Kari Benjamin joined the Community Foundation last summer as a member of
our Community Investment team. Kari's roll-with-the-punches attitude and self-described nosy –– we like to call it inquisitive –– nature make her a welcome addition to our team.
What do you actually do all day?
That's a good question. I get to do different things every day.
What's the best part of your job?
The people I work with and being able to be more involved in what's happening in Kalamazoo.
Favorite flavor of ice cream
Most-played song on your iPod
Boy With A Coin by Iron & Wine
Plain or Peanut M&M's
Anything by Neil Gaiman
If you could choose a super power, what would it be?
I would want to be able to fly.
Favorite Smartphone or Tablet App
Words with Friends
Favorite Kalamazooan (Living or Dead, Real or Fictional)
Gene the Pumpkin Man
Favorite Kalamazoo Restaurant
Shawarma King on Drake Road
Stranger Than Fiction
What do you love about where you live?
Art events and music festivals.