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Development Manager


Erin Hurson joined Telethon Kids Institute in September 2017 as Senior Development Officer. She works as part of the Development team to build and steward the Institute’s community of donors and fundraisers.

Erin is passionate about connecting communities with inspiring causes they care about. Since 2008, she has worked in non-profit fundraising and stewardship roles for music, art, and health non-profit organisations in both America and Australia.

Erin grew up in Seattle, studied psychology and computer science at Wellesley College and Brandeis University in Boston, then began her development career in San Francisco.

Erin now lives in Fremantle and is an Australian permanent resident. In her free time, she is always up for a travel adventure, loves the happy beachy lifestyle of Perth, is an avid reader, and delights in the unique beauty of Australian flora and fauna. Marsupials are guaranteed to make her giggle with joy.