Abby Blake is a Pittsburgh native who is eager to activate and advance the potential for youth in her community through the wonderful programs of BGCWPA! As a previous leader in the Office of External Affairs at The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center, Abby brings her expertise in marketing, development, fundraising, event planning, and donor relations to Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania. Having worked in the Pittsburgh nonprofit sector her entire career through organizations such as Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Abby is excited for the opportunity to spread awareness and help raise funds for the incredible kids, staff and volunteers of Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA!
Abby received her B.A. from University of Delaware and her M.A. from Duquesne University. She currently serves on the MAYA Organization nonprofit board and is dedicated to keeping the office and the cause connected! In her spare time, Abby and her husband, Zac, like to cook, travel, and walk their two dogs, Dinosaur and Billie Jean!
What is your favorite quote?
“Things happen for you, not to you”