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Bluffton’s Forgotten Children Worldwide Picks New Development Director

Jeff W. Patterson II has been named director of development at Forgotten Children Worldwide­­ (FCW). FCW is a Bluffton-based not-for-profit organization serving the needs of orphans and the fatherless in India, Nepal and countries in Africa.

Jeff served most recently as marketing consultant at Federated Media, Fort Wayne, Ind. He has a history of volunteer work with FCW, including service as a regional development representative and on teams that pack clothing to be shipped overseas. He is also a volunteer at Kids’s Hope USA through Hope Missionary Church, Bluffton, where he is a member.

“Jeff will be a valuable member of the team,” said Matt Hartsell, founder and executive director, FCW. “Jeff will nurture and build relationships with individuals who understand the needs of the fatherless and are willing to act on their heart-felt understanding of that need.”

Jeff and his wife, Kaylee, have two daughters: Harper, six, and Sawyer, two months.