WASHINGTON, D.C. – Christopher Ellis, Community Health Center of Cape Cod’s Director of Organizational Advancement, has been included in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) 2021 40 Under 40 list. The 40 Under 40 recognition program celebrates future leaders within the healthcare philanthropy community. AHP is honoring these young professionals because they are shaping the future of the healthcare development industry. Collectively, they are changing the world—one campaign at a time. “These honorees are part of a select group who have demonstrated impressive career achievements, deep community involvement, and outstanding leadership in all they do,” said Alice Ayres, President and Chief Executive Officer of AHP. Chris is responsible for helping to advance the mission of Community Health Center of Cape Cod through fundraising, communications, and outreach efforts, including grant writing and reporting, donor cultivation, event planning, strategic planning, marketing, and public relations. He joined the team at the Health Center in February 2015. Chris is originally from Yonkers, NY, and lives with his family in Brewster, MA. “We are so proud to have Chris Ellis heading the Advancement efforts at CHC,” said Karen Gardner, Chief Executive Officer of Community Health Center of Cape Cod. “Since joining our organization we have reached new heights in not only revenues, but name recognition within the communities we serve – all leading to a healthier population.” To learn more about the 40 Under 40 program and each of this year’s recipients, visit ahp.org/member-center/awards-and-scholarships/40-under-40. The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) is an international professional organization dedicated exclusively to development professionals who encourage charity in health care organizations. AHP's 4,500 members represent more than 2,200 health care facilities around the world. They collectively raise more than $11 billion each year for community health. Community Health Center of Cape Cod is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center, and their mission is to improve the health of our community through the provision of comprehensive, high quality, compassionate health care to all, regardless of ability to pay. Services include primary and preventive care, dental care, behavioral health, pharmacy, optometry, women’s health, substance use disorder services and telehealth, at locations in Bourne, Centerville, Falmouth, Mashpee, and Sandwich. Visit the Health Center online at www.chcofcapecod.org.