Deborah Howitt, Director of Philanthropy and Planned Gifts
Debbie joined Hospice Giving Foundation in September 2015, bringing 15 years of expertise in key aspects of major gift fundraising. She successfully executed development plans and reached personal and team fundraising goals in conjunction with annual fundraising, capital campaigns and special projects. Debbie is knowledgeable in planned giving including bequests, life income instruments, and gifts of real estate. Prior to joining the Foundation, Debbie held various positions in development at Natividad Medical Foundation, Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, and most recently, Cal State Monterey Bay, where she served as a Director of Development and Planned Gifts.
Debbie attended Michigan State University and completed a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix. She currently serves on many community boards and committees, including the YWCA of Monterey County, the Carmel Bach Festival, and the St. Dunstan’s Foundation.