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Denise Praill

Denise joined Canuck Place as Managing Director, Development in June 2013.

Leading a team of fundraising, community partnership and analytics professionals, Denise is responsible for providing strategic direction and management to fundraising and resource development at Canuck Place. She is responsible for achieving annual giving, planned giving and traditional, online and mobile fundraising targets to advance Canuck Place’s vision: providing essential care to BC’s children and families.

Denise has more than ten years as an accomplished fundraising professional. Prior to joining Canuck Place, she served in both front-line fundraising positions and in senior management roles with United Way of the Lower Mainland. Denise is a graduate of United Way’s Public Policy Institute and a long-standing member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.