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Staff Member

Kiana Kelly

Development Associate

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Phone extension: 19

Kiana is the Hunger Center’s fundraiser. She manages our federal and private grant portfolio, actively engages current donors and solicits and researches new ones, coordinates special events like the annual Hunger Leadership Awards, and run’s the Hunger Center's Instagram account, all to gain and retain supporters for the Hunger Center while maintaining the organization’s financial health.

Kiana is motivated by generosity whether it’s through financial contributions, time, knowledge or even sharing a plate of food, Kiana believes that everyone has a part to play in ending hunger and is in inspired by efforts of collective action. Kiana hails from Edison, New Jersey and when she is not fundraising you can find her exploring D.C., cooking, reading or doing yoga.

Kiana is a Public Health Science graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park and started working at the Hunger Center in 2017 as their operations intern during her final semester.

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