The Junior Society

Launched in 2005, The Junior Society is a dynamic group of young professionals passionate about protecting children and furthering the lifesaving mission of The NYSPCC. The group supports the agency by serving as ambassadors, cultivating prospective volunteers and donors, and fundraising. Members come from varied backgrounds, including finance, entertainment, real estate, fashion, marketing, etc.

For more information and to submit your application, please contact Lea Shave at

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2021 Junior Society

Executive Board Junior Ambassadors
President | Oerta Trepca
Vice President | Alexandra Rak
Treasurer | Christine Curran
Secretary | Eliza Breed
Elizabeth Collett
Troy Elias
Alex Masters
Michael O’Keefe
Rachel Schaffer

Junior Society Online Auction

Auction runs from 12/6/21 to 12/20/21

Auction Ended – Thank You!


Past On-Site Fundraiser

On September 27, 2019, The NYSPCC Junior Society hosted their annual cocktail party fundraiser. Themed ‘Under the Stars’, the event was held at The Penthouse at The Standard East Village. Proceeds from the evening benefit The NYSPCC’s programs that protects children, strengthens families, and helps kids heal from abuse. If you were unable to attend, but still wish to support The NYSPCC.

Photos from the event can be found here.


Monica Vinader


On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, Junior Society members MaryKate Boylan, Eva Fass, and Carolina Ortiz, hosted an in-store shopping event at jewelry store, Monica Vinader. Guests received 10% off their purchase and free engraving. 10% of sales were donated to The NYSPCC. Photos of the event can be viewed here.

Hope Flows Yoga Fundraiser

On Sunday, December 16, 2018, The Junior Society held the first Hope Flows yoga fundraiser. Thank you so much to Earth Yoga NYC for donating the studio! The afternoon consisted of an hour long yoga class, followed by refreshments courtesy of JUS by Julie and raffle prizes.

Watch below for a recap video of Hope Flows:

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Donating $50 provides 50 children, who attend a Safe Touches workshop, with The NYSPCC's My Body Belongs to Me activity book.

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