Mystyna Yackel Shappy has joined the New Hampshire Bar Foundation as Associate Director. Ms. Shappy is responsible for the leadership of fundraising activities of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation, implementation of the development plan and coordinates activities related to annual events. She will also be involved with IOLTA Grants, Justice Grants and Diversity study as key projects for the Foundation. One of the first activities that Ms. Shappy will be involved with is the New Hampshire Bar Foundation Annual Dinner that will be held on April 12, 2022 at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford, NH.
Ms. Shappy worked at the New Hampshire Food Bank for over five years and in her last position as Agency Relations Manager, she led a team that supported and advocated for the needs of hunger relief for non-profit partners across the Granite State. In her position, she was responsible for food purchase grant management, implementation of the New Hampshire Feeding New Hampshire program, and the management of the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program’s logistics.
“I am excited to collaborate with the Board of Directors to maintain and expand the support that the New Hampshire Bar Foundation provides to civil legal aid organizations and justice initiatives across our state.” said Shappy
“The New Hampshire Bar Foundation is thrilled to have Mysty Shappy join us as Associate Director. Mysty brings strong organizational skills from her prior management role at the NH Food Bank, and has experience working with banks in the not-for-profit sector. We know she will play a central role in helping the Foundation achieve its charitable goals, and expand its programs to reach more New Hampshire citizens.” said George Moore, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Bar Foundation.
Ms. Shappy moved to New Hampshire in 2005 to study at Daniel Webster College and currently resides in Milford, New Hampshire with her husband and three cats.
About The New Hampshire Bar Foundation
The New Hampshire Bar Foundation (Concord, NH; nhbarfoundation.org) is the charitable arm of the New Hampshire Bar Association. It is a nonprofit, grant-making charitable foundation dedicated to supporting civil legal aid for the disadvantaged and encouraging law-related education in New Hampshire. Through its IOLTA grants and justice grants programs, the Bar Foundation helps promote equal access to justice throughout the state.