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In 2013, over $2.3 million worth of new clothing was distributed to 25,000 children throughout Greater Cleveland.

Associate Board

The Associate Board is a group of dedicated young professional volunteers who generate awareness and funds to support the work of Shoes and Clothes for Kids. By engaging our peers in events and activities that develop a link to Shoes and Clothes for Kids, we’re helping to ensure the viability of the organization now and in the future. One of the benefits of a group like the Associate Board is that it helps develop future philanthropic community leaders as well.

Founded in 2005, the Associate Board accomplishes its work by engaging its members and volunteers on project teams that coordinate volunteer recruitment & retention, fund-raisers and other events and communications activities.

If you are a young professional interested in getting involved with the Associate Board check out our current project teams here.

Upcoming Events
The Associate Board plans happy hour fundraisers and one larger annual event, the Luau on the Lake, now in its ninth year.
9th Annual Luau on the Lake
July 12, 2014
Wendy Park at Whiskey Island
4 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Current Members
Below is a list of the current members of the Associate Board.

Nader Ali-Hassan
Jessica Becker
PR Newswire
Meredith Berthelot
Glenmede Trust Company

Tom Brown
Lincoln Electric

Stephanie Burris*
Melamed Riley Advertising
John Cavalier
Kristin Coghill
NRP Group
Candice Dempsey

Jessica Donlon
PR 20/20
Brendan Doyle*
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office--Civil Division

Patrick Gibbons
Security MicroImaging
Joel Gottesman

Lottie Gray
Recovery Resources
Rachelle Gray
Third Federal Savings
Joe Hamlin*
Cleveland Clinic

Ronald Hill, Jr.
Capital Hill & Associates, LLC
Jessica Hodges
Bridget Huzicka
The Cleveland Browns

Alison Lamirand

Steve Larson
McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., LPA

Carolyn Longbrake*
Eagle Consulting Partners Inc.

Lori Marks
Northeast Ohio Media Group
Ken McIntyre
Forest City Enterprises
Nicole Melville*
Melamed Riley 
Lisa Mikol
Constant Aviation

Elizabeth Nici*
Gusto Designs, LLC

Brendan Reynolds
Kent State University
Kelly Romano
Adam Russ
Frantz Ward LLP
Patty Shipacasse*
Hyland Software

Melissa Trzaska
American Greetings

Jared VanArsdale
Grant Thornton LLP
Rachel VanArsdale*
Melamed Riley
Angela Vistocco

Kelly Rudloff*
Caring Cubs 
Board of Directors Liaison
*Denotes Executive Committee Members