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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Kate Hayward will join Christel House International as Major Gifts Officer according to Barbara S. Bosch, Vice President, Marketing and Development, Christel House International. “We are fortunate to have found someone with expertise and a personal passion to handle our major gifts program,” says Bosch. “She’s a seasoned fundraising professional.”

Most recently, Hayward was the Regional Philanthropy and Major Gifts Officer for the American Red Cross in Indianapolis. For the past six years, Hayward also managed the Indiana Chapter of the Tiffany Circle of Women Leaders, the largest women’s giving circle in the United States. “Christel House is an incredible organization,” says Hayward. “I am honored to join a team so committed to making lasting, positive change in our world.” 

About Christel House International

Christel House gives kids who need the most help the best chance. Christel House helps children from underserved communities around the world realize their full potential. It starts with a strong K-12 academic curriculum and adds character development programming to instill independence, integrity, social responsibility, and leadership. Christel House currently serves nearly 6,000 students through nine schools – located in India, Jamaica, Mexico, South Africa, and the United States. 100% of donations support programs and services for students.   

Much more than a school, Christel House was established in 1998 by Founder Christel DeHaan. Christel House students maintain a 97% graduation exam pass rate, and the majority of its graduates go on to pursue higher education. Christel House students are honest, hard-working and compassionate, care for their families and communities, and have a desire to make a positive contribution to society.

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