Jackie "Strawberry Shortcake" Trueblood ** – Development Coordinator

Jackie "Strawberry Shortcake" Trueblood ** – Development Coordinator

Jackie is the Development Coordinator. She plays a lead role in coordinating fundraising events and assisting with donor relations. Prior to holding this position, Jackie was the Executive Assistant for six years, having varying responsibilities within the day-to-day operations of the organization.

Jackie became involved with Candlelighters after her son was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Shortly after his diagnosis, she began giving back to the organization as a volunteer. Since 2010, Jackie’s involvement with the organization has spanned various aspects including the volunteer program, special events, third-party fundraisers, database systems and office tasks. Soon after her son completed treatment, she went back to school to earn a Non-Profit Management Certificate at UNLV.

Fun facts:

·         Jackie enjoys fostering puppies

·         Jackie’s favorite sport is running

·         Jackie is a HUGE Disney fan