Jessica’s Legacy

Jessica’s giving spirit can be seen in the charities she supported. Her passion for improving the lives of others and her ability to initiate change are rare and beautiful qualities, and are among the many talents she possessed.

Acumen Fund

Jessica held a leadership role with the New York Chapter of Acumen Fund, a non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problem of global poverty. This photo was taken on December 6, 2010, at an event celebrating Acumen Fund in South Asia. Jessica was instrumental in organizing this event.

Photo Credit: Jessica Rose Lehrman

Harboring Hearts

Jessica also coordinated fund-raising events for Harboring Hearts Housing, which provides affordable temporary housing for cardiac patients and their caregivers. Below she is pictured at a shopping fundraiser with Theory East Hampton to raise money for Harboring Hearts, which took place on August 21, 2010.

Photo Credit: Tamara Eve Jerardo