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Wonder Organizations That Have Ruth-Ann's Support:

In the fall of 2018, she became widowed for a second time.  Ruth-Ann has three living adult children, Jai, Austin and Alexandra and three grandchildren, Elijah, Jaidon and Shandon.  She lost her son, Brandon in 2013, but holds to the promise “… when He has tested me, I will come forth as gold.”  (Job 23:10)

Two Scoops N-PAC

Creatively raising awareness to adoption, foster care, fatherhood and mental health.


Two Scoops N-PAC (National Performance Art Company), Inc. is a performance art organization that utilizes therapeutically-creative tools to ADVOCATE, EDUCATE and heighten AWARENESS  of social issues including (but not limited to) adoption, foster care, fatherhood and mental health.





 : a nontraditional art form often with political or topical themes that typically features a live presentation to an audience or onlookers (as on a street) and draws on such arts as acting, poetry, music, dance, or painting


— performance artist noun


Diverse Strategic Solutions

We Defy Limitations

Diverse Strategic Solutions (DSS) strives to personally and professionally empower individuals with disabilities (and the underserved). We employ a unique learning by doing training style, while building alliances with small businesses and other organizational partners. Our iDefy training program offers unique, non-traditional, hands-on, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) learning experiences and opportunities that help to empower and equip individuals with disabilities with the tools necessary to compete at equitable levels—both in life and in the workforce.


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