The Nan A. Lightstone Foundation, Inc. was created in memory of Nan Lightstone, an inspirational young woman whose life was tragically cut short by meningococcemia at the age of 18.  Nan brought joy and brilliance to all she did and all who knew her.  She was committed to making a difference in the lives of others through her volunteer work and had dreams of one day making her own contribution to the medical community.

Moved by Nan’s compassion for others and commitment to making a difference, the Foundation honors her memory and promises to do everything in its power to prevent others from suffering similar losses. To that end, the Foundation was incorporated under the State of New York in November 2002 as a not-for-profit entity. Read More