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All Star Children’s Foundation Welcomes Board Member Terri Klauber

January 8, 2024 | Press Release
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All Star Children’s Foundation has welcomed Terri Klauber to its board of directors. Klauber, who serves as the director of community engagement at Michael’s on East, has garnered national recognition for her advocacy for at-risk children.

For 13 years, Klauber has played a leadership role on the advisory board of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, contributing significantly to the “Cooking for Wishes” event, which has raised millions of dollars to fulfill children’s dreams. In 2022, she earned recognition as one of the top 100 women to know across America by KNOW Women, a global female media company that highlights the most influential and accomplished women in society Klauber also extends her expertise and energy to organizations like Easterseals and the Child Protection Center, where she plays pivotal roles.

Graci McGillicuddy, chair of All Star’s board of directors, expresses, “We are honored to welcome Terri to the board of directors at All Star. She is a caring and compassionate champion of children’s causes; her dedication is truly inspiring. All Star will benefit greatly from her experience fostering community involvement. I could not be more excited!”

“Serving on All Star’s board of directors is a great honor for me,” says Klauber. “I am excited to collaborate with this dedicated team to create brighter futures for children in foster care. Our focus on innovation, science, and compassion will pave the way for positive transformations in their lives.”

In 2013, Klauber, alongside her husband Michael, co-founded the All Heart Fund, introducing the “Safari Sarasota” fundraising events. Their efforts have led to launching seven digital learning schools in remote South African areas, empowering thousands of young individuals with vital technology skills, and enabling them to secure jobs. Klauber’s passions for travel, cooking, and photography have fueled her role as a co-host, alongside her husband, for over 40 international food and wine trips with the Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club. She emphasizes that her most cherished role is being a devoted mother to four and a loving grandmother to seven.

All Star’s board of directors includes: Graci McGillicuddy, Chair; Dennis McGillicuddy, Vice Chair; Byron Shinn, Treasurer; and Ashley Coone, Elaine Crouse, Dr. Karen Holbrook, Dean Hautamaki, MD, FCCP, FACP, Terri Klauber, and Noah Riner. All Star Children’s Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to interrupting the intergenerational cycle of abuse and neglect with children and families in foster care. All Star’s clinical team treats children and their families with trauma-informed, evidence-based therapies. Its five-acre Sarasota campus features six foster homes and a state-of-the-art clinical center. All Star also equips foster parents with training and skills to navigate the challenges of children who have been separated from their biological families. For more information, visit