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3316 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28056

meet the team

Welcome to Soul Towne Community Outreach. We're conveniently located in the Forest Brook Shopping Center in Gastonia, NC.

Soul Towne is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. We offer community services by providing food, clothing, education, and mentorship to those in need in an inclusive, judgment-free environment.

Help that warms the soul.

Michele brings over 20 years of management experience in Office Administration and Human Resources. She assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, manages and oversees the administration of HR policies, and uses her organizational skills to ensure smooth operations in our busy work environment.

Michael is a natural in the kitchen with over 20 years experience as a chef and manager in some of the top restaurants in the Mid-West. He is also the owner and operator of Michael Roberts Photography, which he established in 2016. He also has 8 years experience in the transportation and logistics industry as a supervisor.

Amber has 13 years of experience in operations management, 18 years experience in customer service, and 10 years experience in human resource management (including marketing and accounting). She also has had direct involvement in the hospitality industry as a server and team leader which is where she met Michael.

director of re-entry mentorship

office administrator

CEO & Director

Michele Edwards

Michael Roberts

Amber Roberts

Our team at Soul Towne

Board of Directors 

Amber Roberts

Board Chair 

Shann Fulton


Michele Edwards


Ann Burton


Juanikia Sankey


There's no shame in asking for help. Everyone needs a helping hand once in a while.

Creating inclusive spaces where everyone feels welcome isn't optional, it's a necessity.

The world would be a better place if we all paid the kindness we receive forward.

we believe: