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Seasons Hospice Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Seasons Hospice Foundation Announces Appointment of

New Executive Director

(Rosemont, IL) – Seasons Hospice Foundation is excited to announce that Gisele Crowe has joined the non-profit organization as the new Executive Director.  With more than 20 years of major gift and fundraising experience, Crowe will provide a steady hand in helping the community organization to connect donors and supporters with terminally ill patients and those grieving the loss of a loved one.

Crowe holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has led fundraising efforts for non-profits all over the country, including the University Of Alabama School Of Medicine, the Cradle Foundation, and Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care, among others.

"Now more than ever, we need someone with Gisele's development experience and passion for end-of-life care at the helm of Seasons Hospice Foundation." said Chairperson David Donenberg. "With Gisele's guidance, we hope to expand the Foundation's offerings of grief camps like Camp Kangaroo, making last wishes come true for terminally ill patients, and our other fundraising goals."

“I am excited to join in the important work of the Seasons Hospice Foundation.” Crowe said. “I hope to be able to provide patients and families facing an end-of-life experience with all of the support they need, especially in extraordinary circumstances where Foundation support is critical.”

At Seasons Hospice Foundation, Crowe will have the opportunity to bring her years of philanthropic experience to help expand the connections of the non-profit.  As the Executive Director, she will be critical to the management and leadership of the Foundation’s fundraising and outreach efforts in 19 states and to oversee the numerous programs supported by the Foundation in the communities where Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care serves. 

Crowe is a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Women in Development North, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She is also a member of the Northbrook Women’s Association and leads two Girl Scout troops and coaches soccer in Northbrook, IL where she lives with her husband, Steve and their three daughters.