JANUARY 12, 2023 (Charleston, SC) Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina, the state’s only home for pregnant and parenting teens and girls in foster care, has named Ashley Wieters Redmond as Vice President of Development & Communications. In the newly created position, Redmond is responsible for providing leadership and strategy for comprehensive fundraising and communications efforts that increase the organization’s visibility and impact. 

“For more than 125 years, Florence Crittenton’s  education, health, parenting, and housing programs have built strong families, healthy teens, and self-sufficient young adults. The needs of young women in our state are changing and we need to be positioned to meet those needs,” said Cheryl O’Donnell, Florence Crittenton’s executive director. “We are excited to have Ashley join our leadership team. She’s a passionate advocate with a proven track record of strategic development that will help us grow to better support young women throughout South Carolina.”

Ashley joins Florence Crittenton from the Roper St. Francis Healthcare Foundation where she served as Executive Director and Chief Development Officer. Under her leadership, she grew the Foundation to raise over $60 million during her tenure. Additionally, she was the founding director of the Ryan White Wellness Center, a holistic center to provide clinical, emotional and wraparound services for HIV+ patients in the Lowcountry. 

“As a native Charlestonian and long-time supporter of Florence Crittenton, I’m so excited to be a part of the organization’s transformation and to lead a coordinated effort to excel the great work it does in creating a safe place for young women to thrive,” said Redmond. 

Located in downtown Charleston, SC, Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina has been serving the entire state of South Carolina since 1897. Florence Crittenton’s mission is to provide hope, safety, and opportunity to young women in order to instill self-worth and self-sufficiency. Florence Crittenton values the right of every young woman to obtain the education, skills, and support needed to have a healthy life – for today and tomorrow.

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