Meet Our Team
Rachel is the Executive Director of Sunrise Day Camp–Greater Philadelphia and started this role before the camp first opened, which was in the Summer of 2022. Rachel's purpose has always been to serve her community. She has devoted much of her career to serving marginalized and underserved communities, focusing on criminal law and anti-corruption work. In her current position, Rachel has seen the power of Sunrise’s commitment to restoring a sense of support and normalcy to the lives of our campers and their families. She is committed to bringing that Sunrise promise to every family in our pediatric oncology community.
Jenni is the director of development and programming. She began with Sunrise Association in New York as a volunteer over a decade ago and has spent years fundraising for organizations close to her heart. When Jenni moved to the Philadelphia region, she knew she had to help bring the gift of Sunrise to her new community. Now, Jenni runs our year-round in-hospital and out-of-hospital programs and special events. She spends her time building our community and ensuring our Sunrise families have everything they need. Jenni considers it a privilege to support our community's children and families throughout their journey.
Jamie is our camp director. He began at Sunrise Day Camp in the greater Philadelphia region during its first summer and immediately saw its positive impact on campers and their families. Jamie has worked with children and families for over 25 years in schools, homes, and other settings. He teaches fourth grade in his local community when camp isn't in session. Jamie is excited to bring his many years of experience to camp and is committed to keeping the Greater Philadelphia region a positive, safe, and fun respite for our community for many years to come!
Francheska is the Registrar and Event Coordinator and Registrar. She has devoted her career to community development. She has over eight years of experience organizing walks, food and toy drives, community holiday festivities and so much more. Since her start with Sunrise, Francheska has rolled up her sleeves to help build programs and coordinate events for our campers. She loves working with our Sunrise families and is committed to bringing sunshine to everyone she meets.