Young Advocates Circle

The Young Advocates Circle is a special fundraising group of professionals in their 20s and 30s devoted to supporting the Boys’ Club of New York and its members by volunteering, fundraising and engaging with like-minded philanthropic individuals.

Your support helps New York City boys grow up and grow strong

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Upcoming Events

Virtual Winter Luncheon

This annual will feature a conversation with Raymond J. McGuire, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of New York City and Former Vice Chairman of Citigroup. We are pleased to offer discounted Young Professional tickets for $100 each. Click here to purchase.

Past Events

YAC members participated in virtual mock interviews with our High School Access members on January 7th, 2021.

HSA members are readying their applications for their top choice high schools, and to help them prepare, the Young Advocates Circle volunteers spoke to twelve HSA members to help prepare them for the next step in the interview process.

Young Advocates Circle Leadership

Co-Presidents

  • Willis Fries
  • Michael Puntillo

Membership Co-Chairs

  • Philip Bowman
  • Brian Cintron

Fundraising Co-Chairs

  • Eliza Breed
  • Stephen Hearn

Advancement Chair

  • Travis Russell

Volunteering Chair

  • Diana Bromfield

Young Advocates Circle Members

  • Mickey Abernathy 
  • Kara Andrea
  • Adam August
  • Alexander S. Baccile
  • Mary Benedetto
  • Alexander E. Bennett
  • Christopher Briggs
  • Andrew Burns
  • Susan Chang
  • Thomas Cleary
  • Will Conrad
  • Lion-Robert Creel
  • Michaela Cronin
  • Julia Dean
  • Francesca del Balzo
  • Mackenzie Dowling
  • Olivia Dolan
  • Kara Duggan
  • Ashley Enthoven
  • Omar Ferreira
  • Benjamin Garfinkel
  • Jonathan Garfinkel 
  • Cristina Hackley
  • Ted Henderson
  • Daniel Hirsch
  • Campbell Howe
  • Doria Josma
  • Stephanie Kearney
  • Adam Klopp
  • Meghan Klopp
  • Zoe L’Esperance
  • Nicholas Leon
  • James W. Linville
  • Jonathan Lopez
  • John T. Martin
  • Aleesha Melwani
  • Joseph Mensah
  • Carter Moore
  • Justin Morales
  • Troy Neal
  • Samantha Osborne
  • Alexander Osgood
  • Christopher Oyathelemi
  • Helen Parzick
  • Carter Patrick
  • Ned Pierrepont
  • Eric Rivera
  • David C. Saunders
  • Andrew Sawyer
  • Edward Seber
  • Penn Sednaoui
  • Rory Shepard
  • Ashley Sierra
  • Reed Smith
  • Fred Spencer
  • Jacob Stonecipher
  • Eve Taylor
  • Isabel Taylor
  • Isaiah Thomas 
  • Jake Thoubboron
  • Alex Trautwig
  • Nicholas van Eck 
  • Robert Vaughan 
  • Theodore Wackerman
  • Drew Walker
  • Matthew Weber
  • Perrin Wheeler
  • Harry Williams

Questions? Contact the Membership Co-Chairs at YACmembership@bcny.org.