Unicorn Children’s Foundation Announces Board of Directors


Unicorn Children’s Foundation Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

[Boca Raton, FL – July 1, 2016] — Unicorn Children’s Foundation, the leading incubator of special needs projects, has announced this year’s board of directors, including 3 incumbents and 12 renewed/newly ratified members.  This group of individuals bring a wealth of business savviness and commitment to community that will help the organization expand its impact and ensure the success and inclusion of individuals who think, communicate differently.

The Unicorn Children's Foundation The Angel Ball at the Boca West Country Club on  Feb. 27th, 2016 in Boca Raton . (Photo by MagicalPhotos.com / Mitchell Zachs)
Melissa Burkhardt. The Unicorn Children’s Foundation The Angel Ball at the Boca West Country Club on Feb. 27th, 2016 in Boca Raton . (Photo by MagicalPhotos.com / Mitchell Zachs)

Melissa Burkhardt, M.S. Ed, BCBA, Early Start Autism

Lori Cabrera, President of Unicorn Village Academy

Rafael Cabrera, M.D., Plastic Surgery Specialists of Boca Raton

Joseph Eppy, The Eppy Group

Angela Fisher, DLD Management Corporation

Gregory Fried, Gregory’s Fine Jewelry

Barry Halperin, Halperin Family Foundation

Madeline Hillsberg, The Hillsberg Foundation

William Kruegel, Sunshine Health

Tabitha LeTourneau Meyerer, CFP, United Capital

Jeannette Stark, Miami SunPost

John Sternal, Merit Mile

Gwendoline Taylor, Philanthropist

Michelle Yellin, Philanthropist

Adam Ziffer, CPA, Morrison, Brown, Argiz, & Farra, LLC

Unicorn’s Executive Director, Sharon Alexander expresses, “Board members play a very crucial role in the growth and direction of our organization.  1 of 6 children are labelled as damaged because 1 of 6 children are diagnosed with autism, ADHD, dyslexia and other neurodiversities.  This dynamic group will allow Unicorn Children’s Foundation to create an understanding in the community that differences can be a good thing and we are all more alike than different.”

Incumbent President Gregory Fried adds, “The past year was amazing as we completed the county-wide community needs assessment, developed new relationships and cultivated long-term friendships.  I truly believe that the talent assembled for this upcoming year will continue to bring those in our community together and allow us to support great programs that will give these wonderful and amazing children an opportunity to have a voice in this world.”

Make sure to stay tuned for Unicorn Children’s Foundation’s upcoming events… The Best Is Yet To Come! Visit the www.UnicornChildrensFoundation.org or call 561.620.9377 for more information and to learn how you can get involved.

Unicorn Children’s Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to building communities of support, acceptance, and opportunity for children and young adults who are challenged by neurodiversity.  Established in 1994, Unicorn Children’s Foundation provides leadership, education, and funding of innovative programs to ensure the success and inclusion of individuals with neurodiversity in everyday routines, activities and places.