Arm in Arm Welcomes Chief Development Officer

Arm In Arm Executive Director, David Fox, is happy to announce that Maureen Hunt has joined Arm In Arm as its new Chief Development Officer. Maureen brings 10+ years of progressive development experience and success serving non-profit human services agencies. She came to Arm In Arm after an eight year tenure with Bonnie Brae, a residential treatment center for at-risk youth in Liberty Corner. At Bonnie Brae, Maureen helped to build a vibrant culture ofphilanthropy through relationship cultivation, communications, special events, and process improvements, which resulted in exponential increases in individual giving and special events revenues to benefit the agency.

Maureen holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Villanova University and a Certificate in Executive Philanthropy and Resource Development from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Having owned and operated a successful women’s boutique for 13 years, Maureen also brings a wealth of business and marketing experience. After selling her business, Maureen worked part-time as a marketing consultant, while dedicating time to her growing family. In 2012 she returned to full-time work, launching her career in the non-profit sector as a Development Manager for Covenant House, overseeing their signature annual gala, A Night of Broadway Stars, and rising to the role of Development Director in less than 2 years. Through her work with Covenant House, Maureen found her passion for advancing and fulfilling the needs of underserved populations.

Maureen shared, “I am so grateful for the opportunity to join the incredibly passionate and dedicated Arm In Arm team and consider it a great blessing in my life to be able to help them make a positive impact in the community. Arm in Arm’s mission, and the assistance the agency provides, are vitally important, especially during these unprecedented times. I am excited to help them continue to build a philanthropic culture that will support this increased need today, and create agency sustainability for the future.”

Arm In Arm Executive Director David Fox adds, “We are thrilled to have Maureen join our team and spearhead our efforts in community building, communications and fundraising. She is a real professional with a proven track record in every aspect of Development, and a good person committed to serving those in need. Especially now, as we are working to meet greater needs in our community, Maureen is a great addition.”

Arm In Arm is a non-profit, 501 (c) organization that provides food and financial support to Trenton and Mercer County residents in need. Formerly known as The Crisis Ministry, we were founded in 1980 by leaders of Nassau Presbyterian Church and Trinity Church in Princeton to help community members who were struggling financially. Today twenty staff members and hundreds of volunteers welcome more than 4,000 families to our food pantries, work with 600 at-risk families to prevent or end homelessness, and offer on-the-job training and job search mentoring. Arm In Arm does not endorse any religious or political