York Habitat for Humanity has announced that the organization has hired a new member for the staff. Long-time Habitat enthusiast, Athena White, has been added to the Habitat team as the organization’s new Fundraising and Development Coordinator.
Athena comes to York Habitat with diverse non-profit experience from working at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna. During her time at Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, which is located in Bel Air, Maryland, White was the Events and Communications Coordinator.
White also chaired three different volunteer committees while at Susquehanna. These groups planned and ran three major, successful, fundraising events each year. The Glen Rock resident also managed the affiliate’s social media and marketing endeavors, increasing the visibility of the Susquehanna Habitat to record levels.
“I am thrilled to become a member of the York Habitat team! I am a firm believer that everyone deserves a decent place to live. Together we have the ability to help families help themselves and work towards a brighter future,” said White during her first week of work at her new affiliate. “I did my research, I really like the direction we are heading here in York. Lots of exciting things on the drawing board.”
“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock." Matthew 7:24-25