Eagan, Minn. (Oct. 12, 2011) — CaringBridge, a Minnesota-based nonprofit providing personal websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to their family and friends, recently hired Jennifer Foth as planned giving officer. In this new role, Foth will engage with donors who wish to make a planned gift to support the mission of CaringBridge.
For the past four years, Foth worked at Lawrence University, most recently as the associate director of major and planned giving. Previously, she worked in the Leadership Institute at St. Catherine’s University and was a fund raiser for Dakota Woodlands. Foth has a bachelor’s degree from Lawrence University and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from St. Catherine's University.
"Planned gifts are essential to the accessibility and availability of CaringBridge," said Carolyn Egeberg, vice president of development, CaringBridge. "Adding Jennifer to our team allows us to focus on meeting the needs of those donors who are interested in leaving a legacy of love, hope and compassion."
Personal CaringBridge websites save time and emotional energy by centralizing communication during situations such as cancer, premature birth and serious injury. CaringBridge sites offer a personal and private space to communicate health news, allowing everyone to express his or her feelings and offer support. The websites are made possible because of the generosity of donors.
Ways to support CaringBridge through planned giving include:
CaringBridge is a nonprofit offering many ways for people to care for each other during any type of health event. Its mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier. For more information, visit www.CaringBridge.org.