Stearns brings nonprofit passion and major gifts experience
ATLANTA, Ga., July 12, 2018, —Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) announces Gabrielle Stearns as its new Chief Development Officer. Stearns has dedicated her career to driving philanthropic dollars to organizations that improve the health and quality-of-life of those most in need.
“I am proud to serve JF&CS and their vital work to empower and improve the lives of so many in the Atlanta community,” she said.
Stearns brings 12 years of principal and major gift experience to JF&CS. She began her career as a major gift officer raising funds for pediatric oncology child life programs at the University of Chicago. She continued her efforts to address the needs of the most vulnerable at NYU Langone Medical Center, where she partnered with philanthropic leaders and members of the board to support child life programs. In 2013, Stearns served at the Emory Woodruff Health Sciences, raising crucial funds for JScreen and the Jane Fonda Center, among other notable programs.
Stearns was attracted to Jewish Family & Career Services because of its compassionate care and service of individuals and families. She looks forward to helping JF&CS expand funding sources to reach more families and help them continue their journeys toward a better quality of life and increased self-sufficiency.
“Gabie brings to JF&CS experience in resource development, management, stewardship, annual giving, planned giving and endowments. Her expertise will enable JF&CS to generate the resources needed to support its mission and it’s continued growth and impact,” said JF&CS CEO, Rick Aranson.
Jewish Family & Career Services Atlanta is dedicated to making hope and opportunity happen for the metro Atlanta community. Established in 1891, Jewish Family & Career Services (JF&CS) offers programs and resources to help improve the quality of life and build self-sufficiency for individuals and families in greater Atlanta. Our vision is a community of empowered lives; our mission, making hope and opportunity happen. JF&CS serves thousands of individuals annually regardless of age, race, religion, national origin or ability to pay. For more information about our entire array of services, please call 770.677.9300 or visit JFCSatl.org. The main office is located at 4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road in Atlanta.