AFP IDEA Committee Office Hours

November 27, 2018
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Park Avenue Coffee
4240 Duncan Ave,
St. Louis , MO 63110

AFP IDEA Committee Office Hours

Are you thinking about pursuing a career in fundraising in St. Louis?

Do you work as a fundraiser in St. Louis?

The AFP IDEA Committee invites you to Office Hours:

  • Informal, free and friendly discussion about anything fundraising-related with an experienced fundraiser and member of the IDEA Committee

  •  Bring your questions for a personal one-on-one discussion:

    • Specific fundraising topics or concerns that you have

    • Questions about how to grow your career

    • Questions about how to overcome challenges you’re experiencing in your career development

    • Ideas for what you would like to see your AFP IDEA Committee doing to foster inclusion, diversity, equity and access within the St. Louis fundraising community.

IDEA Office Hours are free to attend for AFP members and non-members.

Office Hours with Jarel Loveless

Date: Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Time: 8am – 10am
Where: Park Avenue Coffee, 4240 Duncan Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Jarel Loveless is the managing director of development at Teach for America - St. Louis, overseeing fundraising and external affairs. Before embarking upon his nonprofit career, Jarel worked as a reporter at the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer. He currently serves on the board of directors of Memory Care Home Solutions and the Advisory Council of Caring Solutions. Jarel previously served in volunteer roles for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Connect With St. Louis, KIPP St. Louis, Jazz St. Louis and the Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps Alumni Association. In 2017, he was named the AFP St. Louis Young Professional of the Year.

Office Hours with Alex Fruth

Date: Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Where: Shaw Coffee, 5147 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

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Alex was recently appointed as Advancement Director for Wyman Center, prior to which he worked as a mental health professional and Donor Relations Coordinator at Places for People, Inc. While at Places for People, Alex led the organization to its most successful Golf Tournament in its history. He was also influential in fostering a culture of philanthropy and a larger focus on individual giving. He is focused on making community level change and building a brighter future through development and community engagement. Alex received his Masters’ in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis. While in school, he specialized in Social Economic Development and Management. He completed practicums at the St. Louis City Treasurer’s Office of Financial Empowerment and BioSTL with the Equity in Entrepreneurship Initiative. Alex is using his diverse background and knowledge to enhance his abilities as a development professional. In his personal life, Alex enjoys cooking and trying new recipes and is an avid St. Louis Cardinal's fan.


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