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Gift of Life Family House, Michael Petrelli, Operation Yellow Ribbon, staff, staff writer -

Wishlist Foundation is happy to welcome Mike Petrelli to the organization as a staff writer!Michael has been a Pearl Jam fan since the beginning. Having seen the band over 60 times all across the country, Michael notes that it’s the experience of their live show and the unbelievable camaraderie of the Pearl Jam community that continues to resonate throughout the past 25 years of his life. Wishlist has been a huge part of bringing so many fans closer together in a common belief that it is our responsibility as human beings to help raise awareness for those causes that we...

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Liz Whelan-Summers, Matt Summers, new staff, preparty, preparty staff, staff -

Wishlist Foundation is happy to welcome wife & husband team Liz Whelan-Summers & Matt Summers, to our Preparty Staff team!Liz and Matt didn’t exist for each other back in 1992 when Pearl Jam came onto the scene. But separately, they each discovered the band that would eventually be part of the glue that brought them together.In the early days Liz remembers listening to Jeremy over and over in her best friend’s bedroom, watching the videos for Alive and Jeremy on MTV (when they actually played mostly music videos!), and being the proud owner of a grainy bootleg VHS tape of...

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Chris Girard, Grand Rapids, new staff, preparty, preparty staff, staff -

Wishlist Foundation is happy to welcome Chris Girard to the Preparty Staff team.Chris attended his first Wishlist Foundation preparty fundraiser in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2006, then Detroit 2006. Since then, Chris has volunteered at every show he's attended since, (14 of them!). In 2016, Chris was the organizer for the Lexington preparty fundraiser and volunteered at 5 other events.Chris has been in restaurant executive management for 26 years handling all hiring, accounting, budgeting and scheduling. He's now disabled due to 6 different cervical and back fusions.He loves helping whenever he can and loves the relationships he's formed through Wishlist...

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Anthony Krysiewicz, Flat Stickman, Flat Stickman Project, new staff, project manager, staff -

Wishlist Foundation is pleased to welcome Anthony Krysiewicz as our new Pearl Jam Flat Stickman Project Manager. Anthony will be taking over for Jennifer John Bickel who is retiring from the position to concentrate on other aspects of the organization.The first time Anthony heard Pearl Jam, he was with his fathers girlfriend who had just gotten VS on cassette. Anthony said he recalls getting hooked as soon as he heard the drums on Go.Now a husband and a father of 2, Anthony has seen Pearl Jam all over the States. He has taken his son to 5 shows and looks...

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