REV. MELISA BLANKENSHIP
Melisa was born and raised in the San Francisco bay area and loves living here. She and her husband, Darren, have one son. In 1998 they ran their own coffee shop for three years and enjoyed meeting all the great people they called their customers. Melisa earned her Master of Divinity from Western Theological Seminary and joined the City Hope team in 2015. She leads the weekly Game Night, providing a warm environment for our guests and a meaningful experience for volunteers, and also mentors and teaches through City Hope's partnership with the San Francisco County Jail.