I will aspire: Goodwill's job training, career services, and youth programs help people achieve independence.
Governor Deval Patrick
Mayor Thomas M. Menino
Karen Holmes Ward WCVB, Channel 5
Paul Bernon Rubicon Real Estate, LLC
Richard Caturano McGladrey
Peter Morrissey Morrissey & Company
Steven Pogorzelski ClickFuel.com
Victoria Reggie Kennedy
Alison Arnett Restaurant Consultant
Nancy Aubrey McGladrey
Maria Battaglia McAleenan Marketing Consultant
Kay Bernon Berkshire Hills Music Academy
Bishop John Borders Morning Star Baptist Church
Kevin Bottomley Danversbank
Theresa Bresten HP Hood LLC
Jeffrey Casler Second Time Around
Edward Cassidy AEW Capital Management, LP
Eugene Colangelo Julio Enterprises
Sam Cron Stop & Shop (retired)
Edward Davis City of Boston Police Commissioner
Jovita Fontanez Department of Neighborhood Development
Wanda Geer Tartt’s Day Care Centers
Marvin Gilmore Community Development Corporation of Boston
Robert Gittens Northeastern University
George (Chip) Greenidge, Jr.
Joanne Hilferty Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
Carol Ishkanian Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries
Herbert Lemelman Suffolk University
Vivien Li The Boston Harbor Association
Stephanie Lovell Boston Medical Center
Allen Maltz Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Michael Manoogian The TJX Companies
Jay McCarthy Liberty Square Group
Kathy Melley Community Catalyst
Oz Mondejar Partners Continuing Care
Keith Motley University of Massachusetts Boston
Reginald Nunnally Massachusetts Supplier Diversity Office
Colette Phillips Colette Phillips Communications
Mary Reed Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children
Kevin Reynolds The Waldwin Group
James Rooney Massachusetts Convention Center Authority
John Simourian Lily Transportation Corp.
Kirk Sykes Urban Strategy America Fund
Linda Thompson New England Baptist Hospital
Ellen Wilson Fidelity Investments (retired)
It Was a Very Good Party!
The party was a fun time, attracting more than 300 guests and raising $235,000 for everyday independence!
Who: Leading business, civic and community representatives; local personalities; VIPs; the Goodwill Board and other caring friends of Goodwill.
What: Bubbly champagne and champagne cocktails. Tasty barbecue and other diverse local flavors. Sweet treats. Even sweeter music. A good way to celebrate and benefit a great cause – Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries! A dynamic Event Committee and the creative flair of the team at Rafanelli Events made for a festive and memorable evening. Featured restaurants included Ashmont Grill, Bella Luna, Burton's Grill- Boston, Darryl’s Corner Bar & Kitchen, Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Merengue, The Pit Stop BBQ, Sel de la Terre,Tasty Burger, and Tavolo Ristorante.
Where: Under a huge tent at Goodwill Headquarters, 1010 Harrison Avenue, Boston.
Why: To celebrate everyday independence! Every day individuals with disabilities gain the skills and confidence to get a job. Every day children discover what they want to be when they grow up. These are days and successes worth celebrating. This year, when the need for Goodwill’s services is greater than ever, we expect to serve 9,000 people. Helping individuals achieve independence and dignity through work is the essence of Goodwill’s mission and has been so since 1895!
Thank you to our Sponsors
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
The TJX Foundation
Ashley and Paul Bernon
Kay and Peter Bernon
Eugene and Dona Colangelo
Lily Transporation Corp.
Richard White Sons, Inc.
Riemer & Braunstein LLP
Safety Insurance Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Tartts Day Care Centers, Inc./The Waldwin Group
William Gallagher Associates
Elinor Bernon Rosenthal
Rick and Carol Ishkanian
Gallup Landscape Company, Inc.
Morrissey & Company
New England Baptist Hospital
Steve and Brenda Pogorzelski
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Cambridge Bank & Trust Company
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
Epstein/Carver Family Foundation
Joanne K. Hilferty
JRT2 Consulting Services Inc.
Herbert and Lois Lemelman
Michael and Lori Manoogian
Mary Marshall Law
Newport Creative Communications
Rubin & Rudman
Second Time Around
Sentry Ford, Inc.
Simplex Janitorial Supplies
University of Massachusetts-Boston
Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries collaborates with hundreds of employers to promote and facilitate the hiring of individuals facing barriers to employment. These collaborations bring trained, dedicated employees to the workforce, and help people achieve independence and dignity.
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