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We are passionate about giving people a hand up in their time of need. The mission is to serve the community and help families stay in their homes, cars, and jobs. Our three serving teams are committed to rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty by meeting needs in people's lives in personal and tangible ways.

Greater Impact was founded with a compassionate spirit to serve and uplift others. Even in our earliest stages, we were actively involved in aiding individuals in recovery, addressing car troubles, and resolving housing challenges, all driven by our intrinsic desire to make a difference. As we joined forces with our dedicated community partners, we recognized the immense potential to extend our impact to a wider audience. This realization led to the birth of Greater Impact, enabling us to reach and positively transform the lives of even more individuals in need.


Allow us to introduce you to the remarkable individuals who form the backbone of Greater Impact! Our team comprises dedicated staff members and passionate volunteers, each bringing their unique skills and unwavering commitment to our cause. We extend our deepest gratitude to every person who has crossed paths with Greater Impact since its inception. Your support, whether as a staff member, volunteer, or valued contact, has been invaluable on our journey to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve.


John Paszkiet

Chief Executive Officer

Linda Walker Chief Development Officer of Greater Impact in Bozeman Montana

Linda Walker

Chief Development Officer

Desiree McCaan Director of Ignite Learning Center in Bozeman Montana

Desiree McCaan

Director of Ignite Learning Center

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Lisa Kleinsasser

Fundraising Coordinator


Chris Little

Automotive Program Director

Ashley Umbaugh Greater Impact Recovery Director

Ashley Umbaugh

Recovery Director

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