Rebekah Altman - Community Engagement and Events

Rebekah Altman

Prior to joining Deschutes Children’s Foundation, Rebekah lived and worked in Santa Barbara, CA, where she was ​Development ​Officer for Santa Barbara Education Foundation, securing donations and grants, managing communications, and organizing events to promote private funding of public education. She also worked in fundraising and communications for Cate School, an independent boarding high school with a focus on community service. In this role, Rebekah stewarded an affinity group for female graduates and parent volunteers, and helped write a successful capital grant for the largest gift the school had ever received.

Rebekah serves on the ​Board of the Bend Art Center and as a volunteer in her daughter’s school art program. She has a BA in Studio Art from Vassar College and an MA in Material and Visual Culture from University College London.

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Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.

Rita Pierson