Former Director at Keep America Beautiful Joins the Atlanta-Based Global Health Nonprofit.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / PRURGENT
SECAUCUS, New Jersey. – MedShare, a global humanitarian aid organization with offices in Secaucus, New Jersey, welcomes Leah Burke as the organization’s new Northeast Regional Director. Previously, Ms. Burke served as Director of Development and Corporate Partnerships for Keep America Beautiful, an organization whose mission is to inspire and educate people to take action to improve their community environment. Prior to that, she was the Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She has also held development and special events roles at several New York City-based organizations, including City Harvest and Tuesday’s Children.
As Northeast Regional Director, Ms. Burke will lead MedShare’s Northeast fundraising and development efforts. She will partner with MedShare’s New York metro area philanthropic community to develop creative, innovative, and sustainable fundraising and community outreach strategies as MedShare works to achieve its global mission. As a member of MedShare’s Senior Leadership team, she will report directly to MedShare’s CEO and President, Charles Redding. Her background in corporate philanthropy, volunteer leadership, and marketing, as well as her commitment to community improvement, make her a valuable addition to MedShare.
Ms. Burke holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Journalism from Northeastern University. She is also a graduate of both the Executive MPA Program at Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs and Northeastern University.
MedShare is a 501c(3) humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities, and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world. And this year, MedShare is celebrating 20 years of impacting its local and global communities. For more information, please visit the organization’s website at www.medshare.org.