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    Browse our network of adoption services including infant and foster care adoption, home studies, and post-adoption support.

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    Explore our network of services including specialized counseling and support groups that help to stabilize and improve behavioral health symptoms.

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Debra Cook

CFREStaff Director of Development

Development Director Debra Cook Headshot

Call Debra at 240-413-4186

Debra Cook joined Paths for Families as the Director of Development in 2023. She has a career spanning over two decades in nonprofit management and fundraising. Her career has been marked by a passion for inspiring philanthropy with a strong track record of building organizational support, individual volunteer commitments, and driving philanthropic initiatives to support programs. She is committed to creating donor-centric communication strategies and has an ability to leverage technology and social media to expand the nonprofit reach. She has had her Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential since 2014 and is an adoptive mom.

Beyond her professional endeavors and mom duties, Debra is an avid hiker and gourmet cook.

Read More: Paths for Families Welcomes Debra Cook as Director of Development