Alissa Fuhrmann

Alissa Fuhrmann

Speaker Bio:

Alissa Fuhrmann is a Community Development Manager at the American Cancer Society who works with community volunteers to achieve significant income and mission goals by providing the necessary resources and training needed to ensure successful events execution. Alissa knows that the volunteers are at the heart of everything the American Cancers Society does. They fundraise, they help patients, they advocate for life-saving change, and they’re committed to helping us achieve our mission to save lives, celebrate lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer.

With her own personal family history of cancer, Alissa is proud to work for an organization that attacks cancer from every angle and is passionate about engaging others to join the fight. After thirteen plus years of experience in hospitality, non-profit donor relations and B2B sales, she knows the importance of building strong relationships within the community to drive continued growth and increased event participation including event committees, teams, sponsors, survivors/caregivers and youth engagement.

Alissa holds a BA in Public Relations from Illinois State University.

Presenting Experience:

I will have a PowerPoint presentation to share during the zoom meeting.

Chapters you can speak at: Belleville, Illinois, Edwardsville, Illinois, O’Fallon, Illinois

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Alissa Fuhrmann

Email: alissa.fuhrmann@cancer.org

Phone Number: 1-618-288-2320

Title and Business: Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society

Website: http://www.cancer.org

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alissafuhrmann/

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Three Presentation takeaways:

  •  Some cancers can be prevented.
  • Cancer might be easier to treat if it is found early, while it’s small and has not spread.
  • Regular check-ups and screening tests to find cancer early can help saves lives.

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