Board Member David Ball Honored for Volunteer Service
Board Member David Ball was honored for his dedication to improving the lives of area families during The Community Fund of Darien’s annual Darien Volunteer Day Awards ceremony.
The event, held Tuesday, May 21 at the Darien Community Association, honored the selfless work of over three dozen area youth and adult volunteers.
Ball’s roots with Family Centers run deep. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors since 2015, he has been a longtime supporter of Family Centers and its 25 health, education and human service programs. His mother, Anne, was also a longtime Board Member and served as Family Centers’ Board Chair for four years.
As an investment advisor for UBS, Ball has provided counsel on Family Centers’ endowment fund. He is also a staunch supporter of literacy-related initiatives, and co-chaired Family Centers' Scrabble Challenge to benefit Literacy Volunteers in 2017 and 2018.
Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 200 professionals and 4,000 trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs. A United Way, Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation partner agency, Family Centers is a member of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies and is accredited by The Joint Commission and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The agency is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health. Visit www.familycenters.org for additional information.