Hospice of Humboldt hires director of philanthropy
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Hospice of Humboldt has announced a new addition to its leadership team. Amber Madrone has been named the director of philanthropy. This position is responsible for Hospice of Humboldt’s philanthropic endeavors, including annual giving, planned giving and major gifts program.

Madrone grew up in Humboldt County and attended Humboldt State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in social work. She brings experience from a diverse professional background, including fundraising in the nonprofit sector, public relations, marketing and community outreach. She currently serves on the board of directors for Food for People and has been on the Marketing Committee for Humboldt Made.

“Hospice is an anchor in our community. Over the years, Hospice has been here for families when they need support the most — mine included,” Madrone said. “I am excited to join a team that I believe in so wholeheartedly.”

The director of philanthropy will further strengthen Hospice of Humboldt to meet operational costs and service needs of the community, including Grief Support Services, community education and an endowment to support the Ida Emmerson Hospice House.

“This year, we are celebrating 40 years of providing heartfelt care to our community,” said Joe Rogers, chief executive officer at Hospice of Humboldt. “Hospice of Humboldt has the ability and experience to ensure the highest level of specialized care for our community’s patients and families. I’m confident that Amber will play an integral role of continuing the mission of Hospice of Humboldt by developing donor stewardship and increasing fundraising opportunities.”

Hospice of Humboldt has been serving families locally for 40 years, has a staff of 108 employees and works with 121 volunteers. Hospice provides end-of-life care to an average of 112 patients each day. For more information on Hospice of Humboldt services, visit www.hospiceofhumboldt.org.

 

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