Carasmark seeks to inspire hope in the lives of children and their families by meeting their practical needs.

Our Story

Carasmark was founded by Shannon Lynch and her husband, Nathan Palkovitz in 2008. Shannon and Nathan currently reside in Landenberg, PA, with their childrenĀ Isla, Tessa, Finnian and Everett. The organization was created in memory of their first child, Avelin Cara, who was lost to stillbirth in April of 2007.

Board of Directors

  • Shannon Lynch- President
  • Nathan Palkovitz- Vice-President
  • Kristen Hilferty- Secretary
  • Jordan Ambra
  • Chris Fraser
  • Carrie Bierlein
  • Jeff Bierlein