Christel House International has announced the appointment of a new Trustee to join the Board of Christel House Europe. Founder Christel DeHaan has invited Declan Kenny, Executive Chairman of First Names Group, Managing Director of First National Trustee Company and a long-time supporter of the organisation’s work, to become a Trustee of the European division of the charity she founded in 1998. Said DeHaan: “We are so pleased that Declan has accepted our invitation to join the board of Christel House Europe. The European timeshare community has given loyal support to Christel House and with Declan’s leadership, CH Europe can continue to build on the momentum created under Ron Haylock”.
Kenny commented: “I consider it a privilege to be asked to become a Trustee and look forward to being involved in ensuring the continuing success of the European division of Christel House”.
About Christel House International
Christel House International (CHI) is transforming how kids, their families and future generations permanently escape poverty. Much more than a school, CHI was established in 1998 by founder Christel DeHaan and currently serves over 4,000 impoverished children around the world. By providing high quality education, nutritious meals, regular health care, character and life skills development, and career counselling, CHI helps students grow into confident, hardworking and ethical young adults who give back to their families and communities. CHI operates five learning centres in India, Mexico, South Africa and the U.S.A., as well as a career development program in Venezuela. For more information, please visit www.christelhouse.org or contact: Vivienne Noyes-Thomas , Development Director, Christel House Europe firstname.lastname@example.org