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Welcome VP of Donor Relations

 

United Way of York County welcomes VP of Donor Relations, Kimberly Alvarez

 

United Way of York County is pleased to welcome Kimberly T. Alvarez as Vice President of Donor Relations. Alvarez is a long-time resident of York County with extensive fundraising and development experience, most recently serving as Director of Development for SpiriTrust Lutheran.

As Vice President of Donor Relations, Kim will oversee United Way’s strategic approach to strengthen donor relationships and inspire expanded investment in United Way’s mission to build a stronger, caring community by cultivating financial generosity, volunteerism and advocacy.

“Kim has a stellar track record in the nonprofit sphere of engaging donors and stakeholders, and creating and implementing strategies to increase revenue and broaden the base of support. We look forward to her energy and leadership in supporting United Way’s goals as we raise the vital resources needed for our community to impact 1 in 4 people in York County,” said Anne Druck, President, United Way of York County.

Alvarez formerly served as the Interim VP of Philanthropy at SpiriTrust Lutheran, and as an Annual & Special Gifts Officer and Annual Giving Specialist for WellSpan Health. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications/Journalism from Shippensburg University.

Outside of her work, Alvarez is actively involved in the community as a member of the Rotary Club of York, the Pappus House Development Committee, and the Board of Directors for the Senior Care Development Network. She graduated from Leadership York’s Leadership Training Program in 2013.

 

About United Way of York County

For over 99 years, United Way of York County has worked in the York County community to improve people’s lives. It began as The York Welfare Federation, an organization that raised funds on behalf of 17 member agencies.  Today, as the United Way of York County, the mission of raising community funds remains the same, but the strategies have broadened in order to meet the growing and changing needs of people living in York County.

United Way has adapted over the years and now collaborates with other public and private organizations to engage the community in addressing the complex issues facing York County. By developing initiatives that get at the root causes of these issues, United Way and its partners find solutions and fund programs that improve the lives of one in four people in York County.  Through gifts to the Community Fund, United Way is able to invest those dollars into 66 programs supported by 35 Partner Agencies.  These programs address human services needs across three Focus Areas: Education, Health, and Financial Stability.  This enables United Way to tackle the immediate and continuing needs of York County families and individuals and to create real, lasting change that matters to you and our community.

 


Media Contact:

Sarah Chain
Marketing & Events Manager
United Way of York County
717-771-3820