About Us

The Sandy Hook Foundation, established in 1989, is a non-profit, registered 501c-3 charity. As the official friends group of Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit, the foundation’s mission is to provide support to programs and projects on Sandy Hook.


2019 – 2020 Trustees

Patricia C. Alcaro, President
Douglas S. Rossbach, Vice President/Finance
Gerard R. Glaser, Vice President/Special Projects
Richard M. Eittreim, Secretary
Ellen G. Bollinger
Richard D. Lilleston
Lucy B. Matchett
Richard E. Phillips