We are deeply grateful to the people and organizations who help us bring our mission to life.

2022 Supporters

 

Academy of Women Achievers Sponsors

Platinum

Northland
PNC Bank

 

Gold

Arbella Insurance Foundation
Eaton Vance
The TJX Companies, Inc.

 

Silver

Brookline Bank
Ernst & Young
NorthStar Asset Management, Inc.

 

Premier

BlueHub Capital
Paradigm Capital Advisors
Symetra

 

Supporter

Boston Impact Initiative
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 

Foundation Grants and Corporate Gifts

Cummings Foundation

 

Supporters from past years

2021 Supporters

2021 Supporters

 

Academy of Women Achievers Sponsors

Gold

Arbella Insurance Foundation
Eastern Bank
Eaton Vance
Lindauer
Northland
PNC Bank
The TJX Companies, Inc.

 

Silver

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Impact Initiative
Fletcher Consulting, LLC
Foley Hoag
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massport
National Grid
NorthStar Asset Management
Rockland Trust

 

Premier

Berkshire Bank
Bluehub Capital
Boston Common Asset Management
The Boston Foundation
Chase Bank
Ernst & Young
Holland & Knight
Hub International New England
Modera Wealth Management
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
V2 Comms
Webster Bank

 

Supporter

AllWays Health Partners
Aspire Health Alliance
Babson College
Boston Children’s Hospital
Burns & Levinson
Cleary Insurance, Inc.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Hinckley Allen
Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP
Michael Frieze
Koya Partners
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
PRIM&R
Rebecca Lee
The Vernā Myers Company

 

Elevating Lives Sponsors

 

 

 

Gold

Arbella Insurance

PwC

 

HUB International New England

Silver

HUB International New England

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

 

Bronze

Cambridge Savings Bank

CLA

Harvard Pilgrim

Hinckley Allen

Massport

 

Friend

Compass Planning Associates

 

Persimmon Society Major Donors

Alona Abalos  Pamela and Robert Adams Ms. Geeta and Kamesh Aiyer  Maureen Alphonse-Charles and John-Bernard Charles Holly and David Ambler John Anderson  Ivor Cary Armistead and Fay Donohue Amy BermarNancy Hayes Bevington  Leigh Bivings and Graham Pallet Collen Bixby  Barbara and William Boger Nicholas Burka  The Chandler Family Charles Clapp III Anne Marie Conway and Arthur LaMan Brendan Corcoran  Trish Cotter Gizella Crawford  Sean Driscoll and Greg Fredo  Jessica and Shane Early Chris and Sarah Escobedo Hart Beth Floor Wendy A. Foster and Claudia C. Gelzer  Michael Frieze  Jeffrey and Mary Fuhrer  Annie Garmey Clutz  Richard and Louisa Garrison  Tricia Geagan  Bruce Hain Gloria and Stanley Hoo Ivy Jack Natalie Jensen David Jones and Sarah Niemczycki ⋅ Karen Katz  Holly Laurent Abbot Lawrence Rebecca Lee Pamela Lenehan and Lawrence Geuss Christine and David Letts Claire Levesque Rowell Levy Vicky Levy Lois Lindauer and William Seltz  Suzanne Abair and Kat MacDonald   Cynthia Maltbie Juliette and Darryl Mayers  Kevin McCall   Kathleen McQuiggan  Laura McTaggart and Tom Nolan   Cathy Minehan  Mim and Lori Minichiello  Nora Moreno Cargie Jane Moyer Sharifah Niles-Lane Anne Norton  Rev. Benjamin D. Perkins and David W. Brown Dr. May Pian-Smith Paula and John Pitcher  Robert Rivers  Tatiana Roc   Sherrie Saint-Amant  Lisa E. Sarno  Robin Shin  Everett Shorey  Sandra Sims-Williams Anna Sinaiko and Joshua Klevens  Beth and Rick Stram  Deborah Taft and Terri Rutter Corey Thomas and Anya Phillips Thomas  Sandra Urie and Frank Herron  Robin Vann Ricca  Pat Vinter  Allison Volpe  Penny Weeks  Laura Wernick  Nancy and Roy Wilsker  Jennifer Wry  Mary Yntema

 

Foundation Grants and Corporate Gifts

Alice Willard Dorr Foundation
Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation
BNY Mellon
Borealis Philanthropy
Citizens Bank Foundation
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
Enhancing Tomorrow Foundation
Eos Foundation
Fidelity Foundation
Imago Dei Fund
KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP
Liberty Mutual Foundation
Nellie Mae Education Foundation
New England Patriots Foundation
RG Foundation
Sherry and Alan Leventhal Family Foundation
The Alexion Charitable Foundation I
The Boston Foundation
TJX Companies, Inc.
Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Tufts University Tisch Council for Philanthropic Leadership
United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley

 

2020 Supporters

2020 Supporters

Academy of Women Achievers Sponsors

Gold

Eastern Bank
Eaton Vance
Northland
Partners Healthcare
PwC LLP
The TJX Companies, Inc.
Tufts Health Plan

Silver

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
The Eos Foundation
Fletcher Consulting, LLC
Holland & Knight LLP
Maloney Properties, Inc.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
NorthStar Asset Management

Premier

Pam and Bob Adams
Berkshire Bank
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Friends of Bridge Boston Charter School, in honor of Makeeba McCreary
Hub International
Lindauer
Mayor Martin J. Walsh
Modera Wealth Management
Paradigm Capital Advisors
Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office
Webster Bank

Supporter

CLA
Cotting School
Amelie Ratliff, in honor of Geeta Aiyer
Burns & Levinson LLP

Persimmon Society Major Donors

Pamela and Robert Adams Maureen Alphonse-Charles and John-Bernard Charles  Holly and David Ambler  John Anderson  Suzanne Bates  Barbara Boger  Charles Clapp III  Trish Cotter  Gizella Crawford  Habib and Hiroko Dable  Jessica and Shane Early  Richard and Louisa Garrison  Dennis and Beth Goldstein  Alyssa Irving  Todd, Charlsie, and Mary James  Christine and David Letts  Suzanne Abair and Kat MacDonald  Omama Marzuq  Laura McTaggart and Tom Nolan  Cathy Minehan  Mim and Lori Minichiello Samantha Morton  Anne Perkins and Richard High  Diana Phillips  Diane Buhl and Mark Polebaum Amelie Ratliff  Sherrie Saint-Amant  Lisa E. Sarno  Everett Shorey  Sandra Sims-Williams  Tracy and Greg Tranter Jennifer Wry  Mary Yntema

Foundation Grants and Corporate Gifts

Acceleron Pharma Inc.
Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation
Borealis Philanthropy – REACH
The Boston Foundation
The Charlotte Foundation
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Devonshire Foundation
The Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
Eos Foundation
Foundation Medicine
Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation
Income Research + Management
The Lynch Foundation
Sherry and Alan Leventhal Family Foundation
United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley

2019 Supporters

2019 Supporters

Elevating Lives Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Arbella Insurance 

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Vertex

Bronze Sponsors

Suzanne Abair and Kat MacDonald

CLA

FHLBank Boston

Fletcher Consulting LLC

Goodwin

Harvard Pilgrim

HUB International New England

Judge Baker Children’s Center

North Star Asset Management

Trinity Stuart Development

We Communications

Friend Sponsors

Anne Norton

ArtsEmerson

BBSquared

Cambridge Savings Bank

Compass Planning Associates Inc.

Empower Success Corps

FSG

Massachusetts Port Authority

Academy of Women Achievers Sponsors

 

Platinum

Boston Properties

 

Gold

Eastern Bank

Eaton Vance Investment Managers

Hyams Foundation

Northland Investment Corporation

Partners Healthcare

Silver

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

CBRE

Fletcher Consulting, LLC

Holland & Knight LLP

HUB International New England, LLC

Koya Leadership Partners

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Maloney Properties

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

National Grid

Newmark Knight Frank

NorthStar Asset Management, Inc.

PwC LLP

Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Premier

AllWays Health Partners

Babson College

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

BlueHub Capital

Boston University School of Public Health

Colliers International

Committee to Elect Martin J Walsh

Eos Foundation

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Hollister Staffing & Hollister Institute

Lindauer

Middlesex Savings Bank

Modera Wealth Management

Paradigm Properties

State Street Corporation

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Webster Bank

WilmerHale

Vertex

Supporter

AAFCPAs

American Heart Association

Big Brother, Big Sister

Citizens Housing and Planning Association, Inc.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Delta Dental of Massachusetts

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

Hirsch, Roberts, & Weinstein

Klein Hornig LLP

Rubin and Rudman LLP

The Verna Myers Company

Persimmon Society Major Donors

Alona Abalos  Pamela and Robert Adams  Geeta Aiyer  Maureen Alphonse-Charles and John-Bernard Charles  Ivor Cary Armistead and Fay Donohue Nancy Hayes Bevington  Leigh Bivings and Graham Pallet  Charles Clapp III  Anne Marie Conway and Arthur LaMan  Brendan Corcoran  Trish Cotter  Erin Cowhig  Julie Crockford  Willma Davis  Mr. Richard (Dick) DeWolfe  Sean Driscoll  Jessica and Shane Early  Christyanna Egun  Marguerite Fletcher  Shirley Fletcher  Beth Floor  Wendy A. Foster and Claudia C. Gelzer  Ms. Dawn Frazier-Bohnert  Jeffrey and Mary Fuhrer  Annie Garmey Clutz  Diana and Ronald Garmey  Richard and Louisa Garrison  Julie Goodridge  Kenneth and Karen Grooms  Natalie Jensen  David Jones  Merelice Kundratis  Abbott Lawrence  Pamela Lenehan and Lawrence Geuss  Christine and David Letts  Suzanne Abair and Kat MacDonald  Kim Marrkand  Juliette Mayers Jeannette Mills  Mim and Lori Minichiello  Skye M Morrison  Kathryn Cochrane Murphy, Esq.  Anne Norton  Elena Olson and Robert Gertszen  Ken Parsigian Rev. Benjamin D. Perkins and David W. Brown  Diana Phillips  Diane Buhl and Mark Polebaum  Amelie Ratliff  Robert Rivers  Judi and Bill Rosensweig Sherrie Saint-Amant  Lisa E. Sarno  Gary and Jeffrey Saunders  Everett Shorey  Sandra Sims-Williams  Deborah Taft and Terri Rutter  Scott Tully  Ms. Anne Louise C. Van Nostrand  Robin Vann Ricca  Pat Vinter  Jennifer Wry  Mary Yntema

Grant Funders

Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation

The Boston Foundation

 United Way

    

2018 Supporters

2018 Supporters

Click here to see our full list of 2018 supporters in our annual report.

Elevating Lives Sponsors

Academy of Women Achievers Sponsors

Platinum
Gold

Clarendon Residences

Massachusetts General Hospital

Yawkey Foundation II
 Silver

Maloney Properties

Middlesex Savings Bank

 
Premier
BMC HealthNet Plan

Boston Red Sox Foundation

Denterlein

Fletcher Consulting, LLC

Hollister Staffing

HUB International New England

Lois Lindauer Associates

Modera Wealth Management

Neighborhood Health Plan

Webster Bank

Supporter
AAFCPAs

Boston Common Asset Management, LLC

Boston Community Capital

Cleary Insurance, Inc.

Delta Dental of Massachusetts

East Boston Savings Bank

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

Koya Leadership Partners

Kramer Frohlich LLC

Lawrence and Atsuko Fish

RSM/McGladrey

Salem Five Bank
State Street Corporation  

Grant Funders

Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation

Boston Bruins Foundation

The Boston Foundation

Boston Police Foundation

 

Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation

Junior League of Boston, Inc.

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Nordstrom

United Way

In-Kind Funders

Holland & Knight

Post 390

Individuals

Persimmon Society Major Donors

Suzanne Abair and Kat MacDonald Alona Abalos ⋅ Geeta Aiyer ⋅ Ivor Cary Armistead and Fay Donohue ⋅ Dolores S. Bamford ⋅ Deborah Benson and Frederic Marx ⋅ Nancy Hayes Bevington ⋅ Leigh Bivings and Graham Pallet ⋅ Diane Buhl and Mark Polebaum  The Chandler Family ⋅ Annie Garmey Clutz ⋅ Anne Marie Conway and Arthur LaMan ⋅ Trish Cotter ⋅ Julie Crockford ⋅ Willma Davis ⋅ Sean Driscoll ⋅ Jessica and Shane Early ⋅ Christyanna Egun ⋅ Lawrence and Atsuko Fish ⋅ Beth Floor ⋅ Wendy A. Foster and Claudia C. Gelzer ⋅ Jeffrey and Mary Fuhrer ⋅ Diana and Ronald Garmey ⋅ Maureen and Tony Gemma ⋅ Eunice Harps ⋅ Susan and Julian Houston ⋅ The Jones Family ⋅ Cynthia Keliher ⋅ Diana Kelly ⋅ Julia and Megan Lanham  Abbott Lawrence ⋅ Rebecca A. Lee ⋅ Christine and David Letts ⋅ Lois Lindauer ⋅ Juliette Mayers ⋅ Mim and Lori Minichiello ⋅ Skye M Morrison ⋅ Kathryn Cochrane Murphy, Esq. ⋅ Elena Olson and Robert Gertszen ⋅ Ken Parsigian ⋅ Diana Phillips Dr. May Pian-Smith ⋅  Sharon Reilly and Robert Cohen ⋅ Bruce Ricciuti and Karen Agredo ⋅ Robert Rivers ⋅ Judi and Bill Rosensweig ⋅ Sherrie Saint-Amant ⋅ Lisa E. Sarno ⋅ Sandra Sims-Williams ⋅ Karen and Andrew Smith ⋅ Ms. Anne Louise C. Van Nostrand ⋅ Patricia and Stephen Vinter ⋅ Cedric Williams ⋅ Katherine Winter ⋅ Mary Yntema

2017 Supporters

2017 Supporters

Sponsors

Platinum

 

 

 

Gold

Hotel 140

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

PwC LLP

Rebecca Lee

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Silver

Boston Children’s Hospital

Eastern Bank

Eaton Vance Corp.

Express Scripts

Holland & Knight LLP

Maloney Properties

Massachusetts General Hospital

NASCO

Northland Investment Corporation

Tufts Health Plan and Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Webster Bank

AWA Premier Tables

Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

HUB International

Lois L. Lindauer Searches

Mim Minichiello

National Grid

Paul and Mary Lee

RSM

Salem Five Charitable Foundation

Simmons College, Boston and Judy Beal

Grant Funders

Amelia Sillman Rockwell and Carlos Perry Rockwell Charities Fund

Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation

Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Bay State Federal Charitable Savings Foundation

The Boston Bruins Foundation

Boston Centers for Youth & Families

Cabot Family Charitable Trust

Clif Bar (in kind donation)

Cummings Foundation

Perpetual Trust for Charitable Giving

The Sillerman Center

Susan Crown Exchange.

The TJX Companies, Inc. – Multicultural Coalition (MCC)

United Way

Other Partners

Treasure&Bond and Nordstrom
(YWCA USA has been selected as the non-profit partner by Treasure&Bond, the Nordstrom give-back brand that supports nonprofit organizations that empower youth through a 2.5% donation of their sales for the year.)

Individuals

Persimmon Society Major Donors

Suzanne Abair and Kat MacDonald  Pamela and Robert Adams  Geeta B. Aiyer  Ivor Cary Armistead III and Fay Donohue  Elizabeth Baum and William Berman  Judy A. Beal  Sherri-Ann Burnett-Bowie  Annie Garmey Clutz  Katherine Collins  Gizella Crawford ⋅ Julie A. Crockford  Ethan and Amy d’Ablemont Burnes ⋅ Willma Davis ⋅ Iphigenia Demetriades Debra DeVenne  Sean R. Driscoll Jessica Ragosta Early  Mary Fagan ⋅ Rebecca Fain ⋅ Sandra L. Fenwick   Jeff and Mary Fuhrer  Richard C. and Louisa Garrison  Maureen and Tony Gemma   Eunice M. Harps Mrs. Elin S. Harris Christie and Bob Hedges ⋅ Susan and Julian Houston  Natalie Jensen  Cynthia Keliher, Esq.  Diana J. Kelly ⋅ Abbott Lawrence  Paul and Mary Lee   Rebecca A. Lee  Pamela F. Lenehan and Lawrence Geuss   Christine and David Letts  Lois L. Lindauer  Kevin McCall  Jillian E. McGrath  Linnie W. McLean  Laura McTaggart  Ingrid Melvin  Mark C. and Nancy Michalowski, Esq.  Cathy Minehan  Marion and Lori Minichiello  Kathryn Cochrane Murphy, Esq.  Elena B. Olson Daniel and Diana Phillips ⋅ May C. Pian-Smith   Mark Polebaum and Diane Buhl  Sharon Reilly and Robert Cohen  Robert F. Rivers  Judi and Bill Rosensweig   Sherrie Saint-Amant  Lisa E. Sarno Larry and Brad Seamans  Sandra Sims-Williams  Rachel Smith ⋅ Jane Tewksbury ⋅ Paula Turnbull  Ms. Anne Louise C. Van Nostrand  Patricia G. and Stephen Vinter  Roslyn Watson ⋅ Cedric Williams   Katherine B. Winter   Mary Yntema

2016 Supporters

2016 Supporters

Individuals

150th Anniversary Host Committee

Rosalin Acosta • Pamela Adams • Amy S. Anthony • Robert L. Beal • Michael Cantalupa • Charles E. Clapp, III • Martha Coakley • Fay Donohue & Ivor Cary Armistead, III Sean Driscoll • Grace Fey • Ruth Ellen Fitch • Janet Frazier • Bink Garrison • Ann-Ellen Hornidge & Ned Murphy • Gail Jackson-Blount • Denise Kaigler • Rebecca A. Lee • Pamela F. Lenehan • Kevin McCall • Mim Minichiello • Dani Monroe • Evelyn F. Murphy, • Georgia Murray • Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D. • Diane B. Patrick • Douglas J. Shaw • Peter L. Slavin, M.D. • Kirk A. Sykes • Patricia Vinter • Steven Wright

Persimmon Society Major Donors

Amelie L. Ratliff • Andrea Kramer • Anne Van Nostrand • Anne Marie Conway • Richard C. Garrsion • Ivor Cary Armistead III • Cedric Williams • Charles E Clapp III • Christine Letts • Debra DeVenne • Diana J. Kelly • Diane Patrick • Doug Shaw • Elena B. Olson • Elizabeth Baum and William Berman • Eunice M. Harps • Geeta B. Aiyer • George Padula • Georgia Murray • Greg and Maria Jobin-Leeds • Hadassah Wagner • Holly C. Laurent • Ingrid M. Melvin • Janet and Michael Frazier • Jessica Ragosta Early • Jillian E. McGrath • John W. Tynan • Judy A Beal • Karen and Drew Smith • Kat MacDonald and Suzanne Abair • Katherine B. Winter • Katherine Collins • Kathleen McQuiggan • Kathleen MacNeil • Kathryn Cochrane Murphy, Esq. • Leigh Bivings • Linnie W. McLean • Lisa E Sarno • Lynn Babington • Mark Polebaum, Esq. • Martha Coakley • May C Pian-Smith • Marion Minichiello • Nancy Hayes Bevington • Natalie Jensen • Pamela D. Adams • Pamela F. Lenehan • Patricia Vinter • Rebecca A. Lee • Robert F. Rivers • Ruth Ellen Fitch • Sandra Sims-Williams • Sandra Urie • Sherrie Saint-Amant • Blake-Beard • Steven Wright • Sylvia Ferrell-Jones • Willma Davis

Sponsors

Platinum

BNY Mellon, Boston Properties, Holland & Knight, Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham & Women’s Hospital / Partners HealthCare, PWC, State Street

Gold

Eastern Bank, Hotel 140, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Maloney Properties, Tufts Health Plan and Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Silver

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, BMC HealthNet Plan, Brookline Bank, Delta Dental, Denterlein, Eaton Vance Investment Managers, EMC, Express Scripts Inc., HUB International New England, Neighborhood Health Plan, Webster Bank

Grant Funders

Alice Willard Dorr Foundation, Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation, Bay State Federal Savings Charitable Foundation, Blue Hills Bank Foundation, Cabot Family Charitable Trust, Cummings Foundation, Eastern Bank Foundation, Gardiner Howland Shaw Foundation, Perpetual Trust for Charitable Giving, Susan Crown Exchange (SCE), TJX Foundation