Ferris Joins Habitat in Fundraising Role

Spotlight on Christina Ferris

HabitatferrisCHRISTINA FERRIS was appointed Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity’s new development director.

In the position, she is responsible for raising funds to provide affordable housing for families and individuals through the three-county Cape Fear region.

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.

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.

Ferris, who graduated from the University of West Florida, is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

“I’m honored,” Ferris says, “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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