Patrick Minson Named New Director of Major Gifts for The Children's Aid Society

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Ellen Lubell, (w) 212-949-4938, (c) 917-854-6864,
Emily Crossan, (w) 917-286-1548, (c) 201-344-5742,

NEW YORK, October 2010 – The Children’s Aid Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Minson as Director of Major Gifts. He joins the Development Department at Children’s Aid, under the direction of Patricia M. Grayson, Assistant Executive Director for Development.

In his new role, he will be responsible for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors and prospects.

Prior to joining The Children’s Aid Society, Mr. Minson was the Associate Director of Major Gifts at the NYU Stern School of Business. Previously, he was the Associate Director of Development at the NYU College of Dentistry. Additionally, he has experience with board management, strategic planning and special events. Minson received a BS from Boston College and an MPA from New York University.

“We are thrilled to add Patrick Minson to The Children’s Aid Society’s Development Department at this crucial time for fundraising,” said Grayson. “His enthusiasm and proven track record will allow us to raise additional money for Children’s Aid’s innovative programs designed to help New York City’s neediest children and families.”

The Children’s Aid Society is an independent, not-for-profit organization established to serve the children of New York City. Our mission is to provide comprehensive support for children in need, from birth to young adulthood, and for their families, to fill the gaps between what children have and what they need to thrive. Founded in 1853, it is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative non-sectarian agencies, serving New York’s neediest children. Services are provided in community schools, neighborhood centers, health clinics and camps. For additional information, please call 212-949-4938, email, or visit

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