Meet The Team

Deanna Walderns

Deanna Walderns

Satellite Director Arkansas and Coordinator Safe Families for Children of Arkansas - Little Rock

Deanna Walderns serves as the Safe Families for Children Coordinator. She has a passion and determination for helping others that have defined her personal and professional life. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Arkansas State University. She has been happily married to her husband Ken for 12 years and together they have 5 children and 8 grandchildren. Deanna has never forgotten where she came from, and her heart for ministry comes from her own experiences in the foster care system and as a single mother. She has spent nearly a decade assisting foster and adoptive parents in training, support, and encouragement. Deanna came to us after serving the last six years as Mission Director of The Grace Church, helping counsel single mothers and fragile families. With empathy, empowerment, and care she proves that heart