Maeve Mchugh as a baby Maeve McHugh as an adult

Maeve McHugh

Title: Development Communications Associate
Phone: 303-620-4539

Maeve joins the Colorado Children’s Campaign as the Development Communications Associate. In this role, she works to develop content for donor communications including newsletters, annual appeals, and associated stewardship. Maeve also assists with grant writing and special events by crafting promotional materials to cultivate the Children’s Campaign’s network and activate existing supporters. Her favorite part of the Children’s Campaign is the opportunity work to for all of Colorado’s kids alongside the incredible Campaign staff and passionate child advocates ensuring that Colorado is a great place to learn, grow, and be a kid!

Prior to joining the Colorado Children’s Campaign, Maeve worked for a Denver-based NGO focused on community development and partnership building in Colorado and East Africa. Maeve completed her BA in International Affairs at George Washington University, concentrating in international development and international politics. A Denver native, you can find Maeve doing all of the usual Colorado things while also reminding everyone she’s with to reapply sunscreen and stay hydrated!

Things You May Not Know:

Hometown: Denver, CO
College: George Washington University
Major: International Affairs
Favorite Thing About Life In Colorado: Everyone has a dog, and I am usually allowed to pet them!
Favorite Denver Restaurant: Annie’s Café or Star Kitchen
Biggest Pet Peeve: Tupperware that is the wrong size for the amount of food you want to put in it.
Best Job You've Ever Had: Working at the Children’s Campaign, naturally!
Dream Job: Astronaut (hasn’t changed since I was 8, and likely never will because going to space sounds so, so cool)
Job You Wouldn't Do In A Million Years: Sales
Who You Idolize Most: All of the strong, audacious and brilliant women in my life
Your Greatest Extravagance: Food. Always.
Most Likely To Be Found On A Slow Friday Afternoon: Anywhere outside
Favorite Colorado Getaway: Great Sand Dunes National Park
Favorite Sports Team: Go Broncos!
Thing You Can’t Live Without: Chapstick
Favorite Book: “Travels With Charlie” by John Steinbeck
Talent You Would Most Like To Have: Musical talent of ANY variety