Community Foundation welcomes new employee

| August 25, 2014
Marva Crawford

Marva Crawford

FORT WAYNEThe Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is happy to announce the addition of Marva Crawford as the new receptionist.

Crawford comes to the foundation with 30 years of service in the medical field, including medical technology, patient accounts and service. She has previously worked at Parkview Occupational Health and Three Rivers Dermatology.

In addition, she has served as a volunteer receptionist and office assistant for the Community Foundation since 2011. This background has helped her make an easy transition into her current position.

Crawford graduated from Harrison College with an associate’s degree in Allied Health. She lives in Fort Wayne and has three children and five grandchildren. She volunteers at Summit Church as the department head of the church’s bookstore, and has volunteered with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and Habitat for Humanity.

In her new position, Marva serves as the first point of contact for callers and visitors, assists with database management and coordinates the schedule of meetings at the Community Foundation.

Established in 1922, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is a public, charitable foundation serving Allen County. The Community Foundation had assets of $139.6 million at December 31, 2013, and awarded more than $4.5 million in charitable grants and scholarships in that year. The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne exists to serve as a community leader to improve the quality of life by building permanent endowments, promoting effective grantmaking, fostering philanthropy, stimulating community dialogue and helping donors achieve their charitable goals.

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