Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer

Lowcountry Habitat hires Pollitzer

Group names Resource Development Manager as office moves to a new home

From staff reports

Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity has named Wendy Nilsen Pollitzer its new Resource Development Manager.

Pollitzer, born in Charleston, has been a Beaufort County resident for more than 23 years. She joins Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity after stints as the Community Development Manager at the American Cancer Society and the Assistant Manager of Events at Immune Deficiency Foundation, both national nonprofit organizations.

Since 2016, Pollitzer has raised more than $1.8 million utilizing event awareness, annual giving, social media, peer-to-peer and Giving Tuesday fundraising campaigns in cities all over the country. Over the summer, Wendy took a professional hiatus from remote nonprofit work to redirect her loyalty back to Beaufort.

“Beaufort is my home, and I wanted to work for a local nonprofit with a mission that resonates with me,” Pollitzer said in a release. “Habitat for Humanity speaks to my heart and my own personal life experiences. I know I belong here.”

The author of four published books and a freelance writer, Pollitzer is eager to utilize this skill for marketing opportunities to promote Lowcountry Habitat’s mission and calendar of events.

To contact Pollitzer, email wendy@lowcountryhabitat.org or call 843-522-3500.

In addition to Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity’s new hire, the nonprofit has moved to its new location at 701 Carteret Street. The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Greater Beaufort Chamber of Commerce at 9 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 25.

LowCountry Habitat for Humanity is currently building two homes on Walnut Street in Beaufort’s Shell Point neighborhood.

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