Meet our Donors

We are enormously grateful to the individuals and organizations that support our efforts to prepare first time home buyers. We are mindful of all the collaborations and partnerships that go into promoting responsible and sustainable home ownership.

Contributors to our 2017 Annual Appeal

Supporters (Up to $50)

Brian Alcorn, Jack & Eva Apfelbaum, Gloria April, Jane Calvin, Miguel Camargo, Joy Chadwick, Kiwanis Club, David Cobosco, Tom & Carmela Coughlan, CR & Esther Davenport, Thomas Dyer, Kay Fairweather, Dora & Noel Friedman, Christopher Garrahan, Beecher Grogan, Paul & Susan Hartwell, Joan Ross & Jim Higgins, Richard Howe, Zelma Khadar, Jeanne C. Lafond, Bill Lipchitz, Steven Maguire, Margaret McDevitt, Dennis McHugh, Dara Mcinnis- Lopez, Garvin & Nancy Moore, Paul Gaudet & Claudia Nangle, James O’Hern, Amsi Owens, Gonzalo Puigbo, Leslie Quinn, Elizabeth Restaino, Peter & Lucille Richards, Shalmai Rivera, Shamir Rivera, Willard & Joyce Robinson, Robert & Nancy Sherwood, David Turcotte, Kristina Vangos, Hugo Velasquez, Nancy Walsh, Karen Wiener, Shirley Zaragoza

Benefactors ($51 – $100)

James Beagan, Donald Bedard, Philip & Leona Belanger, Laura Gold & Barry Berman, Sandra Boulay, Beverley Bourassa, Karen & Walter Braunschweiger, Mark Briere, John & Deborah Bukala, Ronald & Carol Cannistraro, Elizabeth Chisholm, Susan Dawson, Timothy Delessio, Adam Doherty, Elizabeth Doherty, Philip Eliopoulos, Michael Feltz, Karen Frederick, Leo Forcier, Robert & Hilde Gilman, Avi Glaser, Brenda & Perry Gould, Joan Hadly, Mary & Robert Johnson- Lally, Mary Lou Keenan, Suzanne Knapp, Linda Kody, Stephen & Sandra Krenitsky, Adam Baacke & Stephen Laput, Maria F. Lobao, Maria Lopez, William Martin, Michael Kawaya & Marie- Anne Ndjock, Paul F. Marion & Rosemary Noon, Patricia Noreau, Theresa Park, Siborak Erik Ponn, James Youngberg

Luminary ($101 – $250)

Kevin J. & Jennifer Ahern, Stephen Bader, Don Bell, Helen Brown, Tony Ducharme, George & Carol Duncan, Daniel & Gale Endyke, Mary Anna Sullivan & Joel Epstein, Daniel Finn, Jack Flynn, Steven Joncas, Evan Schapiro & Belinda Juran, Paul & Rosemarie Krenitsky, Kathleen Lee, Richard Lepine, Justin MacEachern, Ron Marsella, Donald McMeniman, Cathy Mercado, Jim & Anabel Milinazzo, Pamela Miller, Carolyn Walsh & Jack Moynihan, Brenda & Dan O’Brien, Paulette Renault- Caragianes, Diane J. Silva, Ian & Annie Service, David Shochat, Francey & Aaron Slater, Linda Sopheap Sou, Kathleen McLaughlin & Nate Soucy, Lydia Blanchard & Craig Thomas, Germaine Vigeant- Trudel, Gary Wallace 

Celestial (Over $250)

Karen Bolton, Michael R. Breda, Cheryl Callahan, Kevin Correia, Kelly Espinola, Stephen & Katherine Gendron, Eileen Healey, Jeff & Jenny Herre, Matthew Hickcox, Melanie Hickcox, Jim Kohr, Donna Koulas, Deb Lenahan, Jay Linnehan, Joe Lomardo, Patricia & Bruce Magnell, Laura McConnaughay, Dennis Page, Brian & Cecilia Robichaud, Dean Sarris, Michelle Silveira, Bob & Ann Wilde, Jim Wilde, John & Joan Wooding

The following organizations made contributions in 2016

  • Abbott Research + Consulting
  • Amazon Smile Foundation
  • Berkshire Bank
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
  • Building #19 Foundation
  • Cummings Foundation (see below)
  • Digital Credit Union (DCU) 
  • Richard K. and Nancy L. Donahue Charitable Foundations Trust
  • Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation 
  • Enterprise Bank
  • The Aubert J. Fay Charitable Fund
  • Greater Lowell Community Foundation
  • HUD – Home Buyer Counseling Grant through CHAPA
  • Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union – “We Share a Common Thread Foundation”
  • Liberty Bank – gift of Berkshire Bank drawing
  • City of Lowell – HOME Technical Assistance Contract
  • City of Lowell – CDBG Grant
  • City of Lowell – Lead Paint Abatement Program
  • Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank
  • Massachusetts Division of Banks – Chapter 206 Contract 
  • Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership Endowment Fund
  • George H. & Jane A. Mifflin Memorial Fund
  • Ministry at Large
  • New Fed Mortgage Corporation
  • Oblates of Mary Immaculate
  • People’s United Community Foundation
  • Rotary Club of Lowell
  • Roy Foundation
  • Saab Family Foundation 
  • Sage Bank
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – North Andover
  • Salem Five Charitable Foundation 
  • Santander Bank Foundation 
  • Nathaniel & Elizabeth P. Stevens Foundation 
  • TD Charitable Foundation
  • Viridian
  • Washington Savings Bank
  • Frederick E. Weber Charities Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Housing Foundation
$100K for 100 Cummings Foundation

Special thanks to the Cummings Foundation. We are thrilled to report that we were one of 100 nonprofit organizations to receive a $100,000 grant. We were chosen from 430 applicants during a competitive review process. The funds will be disbursed in four annual installments of $25,000.

The Woburn based Cummings Foundation, Inc. was established in 1986 by Joyce and Bill Cummings.  With assets exceeding $1 billion, it is one of the largest grant making foundations in New England.