Associate Director – James Bush

Jim Bush with Sammi Rae in 2002

Jim Bush has been involved with Sammi Rae of Hope since it’s inception early in 2003.  He is a graduate of Grand Valley State University (Arts and Science – 1978) and he has been active in the Grand Rapids real estate community since 1991.  Jim commits a large portion of his time to fundraising and support activities for Sammi Rae of Hope to ensure that the families that need help receive the attention that they deserve.  Jim is a close, personal friend of the Tuffelmire family and he continues to draw daily inspiration from his loving memories of Samantha Rae.