top of page
Jessica Sample_edited_edited.jpg


My name is Jessica Bretl.  I am the founder and Executive Director of The Hagar House.  Won't you join me in freeing single mothers and their children from cycles of crisis.

My Story

Jessica’s compassion for single moms stems from her own experience. She unexpectedly found herself parenting alone 9 years ago after her entire world was leveled. Struggling to rebuild from the ashes, she faced the overwhelming challenges of being and bearing all things as a single mom.


God, in His incredible mercy, threw her critical lifelines in the form of a committed tribe of amazing people. She gives all credit to the Lord and those God brought to sustain them, knowing full well they could not have begun the rebuilding process alone.  


That is the model she desires to replicate in the mission of The Hagar House - to be the hands and feet of Jesus to single moms and their children.

bottom of page