Leadership/Biographies

Restored Hope Ministries consists of a directorship and Board of Directors as follows:

Pastor Sam Pollinzi

Founder / Executive Director / Member
Sam Pollinzi is the Pastor of “Restored Hope Ministries” in Dallas, Texas – a dynamic ministry to women caught in sex slavery and trafficking with no way out. As the pastor of “Restored Hope Ministries” Sam and his wife Sherry oversee ministry programs such as Celebrate Recovery, Financial Peace University, Budgeting Classes, Computer Training, Bibles Studies, and the transitional housing location. Pastor Sam has a deep-rooted passion to see people healed of their hurts, habits, and hang-ups. God has uniquely equipped Sam for this calling, with an incredible testimony that has already inspired so many to turn their lives around and truly be set free.

Sherry Pollinzi

Co-Founder, Director of Ministry
Sherry was born in Marshall, Texas on October 8, 1958 and has two sisters. Sherry went to and completed High School at Lewisville High School in Lewisville, Texas. Sherry has been married to Sam Pollinzi for the past 23 years and has three grown children with 6 grandchildren. In 1990 Sherry was diagnosed with Nodular Lymphoma and given two years to live. She struggled with cancer for 12 years and was healed in 2003 and has been cancer free for 9 years. She uses this experience to help other cancer patient through hospital visit and prayer.