

About Shared Blessings

Meeting Needs … Changing Lives

Shared Blessings began in 1998 through the efforts of Devonna Edwards who desired to clothe children and families in need. Over the years, the ministry has continued to grow now serving over 2500 people every month through a variety of programs. Our on-going goal is to partner with area churches, civic organizations, businesses, corporations, agencies, foundations and individuals to meet a growing number of needs in the area. Many, in our community, are struggling. Shared Blessings, through its generous partners, helps provide a place of compassion and relief. We desire for people to experience the Love of God through the compassion they experience at Shared Blessings.

In 2019, Shared Blessings served…

  • Clothing was provided to 10,690 people – 891 people every month
  • Over 17,000 people received food – nearly 1,437 people every month / 546 families
  • 26,713 bags of food were given to area children
  • 142 families received significant financial assistance
  • 465 families received help with household necessities
  • Over 2,600 transportation vouchers were provided to area individuals
  • 64 beds were provided to area children