Rev. Jean Kim
A Legacy of Serving the Homeless
Hope in the Color Purple Fund
Hope in the Color Purple Newsletters
Reverend Jean Kim was born in North Korea in 1935 and took refuge in South Korea with her family at age 11. She immigrated to the US in 1970, earned a Masters in Social Work in 1977 and a Doctorate in Ministry in 2006. She has served in the Presbyterian ministry over the last 10 years and has been a tireless servant to the homeless community for over 50 years. She has founded or co-founded over 10 humanitarian organizations, received 25 Community Service Awards and authored over a dozen books.