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

2023 supporters

Elevating Lives

Platinum Sponsor

Income Research + Management

Panel Sponsor

Berkshire Bank

Breakfast Sponsor

Babson College
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Small Business Sponsor

Bay Cove Human Services
Positively Partners

Academy of Women Achievers


Northland Investment Corporation
PNC Bank
Point32Health Foundation
TJX Foundation


Eastern Bank Foundation
Eos Foundation


Benjamin Perkins
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Red Sox Foundation
Brookline Bank
Camp Harbor View
Children’s Services of Roxbury
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Eaton Vance
Ernst & Young
FHL Bank of Boston
Fletcher Consulting
Foley Hoag LLP
Goodwin Proctor
HUB International
Howland Capital
Jack Connors
Beth Israel Lahey Health
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Liberty Utilities
M&T Bank
Mass General Brigham Health Plan
Northeastern University School of Business
Paradigm Capital Advisors
Prior Consulting
The Boston Celtics
The Boston Foundation
The Trustees
Trillium Asset Management
Webster Bank


Boston Impact Initiative
Burns & Levinson LLP
Hinckley Allen
Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP
HUB International
Prior Consulting
The Boston Celtics



Foundation Grants and Corporate Gifts

Bushrod H. Campbell & Adah F. Hall Charity Fund
Citizens Bank Foundation
Cummings Foundation
Enhancing Tomorrow Foundation
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Imago Dei Fund
Liberty Mutual Foundation
Mill River Foundation Fund
Peter E. Strauss Charitable Trust
Rockland Trust Co.
Sun Life Financial
The ‘Quin House
The Boston Foundation
The Lynch Foundation
TJX Foundation
United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley
YWCA of Northeastern Massachusetts

Persimmon Society Members

Suzanne Abair and Kat MacDonald 
Pamela and Robert Adams 
John and Myra Anderson 
Nora Moreno Cargie 
Elizabeth Chandler and Jill Seaman-Chandler 
Kelley Chunn 
Charles Clapp 
Jack Connors 
Marguerite Fletcher 
Beyazmin Jimenez 
Christine Letts 
Rowell Levy 
Vicky Levy 
Laura McTaggart and Tom Nolan 
Cathy Minehan 
Sharifah Niles 
Nicie Panetta 
Rev. Benjamin D. Perkins and David W. Brown 
Bob Rivers 
Beth Jackson Stram 

Read more about our supporters in our Annual Report