Kelby directly and indirectly supports all 60 Make-A-Wish chapters across the country as a coordinator on the Chapter Advancement team.
Kelby spends the bulk of her time partnering with Make-A-Wish chapter CEOs by providing support and resources, including completing daily support work, executing chapter webinars and helping manage various committees. She believes that when chapters are operating at their best, their ability to grant quality wishes increases.
“My work is fast-paced and always changing, which has allowed me to grow immensely as I’ve stepped into new roles and expanded my responsibilities,” said Kelby.
She credits her time at Make-A-Wish for broadening her perspective and understanding of working in the nonprofit sector, as well as surrounding her with people who provide her support to lean on and challenge her to continuously learn.
“Being part of the Make-A-Wish team makes me feel like I am a part of something bigger than myself. I am proud and honored to be a part of this organization, and I hope that I am making a positive impact on the lives of others.”
Spoiler alert: She is!
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