Posts By Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith
Jeffrey is the Director of Development for the IOCDF and is responsible for all aspects of fundraising for the foundation. He has more than 18 years experience in the non-profit sector and has held senior management positions in health care, social service, and mental health organizations. Jeff says the best part about is job is meeting and getting to know the incredible people who so generously support the IOCDF. Jeff is a native of southern California and has lived in Boston for 16 years and he loves the snow! Jeff holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Goodbye from Jeff Smith

In 2011 the IOCDF embarked on a new initiative — we needed a fundraising department! And so, with the aid of some generous donors, we were able to find our first Director of Development, Jeff Smith. Jeff and I hit it off right away and he immediately charmed everyone in the OCD community. He has… Read more »

Why Walk for #1Million4OCD — One Mother’s Perspective

The 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk provides an opportunity for families and friends to come together and meet others experiencing similar situations who have traveled along similar paths to find OCD treatment and support. I have been privileged to attend various Walks in Boston, Northern California, and last year’s inaugural Walk in Atlanta. It… Read more »

Meet the 2016 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk Grand Marshals

The honor of Walk Grand Marshal is bestowed upon individuals who have made a significant commitment to helping members of the OCD and related disorder community, whether that be through their dedicated work as a treatment provider or as an advocate working to raise awareness. The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is pleased to announce that… Read more »

1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk Sponsor Highlight: Spectrum Designs Foundation

April is Autism Awareness Month, so there is no better time for the IOCDF to welcome our 2016 presenting sponsor for the 4th Annual 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk — Spectrum Designs Foundation. Spectrum Designs Foundation is a nonprofit social enterprise company specializing in custom apparel decoration with the mission of providing meaningful work opportunities… Read more »

I ♥ Research

Love is in the air this time of year, and here in the IOCDF offices, we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day by talking about why we love research! Each year, the International OCD Foundation rewards research grants to the most promising research focused on OCD and related disorders. Since the IOCDF’s inception 30 years ago, we have seen… Read more »

Charity in Bloom

Last year at the 1 Million Steps 4 OCD Walk in Boston, I had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know Jo-Ann Winston of Winston Flowers. Since the walk, Jo-Ann has become a frequent volunteer at the IOCDF office and has taken up the torch of OCD advocacy. I asked Jo-Ann to share her… Read more »