Vail Valley Charitable Fund

The Vail Valley Charitable Fund provides assistance to individuals and families who live and/or work in The Vail Valley who are facing a financial hardship due to a medical crisis or long-term illness.

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Katie Biggers, Events and Sponsorship Manager
Start Date: 2017

Katie comes to Vail Valley Charitable Fund from the Vail Mountain School, where she served as the Event Coordinator and Assistant Development Director until 2016. She transitioned from spending winters in Vail to full-time living in 2014 and quickly established solid roots in the Valley and built an impressive network in the event and non-profit community. Katie received her BS in Event Management from the University of Central Florida. In her free time, she is an avid hiker, accomplished skier/snowboarder and energetic lacrosse coach. Katie join the VVCF team in May 2017 and she is excited to be able to contribute to the growth and development of an organization with such a clear mission and commitment to all their endeavors.

Lauren Emenaker, Marketing Manager
Start Date: 2015

Lauren is a Colorado native. She was born and raised in the Roaring Fork Valley, all the while spending vacations in the Vail Valley. After earning a degree in Graphic Design from Dominican University of California she decided to move to the Vail Valley, an area she had grown to love. Lauren has been actively involved in Relay for Life events, starting as team captain in Colorado and working her way up to event chair in California. She has worked doing graphic and web design for the Vail Valley Charitable Fund since 2013, and joined the staff in April of 2015. Lauren looks forward to continuing to make a difference in our local community.

Michelle Maloney, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2013

Michelle Maloney joined the VVCF in January 2013 as the Executive Director. She is a longtime Vail Valley local active in her church, 4H, her children's school and the community at large. Michelle knows the value of giving back to the community and her skills and experience have been essential to moving the organization forward.


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