Fenway Social: A sip, sample and support event for Fenway Health
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Host Committee

Sarah Blackburn

Sarah Blackburn

She/Her/Hers

Publisher, Edible Boston and Edible Worcester

Why Sarah is Volunteering:

I’m a longtime supporter of Fenway Health and Taste of the South End!

Dr. Brian Bourquin

He/Him/His

Chief Medical Officer/Managing Partner Boston Veterinary Clinic

Why Brian is Volunteering:

I feel fortunate to have had a supportive community that welcomed me to Boston when I moved here 20 years ago.  At first I could only donate time, but now I give back to my community anyway I can!

Taylor Brown

He/Him/His

Assistant Vice Presidents, Principal & Major Gifts, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Why Taylor is Volunteering:

Fenway Health is a center of excellence in both care delivery and research that directly impacts the LGBTQIA+ community.  We are fortunate to have access to such a world class organization, and it is incumbent on us to identify and secure additional philanthropic support so that Fenway can remain accessible to all who seek care.

Tim Burdsall

He/Him/His

Emergency Veterinarian at Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Why Tim is Volunteering:

I am volunteering with Fenway Health to give back to the LGBTQ+ community and to make sure that the future generations have the same opportunities and positive experiences I have been fortunate enough to have. Fenway Health’s mission aligns with my values and is an organization that I am proud to be associated with. I hope that my involvement with Fenway Health makes an impact on my community.

Ross Condit

He/Him/His

Director of Marketing, Pine Street Inn

Why Ross is Volunteering:

As a past employee of Fenway Health, I have seen the impact of their mission to care for the LGBTQIA+ community, BIPOC people, and all underserved communities firsthand. The Fenway Social will raise much-needed funds to help continue making health care for all a reality.

Steve Dyer

He/Him/His

Northfield Information Services

Why Steve is Volunteering:

The health of LGBTQ in has always been entwined with the health of the community that surrounds us. I’m proud to support Fenway’s mission of providing healthcare as a human right by participating in these community events!

Pat Gotham

He/Him/His

CCS Fundraising

Why Pat is Volunteering:

Fenway Health does so much for the LGBTQ+ community, not just in Boston but throughout the country. It’s an important pillar of our community, and I want to help be a little part of that.

Kelly MacFarland

Kelly MacFarland

She/Her/Hers

Entertainer

Why Kelly is Volunteering:

I am volunteering for Fenway Health because of the incredible ways it helps my friends in the LGBTQIA+ community.

Zachary McCabe

He/Him/His

Ernst & Young LLP

Why Zachary is Volunteering:

Health is a human right, and access to quality and culturally-competent healthcare is more important now than ever. I’m proud to support Fenway in continuing to deliver the research, services, and care that help enable our LGBTQIA+ community to thrive – here in Boston and beyond.

Amanda Preston-Sicari

She/Her/Hers

Senior Consultant for Education Strategies, Public Consulting Group

Why Amanda is Volunteering:

Fenway Health has been a life-changing space for me and my family to access health care and support our community. My wife and I had our daughter through the AI program at Fenway and we are so grateful for Fenway’s welcoming and affirming care for every member of our family.

Tristan R. Rushton

He/Him/His

Arborview Realty

Why Tristan is Volunteering:

Fenway Health provides a vast array of services to underserved and underprivileged communities which have a special place in my heart. As a member of some of these communities, it’s important to me to support them as we strive to make Boston a better and safer place for all.

Brian Samuels

He/Him/His

Food Photographer

Why Brian is Volunteering:

Fenway Health’s continued support and inclusive approach is important for our community and their education programs are of great value.

Dan Solworth

He/Him/His

Northeastern

Why Dan is Volunteering:

The work of treating, protecting, educating and empowering our LGBTQ+ community continues to be as important now as it ever has been. The opportunity to support Fenway Health in their long standing tradition of being on the forefront of health care, research and the creation of new knowledge that can improve our world and quite literally save lives makes me very proud indeed. The impact of Fenway Health is felt far beyond the borders of Boston, and I am thrilled to help champion such a cause – please consider joining me and the other members of the Host Committee in our evening to join together in this pursuit, enjoy a celebration of our beautiful LGBTQ+community, and a taste of Boston.

Travis Waldrop

Travis Waldrop

He/Him/His

Senior Accounting Consultant

Why Travis is Volunteering:

I’m volunteering with Fenway because I have experienced what it’s like to be marginalized by medical professionals for being gay, and want to fight alongside Fenway to change the way LGBTQ+ individuals receive healthcare and find comfort in discussing issues with their physicians.