Charity was born in Middletown Ohio and moved to Conroe when she was 8. She spent 19 years in the Navy and retired in 2012. Charity has 3 dogs, 2 of which are therapy dogs, chipmunks, a short-tailed opossum, a hedgehog and several lesser tenrecs.
She is an approved rescue station and active member of the Hedgehog Welfare Society. Charity joined the Tender Paws family in 2014.