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From 2009-2011 Melissa was a Board Director, and Chair of the Communications Committee, and Co-Chair of the Mentoring Committee and continues to support this great charity today.
A charity nearest to Melissa's heart is the AA&MDS International Foundation that supports bone marrow disease failure diseases, including PNH, which one of her older brothers was diagnosed with in 2009. Melissa organizes the Greater Boston, NYC and National Virtual AA&MDSIF
Community Connections Support Groups.

Aplastic Anemia & MDS Intl Foundation
A longtime shredder, Melissa has been involved with action sports youth mentoring and development org, STOKED, since 2010, as a super-STOKED volunteer and supporter.

AYUDA for the Arts

Since 2010 Melissa has been on the steering committees of the NYWF Annual

Celebrating Women Breakfast and

Circle of Sisters for Social Change.

New York Women's Foundation


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