Challenging Injustice, Advancing Human Rights

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee advances human rights through grassroots collaborations.

Abby DeRigo

Major Gifts Associate

Abby DeRigo joined UUSC in May 2022 as the Major Gifts Associate and is responsible for assisting UUSC’s Major Gifts unit. She works with major donor research and stewardship, performs all administrative functions for major gifts, and provides other support to the Development department.

Prior to joining UUSC, Abby served as executive director for the Homeless Empowerment Project. This nonprofit serves the low-income and unhoused communities in the Greater Boston Area. They are most well-known for publishing Spare Change News, a street newspaper created by and for the unhoused. She still serves as a member of the Homeless Empowerment Project’s board of trustees.

Abby is originally from New Hampshire and earned her bachelor’s degree from Suffolk University in Psychology.