Meredith L. Hankins
General Manager at Salon L’Etoile & Spa
Charities You Feel Closest To
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Boards/Committees You Are A Member Of
Nomination Committee LLS Philadelphia and currently nominated for Woman of the Year 2013, Team Lucky’s Last Stache (Movember)
Most Recent Non-Profit Social Event You Attended
Mo at the Mill in my hometown of Chichester
Next Non-Profit Social Event You Have On Your Calendar
Mo’Bash at Lucky’s Last Chance in Manayunk
Non-Profit Social Event You Look Forward To Each Year
Man & Woman of the Year Gala
If You Could Have One Superpower, What Would It Be
I would have to say that I would be the modern day Jean Grey, with her telepathic and telekensis powers. I would obviously use my powers of persuasion to make the world a better place to live.
Favorite Pastime In The Greater Philadelphia Region
Growing up in Philadelphia, I have so many great past times. Phillies games and sailing along the Delaware River are always a great time. I always enjoy going to Center City for New Years Day, seeing the parade, the festivities and starting the New Year off right – with a party!
Best Advice You Could Offer Someone Looking To Get Involved In The Philadelphia Non-Profit Community
Pick something you ENJOY doing or talking about. I enjoy raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society because I have so many friends and family members who have been affected by this disease. It is nice to be able to educate others about how they can help. Movember is just as wonderful and humorous at the same time. I get to support the men in my life while encountering some of the best ‘staches I’ve ever seen!
Favorite Childhood Memory
My families always took me to cool places, sailing to Baltimore, visiting Longwood Gardens, a road trip to Disney or skiing in Vermont, there was always something fun going on! They never let me and my sister get bored; they kept us busy! I have too many memories to pick just one!
Fun Fact About Yourself
I play a mean saxophone! I just picked it back up after a 10 year break, its like riding a bike My favorite things to play right now are from the Harry Potter Soundtrack, and random sheet music I can find online – like Careless Whisper by George Michaels, the theme song from StarWars and My Heart Will Go On, by Celine Dion.