List of Donors

We are thankful for each and every donor, funder, and supporter. It is because of you that new beginnings come to light for children, youth, and families throughout western Massachusetts.

The donor list below reflects gifts between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2022, allocated to the 2022 Fiscal Year.


Jim Chervenak

Josephine & Louise Crane Foundation

Westside Children’s Enrichment Center

Dr. Sharyn Zunz



Linda G. Conway

The Feigenbaum Foundation

The Estate of Fay Henry

Donald C. McGraw Foundation and Elizabeth and Robert McGraw

Phil and Kathy McKinght


Joan Benjamin and Laurence Cherkis

Ellen J. Bernstein

Christine and David Burbank

Charles H. Hall Foundation

The Gru Fund

Dean Foundation for Little Children, Inc.

Greylock Federal Credit Union

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Lee Bank

Linde Family Foundation

Mass Mentoring

MountainOne Financial Partners

Penny and Claudio Pincus

Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc.

Craig Smith

Carol and Irv Smokler

Dorothy Altman Weber and Stephen Weber


Werner and Karen Gundersheimer

Lawrence and Rosemary Harnett

Joan and James Hunter

Susan and David Lombard

Robert Malley

Massachusetts Bankers Association

Jane and Robert Mayer

Eric Nelson

Drs. Carolyn and Eli Newberger

Sheila Stone



Helga and Jerry Bilik

Joan Dix Blair

Robert Bogomolny and Janice Toran

D’Addario Foundation

Pandy Goodbody

Shawn Leary & Michael Considine

Margaret P. Stevenson Foundation

Perry Fund for Others

Ted and Lesley Rosenthal

The Ruth Krauss Foundation, Inc.

Ken Stark

Rebecca and Michael Thompson



Annie Childs Charitable TUW

Ann Appelbaum and Rabbi Neal Borovitz

BBE Office Interiors

James and Margaret Beauregard

Linda J. L. Becker

Berkshire Concert Choir

A Better Community Clothing Sale

Jane Braus

Bridge City Collective, LLC

Brien Center for Mental Health

Mary Jo Carpenter

Mimi Collins

Paula Consolini and James Mahon

Sarah E. Cook

The Dobbins Foundation

Duck Duck Go Inc

E Ink Corporation

George and Ginger Elvin

EMPath – Economic Mobility Pathways

Fred and Nancy Fagelman

John Finley and Stan McGee

Benno Friedman and Stephanie Blumenthal

Marita and David Glodt

Gourmet Caterers, Inc

Harold Grinspoon and Diane Troderman

Paul and Carmela Haklisch

Health New England

Sheila Heffernon and Bill Hattendorf

Ann and Peter Herbst

Colleen and Mark Holmes

Allen and Valerie Hyman

Interprint, Inc.

Stephen Kay and Lis Tarlow

Eric and Elisabeth Lamoureaux

Jacqueline and Jaan Metsma

Mark and Sandra Parent

Bruno Quinson and Mary Ann Goodman

David and Nancy Ratner

Ronald and Karen Rettner

Laura Rosenthal and Jim Himel

Betsey Selkowitz

Carol and Richard Seltzer

Edward and Carla Slomin


Doris Stark

Nancy Stark and Stanley Iezman

David Strassler

Nils and Marie Stuart

Town Fair Tire Corporation

Michael and Clare Tullock

Michael and Patricia Tweed-Kent

Alexandra Warshaw

Women’s Club of the Berkshires



Margaret Ackerman

Glenn Allan

Blue Q

Pamela and Andy Breslin

Ed and Marge Bride

Duncan and Susan Brown

Dr. Deborah Buccino and Dr. Eric Plakun

  1. Jeffrey and Judith Cook

Peter and Pamela D’Ambrosio

Carol and Richard Daynard

Edwards Church of Northampton

Gintare Everett

Alexandra Fuchs

Bruce and Judith Grinnell

Candace Hall

Hill Engineers, Architects, Planners, Inc.

Ira Hillman and Jeremy Barber

Ellen Kennedy and Mark Gold

William and Karen Ketcham

Christopher and Carolyn King

Judith Kittredge Anderson

Elias Lefferman and Crocus Hale

William Levy and Karen Kelly

Ben Liptzin and Elizabeth Schneider

Caitlin and Dusty Lopez

Buffy and Scott Lord

Yo-Yo Ma and Jill Hornor

Nancy J. McIntire

Lea Morgan

Dr. Thomas Naidich and Michele Levin Naidich

Fred and Elaine Panitz

  1. Mark and Janice Peterman

Pittsfield Cooperative Bank

Judith Reichert

Donald and Arlene Shapiro

Scott and Marjorie Shreve

Carole G. Siegel

Lewis and Margery Steinberg

Steven and Diane Tobin

John and Janie Strachan

Judith Walter and Irvin Nathan

Whitmans Crystal Clean Inc.

Anne Wichman

Richard Ziter and Eric Reimer



Robert and Christiana Abel

Susan Abramowitz and Aaron Gurwitz

Ms. Mary Lou Accetta

Adelson & Company PC

Jean Adelson

Karen Adler and Michael Levardi

Lawrence Altman

Tony and Amy Anderton

Claire Angeli

Keith and Felicia Anzel

Howard and Sue Arkans

Helene Armet

Grace Arzt

Diane Austin and Aaron Nurick

Deborah Balmuth

Barbara Malkas and John Euchler

Tara Barnes

Paige Bartels and Nichole Mellow

Katherine Barton

Frank and Colleen Basile

Yvette Bastow

Marion Batchelder

Jerry Bauers

Bernard and Diana Belouin

Peter and Mary Anne Belouin

April Bentley

Helene Berger

James Bergin and Deborah Monahan

Thomas and Jen Bernard

Jerry and Helga Bilik

Janice Biron-Foucher

John and Melissa Bissell

Gina Blake

Lee and Sydelle Blatt

Glenna Bloom

Amy Blumkin

Carolyn and Nelson Bonheim

Sara Borden

Janis Bowersox

Robert and Carolynne Braun

Brent and Amy Williams

John and Jane Bresnahan

Mr. Gregor Brodsky

Joyce and Richard Brousseau

Paul and Kim Bruce

Bethany Bubar

Joan and Bob Buccino

Jack and Esther Budnick

Ms. Sara Burke

Timothy and Kristen Burke

Anita R. Busch

Melissa Cairns

Carlo and Olive DiGennaro

Ms. Noella Carlow

Gene and Justyna Carlson

Catherine F. Mayne and Gary Mayne

James and Marietta Cawse

Karen and Gary Cellana

Elaine Charland

Alan and Roselle Chartock

Claudine Chavanne

Laurence and Penny Choquette

Michael and Elaine Christopher


Vicki Citron and Jonathan Shay

Mr. James Ciullo

Ms. Kimberly E Clark

Michael Coakley and Wendy Webster Coakley

Ms. Patricia Coates

Ms. Margie Cohan

Mimi Cohen

Phyllis Cohen and Jeff Lazarus

Ms. Linda Colvin

Mr. David T Comalli

Susan Coolidge

Sandra Cozzaglio

Anne Crider

Nancy and Modestino Criscitiello

Ms. Adele Cukor

Ms. Susan D. Dana

Darren M. Champney General Contractor, LLC

David and Bonnie Nicholas

Amy Davidson

Sharon Davignon

Anthony and Ute DeFarlo

Eugene Dellea

Mr. David DeSmith

Mr. Al Devereaux

Thomas Dillon

John and Judith DiSantis

Don and Jackie Thomas

Jean S. Donati

Donovan O’Connor & Dodig

Katelyn Dory

Margaret Dotchin

Gary Doughty

Dorothy Dundas

Heather Dunhill and Ted Meekma

Shirley Edgerton

Deborah Edson

John and Janet Egelhofer

Ursula Ehret Dichter

Van and Claudia Ellet

John and Brenda Elling

Jay Ellis

Walter and Mary Jo Engels

Thomas and Ellen Ennis

Michael and Joan Evans

Theodore Evans

Michael and Kathleen Fabrizio

Timothy and Kathleen Face

Ronald Feldman and Elizabeth Morse

Joan Ferrante and Carey McIntosh

Susan Fertig

David and Sarah Finck

Nancy and Peter Finn

Diane Firtell

Steffi Fletcher

Rose Forman

  1. King and Deborah Francis

Peter and Deborah Franz

Ronald and Barbara Franzoni

Sarah and Ryan Frederick

Ellis and Joanna Fribush

Gerard and MaryJane Fromm

Frontstream – United Way

Mr. Joseph Furgal

Harold and Jill Gaffin

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Garofolo

Charlotte Gelfand

David and Karen Gengler

Michael and Marilyn Gerhard

James and Virginia Giddens

Donald and Phoebe Giddon

Judith Glockner

Seena Goldberg

Mr. Jack Gould

Paul and Lisa Green

Dustin and Gale Griffin

Prof. Frederick Griffiths

Christopher and Laura Groves

Ms. Amy Guachione

Sherwood Guernsey

Christopher and Mary Jean Guidette

Susan Hackley

Sarah Hancock

Barbara Hanson

Andrea Harrington

Harry and Janice Hartford

Robert and Lynn Hayden

Maggie Hayes

Alexandra Heddinger and Marc Warren

James and Portia Henle

Marilyn Herrman

Mary Anne and Curtis Hicks

Linda Hill


Ms. Cecilia Hirsch

Ms. Mary Hoeltzel

Martha Hoffman

Allyson Holmes

James C. Holmes

William and Judith Hopper


Richard Jackson, Jr. and Linda Jackson

Barbara Jacoby

Jeffrey and Christine Naughton

Mr. and Mrs. William Q. Jeffries

John and Tammie Jacobbe


Joseph and Monica Lozosky


Elihu and Marilyn Katzman

Daniel and Jill Kessler

Thomas Kiley

Susanne King and Richard Berlin

Anna Kirby

Jane Klaus

Mr. Bill Dion

Alison and James Kolesar

Chet and Carol Kolton

Patricia Krol

Lisa Krotz

Gail Krumpholz

Carol and Stuart Kuller

Richard and Joyce Lacatell

Edward and Rose Marie Ladley

Peter and Roberta Lafayette

Dorothy Lambert

Lanny Lambert

Nancy Lamoureaux

Fred and Brenda Landes

John and Kathleen Lanoue

Edith LaSala

Lawrence and Lynn Taft

Susan LeBourdais

Kathleen G Lee

Robert and Elaine Lee

Marvin and Helaine Lender

Edward and Marjorie Levin

Ms. Pamela Levit

Linda and Vincent Lam

Lisa and William Blackmer

Allen Livermore

Martin and Madeline Lizt

Kenneth and Janice Longstreeth

John and Jude Lubrano

Amy Lynds

Erika Lynn

  1. Christine Macbeth

MacFarlane Office Products

Ingrid MacGillis

Philip and Ammy Mamolito

Ms. Carole Manarchik

Mark and Catherine Moulton

Richard Markham

Howard and Denise Marshall

Martin and Jane McEvoyMartin and Jane

Stuart and Ellen Masters

William Matthiesen and Elizabeth Stell

James and Mary Maxymillian

Donald and Mary McClelland

Paul and Cynthia McFarland

  1. Carey McIntosh

Ms. Paula McLean

Becky and Roy McNiven

Sigrid McWilliams

Becky Meier

Jane E Membrino

Fred and Andrea Mensch

Holly Merchant

Carol Messerschmitt

Enid Michelman

Arthur and Sara Milano

Harriet and Bob Miller

Kelly Minton

Mark Moore

Mr. Lyndon Moors

Thomas Morandi and Kimberly Roberts-Morandi

Bill and Paula Morey


Ms. Carol Morrison

Mary Mullen and Laurence Oberwager

Linda Mur

Ms. Lori Murphy

Alexander and Judith Nardacci

Mary and Seth Nash

Suzanne Nash

Jean Neenan

Ms. Sandra Newman

Barry and Ellen Nigrosh

Jonathan and Andrea Nix

John and Sandra Nolan

Patricia North

Northampton Area Pediatrics

Sandra Nortier

Lesley Oransky

Bo and Katherine Peabody

Dwight and Carole Pearl

Wendy Philbrick and Edward Baptiste

Donald and Ann Phipps

Donna PIgnatelli

James and Barbara Pistrang

Adrienne and David Plavin

Sara Pollard

Arlene Potler

David Pott

Julie Quain

Ms. Diane Volberg

Ms. Mary Beth Radke

Paul and Sharon Raverta

Ray Murray, Inc.

Louise Reagan

William E. and Patricia V. Rech

Richard and Linda Rendine

  1. Peter and Mary Rentz

Philip Rich

Ms. Karen Richards

Chris and DeAnne Riddle

Josephine Riley

Robert and Darlene Rodowicz

Mary and Dean Rogeness

Roger and Joan LaRocca

Mary Rogers

Leonard and Elizabeth Rosenfeld

Joseph and Colleen Rossi

James Ruberto

Susan and Jeremy Rudd

Ms. Nina Ryan

Jane Salata and Richard Hayes

Joseph and Patricia Salvadore

Lawrence and Martha Sands

Mr. Asadour Santourian

Elizabeth Sapery and Rosita Sarnoff

Leonard Saxe and Marion Gardner-Saxe

Anne A. Schnesel

Carolyn and Louis Schwartz

Naomi A. Schwartz

Gillian Sciacca

Whitney Selke

Stanley and Ruth Shapshay

Leonard and Lois Sharzer

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Sheehan

Bruce and Barbara Shickmanter

Carol and Shlomo Silman

Anna and Don Singleton

Ms. Linda Slakey

John Slote and Nancy Cohen

Smith Green & Gold LLP

Hayley Spizz

St. Ann Parish

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church

Gwen Steege


Peter and Abbe Steinglass

Stephanie and Stephen Melito

Sharon Strassfeld and Michael Ramella

Sami Strout

William and Rose Ann Sturgeon

Benjamin and Charlotte Sullivan

Erin Sullivan and Christopher Pedersen

Paul and Lenore Sundberg

Alfred and Lois Symonds

Jeannette and Arthur Taylor

Mr. Peter Taylor

Eric and Judy Teicholz

Joseph and Jeanene Testa

Thomas and Virginia Goggins

Peter and Laurie Thomsen

  1. Randolph and Sheila Thunfors

Timothy and Marina Finamore

William and Nancy Travis

James and Maryellen Tremblay

Maria Tullock

Barbara Viniar

Katherine von Haefen

Stephen and Marlene Walt

Marian Warden

Arthur and Terry Wasser

Martin and Ruth Weinstein

Pastor Allman-Morton

Alan Wilken and Sarah Horne

Robert and Jane Willis

Stephen and Sally Wittenberg

Wohrle’s Foods, Inc.

Yuk and Joann Woo

Irwin and Judy Wrubel

Michael Wynn and Christina Barrett

Charles and Linda Yanikoski

Ms. Elaine Yanow

Natalya and Sergey Yantovsky

Robert and Karen Youdelman

Jeremy and Kathryn Yudkin

Michael and Cheryl Zaccaro

Peter and Nancy Zawistowski

Drew Zuckerman

Linda Zukowski

Local Funding

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

Berkshire United Way

Boston Alliance for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth

Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire

Northern Berkshire United Way

Pittsfield Cultural Council

UMass Amherst Community Campaign

United Way of Franklin & Hampshire Region

Williamstown Community Chest

Public Funding

Berkshire County Juvenile Court

City of North Adams

City of Pittsfield

MA Children’s Trust Fund

Massachusetts Cultural Council

MA Department of Children and Families

MA Department of Early Education and Care

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

MA Department of Public Health

MA Executive Office of Health and Human Services

North Adams Public School District

Donations in Memory of Virginia Stanton Smith

Thank you to those who have celebrated the life of Virginia Stanton Smith with a contribution.

Katherine Barton

Dr. Deborah Buccino and Dr. Eric Plakun

Christine and David Burbank

Anne Crider

Susan D. Dana

David and Sarah Finck

Nancy and Peter Finn

Bruce and Judith Grinnell

Sheila Heffernon and Bill Hattendorf

Elihu and Marilyn Katzman

Christopher and Carolyn King

Shawn Leary & Michael Considine

Susan LeBourdais

Judith Reichert

Craig Smith

Smith Green & Gold LLP

Sheila Stone

Alan Wilken and Sarah Horne

Donations in Memory of Charlotte Sutherland

Thank you to those who have celebrated the life of Charlotte Sutherland with a contribution.

Mary Lou Accetta

Adelson & Company PC

Claire Angeli

Tara Barnes

April Bentley

Lisa and William Blackmer

Noella Carlow

Sharon Davignon

Carlo and Olive DiGennaro

Timothy and Marina Finamore

Ronald and Barbara Franzoni

Michael and Marilyn Gerhard

Thomas and Virginia Goggins

Robert and Lynn Hayden

Marilyn Herrman

Martha Hoffman

James C. Holmes

John and Tammie Jacobbe

Lisa Krotz

Linda and Vincent Lam

Joseph and Monica Lozosky

Amy Lynds

Barbara Malkas and John Euchler

Martin and Jane McEvoy

Stephanie and Stephen Melito

Holly Merchant

Thomas Morandi and Kimberly Roberts-Morandi

Mark and Catherine Moulton

Jeffrey and Christine Naughton

David and Bonnie Nicholas

Louise Reagan

Roger and Joan LaRocca

Lawrence and Martha Sands

Betsey Selkowitz

Lawrence and Lynn Taft

Don and Jackie Thomas

Brent and Amy Williams

Thank You
We are deeply grateful for your generous support
of 18 Degrees.