Fondly considered by her peers as the Energizer Bunny, Jan Hawkins brings a level of joy and enthusiasm to the world of philanthropy and fundraising. While serving as a full time volunteer at her children’s schools and other youth-oriented organizations, she honed a specialized skill set.
Jan’s impact on the organizations she has served and led is unmistakable: as Director of Development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Coachella Valley their annual campaign which grew by 400%. She increased Board giving and the Presidents Circle grew from 18 to 250 members with over 1.8 million in revues over 7 years.
Jan’s position on the College of the Desert Foundations development team contributed to raising 3.5 million dollars in 3 months. Using personal contacts and prospective community supporters, the team implemented a strategy so successful that it will continue as an annual campaign.
Among her many distinguished honors Jan was 37th California Senatorial District 2006 “Woman of the Year,” and in the same year received the Indian Wells ATHENA Award for community service.
AS Director of Development for the Living Desert. Jan enjoys the opportunity to combine her extensive and accomplished development expertise with her passion for children and animals.
A truly heart centered and dedicated Fundraising Professional
CONGRATULATIONS JAN HAWKINS, OUTSTANDING FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONAL