Kevin Mann and the Hope Children’s Fund
The Middle Island Community Newsletter promoted HCF this month!
Kevin is one of the original founders of Jerusha Mwiraria Hope Children’s Fund Home and Orphanage. He co-founded the organization with a former Smithtown High School Afro-Asian cultures social studies teacher, Larry Hohler, in 2001. Larry served as HCF president until his death this past April. Kevin met Larry in the early 90’s while both were volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. While the two were very different men in personality, they shared two things in common: cultural studies and helping orphans. Kevin likens their relationship to the relationship between Keith Richards (Larry) and Mick Jagger (Kevin).