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Shelter Services Manager

Amanda O'Kane

Hello, I’m Amanda OKane. In May of 2022 I became Family Promise of Greater Beloit’s Shelter Services Manager. One of my roles is to provide case management for our guests. I was drawn to Family Promise because of their work with families experiencing homelessness. I enjoy working with all ages of guests, from the tiniest of infants to the seasoned older adult.


I graduated from University of Wisconsin Whitewater in 2017, where I earned my bachelor’s degree in Social Work. During my college career, I served as an intern in a 25-bed homeless shelter where I learned of the homeless response system in Rock County. Shortly after graduation, I was hired at that shelter; first, as Case Manager and later Operations and Volunteer Coordinator.  

Maddie Minnick


Evening Shelter Advocate

Hi! My name is Maddie, and I’m the Evening Shelter Advocate here at Family Promise of Greater Beloit! I’ve only lived in Beloit for around a year, but I grew up and spent most of my life in the Stateline area. In December 2020, I graduated with my bachelor’s degree in psychology, and I’ve spent the time since I graduated working in various settings as a mental health clinician and mentor. I’ve since taken on this position to use my knowledge and skills to help my community. I enjoy reading, spending time in nature, and going to concerts in my free time. 

Sean Chisholm


Shelter Advocate

Hi, my name is Sean. I've been living here in Beloit, Wisconsin for the last 24 years. I'm married and have four children. I've been working for the Boys and Girls club for the last 10 years. I also enjoy ministry work. My goal here at Family Promise of Greater Beloit is to learn from my leaders, co-workers, volunteers and guests!

Samantha Lamm
Program Assistant

Hello! My name is Samantha Lamm and I'm a Program Assistant here at Family Promise of Greater Beloit. I grew up in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and in 2004 I moved to Beloit where I raise my four children. I've worked closely with individuals with special needs and Alzheimer's Disease. I'm a great listener and I love to learn new things.

"Strength does not come from the physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." -- Ghandi

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