Elodie is a part of the individual giving team, connecting dedicated volunteers and donors to Beacon’s mission. She has ten years of experience bringing together communities and the work of nonprofits with creativity and enthusiasm. A former intern with Beacon, Elodie returned in 2015 with fundraising experience from Goodwill/Easter Seals and Lutheran Volunteer Corps. In addition to Beacon, Elodie supports the fundraising efforts of Daylight Center and School, a nonprofit orphanage and school in Kenya, and is a mentor for Leaders of Today and Tomorrow, a women’s leadership program. Elodie graduated from Bethel University with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She lives in South Minneapolis, where she enjoys cooking, art, and yoga.