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Samantha DePetro-Wysuph

Samantha DePetro-Wysuph is a Bay Area native who brings more than 15 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. She is passionate about nonprofit fundraising, strategy, management, and service work. She has held a variety of fundraising positions, including at the Dominican University of CA, Kidango, the University of San Francisco, the Violence Prevention and Women’s Resource Center, and most recently as Major Gifts Officer at Catholic Charities. She sits on the Board of Directors at the Ashkenaz center for music and dance.

Samantha believes in social equity and works in nonprofit fundraising because she believes everyone deserves equal access to a high quality of life, no matter their background or circumstances.

She holds a Master’s in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco’s School of Management. She earned a BA in Political Science and a minor in Ahimsa from Cal Poly Pomona. She also attended Holy Names High School in Oakland.

Our Impact This Year

  • People Helped


  • People Safely Housed


  • Immigrants served by CILSS


  • Meals & Groceries Distributed


  • People Received Rent Subsidies


  • Children of Shelters
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