Dannielle grew up in Portland, Maine attending Catherine McCauley high school. She developed a passion for volunteering in her community, including receiving the Community Service Award for Most Service hours completed. She attended the University of New Haven in their nationally recognized Forensic Psychology program and transferred to Southern Connecticut State University to complete her triple minors in Psychology, Sociology, and Philosophy. She I volunteered at the Veteran’s Center in West Haven and was a Rape Crisis advocate for 3 years.
Upon moving back to Maine, she worked at Woodford’s preschool working with children with developmental and environmental challenges. Her next job was working with teenagers at Spurwink’s day treatment school. Dannielle has a passion for working with all kinds of people despite what challenges they face, believing everyone deserves love, understanding, honesty, and most of all compassion. She joined the Seeds of Hope team in January 2021.