Guest Speaker

Elizabeth Hefner

Elizabeth Hefner, CFRE

Director of Advancement
Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

With a decade of fundraising experience, Elizabeth has raised more than $24 million as she seeks to be a thought leader focusing on engaging communities in conversations to create change and dignity. 

Currently, Elizabeth serves as the Director of Advancement at Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, where she oversees all fundraising, communications, and marketing activities. Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, founded in 1878, is committed to serving Philadelphia’s hungry, homeless, and hurting people every day with compassion and dignity. 

Elizabeth became a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in November 2020, an accomplishment made possible by the 2019 “M. Jane Williams Professional Development Award” from AFP-GPC and Shultz & William. Elizabeth serves on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Philadelphia Chapter as Co-Vice President of External Affairs.