Andy Thrower

Andy’s passion for helping families coping with pediatric cancer shows in everything he does. He has been the full-time leader of aTeam Ministries since 2011. Day-to-day he manages the overall operations of the ministry along with helping facilitate financial development to support the ministries goals and programs. As a parent of a child that had […]

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Jan Thrower

Jan is Andy’s right hand in everything involving aTeam Ministries. And, if you ask Andy, he will probably say, “She runs the place.” Specifically Jan oversees the Patient and Family Programs such as aConnect and the Financial Grant Program, as well as various other administrative duties. Jan earned her bachelors in Early Childhood Education from

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Katie Ellis

Katie is our Program and Volunteer Coordinator! She oversees various volunteer programs, writes grants, and oversees our Home Away from Home apartments. Katie visits Children’s of Alabama once a week to deliver Boredom Busters along with gift cards, toys, and other goodies to patients and families. Katie graduated from the University of Alabama with a

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Mandy Blasche

Mandy graduated from Georgia College and State University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Psychology. She taught 5th grade for two years before working in social work. She then became a stay at home mom to her two boys who are now 17 and 13. Mandy loves the mission and heart behind aTeam ministries

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