Achieva's Annual Report 2021

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Building Achieva’s Future Dear Friends, Health and safety has been and continues to be a paramount consideration at Achieva as we continue to deal with COVID-19. The children and adults we serve, their families, and our valued employees all deserve praise for how they’ve adapted and persevered throughout the pandemic.


While health and safety remains a top priority at Achieva, we’re proud of the fact that we’ve remained committed to our vision - that all people with disabilities lead lives of personal significance. That means focusing on the needs and dreams of the people we support. It means developing new and innovative services. And it means building a foundation for the future.

organizations (like Autism Connection of Pennsylvania) to build additional in-house competencies, family support resources, and advocacy influence when it comes to people with autism; and, adopting a Mission, Vision, and Goals Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), which will serve as a solid foundation for Achieva’s first comprehensive DEI plan.

During Fiscal Year 2020-2021, we did that by continuing the important work contained in Achieva’s Strategic Vision Plan. Some of those initiatives include making person-centered philosophy fundamental to everything Achieva does; advocating for government funding and policies that prioritize people with disabilities and their caregivers; affiliating with new

We’re so thankful for the people we have the privilege to serve, their families, and our employees, as well as our community partners and donors. The Achieva Family of Organizations ended Fiscal Year 2020-21 having accomplished a great deal, yet more importantly, we believe we ended the year well-positioned to embrace the future.

Chaz R. Kellem Chair, Achieva Board of Trustees

Stephen H. Suroviec President & CEO

Statement of Mission: Achieva advocates for, empowers, and supports people with disabilities and their families throughout their lives.

Statement of Vision: Achieva envisions a community where all people with disabilities lead lives of personal significance. Achieva was founded in 1951 by a group of family members who all desired the same thing: to ensure their children with disabilities had the same chances in life that all children should be given. Their commitment helped establish chapters of The Arc in Allegheny, Westmoreland, and Beaver Counties and contributed to a nationwide movement that changed the long history of isolation and segregation for both children and adults with disabilities. Achieva proudly continues its affiliation with The Arc to this day.


Geographic Reach

Achieva Support Community Supported Living Early Intervention Employment Supports Home and Community Supports

The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh Advocacy & Family Supports Recreation

Achieva Family Trust OHIO


Autism Connection

Statewide Education, Advocacy and Support Achieva’s primary service area is within a tri-county region of southwestern Pennsylvania, including Allegheny, Beaver and Westmoreland Counties. All icons indicate areas in which service is currently provided by the Achieva Family of Organizations.


Our Achievements July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh Advocacy and Family Support • The Planning for College Initiative for Students with Intellectual Disabilities created resources for high school students, families, and transition coordinators about choosing a college, paying for college, and preparing for employment. • Created the Disability and Justice Community Collaboration Initiative to provide professional training, assist people with disabilities who become victims of crime, and divert people with disabilities from the criminal justice system.

Resolved 419 cases involving children and 366 cases involving adults. Answered 3,855 calls for information, referrals, and technical assistance. • The Empowered Voices Leadership Group successfully moved to virtual meetings during the pandemic and worked with Schweitzer Fellows to provide meaningful educational sessions. • The Disability Healthcare Initiative produced a webinar for dental students and practicing dentists entitled “Count Me In: Caring for Patients with Disabilities.”

• Working with the Beaver County Office on Aging, executed the mutual decision to transition the Older Adult Protective Services program back to county government.

Achieva Support Community Supported Living • Established Supported Living in Westmoreland County, which requires less than 30 hours of support per week. • Partnered with Walgreens through the Federal Pharmacy Partnership to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to all residents and staff in Achieva’s licensed homes.


Compliance Management • Assumed oversight of the clinical team and hired an Achieva Support Training Manager and Behavior Support Specialist.

Employment Supports • Competitive-Integrated Employment had 164 intakes and 85 job placements.

• Co-sponsored and participated in a three-day Social Role Valorization workshop with Temple University and Keystone Institute.

Home and Community Support • Housing Tenancy and Transition services doubled over the past year for a total of 50 people receiving support.

• Developed approaches to assist the people we support with sexuality, marriage, and family issues.

Early Intervention • Rapidly transitioned from inperson to virtual EI sessions throughout the pandemic. • Partnered with and launched infant massage and developmental support with three community agencies. • Launched two major programming features - WQED infant massage series and Little Achievers virtual playgroup.

• Achieva Business Services began offering Paid Work Experiences through PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) Preemployment Transition Services at Giant Eagle.

• $136,555 excess revenue over expenses for Achieva Business Operations through June 2021. • Achieva Business Operations became an integral part of the supply chain for medical equipment companies combatting the pandemic.

Home of My Own increased from 99 people to 119 people living independently.


Person-Centered Planning • Hired a Director of PersonCentered Supports and commenced with creating and nurturing a culture throughout Achieva that promotes personcentered thinking and planning in how we provide support. • Selected the “Charting the LifeCourse (CtLC) Framework” as an organization-wide tool to help individuals and families of all abilities and all ages develop a vision for a good life.

• Created a cross-program core team to oversee personcentered planning and chose “Ambassadors” throughout the organization to instill the foundational principles of the CtLC Framework.

Achieva Family Trust • Reached 2,462 active accounts and 463 pending third-party trusts.

Hit $200 million in assets under management in July. • More than $27 million under management in new relationship with the Duckworth Haggerty Group of Merrill Lynch. • The AFT Board approved a new Strategic Plan that will run from 2021-2025. • A new Regional Trust Liaison (RTL) for the Capital Region started in January of 2021. • Over 880 people attended training sessions made possible via a grant from National Disability Institute/Neighborhood Allies.

Autism Connection of Pennsylvania • Welcomed to the Achieva Family of Organizations on January 1, 2021. • Assisted with approximately 250 help requests per month. • Collaborated with other advocacy organizations to address developmental, behavioral, medical, COVID-related concerns and issues of Pennsylvania’s autism community and necessary changes to policies and procedures affecting people with disabilities in local and the statewide prison system.


Achieva Resource Administration & Facilities • Applied for and received $802,000 of federal HRSA funds and coordinated ordering, inventory, and distribution of PPE. • Completed the sale of two residential sites and the Stemler Building in Greensburg. • Selected a new site for operations in Greensburg and began a remodel of the site. • Handled six residential facility capital projects with limited access during the pandemic.

• Installed “smart home” technology in multiple homes and completed two roofing projects.

Communications • Service and Engagement Specialist position created to build and maintain relationships with the people we support, their families, and the community. • Converted primary marketing materials to Spanish, Asistencia de Trabajo curated a list of translators, Servicios y Soporte and developed relationships with community groups representing underserved populations. La familia de Organizaciones Achieva

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• Social media audience growth of 55.9 percent. • garnered an increase of 33 percent in users and 21 percent in website sessions.

Development • Received 29 grants for a total of $683,511.

Overall donations totalled $1,317,462. • Hosted a virtual Pittsburgh Promenade auction in the Fall 0f 2020 (rescheduled from March 2020) and a second on June 5 2021, raising $152,000. • Held the annual golf outing. While fewer golfers due to the pandemic, it brought in over $52,000. • Started a Monthly Giving Club to honor Achieva’s 70th Anniversary.


Finance • Integrated Autism Connection of Pennsylvania in all aspects of finance.

• Implemented virtual training sessions during the pandemic to ensure regulatory compliance.

• Implemented Concur, an Accounts Payable Software.

Human Resources • Applied a new fully-automated and electronic performance evaluation process utilizing Paycom’s Performance Management Solution.

• Hired and onboarded new Vice President of Information Technology. • Coordinated efforts with Unicentric and nine internal departments to enhance workflows and functional organizational database systems.

Completed five audits this fiscal year with clean opinions.

• Updated all financial processes, narratives, and the Fiscal Accounting Manual.

Information Technology

• Performed internal HR audit with Achieva’s HR Committee Chair.

Implemented a system to track issues and requests for IT services and improve internal customer service.

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Ambassadors to Scale and Sustain Achieva’s Person-Centered Commitment Following Achieva’s adoption of Charting the LifeCourse, ten Achieva staff accepted roles as future LifeCourse Ambassadors. They will join current ambassadors Jack Butler, Chris Schopf, and Michelle Bowser. The LifeCourse Ambassador series includes training, professional development, and implementation coaching to provide a foundational understanding of the key principles of the framework. Each Ambassador will practice using the person-centered framework and tools specific to the functions of their role to champion the framework with a variety of stakeholders and audiences.

Future LifeCourse Ambassadors participate in an online session facilitated by course instructors. (Row one) Instructor Donne’ Allen, Lisa Razza, Marte Novak. (Row two) Ray Williams, Kirsten Beining, John Kuhn. (Row three) Ryan Jackson, Teria Auman, Achieva’s Director of Person-Centered Supports Jack Butler. (Row four) Chris Mielo, Kelly Reynolds, Nicole Liu. (Row five) Melissa Skiffen, Instructor Erin Leveton.


Itty Bitty Bins Make A Big Impact

Beverly’s Birthdays founder, Megs Yunn with Emily Hayburn, Achieva Early Intervention Outreach Coordinator

Achieva Early Intervention is proud to partner with many community organizations, including a special relationship with Beverly’s Birthdays. Beverly’s Birthdays, started in 2012 by Megs Yunn, initially existed to provide birthday cheer for children experiencing homelessness or families in need and has evolved into a multi-level support agency for families in need. Since 2019, Achieva Early Intervention has been exclusively partnering with Beverly’s Babies, the division that supports pregnant women and new moms through community baby showers and by providing resources and essential baby items.

Through Achieva Early Intervention’s partnership with Beverly’s, the Achieva Early Intervention Outreach Coordinator attends each baby shower and provides resources and information to the pregnant women and new moms in attendance. The attendees can ask questions, share concerns, and are provided with takeaway items and additional developmental milestone screening information. This unique opportunity offers a one-on-one chance to talk about the importance of early intervention, monitoring developmental milestones, in addition to the other services that Achieva Early Intervention provides.


Achieva Pilots Transportation Option Additionally, through various donations from other agency partners, Achieva Early Intervention has also provided books and early intervention infographics through the Books at Birth program to be placed inside the Itty Bitty Birthday Cheer bins that are provided to new and pregnant moms. Nearly 5,000 families with newborns and pregnant women have been supported by the Beverly’s Babies initiative.

Unlike typical ACCESS service, which requires a reservation one day in advance of the trip, Achieva has teamed up with ACCESS (exclusively) to pilot transportation services that allow the rider to schedule a same-day trip. In other words, when something comes up, your schedule unexpectedly changes, or you just want to use the service spontaneously, ACCESS will accommodate your request in the pilot region. ACCESS provides paratransit services that not only meet but exceed all ADA minimum requirements. ACCESS is a coordinated, shared-ride paratransit service, which has been providing door-to-door transportation in Allegheny County since 1979.


Ryan Surpasses Expectations In His Own Home Ryan Boroch grew up in his family home. His parents Sue and Kevin provided a loving, supportive environment. As Ryan finished his education, both he and his parents knew that it was time for change. After all, don’t most young adults head out on their own? At age 25, Ryan had more considerations than most young adults. His complex needs added extra concern for all involved. Still, his parents moved forward, along with Achieva’s help. They located a house for Ryan within minutes of their own home. Leading up to the move, everyone was nervous.

One year later, Ryan is prospering and enjoying the good life he has helped to create. His parents believe the smooth transition was a true miracle. Kirsten Beining, Community Living Supervisor at Achieva, said “Ryan’s parents searched and searched for a home that would fit all of his needs. It’s the perfect home for Ryan and you can tell how comfortable he feels by his daily laughter!” In the past year, Ryan has made incredible progress. He enjoys walking in the community, watching videos and taking outings to places like the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

If he is having a rough day, Ryan retreats to his favorite room in the house, a custom sensory room. Aquariums, lights on the wall, and a sensory board provide a calming environment for Ryan to relax, laugh, and escape. Ryan’s parents and Achieva have made it possible for Ryan to develop a life similar to his peers. His parents remain involved, stopping by for a visit or checking in with staff to ensure he is okay. Ryan had a great life at their home, but he’s surpassing expectations in a home he calls his own.



Misrepresentation In The Criminal Justice System The Disability and Justice Community Collaboration Initiative (DJCCI) DJCCI creates collaborative partnerships between law enforcement, emergency medical services, courts, criminal justice professionals, victim services, and the disability community. Nationally, people with intellectual disabilities and developmental delays are disproportionately represented in the criminal justice system. A US Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report from 2015 found that 2 in 10 prisoners and 3 in 10 inmates have a cognitive disability. Intellectual disability and developmental delay (IDD) is the most common disability

reported among prisoners and inmates. An additional report from BJS found that people with disabilities are victimized at 2.5 times the rate of people without disabilities. People with disabilities need help, as do the criminal justice professionals who are working with them. We continue to celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, but we must realize that there are still obstacles for people with disabilities, especially in the justice system. Title II of the ADA supports the goals of ensuring public safety, promoting public welfare, and avoiding unnecessary criminal

justice involvement for people with disabilities. The DJCCI can provide training and resources for professionals in criminal justice, law enforcement, emergency medical services, courts, and victim services to help people with disabilities who are victims of crime or possible criminal defendants. There is also a focus on diversion, with an overall emphasis on skills needed to work more effectively with people with disabilities and understanding that “Crisis is Not Crime.”


“The court system often fails people with IDD and autism. DJCCI is taking leaps toward reform.”


Two Funds Support Unmet Needs Achieva Family Trust Charitable Residual Account

Cecil and David Rosenthal Memorial Fund

Some individuals and families lack the resources to access critical support. The Charitable Residual Account provides supplemental supports and services for children and adults with disabilities. Eligiblity extends throughout all of Pennsylvania.

In memory of the Rosenthal brothers, this fund supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to pursue integrated, person-centered activities. Eligibility is limited to people living in counties where Achieva services are found. Funds may also be awarded to direct support professionals.

A wide range of requests are considered, including:

A wide range of requests are considered, including:

Camp funding


Medical equipment

Sports lessons and equipment

Vehicle modifications


Home modifications

Educational expenses



Photo credit : Carrie Bartley, Artist’s Thread Photography and STAT, Inc.


Advocacy Efforts Highlight Staffing Shortages, Plight of Families The intellectual disability and autism (ID/A) system in Pennsylvania is in crisis due to the statewide shortage of direct support professionals (DSPs). Provider organizations across the state cannot recruit and retain enough DSPs to fill shifts. The community ID/A system is totally reliant on government fee schedule rates that do not support DSP wages and benefits that are competitive with private for-profit businesses. About 75 percent of people with ID/A are cared for by family members. Many of these family members have had to give up

a job to stay home and care for someone with a disability. In addition to the loss of income, family members are losing their health insurance. Many are dipping into their retirement accounts to pay bills, and many are in fear of not being able to pay their mortgage or rent. Nancy Murray, President of The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh and Senior Vice President of Achieva, serves on The Provider Alliance’s (TPA) Governmental Affairs Committee. She has been at the forefront of meeting with members of the General Assembly, Governor’s Office

staff, and the Budget Secretary to urge them to increase the fee schedule rates by $541 million. Nancy and the government affairs team at TPA have successfully worked with families who bravely told their personal stories to journalists at 22 media outlets across Pennsylvania. Media coverage at the PA Capital-Star, WITF, WESA, Spotlight, the Editorial Board of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, and the Editorial Board of the Harrisburg Patriot-News have highlighted the dire needs of the ID/A system.


Media partners in communities across the Commonwealth highlighted the plight of families and DSPs in their news coverage.

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Board of Trustees July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2022 Achieva

Achieva Resource

Officers Chaz R. Kellem, Chair Mary Lou Gegick, Chair Elect Jeremy Shapira, Vice Chair Mary D. Richter, CPA, Immediate Past Chair

Officers Chaz R. Kellem, Chair Mary Lou Gegick, Chair Elect Jeremy Shapira, Vice Chair Mary D. Richter, CPA, Immediate Past Chair

Trustees Meghan Gannon Anderson Tom Balzer Dr. Nina Butler Michael L. Dever, Esq. Beth Fulena Gary Grysiak John Haynes Holly Hoff Stephan P. Hubbard, CLU, ChFC Thomas M. Lee Lisa A. Martinelli, Ph.D., JD, MA David McMaster David Tilstone Rob Unkovic William F. Ward, Esq. Jillian F. Zacks, Esq.

Achieva Support Officers Thomas M. Lee, Chair Josh Scott, Chair Elect Jerry Goodrick, Vice Chair Paul Long, Immediate Past Chair Trustees Joanne Christopher Elliot Dater, Esq. Nancy Hill Antoinette Luchini, Esq. Matthew Oxenreiter Joseph G. Piccini, CPM Edward W. Price Gary Scalise Cheryl Simchak David Tilstone Tess Wilson

The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh Officers Dr. Nina Butler, Chair Catherine A. Williams, Chair Elect Ted Meyer, Vice Chair Jillian F. Zacks, Esq., Immediate Past Chair Trustees Robie Bruesewitz Tina Calabro Elizabeth Humphrey Robert L. Kelley Gerrie Marz Michael G. Meyer Hanifa Nakiryowa, MA, MID Elizabeth Powers Rhonda Schember Lisa G. Silverman, Esq.


Achieva Family Trust

Autism Connection of PA

Officers Holly Hoff, Chair LeeAnn A. Fulena, Esq., Chair Elect Kimberly Jackson, Vice Chair Stephan P. Hubbard, CLU, ChFC, Immediate Past Chair

Officers William Ward, Chair Steve Crane, Chair Elect Beth Rom, Vice Chair Jennifer Modell, Immediate Past Chair

Trustees Rebecca Tyers Brown Mike Dudkowski Gregory Fajt, Esq. Beth Fulena David Graf Jeffrey Hantz, Esq. Jennifer C. Johnson, Esq. Joseph Lantz Kelly Lovato Leslie Malloy Robert McDowell Mike Pearce Robert Karl Schweitzer, Esq. Stephen B. Spolar, Esq. James C. Woll

Trustees Dr. Xenia Borue Janice Bollman Karen Markle David McMaster Ian Michel Joseph Smith Curtis Upsher, Jr. Michelle Walker

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Financial Review for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Expenses by Services 1. Home and Community Supports 2. Community Supported Living

3,857,723 20,216,315

3. Employment/CPS


4. Early Intervention


5. Representative Payee


6. Business Operations


7. Depreciation


8. The Family Trust


9. The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh - Advocacy 620,370 10. Protective Services


11. Achieva Resource


12. Autism Connection of PA


13. Development/Fundraising



42,184,170 Audited Figures from Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021


Revenue 1. Governmental


2. Business Operations Revenue


3. Other Program Revenue


4. Designated Contributions/Grants


5. Event/Appeal Fundraising Revenue 6. Investment Income


7. Rental Income


8. Fees


9. Net Appreciation on Investments


10. Miscellaneous Revenue


11. Net Assets Released from Restrictions



Audited Figures from Fiscal Year July 1, 2020- June 30, 2021




Thank You To Our Generous Donors All listed donor names are for gifts made between July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 *Has donated to Autism Connection of PA

Individual, Organization and Foundation Donors $10,000+ A.J. & Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust Allegheny LINK Area 3 DentaQuest Foundation Carrie Graham Bauer Charitable Trust Comcast Foundation Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust FISA Foundation* National Network of Public Health Institutes The Rosenthal Family Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Charitable Trust Account Seubert & Associates, Inc. Suzanne Droz Trust The David S. & Karen A. Shapira Foundation The Pittsburgh Foundation*

Dick and Ginny Thornburgh United Way of Beaver County United Way of Southwestern PA* University of Pittsburgh Catherine Williams

$5,000 - $9,999 Anonymous Regina L. Aldisert Perry K. Blatz Capital Group Children’s Aid Society of Jewish Women Endowment Fund Michael & Julie Dever G. C. Murphy Company Foundation Gailliot Family Foundation Giant Eagle Robert & Susan Hartzell Mutual of America Neighborhood Allies Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime & Delinquency PNC Foundation Portiuncula Foundation Mary & Bill Richter Stephen Suroviec* UPMC Health Plan/UPMC Health System Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf

Matcon Diamond Inc. PDC Pharmacy PNC Financial Services Group Jeremy Shapira Michael & Patricia Sherry David Tilstone David J. Williams

$2,500- $4,999

Achieva Early Intervention Department Ayco Charitable Foundation Charles R. Burke, Jr.* Caltronics National Carmody & Ging, Attorneys at Law Molly Curran Angela & Nick Deiuliis Amy Dolan Strano, Esq. Enterprise Fleet Services Gregory Fajt First National Bank LeeAnn Fulena, Esq. Giant Eagle Foundation Foster S. Goldman, Jr., Esq. Jerry & Lisa Goodrick

Achieva Family Trust* Allegheny County Bar Foundation AMCOM Office Systems Marsha & Alan Blanco Cable Hardwoods, Inc. Covestro LLC Bill Demchak Carolyn D. Duronio, Esq. DWD Portfolio Solutions, Inc. Gary & MaryLou Gegick Gary & Janet Grysiak Julian Gray Associates* Robert & Kathleen Lee

$1,000- $2,499


Stan Hasselbusch* Holly & Jared Hoff* Gary & Sharon Horner Edward & Suzanne Karlovich Sarah Keisel Teresa C. & W.P. Andrew Lee Thomas M. Lee Joseph & Denise Lumarda John S. Lynch Maher Duessel Leslie Offer Kylee Phaure* PPG Industries Foundation Presbyterian Women of Third Presbyterian Church Joshua & Kathryn Scott Jay Sellers Krutika Sharma Beth & John Shimshock Steve & Jody Spolar Sports Haven Bowl* Trust-Franklin Press Company United Way Contributor Choice* Rose Warman Michelle Wilden Jim Woll

$500 - $999 Helen Aldisert Andrew Aloe Peter & Kari Ashcroft Debra A. Berner Blackburn’s Pharmacy BNY Mellon Corporation Community Partnership* Tod & Christine Bryant James & Joyce Calhoun Alfred E. Jr. & Patricia A. Cambridge Combined Federal Campaign Emily Champion CIS Office Installers DG Group Architecture PLLC John & Renee Dickinson Balwant & Vidya Dixit Michael Dudkowski Daniel Gray et. al Duquesne Light* Nancy Gannon Joan Gibson Google Matching Gifts Program* Daniel Grealish Daniel A. Greenblatt* Mary A. Hartley Nat & Bettina Hess Carol & Thomas Hunley

Scott & Mary Lee Ishler Robert Kerr Deedra Knaus Melvin Kofsky & Dahlia G. Smith Kofsky Louis & Sherri Kostante William L. Krayer Margot Latchem* Jon Leimkuehler Louis & Kristin Montanti Patricia Morgan & Family W. Scott Morse Nancy & Joe Murray* Mutual of America Foundation Dr. Farida Nasr Smithfield Foods, Inc. ONEHOPE Suzanne L. Parks Philadelphia Insurance Company Steven Prelipp Joseph Progar Joseph Puglisi Sharon Richards* Cynthia & Jerome Richey Marc & Ilyssa RingoldUnangst Charitable Fund River Pediatric Therapies Rivers Casino Daniel Romanow Shayne & Elizabeth Roos Roger Rush

Dean & Kimberly Sailer Beth Stafura Michelle Stockunas Jodie Tabano George Tedesco Thermo Fisher Scientific* David Tinker* Julie Trbovich Triple B. Farms* Maureen Turo Rebecca Tyers-Brown Rob Unkovic E. M. Weatherwax Antenor & Nancy Willems Reid Wolfe Lori Wolff-Brucker & John Brucker United Way of the Piedmont*

$250 - $499 Anonymous Alliance for Infant & Toddlers* AmazonSmile Program* Meghan Anderson Alan Barnhart Judith E. Bass Deborah Berry* Clipped Wings Caroline & David Coats Roma Constantine


George & Kathleen Daniels Elliot Dater Eugene & Cynthia DeFrank Jonathan Delaney* Lauren DeLuca & Family Lou DiNardo Gary Euler Mike & Marianne Evans FedEx Corporation* Scott Flock Beth Fulena RoseAnn Fulena Gelman & Reisman, P.C. Joshua & Dana George Perry & Karen Giovannelli Donald Glaser, Jr. Debra Gold Joel B. Gold Thomas Hammons Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Cynthia Hirsh Stephan Hubbard, CLU, ChFC Tom & Betty Jolly Dennis & Constance Kelly Robert Kelly Susan Kelly Keystone Environmental Solutions, LLC David A. Knorr Phyllis Kubey Catherine Lalonde*

Paul & Nancy Long Tony MacDonald Melwood Horticultural Training Center, Inc. Jennifer Moores Marte & Albert Novak Dr. & Mrs. Irving Oppenheim Matthew & Mary Ellen Oxenreiter Lucciena Petrella Joseph Piccini Pro Knitwear Luciana Randall* Nancy & Philip Rehberg Cherie River Brooks & Alexandra Robinson Jennifer Salamon* SBA Communications Corporation Chris A. Schopf Kevin Sebolt Shannock Valley Elementary School* Dr. Ron Shapiro & Mary Austin Carole & Mark Shepard Joan O. Shoemaker, Esq. Cynthia L Short Eda D. Simonsen Maria & Bob Smith John & Pamela Snodgrass

Claudia & Hudson Stoner David Thompson Three Rivers Corvette Club Ron Toncini & Lauren Toncini Travelers Jeff Trinca UnitedHealth Group* James & Mary Beth Veri Wesley Family Services* Justin & Danielle Witmer James & Catherine Wulf Ann Yeager William Ward, Esq.* Watson Institute*

Laura Amerman Michele Anderson Samantha Anderson Pennie Anderson Joseph S. Angelo Susan Apter Thomas & Virginia Arendas Laura Arnold Lori Ashby Association of Fundraising Professionals Palm Beach County Chapter, Inc. Paul Augustine Julia Averbach Melanie Babusci* Becky Baillie Michael Baker Up To $249 Linda Balsinger Anonymous (22)* Tom Balzer Gerald Abel Academy of Trial Lawyers* Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc. Achieva Community John & Lisa Anne Barbour Supported Living Barcic Brothers Achieva Development Beverly Barkon Richard Elder Adams Nancy Barnhart Loy Adamy Cindy & Vincent Barsotti Catherine Aks Mark Bartman* Anthony Alfonsi Stacie Bartman* Patrick All Jon & Mary Beth Allegretti Zach Bartman* Walter Barton Michelle L. Amato Carol Barvinchak James Amberson Patty & George Basara Alexa Ambrosino* Kay Baumgartner

*Has donated to Autism Connection of PA

Amy Bayne John E. Beach* Cherrish Beals* Amanda Beasley* David M. Bechtold Amy Beck* John & Genevieve McNally Becker Alan & Nancy Bedell Eve Beglarian Barbara Bell Michele L. Bellisario Raymond & Cherina Belsick Loraine Beluschok, Rona Beluschok, & Scott Brown Christopher Belville Patrick Bend Beth Bennett* Sharon Berardelli Joy Berenfield Paul J. Berger Rabbi Jonathan Berkun Laura Berman Lois Bernstein Sharon Bible Lawrence Bier Hayes Biggs Gerard & Maureen Bigley Patricia Bihary Alexandria Billy* David Binder Amy Binin, Mark & Mia Delpriora

Bruce & Terri Bishop Robert Biskup* Arnab Guha Biswas Paul & Susan Blake Susan Blake Benjamin Blanco Terri Bohn Brucie Bolar Samantha Bolen Catherine Bostock-Hudy Jim & Karen Boston Barb Bova* Susan Bovan Alan Bowers Jim & Karen Boyd Lisa Boyd Thomas & Linda Boyle Carolyn Braden Jeff Bragdon Catherine Bramante Suzie Brashler* Richard & Karen Brean Dr. Jane Breck Bridgeville Appliance Lynda Brimage* Lynn Brimmeier* Megan Brimner* Amy Briner* Charles R Brodbeck Victoria Broniscer* Bethany Brown* Shelley Brown James & Shari Bruce

Jamie Bruce* Robie Bruesewitz Gwendolyn Brunasky David Bruner Lindsay M. Buchanan Tim Bunao Harvey Burgett Burke’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. Gloria Burlando Kathy Burr-Blood Howard & Carolyn Burrell James Burrows* Donald & Trudy Busch Robert & Tracy Bushkoff Jack Butler Paulette Butler* Dr. Nina Butler Melissa Bybee Larry H. Byrnes Emil Cable Tina Calabro Vicki Caldart* Robin Caldwell Carolin Campbell* Nicole Cannon* Sheila Cannon Bernard Caputo, Esq. Marissa Carcioppolo Mary Carraway Dan Caste Ruben Castillo Alicia Caufield


Alice J. Cavolo Colleen Cenk* Margaret Cessar Benjamin G. Chapman Raymond & Joann Chappell Charles & Mary Rose Chasler Chevron Vineet Chib* Kathy Childers-Brown Robert Chittister Mary Christie* Joanne Christopher Steven Cieslik* Ann Cipriani David Cipriani Michael Cipriani Tracy Cizauskas Stacey Cleary* Floyd & Tera Clutter Richard K Cobb Tim & Margaret Cocklin Rosemary K. Coffey David Cohen Columbus Jewish Foundation/Mindy & Mark Coffey Philanthropic Fund Deborah Comay Jean Comber Anne Comber Madison Mary Conner* Lucy Connolly


Consignment Cottage LLC Sharon Cook* Jonathan Cook* Ann Cook* Stephen Corrsin Carolyn Cosco Louis Cosentino Terrie Craig MJ Crane* Chris Creaghan Thomas & Patricia Cully Mark Cunningham Becky Curran Kathleen Currybauman CVS* John F. Dalton & Kimberly E. Maciejewski Karen Davin William & Barbara Davis, Jr. Jeffrey Deakins Laura Decoste Dan & Dee Delaney Helen Della Vecchia Marie Demchak The DeRoss Family Detroit Switch, Inc. Heather Dettlinger* Chris Devine Shelly Devine Stephen Devine* Tarah Devine* Carla Devlin Paul Didomenico

Tony Dillon Marta Dimarcantonio James DiPerna Jacqui Ditmars* Rosemary Dolan James & Susan Dombrosky Ashley Domrese Doran* Jean Donati Virginia Douds Kristin Doyle Kelly Doyle-Bucci Cindy Duch* Matt Ducsay David & Linda Duessel Elizabeth Dunn* Joe & Carol Durham Terry Durkin Thomas & Elizabeth Durr Michele Eaton Lisa Eccles* Jane A. Eck Dr. Howard & Mary Edington Amy Jo Edwards Marylou Einloth* Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris Martin Elikan Kenneth Elliott St. Clair Country Club Book Club Kelly Erb Cheryl Erbacher*

Diana Erbsen Drs. Jonathon & Judith Erlen Amy Estes* Lynn Evans Lenora Eve Jessica Evon Steve & Mary Evrard* Robin Exler Merritt Fajt-Birnie Christa Fandel Mollie Farruggia* Ruth Fechter Susan & Al Feczko* Mary Federle Maggie Feinstein William & Beverly Ferari Dave Ferons Vicki Ferrantello Stephanie Feth* Dorothy Fetsko* Susan S. Fineman Maura Finke* First Energy Service Company D. Michael & Carol Fisher Ralph Flaugher Fluor Corporation Jessica Fox* Tina Fox* Tracey Fox Elizabeth Foyle* Joseph & Mary Francis

Ray Frazer Kim Frazer Kerry Frech Melinda Freed Dr. Larry & Pauline Freedberg Christine Freeland Kelly Frey-Luhn George & Muriel L. Fritsch Todd Frizzell Robert & Ann Fronduti Thomas & Carol Frost Thomas Frost Justine Frye* Stephanie Fulena Victoria A Furmanek Camela Furry G. S. Jones Restoration & Consultation William E. Gabella Joy Gaetano Dr. Mark & Marian Gannon Barbara Gannon* Sandy Ganster Thomas & Anna Mae Garbe Robert & Tess Garber Lisa L. Garrett John Gasperin* Nicole Gasperin* Rosemary Gasperin* Stephen Gasperin* Timothy Gaus Elaine Gelb

*Has donated to Autism Connection of PA

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In memory of Leah Stinsa’s Father Elie & Joy Rosenthal

In memory of Barbara In memory of Schreiber Gene Strassburger Linda & Foster S. Goldman, Linda & Foster S. Goldman, Jr., Esq. Jr., Esq. In memory of Regis Short Marsha & Alan Blanco Christopher Magulick Steve & Diana McDonell Arthur & Susan Moncini Brian Moores Jennifer Moores PPG Industries Foundation Cynthia Short Robert & Linda Timko Ed & Kathy Watson In memory of Alexis Rae Shuey Susana Gingerich* In memory of Steven Siegel Doron Samuel-Siegel

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Rosenthal Family Holly & Jared Hoff Gary & Sharon Horner Keith & Katie Horner Mike Jacobs Barbara & David Kalla Sarah Keisel David Kleinhandler Robin & Jeff Lebovitz Legend Financial Marta Leinberger Dr. Martin & Michelle J. Lubetsky John S Lynch Lauren & Alan Mallinger Leslie Malloy Patricia McElligott

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