Charnae McDonald is the Campaign and Communications Manager for United Way of Northwest Louisiana. She’s responsible for coordinating and fundraising activities through workplace campaigns, serving as a spokesperson and assisting with resource development activities and initiatives throughout the year.
Charnae was born and raised in Northern California. She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Journalism. Since moving to Shreveport in 2014, Charnae continued her contributions to the community by working for a local news station. Louisiana is a big culture and weather shock from California, but she is enjoying the history and rich culture with her husband, Ben and their pug.
One of her favorite quotes says, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure,” Marianne Williamson.