Boys & Girls Club of Collier County has hired Chrissie Missal as director of annual giving, a role in which she engages, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors.
Missal is responsible for implementing strategies to connect with new donors and increase monthly giving among existing supporters to grow revenue through the annual fund. She maintains a portfolio of individual donors, designs and manages direct marketing efforts to annual fund and mid-level donors, coordinates development of the annual report, assists in event planning and execution, and accurately records all donations.
Private support allows Boys & Girls Club of Collier County to annually serve approximately 4,000 members, ages 6 to 18, through after-school and summer programs.
“As a nonprofit, Boys & Girls Club relies heavily on philanthropic support from charitable organizations and generous individuals to ensure that all children and teens have access to our programs,” said Boys & Girls Club President and CEO Megan McCarthy Beauvais. “Chrissie jumped right in, working to increase awareness and support for Boys & Girls Club, and our youth will ultimately benefit from her passion for fundraising and ability to communicate the organization’s needs to those who can make a difference.”
Prior to joining Boys & Girls Club, Missal was manager of annual giving at Grace Place for Children and Families. She also held roles at Grace Place as a development relationship manager, development and special events manager, and volunteer experience manager.
Previous positions included child welfare case manager for Pathways in Naples and fourth-grade teacher at Minerva Bilingual School in Honduras.
Missal earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Florida Atlantic University. She has served as a Girl Scout leader and completed the Associate Leadership Collier program through the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce.
About Boys & Girls Club of Collier County
Founded in 1997, Boys & Girls Club of Collier County mobilizes donors, staff and volunteers toward the achievement of a single mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The nonprofit’s six core program areas include education, career development, character and leadership, health and wellness, the arts, and sports and recreation. Boys & Girls Club of Collier County annually serves more than 3,000 children and teens, ages 6 to 18, through clubs and after-school programs. Through the generosity of sponsors, donors and friends, Boys & Girls Club of Collier County provides a safe place for young people to learn, grow and develop ongoing relationships with adult mentors who support the education, emotional, physical and social development they need to become successful adults. For more information, please visit BGCCC.com or call 239-325-1700.