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Habitat Names Ferris As Director Of Development

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 14, 2021
Christina Ferris
Christina Ferris was appointed Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity’s new development director.
In the role, she is responsible for raising funds to provide affordable housing for families and individuals through the three-county Cape Fear region, officials with the nonprofit stated in a news release.

Ferris, who has experience as a nonprofit leader, recently moved to Wilmington from Michigan where she worked in fund development, marketing and public relations. Her background includes work in human services, health and fitness, hospice care and the arts, the release stated.
She has experience with major gifts, development strategy and grant writing and has led a variety of teams in planning and implementing award-winning marketing campaigns, as well as managing large events that raised more than $235,000, officials said.
Ferris, who graduated from the University of West Florida, is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

“I’m honored,” Ferris said in the release, “to be part of this incredible organization and look forward to helping deserving families in the community experience the life-changing opportunity of homeownership.”
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