BENEFITING: J/P Haitian Relief Organization
ORGANIZER: J/P Haitian Relief Organization
Melissa is a long-time supporter of J/P HRO. In the past two years, Melissa raised over $40,000 as a virtual runner on the J/P HRO Marathon Team. In 2015, she decided to increase her support of the organization and launched the J/P HRO 5K Team, which will run The Dash to the Finish Line 5k race the day before the NYC Marathon to support the charity’s work in Haiti. As Co-Captain of this new team, Melissa will spearhead efforts to raise significant funding to support J/P HRO’s work in Haiti.
Melissa embarked on a successful career as a model since graduating Pace University with a degree in International Marketing and is now focused on her acting career. She has appeared on two TV shows and two Movies of the Week and is the support lead in "In Stereo" and is also appears in the John Travolta movie "I am Wrath."