Mary inspires individuals and households to make personally meaningful gifts to HFJ. She is HFJ’s lead strategist on developing appeals that motivate donors to fuel movement organizers across Minnesota. She manages an extremely conscientious and fun team in the process. Mary also creates spaces for donor engagement and education and guides a group of volunteer donor organizers and HFJ ambassadors on HFJ’s Development Committee. 

Mary identifies as a bi-racial Midwestern island-girl with Creole roots in the Seychelles Islands. Her extra-curricular activities include BIPOC-guided theater experiences, digesting novels with her book club, and walking and skiing in her nearby park. Mary is a mom to 4-year-old Rafael and lives with her partner Owen in North Minneapolis. She is always planning an international trip to visit family abroad.    

Contact Mary if you have questions about giving gifts of $1,500+ per year, want to open a donor advised fund, have intentions to do planned giving, or have creative ideas about donor engagement events. 

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