Ida Benson, Individual Gift Officer

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Ida Benson comes to the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan with over 26 years experience in health care with 21 years in philanthropy. She has worked in both large, complex health care systems (The Detroit Medical Center, St. John Providence Health System and Trinity Health) and smaller development shops, (Kadima, Community Health Charities of Michigan, health care consultant) specifically focusing on major gifts of five and six figures.  She has significant campaign experience and her knowledge about the Southeast Michigan philanthropic community will help to move the Foundation toward the revenue building goals set by the national office.

Her relationship with Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is personal: she grew up with a father with epilepsy and her sister, cousin and niece all have epilepsy. She is honored to be raising money for a cause that is close to her heart.