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, 2020, and June 30, 2021, allocated to the 2021 Fiscal Year.


Fuqua Family Fund
Josephine & Louise Crane Foundation
Westside Children’s Enrichment Center


The Feigenbaum Foundation
The Green Foundation
Greylock Federal Credit Union


Ellen J. Bernstein
Jim Chervenak
Linda G. Conway
Dean Foundation for Little Children, Inc.
Donald C. McGraw Foundation/Black Rock Foundation
GRU Fund
Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Lawrence and Rosemary Harnett
Linde Family Foundation
Robert Malley
Mockingbird Foundation
Carol and Irv Smokler


Patrick and Shannon Andersen
Jane Braus
Christine and David ‘Tack’ Burbank
Charles H. Hall Foundation
Karen and Werner Gundersheimer
Susan and David Lombard
Mass Mentoring
Jane and Robert Mayer
Mountain One Financial Partners
Eric Nelson
Penny and Claudio Pincus
Virginia Stanton Smith* and Craig Smith
Warrior Trading
Dorothy Altman Weber and Stephen Weber


The Barrington Foundation, Inc.
Joan Dix Blair
Robert Bogomolny and Janice Toran
D’Addario Foundation
James and Robert Hardman Foundation
Health New England
Martin and Judythe Isserlis
Margaret P. Stevenson Foundation
Philip and Kathy McKnight
Monique Palazzi in memory of Blake
Perry Fund for Others
The Ruth Krauss Foundation Inc.
Rebecca and Michael Thompson
Michael and Patty Tweed-Kent
Women’s Club of the Berkshires


Glenn Allan
Ann Appelbaum and Rabbi Neal Borovitz
Joan Benjamin and Laurence Cherkis
Burbank Mediation Services
Oliver and Cynthia Curme
Chet and Joy Douglass
Edwards Church of Northampton
Ursula Ehret Dichter
Fred and Nancy Fagelman
Forst Foundation
Marita and David Glodt
Colleen and Mark Holmes
Barbara and Amos Hostetter
Joan and James Hunter
James and Mary Maxymillian
Harriet and Bob Miller
Lea Morgan
Neenah Inc.
Dr. Eli and Dr. Carolyn Newberger
Mark and Sandra Parent
J. Mark and Janice Peterman
Bruno Quinson and Mary Ann Goodman
Ronald and Karen Rettner
Carol and Richard Seltzer
Scott and Marjorie Shreve
Edward and Carla Slomin
Ken Stark
Nils and Marie Stuart
Suite 3
The Dobbins Foundation
University of Massachusetts Panhellenic Council
Carlo and Amy Zaffanella


Susan Abramowitz and Aaron Gurwitz
Margaret Ackerman
Michael and Courtney Addy
Adelson & Company PC
Jean Adelson
Keith and Felicia Anzel
Bruce Auerbach and Robin Richman
Diane Austin and Aaron Nurick
Katherine Barton
Linda J. L. Becker
John and Melissa Bissell
Gina Blake
Lee and Sydelle Blatt
Andrew and Pamela Breslin
Brien Center for Mental Health
Ed and Marge Bride
Barry Brown
Dr. Deborah Buccino and Dr. Eric Plakun
Timothy and Kristen Burke
Mary Jo Carpenter
Mimi Collins
Paula Consolini and James Mahon
Susan Coolidge
Peter and Pamela D’Ambrosio
Carol and Richard Daynard
Jean S. Donati
John and Janet Egelhofer
Thomas and Ellen Ennis
Gintare Everett
Michael and Kathleen Fabrizio
Ronald Feldman and Elizabeth Morse
A. King and Deborah Francis
Gerard and MaryJane Fromm
Alexandra Fuchs
Susan Gold
Seena Goldberg
Richard and Susan Grausman
Dustin and Gale Griffin
Prof. Frederick Griffiths
Christopher and Mary Jean Guidette
Paul and Carmela Haklisch
Candace Hall
Sarah Hancock
Sheila Heffernon and Bill Hattendorf
James and Portia Henle
Ira Hillman
Stephan P. Imhoff
Marvin Kaplan and Alice Jo Siegel
William and Karen Ketcham
Christopher and Carolyn King
Judy Kittredge
Phyllis Klein
Ann Koski
Patricia Krol
Last Man Standing Club
Eugene and Augusta Leibowitz
William Levy and Karen Kelly
Kristen Lochrie and Scott M. Rubinow
Caitlin and Dusty Lopez
M. Christine Macbeth
MacFarlane Office Products
Stuart and Ellen Masters
Nancy J. McIntire
Jacqueline and Jaan Metsma
Mary Mullen and Laurence Oberwager
Mary and Seth Nash
Jean Neenan
David and Madeline Phelps
Pittsfield Cooperative Bank
David and Nancy Ratner
Ray Murray, Inc.
Laura Rosenthal and Jim Himel
Ted and Lesley Rosenthal
Elizabeth Sapery and Rosita Sarnoff
Leonard Saxe and Marion Gardner-Saxe
Anne A. Schnesel
Carolyn and Louis Schwartz
Betsey and Mark Selkowitz
Donald and Arlene Shapiro
Leonard and Lois Sharzer
Carole G. Siegel
Adrienne Silverstein
Doris Stark
Sheila Stone
John and Janie Strachan
Sharon Strassfeld and Michael Ramella
David and Lorna Strassler*
Joseph and Elizabeth Strauch
David and Lois Swawite
Mandy Pieczarka
Mark and Martha Volpe
Marian Warden
Alexandra Warshaw
Whitmans Crystal Clean Inc.
Judith Walter and Irv Nathan
William and Adrienne Wootters
Charles and Linda Yanikoski
Michael and Cheryl Zaccaro
Peter and Nancy Zawistowski
Richard Ziter and Eric Reimer
Sharyn Zunz


Robert and Christiana Abel
Karen Adler and Michael Levardi
Amazon Smile Foundation
Anthony and Amy Anderton
Howard and Sue Arkans
Gina Armstrong
Grace Arzt
Virginia Auciello
Mark and Christine Baldridge
Deborah Balmuth
Paige Bartels and Nichole Mellow
Frank and Colleen Basile
Marion Batchelder
Whitney Battle-Baptiste
Jerry Bauers
James Bergin and Deborah Monahan
Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office
Andrae and Kim Bledsoe
Carolyn and Nelson Bonheim
Sandy Bourgeois
Alice Bradford
Ben Bradford
William Bradford
Marcella and Jeffry Bradway
Arline Breskin
John and Jytte Brooks
Duncan and Susan Brown
Angela Bruseghini
Joan and Bob Buccino
Jack and Esther Budnick
Sara Burke
Anita R. Busch
James and Joann Cahillane
Judith Cardell
Kelsey Carew
Gene and Justyna Carlson
Kalee Carmel
Elise Casey
James and Marietta Cawse
Karen and Gary Cellana
Elaine Charland
Claudine Chavanne
Laurence and Penny Choquette
Michael and Elaine Christopher
Kimberly Ciola
Michael Coakley and Wendy Webster Coakley
Patricia Coates
Phyllis Cohen and Jeff Lazarus
Joel and Sue Colker
Linda Colvin
C. Jeffrey and Judith Cook
Joan and Peter Coombs
Charles Cooney and Peggy Reiser
Claudia Coplan
William and Patricia Cosgriff
Stephen and Sandra Cozzaglio
John and Barbara Craig
Crescent Creamery, Inc.
Phyllis Criddle
Anne Crider
Tina Crosby
Adele Cukor
Susan D. Dana
Susan Dassat
Amy Davidson
Dean DeChiaro
Anthony and Ute DeFarlo
Attorney Dawn Desnoyers
Al Devereaux
Nancy DiBella
Thomas Dillon
John and Judith DiSantis
Margaret Dotchin
Gary Doughty
Shirley Edgerton
EDM Services, Inc.
Deborah Edson
Janet Eisenstein
Jay Ellis
Jeff and Adeline Ellis
Michael and Joan Evans
Theodore Evans
Fingeroth Family Fund
Nancy and Peter Finn
William and Sandra Flannery
Steffi Fletcher
Flynn Volkswagen
Rose Forman
Peter and Deborah Franz
Sarah and Ryan Frederick
Joshua Fredette
Elizabeth Furey
Joseph Furgal
Theresa Galli
Katie Galusha
Alfred and Kathlee Garofolo
GE Foundation
Lucy Gearty
Everett and Mary Gendler
David and Karen Gengler
James and Virginia Giddens
Paul and Lisa Green
Barbara Greenbaum
Bruce and Judith Grinnell
Myrna Hammerling
Tory and Susie Hanna
Barbara Hanson
Harry and Janice Hartford
Jennifer Heath
Alexandra Heddinger
Matthew Heim and Heather Wells Heim
Mary Anne and Curtis Hicks
Anthony Holmes
Gary Holmes
Lance and Bridget Holmes
Pierrce Holmes
Renee Holmes
Vaughn Holmes
Joan Honeyman
William and Judith Hopper
Robert and Lynne Horvath
Thomas and Susan Hyde
Barbara Jacoby
Joseph and Phyllis Jaffe
Ellen and Ely Janis
Charles and Dorothy Jenkins
Beryl Jolly
Jean Jones and Richard Lipton
Lawrence and Hulda Jowett
Rhoda Kaminstein
Martin and Wendy Kaplan
Elihu and Marilyn Katzman
Daniel and Jill Kessler
Anna Kirby
Carol and Mary Anne Kirby
Jane Klaus
Alison and James Kolesar
Edwin and Roz Kolodny
Chet and Carol Kolton
Zoe Komarin
Gail Krumpholz
Carol and Stuart Kuller
Richard and Joyce Lacatell
Peter and Roberta Lafayette
Clare Lahey
Lanny Lambert
Eric and Elisabeth Lamoureaux
Nancy Lamoureaux
Fred and Brenda Landes
David Lay
Lee Audio ‘N Security, Inc.
Robert and Elaine Lee
Shiobbean Lemme
Dolores Lerman
Kay Lerner
Gregg Levante
Edward and Marjorie Levin
Lisa Lewis
Martin and Madeline Lizt
Kenneth and Janice Longstreeth
Sonia López González
Buffy D. and Scott Lord
John and Jude Lubrano
Erika Lynn
Philip and Ammy Mamolito
Silvia Marx
Stephen and Pamela Maurer
Jason and Tamara McCandless
Helen McCarthy
Thomas McGinnis
Paula McLean
Becky and Roy McNiven
Sigrid McWilliams
Becky Meier
Jeanne Meimarides
Charles Mendes
Melissa Mendes
Alison Mengel
Carol Messerschmitt
Arthur and Sara Milano
Marion P Miller
Kelly Minton
JamieEllen Moncecchi
Martha Montgomery
Sophie Montgomery
Hazel Montgomery-Nassif
Leslie Morris
Carol Morrison
Lori Murphy
Suzanne Nash
Robert Nason and Lisa Sloane
Harold and Joan Nelson
James and Floydette Nesti
Sandra Newman
Barry and Ellen Nigrosh
Jonathan and Andrea Nix
John and Sandra Nolan
Northampton Area Pediatrics
Sandra Nortier
Caitlin O’Brien
Lesley Oransky
Hannah Oshin
Elaine Padilla
Bo and Katherine Peabody
Dwight and Carole Pearl
Suzanne Pelissier
Brenda Lee Petell
Tina Petricca
Wendy Philbrick and Edward Baptiste
Donald and Ann Phipps
James and Barbara Pistrang
Adrienne and David Plavin
Erin Pollard
Sara Pollard
Margaret Poutasse
Estelle Quain
Julie Quain
Paul and Sharon Raverta
Kennedy Raynor
Julia Real
Judith Reichert
Bart Reidy
F. Peter and Mary Rentz
Kathryn Rice
Alexander Ridgeway
Katherine Ridgeway
Lisa Ridgeway
Mark Ridgeway
Michele Ridgeway
Robert Ridgeway
Susan Ridgeway
Josephine Riley
Richard and Paula Rivers
Paul and Elaine Rocheleau
Adele Rodbell
Robert and Darlene Rodowicz
Mary and Dean Rogeness
Jen Rosenthal
Joseph and Colleen Rossi
James Ruberto
Susan and Jeremy Rudd
Jane Ryan
Jay and Nancy Sacchetti
Jane Salata
Joseph and Patricia Salvadore
Erin Seibert
Clement and Arlene Seldin
Kayla Servin
Audrey Shadle
Bernice Shainman
Molly Sheriff
Bruce and Barbara Shickmanter
Jennifer Shumsky
Claudia Shuster
Alice and Jack Siegel
Christine and Kenneth Singer
Renee Singh
Anna and Don Singleton
Linda Slakey
Turbi and Paul Smilow
Deborah D Smith
Darcie Sosa
Hayley Spizz
Spring Street Market
St. Ann Parish
Elaine St. Onge and Wesley Sargent
St. Vincent De Paul Parish
Richard and Gwen Steege
Jeffrey Steiger
Lewis and Margery Steinberg
Peter and Abbe Steinglass
Donald and Ellen Stiles
Sami Strout
Benjamin and Charlotte Sullivan
Erin Sullivan and Christopher Pedersen
Kevin Sullivan
Paul and Lenore Sundberg
Jonathan Swartz
Alfred and Lois Symonds
Melinda Tanzman
Jeannette and Arthur Taylor
Joseph and Jeanene Testa
Peter and Laurie Thomsen
C. Randolph and Sheila Thunfors
William and Nancy Travis
James and Maryellen Tremblay
Patricia Trotti
LaTasha Holmes Turner and Damian Turner
Jeffrey and Sally Vincent
Barbara Viniar
Abbie Von Schlegell
Marc and Hazel Waller
Stephen and Marlene Walt
Catherine Walter
Edward and Judy Warren
Arthur and Terry Wasser
Elizabeth Watson
Linda Watson
Libby Webb
Martin and Ruth Weinstein
West Stockbridge Grange
Westhampton Congregational Church
Anne and Arthur Wichman
Robert and Jane Willis
Tracy Wilson and David Wampler
Charlotte R Wood
Diane Wortis
Irwin and Judy Wrubel
Arlo Yager
Elaine Yanow
Natalya and Sergey Yantovsky
Steve and Mary Yarmosky
Susan Yates
Leanne Yinger
Rita Yohalem
Robert and Karen Youdelman
Jeremy and Kathryn Yudkin

Local Funding

Berkshire Community Action Council
Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Berkshire United Way
Boston Alliance for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, 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
Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts

Public Funding

Berkshire Juvenile Court
City of North Adams
City of Pittsfield
MA Children’s Trust Fund
MA 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
New England Farm Workers’ Council
North Adams Public School District
Town of Williamsburg

Donations in Memory of Virginia Stanton Smith

Thank you to those who have celebrated the life of Virginia Stanton Smith with a contribution. These generous gifts cross our fiscal year and those donations made to the Kids 4 Harmony Gala in July of 2021 will be listed in our 2022 Annual Report.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Christine and David Burbank
Karen and Werner Gundersheimer
Charles Cooney and Peggy Reiser
Gintare Everett
Greylock Federal Credit Union
Colleen and Mark Holmes
Buffy D. and Scott Lord

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