Care New England Names Two to Philanthropy Posts
Monday, February 10, 2014
The new senior vice president of Philanthropy and Governance for Care New England will be Karen A. Davie of Providence, who most recently served in a similar post for Women & Infants.
Davie’s career experience includes serving as chief operating officer and acting president and CEO of United Way of America; president of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the National Hospice Foundation; and the founding executive of the Bath Community Hospital Foundation (a 25-bed critical access hospital in Hot Springs, VA). Davie is a member of The Advisory Board Company’s Philanthropy Leadership Council. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Rhode Island College and a masters in social work from the University of Connecticut.
According to Davie, the integrated philanthropy department will improve communication with donors and allow for better stewardship of those whose support is so vital to the work of the individual hospitals and the VNA. For more information about gift opportunities to Care New England, its hospitals and its VNA, please call (401) 274-1122, extension 42020 or visit carenewengland.org.
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