Children's Research Fund Junior Board


Marketing & Communications
Amanda Brokamp
Eunice Buhler
Jack Doron

Education & Outreach
Ariela Abrevaya
Scott Fischer
Michael Goodman
Molly Singraber
Jason Teitelbaum

Corporate Giving
Paul Connors
Veronica Jeffers
Michael McQuillen
Nick Ross
Ryan Schultz
Ashley Walsh
Michael Woodhams

Jason Chang
Kelsey Havell

Chas Matesi
Meaghan McGrath

Event Logistics
Michael Woodhams

Spring Event
Felicia Cooper (Model Coordinator)
Carolyn Purtell
Shannon Rusch
Maria Tremont Gulley

Special Events
Hillary Borg
Julie Busch
Samantha Dockery
Emily Edkins
Jeffrey Jameel
Stefanie Krasic
Talia Loewenstein
Nick Phillips
Samantha Rice

Cocktails for a Cause Food & Beverage
Jessica Altman (Co-Leader)
Kevin Cooney (Co-Leader)
Laura Goodman
Erik Kabe
Lisa Katz
Henry Shine
Matt Jaffee

Cocktails for a Cause Auction
Dan Allen
Molly Gron
Andrea Pavone (Co-Leader)
Lauren Shanley (Co-Leader)
Abigail Sosinski
Mark Szarka
Sasha VanDenBosch
Amanda Zola

Cocktails for a Cause General
Lisa Gelles
Brad Pye


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Annual Giving to the Children’s Research Fund Junior Board is critical to our ability to continue to fund innovative pediatric medical research that will benefit countless children. It is also critical in enabling Lurie Children’s to remain competitive in securing external funding necessary to become one of the country’s leading pediatric research centers. Gifts of any amount are greatly appreciated. Gifts of $1,000 or more will be recognized at our signature event, Cocktails for a Cause.

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The Children’s Research Fund Junior Board needs your help in order to continue to play a vital role in improving the health and lives of children. Philanthropic gifts from donors like you are important to enabling the Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute one of the country’s leading pediatric research centers.

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Lauren Frushour  •  Dan Martino

Executive Committee:
Jessica Altman  •  Felicia Cooper
John Dana  •  Brian Duffy
Brittany Hartwig  •  Jackie Hartz
Lauren Frushour  •  Katie Lyons
Dan Martino  •  Meaghan McGrath
Andrea Pavone  •  Carolyn Putell
Lauren Shanley   •  Kelsey Lewis
Sasha VanDenBosch

Children’s Research Fund Liaison:
Tammy Whelan

Legal Counsel:
David P. McHugh  •  Schiff Hardin LLP

Children’s Research Fund Junior Board:
c/o Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation
225 East Chicago Avenue, Box 4
Chicago, IL 60611-2605
p 312.227.7500  •  f 312.227.9534