GWCF welcomes new Philanthropic Services Coordinator

LAKELAND, FL (November 2, 2020) – GiveWell Community Foundation announced today the hiring of Sara Hallett, APR, as Philanthropic Services Coordinator. This new position will work to bolster local philanthropy and awareness of the community foundation.

Sara graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and from the University of South Florida with a Master of Public Administration. In addition, she has earned the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) credential.

Sara has been providing public relations counseling and writing services for nonprofit, government, and business clients since 2002. Prior to that, she worked in the Public Information Office of the Polk County Board of County Commissioners.

“We are more than excited to welcome Sara to the GiveWell Community Foundation,” said John Attaway, President/CEO. “She is an outstanding addition to the team and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and passion for the community.”

Sara is involved with a variety of community and professional organizations, including the United Way of Central Florida (Women United), the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (past president), the Polk County Auburn Club (past president), and the Junior League of Greater Winter Haven (sustainer). Sara and her husband Josh live in Winter Haven, and their son is a sophomore at Auburn University.

Sara Hallett

About GiveWell Community Foundation

GiveWell Community Foundation (GWCF) works with individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofits to build a stronger community throughout Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties and beyond through charitable funds and competitive grant cycles. The foundation is home to more than 300 charitable funds and the Impact Polk and Empower Polk grant cycles. GWCF has awarded $209 million in grants since its founding in 1997. To learn more about GWCF, visit givecf.org or call 863-683-3131.