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Board of Directors

Vanessa Connelly - Board President, Director of Sales at Terra Holdings Development Marketing

Michael Cooney - Finance, Citigroup Global Markets Inc.

Eliza Factor - Founder

Kevin Kinsella - Writer, The Foundation Center

Alexander Khenkin - Attorney, Shteiman & Khenkin Attorneys at Law

Shell Lee - Operations and Supply Chain Expert, and Volunteer Firefighter

Nat Rubin - Licensed Massage Therapist and Occupational Therapist Candidate

Gisela Sanders-Alcántara - Producer and Editor for TV/Film, and Media Educator, CUNY TV and BRIC

Jen Sellar - Board Vice President & Secretary, Digital Assets Manager, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

Amy Stone - Vice President of Operations, Health Management Systems

Jamie Luft - Dean of Academic Advisement, Origins High School

Nyasha Manigault - Director of Finance

Melissa Morgenlander - Adjunct Professor of Children and Youth Studies at Brooklyn College

Eric Nicklas - Vice President, Quality, Performance and Compliance, New York Foundling

Ghita Schwarz - Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights and Author

Micaela Walker - Photographer, Researcher

Patricia Wolff - Marketing Consultant

Liz Wollman - Associate Professor of Music, Baruch College, CUNY

Julie Cavanagh - Vice Principal, P.S. 15

Rachel Howard - Licensed Masters Social Worker

Amy Weber - Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Speak, Learn, & Play

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All full-time staff are Red Cross CPR/ AED and First Aid certified

Brooklyn Branches Giving Circle

Catalog for Giving

The Stephen Colbert Americone Dream Fund

City Council District 38 Discretionary Funding

Department of Youth & Community Services

The FAR Fund

Flom Family Foundation



Investors Foundation

Magic Pebble Foundation

Meringoff Family Foundation

New York Community Trust

The O'Connell Organization Family Foundation

Cowan Slavin Foundation

SMPS Family Fund

Sports 4 Life and Women's Sports Foundation

William J. & Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation

Valentine Perry Snyder Fund