Laura McKenna

02 Nov, 2018

Laura Kind McKenna served as the Managing Trustee of the Patricia Kind Family Foundation from the fall of 1998 until January 2016. She continues to serve as a Trustee and Treasurer. The Foundation started by Laura’s mother Patricia Kind provides grants to health and human service organizations in the Philadelphia area. Laura is committed to the importance of Mission Related Investing for Foundations and individuals. She believes it is vitally important to link assets with mission and values and use all the available tools to make a difference. Over the past 15 years the Patricia Kind Family Foundation has invested more than 30 million dollars in the region through direct grants and program related investments. Laura is also Board Member of the van Ameringen Foundation, a philanthropic foundation focused on mental health needs, located in NYC and a member of Investor’s Circle Philadelphia. Laura has volunteered weekly as a nurse practitioner at the House of Grace Catholic Worker Free Medical Clinic in Kensington for over 20 years. Married for thirty-eight years to Marc Walsh McKenna, M.D, they have four grown children and five grandchildren.