InnCouncil is a group of volunteers who raise awareness of the needs and issues facing homeless men and women in Greater Boston, participating in activities and events that have a positive impact on their lives.


Joining InnCouncil

Members of InnCouncil are committed friends of Pine Street Inn who work in a variety of professions and come from throughout the Greater Boston area. They are required to:

  • Attend regular meetings (three times a year)
  • Spread awareness of and advocate for Pine Street’s mission
  • Attract new supporters to Pine Street
  • Support Pine Street through the annual “Home Remedy” fundraising breakfast and/or by making an annual charitable gift to Pine Street
  • Volunteer regularly

InnCouncil members participate in many activities throughout the year, including serving dinner in the Men’s and Women’s Inn, hosting ice cream socials or bingo nights, putting together holiday activities and hosting a Valentine’s Day tea for our Women’s Inn guests.


InnCouncil Members


Amelia Angella
David Beauchamp
Liz Cua
Karen Dunnett
Sheila Ehrens
Paul Ferreira
Courtney M. Forrester
Helen T. Gillcrist
Mary Heiser
Catherine “Kitty” Hooper
Larry Krakauer
Gail McDonough
Patti Morin
Celia H. Morris
Linda Morse
Lisa Murray
Theresa Mwicigi
Matthew Nee
Catherine L. O'Neil
Ellen & Dan Pedro
Charlie Reichenbach
Catherine Smyth
Craig Standish
Kerry Swords
Ann Thompson
Kate Todd
Karylann Walsh
MaryEllen Walsh, Chair
Pam Ward

Current Board & Friends Members

Laura J. Sen
Corinne Ferguson
Lisa R. Murray
Kay Whelan O'Halloran
Margaret M. Stapleton

Want to learn more about InnCouncil? Please email us!