Ellica Church
Senior Director of Individual Giving

Ellica brings nearly two decades of experience in nonprofit development and marketing, journalism and public relations to her role at Horton’s Kids. She joined the development team in March 2022 to help strengthen and expand the network of individual donors engaged with Horton’s Kids.

Ellica has a passion for storytelling and making a difference – philanthropy allows her to do both while building relationships with supporters and the community. She has spent 15 years working with human services, environmental and health advocacy nonprofits to grow their fund development programs and create greater impact. She most recently served as Director of Individual Giving for Goodwill of Greater Washington.

Ellica is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and is excited to join the Horton’s Kids team to build a stronger future for children and families in Southeast DC. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. When not at work, Ellica enjoys spending time with family, DIY projects, photography and crafting.