The Philanthropy of George & Gladys Abell

Helga Hoban

Helga is the Foundation’s Program Officer.  She joined our staff during April 2018, she brought with her fifteen years of banking, information technology, and risk management experience.

Helga is married to Lyle and has a son, Wesley, and a daughter, Hannah.

“Life has come full circle for me personally. As a lifetime Midlander, I attended Midland College with financial assistance from the Abell-Hanger Foundation. I am blessed beyond measure and so deeply honored to be part of a vision and love Mr. and Mrs. Abell had for our community so many years ago. I am just one of thousands that the philanthropy of Mr. and Mrs. Abell has personally impacted leaving only the best to come for the community we love and call home.”