Press Release – New York, NY – March 13, 2017 – JASA, one of New York’s most comprehensive and trusted agencies serving older adults, has appointed Gerald Prosser to the position of Development Associate, Individual Donors. In this role, Mr. Prosser will focus on the identification, cultivation and stewardship of individual donors, primarily through the planning and production of fundraising events and campaigns.
“Gerald brings experience with a range of non-profit organizations and a dedication to helping the community to our development team,” said Kathryn Haslanger, JASA’s Chief Executive Officer. We look forward growing our donor base and our fund raising campaigns with his contributions.”
“I am pleased to join an organization with the missions and history of JASA,” Prosser said. “JASA’s many programs are invaluable to our community, and I look forward to helping grow and develop them to enrich the lives of all seniors here in New York.”
Prior to his position at JASA, Mr. Prosser’s fundraising experience includes the Making Strides Against Cancer walk for the American Cancer Society and Grassroots Campaign Inc, where he helped run fundraising campaigns for many nonprofits including the ACLU, ASPCA, Save the Children and Planned Parenthood. Mr. Prosser is a graduate of Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA.
Founded in 1968, JASA is one of New York’s largest and most trusted agencies serving older adults in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. JASA’s mission is to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area so that they can remain in the community with dignity and autonomy. JASA enables seniors of all races, religions and economic backgrounds to age-in-place with dignity and joy.