Amelia was born and raised in Tampa, Fla. She attended St. Mary’s Episcopal Day School before moving on to H.B. Plant High School. Her love for volunteering started in high school as she helped at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and Easter Seals. After graduating from high school, she attended The University of Alabama and received her BA in public relations. While attending college, she volunteered at the preschool at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. After graduating this past May, she completed a marketing internship with Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.
Amelia began volunteering with High Risk Hope in August while completing her internship. She could be found in the office completing different task, such as helping in the stock room or editing different print materials. She helped with the latest Tot Trot in our High Risk Hope tent.
Amelia is excited about her new position and the opportunity to reach out into the community and find more people to be involved with High Risk Hope’s great mission.