About Us

Carol Troxell:
A local business owner and the developer of the original Pitching In For Kids golf events, Carol enjoys getting involved. Over the years, Carol has worked with local athletes such as Tim Wakefield and Johnny Damon to put together tournaments and parties that have raised well over $500,000 for the Franciscan Hospital for Children, The Starlight Foundation and other children’s charities. Carol serves on the Merchant’s Association Board and leads owner’s meetings at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. She enjoys involving her many business contacts in special fund-raising events that will benefit children in the community. She considers being a liaison between business and charity to be the most rewarding part of her career.

Sara Youngelson:
A local Boston business entrepreneur, Sara shares in the passion to work on the development of children in the local community.  A graduate of Boston University, Sara started and was chapter director of Best Buddies where she led and involved other students in the lives of young children with special needs.  Graduating with a dual degree in photojournalism and special education, she also received her Masters of Education degree from the University of Vermont.  Having worked closely with Head Start, she has experienced first hand the financial needs of organizations dedicated to helping children requiring special care.  Sara has co-chaired several great fund-raising events in the Boston community and is a strong leader with a passion and commitment to children's organizations.