Amy Deverson Roberts, Director of Outreach & Engagement
Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, Amy attended Ohio University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology/ Criminology. While attending OU, Amy found her passion in advocating for children and families by becoming involved in community based programming. Amy possesses 22 years of experience in the child abuse and neglect field working for the Child Assault Prevention Project, Prevent Child Abuse Ohio and the Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers. Additionally, she has 21 years of experience in planning special events for UA Crew, the Junior League of Columbus, the SOAP Project and other nonprofits in central Ohio.
As the Director of Outreach and Engagement, Amy coordinates partnership development efforts throughout the nation including but not limited to donor relationship develop-ment, corporate partnerships, grant writing, fundraising, special events and volunteer management. She is an avid hockey fan (Penguins and Blue Jackets), loves to read and travel. Amy is married, has two stepdaughters, and two dogs.
Ramona Majikas, Packing and Shipping Coordinator
Ramona is the packing and shipping coordinator at My Very Own Blanket. She discovered MVOB while seeking to support foster care charities on behalf of her mother, a former foster child.
She began volunteering here with her daughters, coming in weekly to pack up finished blankets on their way to children in foster care. Now, Ramona oversees the delivery of blanket kits to our Blanket Angels and finished blankets to foster care organizations.