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Jill VanderEnde

Jill VanderEnde

Major Gifts Officer

jill@guidinglightworks.org
616-451-0236

A quote Jill loves:

“The only thing worth doing is what we do for others.”

What Jill does at Guiding Light:

As a major gifts officer, I have the privilege of advocating for clients by raising money and awareness so they can participate

Favorite part of the job:

Listening and learning from others.

Freetime fun:

Spending my time with family playing kickball or any yard game at the lake, the lakehouse or the beach. I enjoy outdoors but I also like movies, sporting events and traveling – seeking new adventures. I also love walking the beach at sunset while my boxer, Cash, playfully joins me. 

Moments Jill enjoys most at Guiding Light

I enjoy touring new guests who have never been to GL and watching their interaction with our clients. 

Favorite place to eat:

Two Tony’s or Finn’s

Adjectives that describe Jill:

Compassionate, generous, loving, caring, independent, fun, loyal, adventurous, family-oriented.

One of Jill’s quirky loves:

I love interacting with kids because they are always game for a last minute adventure. Also spending quality time with the elderly because they’re the most honest! 

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