Our Leadership

AGM SUMMER FUND ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Kerry H. Sullivan, Co-chair
Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Maureen Bleday, Co-chair
Yawkey Foundation

Alicia Verity
Bank of America 

Eric Arnold
Hale Reservation

Jeff Poulos
Associated Grant Makers

Kerri Hurley
Barr Foundation

Klare Shaw
Liberty Mutual Foundation

Natanja Craig
The Boston Foundation

Usha Pasi
Cambridge Community Foundation

SUMMER FUND STAFF

Alex McCray
Senior Director of Programs

Sean Higgins
Summer Fund Program Manager

Summer Fund Fact

In partnership with Bank of America, Boston Private Industry Council and Hale Reservation, the Summer Fund’s 2017 Teen Leadership Institute provided 150 Boston Public High School teens job training, workplace skills, leadership development and CPR training to better prepare them for success in a summer employment opportunity.

Our Impact

When I was thirteen, MetroLacrosse changed me by giving me the opportunity to learn how to be a leader on and off the lacrosse field. I have learned how to solve problems both individually and cooperatively (like communicating in ways other than just using my voice), how to respect and learn from the people around me including my peers and mentors, how to play on a team of players who are my opponents during the season, and maybe most importantly for me, how to allow other’s voices to be heard.

— Victoria D’Elia, former camper MetroLacrosse Teen Summer Programs

Random Quote

The Homeless Campership Fund made a significant impact in several children’s lives this summer. The experience of traveling to an environment so different from the sidewalks and alleys they see every day brought energy and enthusiasm back to their eyes. The freedom and independence of the summer camp environment is especially valuable to children that have experienced the powerlessness that can come with being homeless.

— Elizabeth Stone House, Roxbury