Executive Director & Founder
In 2015, Veteran and founder Sara Woerth saw an opportunity to help her fellow Veterans. An Afghanistan vet herself, she witnessed soldiers in her unit struggling with PTSD after deployment. Nestled in the heart of Amish country, Pennsylvania was a hidden gem from her childhood that would become a sanctuary and therapeutic facility for countless veterans and community members. Read More
Day is not a veteran but she has a family that has served. She is the proud daughter and mother of veterans. Day has volunteered with many non profits over the years. She started volunteering at Woerth It Hollow to help with our website and social media. While Day volunteers for us in those capacities she has also spent time with our horses and kittens. Day is the lead for our Disability Program. She is willing to lend a helping hand when we need someone to feed the animals, clean stalls, help set up events and more. Her daughter, Chesapeake, is part of our disability program. They enjoy their time at the farm.
Cathy is a long-time resident of Claymont, Delaware, and is Owner and President of Creative Communications, Inc. With more than 35 years experience in corporate, nonprofit and government communications, Cathy has worked extensively with city, county, state and federal government entities. Her volunteer service includes chairing the economic development Blueprint Community team, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Delaware Chapter, the YWCA Delaware and the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce; and under Governor Jack Markell, appointed as a member of the Delaware Supplier Diversity Council.
Director of Operations
Director of Development
Maria Urbani-Carson received her BS degree in Elementary and Special Education from West Chester University and has worked with the special needs’ population since 1972 as a life skills specialist, a group home supervisor, and a special education teacher until her retirement in December 2017. As a teacher, she developed many individual education life skills programs and assisted in numerous transition job training activities. She is an active member in the music and prayer ministry at her church and has 2 daughters and 13 nieces and nephews, one of them Sara Woerth, founder of Woerth It Hollow.
Dr. Ernie Saniga
Director of Finance
Erwin Saniga is the Dana Johnson Professor at the University of Delaware. He has been at UD since 1977 where he teaches and does research in statistics. He is also a realist painter and is represented by Steven Harvey Fine Arts projects in NYC.
Troy Rowen is an Army veteran who is a professional farrier and expert on veterinary practices. The host of Cow-town Rodeo and a true gem in the equestrian community, Troy's expertise is an asset to our farm.
His care, professionalism and contributions have been an essential part of operations & maintenance at the Hollow!
Luke graces us with his presence at the hollow, and though he is little his presence can be felt throughout the hollow. People shake in fear of the absolute terror that he is, from sun up to sun down. He doesn't sleep, he doesn't sit still, and at 10 years old he can probably outsmart most adults.