DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (March 23, 2018) – Emily Smith has been named the fund development specialist for Halifax Health – Hospice, a not-for-profit organization that provides hospice care services and programs to residents in Volusia, Flagler, Orange and Osceola counties.
In this role, Smith will assist with the development and growth of Halifax Health – Hospice’s annual, major and capital fundraising campaigns.
A New Smyrna Beach native, Smith is a second generation graduate of New Smyrna Beach High School. In 2013, she received a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations with an outside concentration in Non-Profit Management from the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Smith has worked in the non-profit sector since 2012, having most recently served as the community development manager for the American Cancer Society.
Smith is an active member of the Volusia Young Professionals Group where she serves as co-chairman of the Community Service Committee and is also a board member of the Volusia Chapter of Women United. She has previously donated her time and talents to several local community organizations and events, including: the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties, Adopt A Beach, and Making Strides of Volusia – Flagler.
Earlier this year, Smith was an honoree at the Daytona Beach News-Journal Business Report’s 40 Under Forty awards banquet recognizing top young professionals in Volusia and Flagler counties.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.