Dignity Grows Inc
Dignity Grows empowers our neighbors in need by providing menstrual and hygiene supplies for every body that needs them.
Dignity Grows Inc
The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.
Founder and Chair
Jessica is a graduate of Cornell University and a class officer. A lifelong donor to charities and long-time philanthropist, in the Greater Hartford area and beyond, Jessica has a deep passion for helping others. Jessica currently serves on the board of directors of the Jewish Federations of North America National Women's Leadership. She has served on the board of the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford and was a board member, vice president, co-president and co-chair of Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford.
As a professionally trained chef, Jessica loves entertaining family and friends. She is as comfortable cooking for 10 as she is for 50 or more. Her legendary meals are complemented with interesting conversations and often include dancing well into the night.
Number of employees
Source: IRS Form 990
Dignity Grows IncOfficers, directors, trustees, and key employees
SOURCE: IRS Form 990
There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.
Dignity Grows IncBoard of directors
as of 02/02/2023
Board of directors data
Board leadership practices
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Board orientation and educationDoes the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
CEO oversightHas the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
Ethics and transparencyHave the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
Board compositionDoes the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
Board performanceHas the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No
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