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About US

Fran Peterson M.ED,C.A.G.S.,LMHC


Fran has great passion working with and helping others in her private counseling practice in Worcester MA. After discovering how difficult it was to navigate through the transplant process for families, Fran is dedicated to raising funds to help other families waiting for transplant. Fran is willing to speak to any organization that would like to learn more about the Call Michelle Charity to use as a platform to raise funds for the BWH.

Deb Broe


Deb is dedicated to the success of Call Michelle Charity and has dedicate many hours to helping the charity become established.

Jacki Heffernan MA LICSW


Jacki Heffernan has worked with children and families her entire 27 year career in human services and is currently in private practice counseling at her office in Worcester, Ma. Jacki has happily participated in her 3 children’s school fundraising efforts in the Thompson Public Schools in Connecticut. She was honored to be asked to join the Call Michelle Charity to raise funds for families as she saw firsthand what both Fran and Michelle had to navigate through the transplant process.

Jill Jeffers MA LCSW

Social Media 

Jill Jeffer's life passion has been supporting and advocating for individuals in need. At present she is an Assistant Director for a Pediatric Palliative Care program in Worcester, MA. Jill met Michelle during her early work with children and families. They quickly became friends and shared similar values and thoughts  including their love for creating. Michelle always had a special touch to add to anything she did. Jill is honored to be in the role fo Social Media for Call Michelle Charity. This charity not only helps honor our beautiful friend Michelle it gives us an opportunity to support others in a a way Michelle had throughout her lifetime.

Melissa Somers


Melissa is a retail manager dedicated to her community and the importance of giving back. Melissa is often found fundraising for various charities and we are lucky enough to have her dedicate her fundraising skills with the Call Michelle Charity. 


Janet Stephenson


Janet Stephenson received her BS in Elementary Education from Northern Vermont University. After teaching in Worcester, Massachusetts, Janet retired from education to raise her son, Andy. In 2006 Janet became involved with Menaul School, a private not-for-profit school, in Albuquerque, New Mexico as a  member of the Board Of Trustees, as well as an active fundraiser for Menaul School's Annual Fund and Capital Campaign. Janet has always believed in the importance of education and philanthropy, and was thrilled to be asked to help raise much needed money for the 

Call Michelle Charity.


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