Lauren Ladner, a native of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, has called Jackson her home since 2017. She holds a degree in Music and Creative Writing from Millsaps College, class of 2021, and can play piano, banjo, ukulele, and loves to sing in choir and as a soloist. As the Director of Volunteers, Lauren works with anybody and everybody who wants to donate their time to Good Sam. If you’re interested in volunteering with us, you can reach Lauren at