Deirdre, who goes by Dede, joined the United Way team as Director of Community Development in 2018 after previously serving as an intern and volunteer. In her role, Deirdre is responsible for coordinating United Way’s annual campaign including corporate donor relations, workplace giving, and sponsorships. Her job is to get out into the community and build individual and corporate support to propel United Way’s mission!
Deirdre is a graduate of Penn State University with Bachelor Degrees in both Economics and Community Environment & Development.
Deirdre's favorite part of working at United Way:
Building relationships with our dedicated network of donors, volunteers, and corporate partners who share our vision for improving our community!
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Deirdre is a lifelong resident of Lebanon. She enjoys traveling, especially to explore new cuisines and cultures. Deirdre speaks Spanish fluently and has had international experiences in Spain and Ecuador. In October of 2018 she returned to Quito, Ecuador, for a mission trip with World Blindness Outreach!