Marcie Dearth - Creating Through CrisisDuring this episode of Creating Through Crisis, Marcie Dearth, Vice President of External Relations with the non-profit organization, IMPOWER, joins me to share how IMPOWER uses technology and innovation to meet the growing mental health needs in our community and successfully pivots to virtual events to educate, maintain funding, and develop partnerships to meet their mission.

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About Marcie Dearth

Marcie Dearth is a communications and development specialist with more than 20 years’ of leadership experience in marketing, fundraising and child advocacy. For over two decades she has worked in the nonprofit and government sectors focused on helping children and families. 

She began her career at the State Attorney’s Office – 9th Judicial Circuit working with child victims of abuse and helping at-risk children as a Guardian ad Litem. Her passion to help those in need led her into fundraising and program development. Throughout her career, she has routinely increased philanthropic support and brand recognition for the organizations she represented, including a more than 200% increase in at IMPOWER in the past 36 months. Marcie is responsible for strategic vision and leadership of IMPOWER’s fundraising, grants, marketing and brand management, and public relations efforts. She is also experienced in youth programming and oversees The Village, IMPOWER’s Transitional Housing Program.

Marcie Dearth has a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida.

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