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Our Board

Elyse Lupin

What initially drew you to the Center and inspired you to become a member of the Board?  
I was drawn to the Center because I know how hard it can be to lose someone, and I love the services that the Center provides to people who are experiencing loss. In addition to this, my friend, Audrey, spoke so highly of her experience being a board member, so that was a draw as well.

Share about the role you serve on the board.
I am on both the Community Relations and Development committees. I’ll be using my marketing background to give more visibility to the amazing work being done by the Center.

What has been the most meaningful part of being connected to the Center?
Seeing the amazing work the Center does to help and care for their participants.

What is one thing you would want someone to know if they were considering the Center’s services?
For one thing, the people at the Center deeply care about their clients, and for another, you don’t have to feel alone in your experience.

What are your hopes for people who come to the Center?
My hope for people who come to the Center is that they can heal and learn how best to deal with their loss.

What are your hopes for the Center?
I hope the Center becomes a household name across the Greater Philadelphia area, and everyone who needs their services and support can receive it.

What words would you use to describe the Center?
Community, healing, loving

What would you want to say to our donors and volunteers?
Thank you for the amazing work you do and we have some more great events and milestones coming up!

What would you say to someone who was considering volunteering with us in programming, on committees, or as a member of the board?
To be a part of something that helps so many children and community members is a really rewarding experience. Times are scary right now and it’s so nice that the Center exists to spread sunshine and happiness.

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