"Without Humility There Can Be No Humanity" 

- John Buchan -



A world where everyone is engaged in philanthropy


Facilitate purposeful, meaningful connections across generations and all walks of life, by engaging others through philanthropic innovation and creativity, fostering an ability to think outside the box and give in ways that suit each individual philanthropist and recipient


Adena Edelstein, MS helps clients clarify their values and navigate a course of action, in an effort to successfully reach their philanthropic goals. Her diverse background and experience in various settings working as a Child Life Specialist with children and families; a Quality of Life Specialist working with the elderly; a Personal Assistant and a longtime, devoted volunteer, all uniquely position her for this work. Adena is highly attuned and patient, with a keen ability to listen carefully, collaborate effectively and problem solve in valuable and effective ways. She focuses on helping others hone in on their areas of passion and interest, in a collaborative effort to create effective and meaningful impact. Adena is passionate about helping others in purposeful, innovative and creative ways. Her clients range from high profile and high net worth individuals and families to children looking to find the most effective way to contribute their piggy bank savings; and many in between. 

Adena's strengths include an ability to conduct thorough research, being highly resourceful and thinking outside the box.  Some of her interests include disruptive philanthropy, micro-philanthropy and shining a light on smaller causes/organizations making a significant impact, especially within the U.S.  Adena is consistently working to expand her treasure chest of ordinary people doing extraordinary work.

In a unique niche, Adena works with companies helping to engage employees both collectively & individually in various philanthropic ways in and out of the workplace.  Additionally, Adena works with artists & other professionals to create customized experiences for their supporters, while engaging them in philanthropy and making a difference together.

Adena is a 21/64 certified philanthropy facilitator and consultant.