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Community Involvement



No One Dies Alone

Volunteer - Compassionate Companion


No One Dies Alone is a program that brings the comforting presence of a volunteer who provides the compassion and companionship to patients who are dying in the hospital who would otherwise be alone.  No One Dies Alone volunteers are able to grant patients with the most valuable of human gifts:  a dignified death. 



Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

Area and Parent Coordinator - Lehigh Valley, PA
Headquarters is in Centennial, CO


NILMDTS trains, educates, and mobilizes professional quality photographers to provide beautiful heirloom portraits to families facing the untimely death of an infant. We believe these images serve as an important step in the family’s healing process by honoring the child’s legacy. NILMDTS is currently active in Lehigh Valley Health Network and St. Luke’s University Health Network.


Nazareth, PA

Board Member 2016 - 


We are honored to be annual donors to this wonderful therapeutic horsemanship organization which 'empowers individuals with special needs to reach their highest potential through horse-related activities.'  

I am a member of the Board of Directors, and enjoy particiating on the committee for Lehigh Valley Polo for Equi-librium, held annually in September.  

Leonard Pool Society

Advisory Board Member, 2009- 2015
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA


Through educational and social events, members of the Society become informed community leaders, able to share information and perspectives of both the community and the health network. This knowledge, combined with their generous financial contributions, enables them to make important decisions with significant community impact.


As a Board Member, I participated in the selection and screening of aggregate gift funding opportunities, as well as, participated in the development of policies and procedures relative to the operation of the Leonard Pool Society.


Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA


A new initiative designed to engage the Network's established community advocates in exclusive interactive experiences with strategic priority service lines.  I participated in the Children's Hospital track of this program.  



Alexis de Tocqueville Society

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
Member and former member of the Advisory Board


United Way's Tocqueville Society aims to communicate the vital role of personal philanthropic action in our communities to address the underlying causes of societal problems and thus promote lasting change.


Penn State Master Gardener Program 

2006 Graduate, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

"The Penn State Master Gardener volunteer program supports the outreach mission of Penn State Extension by utilizing unbiased research-based information to educate the public and our communities on best practices in sustainable horticulture and environmental stewardship." - Penn State Extension

Leadership Lehigh Valley

1991 Graduate

Leadership Lehigh Valley participants are given the opportunity to explore the issues, resources, and connections for service in the Lehigh Valley. The participants are educated  on the concept of "community leadership" and skills required to be an effective community leader. Graduates are enlightened and contributing members of the community.


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