FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hepatitis B Foundation Expands Outreach Team by Three
DOYLESTOWN, PA (January 10, 2008) –The Hepatitis B Foundation, a world-class nonprofit research organization headquartered in Doylestown, Pa., expands their Outreach Team by adding Donna Mayer, Kate Johnson and Lauren Nonini to the Foundation’s roster.
Donna Mayer serves as the Hepatitis B Foundation’s Outreach Coordinator. In this role, Mayer helps to organize Foundation outreach efforts, serves as webmaster of www.hepb.org which receives almost one million visitors each year, and develops targeted outreach strategies for the Foundation. Mayer brings many years of nonprofit outreach experience to bat from working with the Network of Victim Assistance in Jamison, Pa., to community volunteerism with the Keystone and Bucks County Crisis Intervention Teams, MADD Bucks County and “Choose Booze Many Lose” Steering Committee. She resides in Holland, Pa., with her family and enjoys boating in her spare time.
Kate Johnson serves as the Foundation’s Program Coordinator and focuses her efforts on researching and preparing federal, private, and public grants to support the Foundation’s valuable outreach and public health programs. She recently received a Certificate of Fundraising from the University of Pennsylvania and previously worked as a Program Coordinator for the American College of Physicians Foundation where she garnered expertise in the fields of nonprofit organization outreach and fundraising. A Doylestown, Pa., resident, Johnson’s hobbies include traveling, reading and photography, to name a few.
Lauren Nonini is the Foundation’s Outreach Associate. She handles general administrative tasks including maintenance of donations and donor files and the processing of outreach materials and requests from patients, families and healthcare professionals. She also manages telephone consultations and provides support to the other members of the outreach staff. A Doylestown, Pa., resident, Nonini takes pleasure in traveling, photography, standup comedy and anything related to film and theatre. She is currently authoring her own film scripts.
“The addition of these talented professionals will truly help to increase the visibility of the Foundation in our local community and expand the scope of services we provide to the 400 million people affected by hepatitis B worldwide,” said Peggy Farley, Hepatitis B Foundation Community Relations Manager.
About the Hepatitis B Foundation
The Hepatitis B Foundation is the only national nonprofit organization solely dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected with hepatitis B worldwide through research, education and patient advocacy. The Foundation is located in the new Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center, which it created to expand and accelerate its research mission. For more information, visit www.hepb.org or call (215) 489-4900.
Pictured from left to right: Donna Mayer, Kate Johnson and Lauren Nonini.