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Sara jo malinske

director of development

Sara Jo has been fundraising for social change on local, national, and global scales since 2009, and joined Real Food Generation in 2017. She manages all fundraising activities, drawing on her background in event fundraising, individual giving, and strategic revenue portfolio development. Her past fundraising work includes an array of causes, including advocacy for queer liberation and services for youth experiencing homelessness. Sara Jo graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Sociology and minors in Nonprofit Management and Humanitarian Affairs. In her spare time, Sara Jo is typically hiking, kayaking or camping outdoors, teaching herself home improvement skills, or cooking at home with her wife and dog.


Sara Jo’s pronouns are she, her, and hers.

Email Sara Jo at sarajo@realfoodgen.org.