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Challenged Child and Friends names fundraising coordinator
Tripp has master's degree in nonprofits from University of Georgia
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Challenged Child and Friends has named Joseph “Joey” Tripp its fundraising coordinator.

Tripp will work with the program's leadership team and board committees to plan and execute CCAF’s fundraising events and projects. He will develop and implement a fundraising plan that will incorporate membership programs, grants, all types of giving plans, sponsorships and events.

While working on his master’s degree at the University of Georgia, Tripp developed successful grants, fundraising and volunteer marketing programs in the Athens area. He also worked as a public relations and community engagement director and event coordinator.

Tripp holds a master’s of art degree in nonprofit organizations from the University of Georgia Institute for Nonprofit Organizations. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Georgia Southern University.

Challenged Child and Friends offers a tailored and integrated experience where children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities learn and grow in a full inclusion program with children who have typical development. CCAF begins serving children as young as 6 weeks of age up to 6 years with a “whole person” program that utilizes the coordinated efforts of a professional team with diverse qualifications and experience. For more information, call 770-535-8372 or visit

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