Jim White's New Beginnings

Created with love and hope, “Jim White’s New Beginnings Hope House,” is a refugee resettlement home founded by Kris Maasen (along with friends and family) to honor her beloved father, Jim White. “Because I was taught through example that everyone deserves a new beginning, a second chance, an opportunity and hope, the house is dedicated to my Dad. Dad was a Great Man who served his Family and Community by giving hope and opportunity to so many with second, third and fourth chances. Now, it’s my turn to make sure his legacy continues,” said Kris Maasen. “Jim White’s New Beginnings Hope House” is the first phase of a larger endeavor to give hope and inspiration to both individuals and communities.



  • Kristin Colahan-sederstrom 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
  • Heather Vander Vegte 
    • $50 
    • 38 mos
  • Duane DeRaad 
    • $2,000 
    • 38 mos
  • Tracey Blundell 
    • $500 
    • 38 mos
  • John Adams 
    • $100 
    • 38 mos
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Kris Maasen 
Pleasant Hill, MO
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