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Jenine Torres

Development Officer

jtorres@grfoundation.org

(616) 454-1751 x126

Joined the Community Foundation:
2016

Inspirational Quote:

I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.

Maya Angelou

What Jenine does:

Jenine is the newest addition to the Development team. Her role as Development Officer includes building relationships with our annual donors, engaging the community to become new donors as well as stewarding and growing our Metz Legacy Society members. Jenine enjoys working with the 100 New Philanthropists program as well as managing our Knotty Cocktails series.

What she did before:

Jenine previously worked with Family Futures as Chief Advancement Officer. She also worked with the Grand Rapids Public Schools as a Youth Advocate, and started her career in grassroots fundraising. Jenine received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Humboldt State University as well as a Master of Public Administration from Grand Valley State University.

When Jenine is not working:

She enjoys spending time with her family, planning meals from Cooking Light, watching movies on Netflix, and taking long walks. She also serves as Participant Engagement Chair for BL²END (Business Leaders Linked Encouraging New Directions).

A few of Jenine's favorite things…

Nonprofit:
Family Futures
Place to Send Out of Towners:
Founders
Eat or Drink :
Sami's Gyros or Donkey Taqueria
Part of my job:
Giving someone an opportunity to fulfill their passion for Grand Rapids