Jon Orszag and Mary Kitchen believe in the simple idea that to whom much is given, much is expected, and contribute to several non-profits and charitable organizations.
Dana Farber Cancer Institute: Bing Center for Walderstrom's Macroglobulinemia
Both Mary and Jon's families have suffered from cancer. Mary's dad is currently battling a rare blood leukemia called Waldernstrom's Macroglobulinemia (WM), a close cousin of the blood leukemia that took Jon's dad's life. Given the genetic nature of WM, Jon and Mary are investing in research at Dana Farber to help both prevent and treat WM. They both sit on Dana Farber's Visiting Committee for Hematologic Oncology.
Hammer Museum - Kids' Art Museum Project
Jon and Mary support providing access to the arts for underprivileged kids. Their efforts include supporting the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles generally, but also serving as the lead supporters of the Hammer’s annual Kids’ Art Museum Project, or K.A.M.P., which raises money for the Museum’s kids programming initiatives.
Good + Foundation
Jon and Mary are committed to helping the local community in Los Angeles and lower-income families. Mary is on the Board of Directors of the Good + Foundation, which seeks to break the cycle of family poverty through the power of donated child products and tranformational family services.
Tiger Woods Foundation
Jon and Mary are steadfast advocates of the uplifting power of education. Jon serves on the Board of Governors of the Tiger Woods Foundation, and Jon and Mary served as event co-chairs of the Foundations 20th anniversary celebration at The New York Public Library. Read the Q&A with Jon to learn what drives his professional success and his philanthropic work.
Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Jon is a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.
The First Tee
Jon is a Trustee of The First Tee, a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide youth with educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.
Jon is a member of the Ambassadors Council for Grassroot Soccer, which uses soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize communities to stop the spread of HIV.