WHO WE ARE

Our
Mission

Supporting military veterans impacted by homelessness,           substance abuse, and incarceration

We are an all-volunteer 501 (c)(3) nonprofit human services organization committed to a single goal to break the cycle of homelessness  in the military community. Please partner with us by supporting our Rapid Re-housing and Food Secure Projects that are bound to make a measurable difference in the lives of military veteran families and families of active duty personnel.

We were founded in 2009 as a 501 (c)(3) organization. Under the direction of a voluntary Board of Directors, New Beginnings Incorporation: New Beginnings Transitional Services started its charitable services with $12,000 of support from corporate sponsorship, private donations, and fundraising activities.

Our Values

Our core values are Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, and Empowerment (RISE).

Respect. We recognize the excellence and uniqueness of all persons.

Integrity. We value honesty, truthfulness, fairness, and justice for all persons.

Stewardship. We are committed to assuring best practices in managing the affairs of this organization and render quality services and programs to the homeless population.

Empowerment. We endeavor to build a relationship of trust with men and women veterans who are homeless and to challenge them to take responsibility for the direction of his or her life.

These core values will enable New Beginnings Incorporation: New Beginnings Transitional Services to RISE as a leader in the community to meet the challenges and needs of homeless veterans and their families.

Board of Directors

Every member of our board of directors is a thought leader who has made significant contributions to our society. 
Each one brings a unique set of skills and expertise to our organization. 

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Kay Lumas has served as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization since 2009. She is a Human Resources Consultant  and Adjunct Professor with several educational institutions. 

Vice President

Dr. Van Heusden is Vice President and Director of Mental Health Services. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and in charge of the mental health program.

Mr. Danny Bryant is Vice President of Veterans Affairs and spent several years as a member of  the United States Navy as a Special Forces operant. He is the owner of Magiktek Systems, Incorporation.

Secretary-Treasurer

Mr. Calvin A. Lumas was elected to the board as Secretary-Treasurer in 2010. He currently serves in United States Army.

Community Development
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Mr. Nnamaka Ugenzene joined the board in 2013. He serves as the Director of Community Development. He is a public school educator and works as a program manager and director of fundraising in the Non-profit industry.

Privacy Policy


We created a Privacy Statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. We do not sell or trade any online or offline donor contact or personal information, including email or physical addresses, or phone numbers.  This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our Web site.

Use of Links
Throughout our Web pages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers.

Use of Text and Images
Text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder. Information about using our logo and images require written permission from our Media Department. Email us at, new@newbeginningsincorporation.org.

Online Profile Updates and Donations
If you complete the Join Our Mailing List and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings. See the “Opt Out” section below.

Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information
If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We won’t share, trade, or sell your name or email address with any outside parties.You may opt-out of receiving email communications from us by emailing us at, new@newbeginningsincorporation.org.

Your Privacy
We want to be very clear about protecting ‘your privacy.’ We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share, trade, or sell any information we receive with any outside parties.


What information is NOT collected?
We do NOT collect or have any access to your credit card information.

Questions about our policies
You may direct any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website by sending an email to, new@newbeginningsincorporation.org.

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