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This event raises funds to support social service and family strengthening programs at the Y. 

Thank you so much for joining Old Colony YMCA’s 2nd Annual Rise Up Gala.  We are honored and humbled by the outpouring of support we have received from friends, members, volunteers, companies and local foundations. We were able to raise more than $450,000. Your participation and investment have created a successful event that will impact the lives of many children and families in our neighborhoods. 

The event, which was held at Boston Marriott – Quincy, welcomed 400 guests and more than 70 sponsors. Proceeds will help the Y provide services for children and families throughout the region through unique programs focused on family homelessness, inclusion, summer camp, and education.

Old Colony Y’s President and CEO Vinnie Marturano illustrated the unconventional nature of the organization. “It’s no mistake we’re not exactly an ordinary YMCA. Wading into unchartered territory is a core element of our work. If there’s an opportunity for us to serve children and families better, we’ll do it…it’s what our community deserves.” ... continue reading press release

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Family Strengthening Sponsors  
The Behman Group
Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investment Group
Hologic, Inc.

Youth Development Sponsors  
Chuck and Carol Dockendorff
HarborOne Bank
Barbara Hassan
Independent Electric Supply
J. Derenzo Co.
North Easton Savings Bank
Sysco Boston
Atty. John Twohig and Atty. Susan Nicastro 
W.B. Mason
Yale Electric

Social Responsibility Sponsors  
Antonio and Sabine Pietri Foundation
Bob’s Discount Furniture
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
Consigli Foundation
Dellbrook JKS
Florence Electric
IBC Corporation
Kaydon Integrated Technologies
The Meelia Family Foundation
NFP
Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation
Ryan Construction
Suffolk Cares Charitable Foundation
Amy and John Wendell

Healthy Living Sponsors
AAFCPAs
ADP
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
Randy and Cathy Papadellis
Premier Properties
PRW Wealth Management 
James L. Rubenstein Family Foundation
Allan and Linda Stikeleather
Stonehill College
Turtle & Hughes
Warwick Industrial Fasteners, Inc.

Mentor Sponsors  
A.D. Makepeace Co. 
Bay State Physical Therapy
Bourne’s Auto Center
Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation
Bridgewater Savings Bank
Atty. James Burke and
Brenda Smith-Burke
Commonwealth Alternative Care
Crescent Credit Union
Cushman Insurance, Inc.
Elaine Construction
FBinsure
Kim Hollon
John and Libby Kinnealey
Liberty Bay Credit Union
John and Donna Masterson
Keith McLaughlin
Morse Insurance Company, Inc.
Mutual Bank
NorthEast Electrical Distributors
William B. Payton
Power Products Systems, LLC
Jonathan and Donna Richman
Jim and Maxine Shalek
Signature Healthcare
Richard A. Simons 
Bob and Stephanie Spencer
Stadelmann Electrical Services
Michael Tamasi
Turner Brothers, LLC
UNICPRO
John T. Veale, DMD and
Peter G. Veale, DMD

Table Sponsors
Wayne and Priscilla Smith
New England Center for Nutrition Education
Bridgewater State University

Thank you to our Auction Donors

Wayne Bloom
Bodywork Masters
Boston Beer Company
Representative Claire Cronin
Boston Celtics Shamrock Fdn.
Boston Harbor Cruises
Boston Marriott Quincy
Boston Red Sox
Billy Costa 
Denise and Bill Daisy
Daniel Doke Fine Art Portraits
Davios
Joe and Donna Desmond
Deuxave
Elite Island Resorts
Elliot Herman
Florence Electric
David Florence
Eli Florence
Framer’s Workshop
Handel + Hayden Society
Hilliards Chocolate
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
JFK Library & Museum
Joe Leaver
Jordan’s Furniture
KISS 108
Larz Anderson Auto Museum
Lucky Strike Boston
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Maggiano’s
Carol McKean
Carol McKean Events
Mohegan Sun
Montilio’s Bakery
Peter Neville
New England Aquarium
New England Patriots Foundation
David and Detra Offutt
Old Colony YMCA
Peabody Essex Museum
Don Quinn
Renew Skincare Centre & Spa
Revere Hotel Boston Common
Rose Hill Garden
South Shore YMCA
Scott Stikeleather
Sullivan Tire
Sysco Boston
The Inn at Hastings Park
Thorny Lea Golf Club
Tutto Bene
Unicpro
W.B. Mason
 

Thank you to our Rise Up Gala Committee

Eli Florence, Chair
Joseph Casey
Donna Desmond
Chuck Dockendorff
Carol Dockendorff
Joyce Dwyer
Kayla Florence
Lauren Foster
Barbara Hassan
David Hyman
Rebecca James
Vincent Marturano
Carol McKean
David Offutt
Randy Papadellis
Erin Spaulding
Scott Stikeleather
Richard Straczynski
Dan Trout
John Twohig

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