Lori McHale

Occupation
Interior Decorator and Founder/Executive Director, Designing 4 Hope

Charities You Feel Closest To
Designing 4 Hope is the organization I feel closest to as I founded it to combine doing what I love to do – decorating – with helping children who are sick. We are based out of Montgomery County and do dream bedroom makeovers for children with life threatening illnesses. I’ve also had the blessing of partnering with Down Goes Cancer – The Joe Mak Memorial Foundation for several of our makeovers.

This is the informational video for Designing 4 Hope: click here

Boards/Committees You Are A Member Of
Treasurer/Fundraising Events Coordinator: Designing 4 Hope

Most Recent Non-Profit Social Event You Attended
In April, we attended the 4th Annual Does Goes Cancer “Cancer Strikes Back” Bowling Fundraiser. The event was well attended and helped raise money for local Montgomery County families suffering from the burdens of cancer, and lung cancer research.

Next Non-Profit Social Event You Have On Your Calendar
1. Margaritas in the Barn – Thursday, June 13th at Life’s Patina at Willowbrook Farm, 1750 N. Valley Road in Malvern, PA 6:30-9:00 – Tickets are $10 and available by clicking here.

2. Painting with a Purpose – Sunday, July 28th at Painting With A Twist, 1240 Bridge Street, Suite C, Skippack, PA 1:30-5:30 – Tickets are $45.

Non-Profit Social Event You Look Forward To Each Year
We will be hosting our 2nd Annual Dancing 4 Hope event on October 19th at the Copperfield Inn, 594 West Ridge Pike in Limerick, PA in a partnership with Tri County Area Federal Credit Union.

If You Could Have One Superpower, What Would It Be
I would love to have the “power to heal” the children we do room makeovers for. It breaks my heart to see all they and their families go through.

Favorite Pastime In The Greater Philadelphia Region
Going to Phillies games with my family growing up.

Best Advice You Have Every Received
Be yourself…everyone else is already taken.

Favorite Childhood Memory
Big family dinners every Sunday

Fun Fact About Yourself
I love to entertain in our home and kind of go overboard with the “tablescaping!”

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