About Us

The July 4th Highland Park Shooting Response Fund was established by the Highland Park Community Foundation to accept donations that would be used to support needs of victims and local nonprofit organizations serving the needs of impacted community members. The Fund is a project of the Highland Park Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID #36-3819818.
supporting victims’ needs.

The following community leaders have volunteered their time and expertise to ensure an inclusive, transparent, and fair process for fund distribution.

Fund Committee

Betsy Brint, Chairman, Highland Park Community Foundation
Pablo Alvarez, School Counselor, Highland Park High School, Moraine Township Trustee
Jaime Barraza, Board Member, District 113
Hania Fuschetto, Community Relations Manager, Highland Park Hospital
Michelle Holleman, Councilmember, City of Highland Park
Laurie Levin, Vice Chairman, Highland Park Community Foundation
Terri Olian, Executive Director, Highland Park Community Foundation
David L. Reich, Immediate Past Chairman, Highland Park Community Foundation
Nancy Sawle-Knobloch, Executive Director, Family Service of Lake County

Fund Co-Administrators

Bruce Boyd
Eric Kessler

Pro Bono Counsel, Latham & Watkins

Mark Gerstein
Daniel Breslin
Karen Klass
Shelby Dedo
Daniel Robinson

Pro Bono Audit, RubinBrown

Bruce Shiff

Pro Bono Public Relations

Fleishman Hillard

Pro Bono Web Design

Elevate Creative Group