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2017 ANNUAL REPORT


Big Sister Alex Norby & Little Sister Jordyn


contents Leadership Welcome .................................................................. 5 About Big Sister Boston ............................................................ 7 achieving outcomes .................................................................. 9 letter of Impact .......................................................................11 Our Big Sisters ........................................................................ 12 our Little Sisters .................................................................... 14 Big Sister of the Year .............................................................. 16 collaboration........................................................................... 18 partner of the year ................................................................. 21 Leadership ...............................................................................30 Focus on the future ................................................................36 Philanthropic Partners ............................................................38 Financial audit ........................................................................62 Boards & Auxiliary Groups ......................................................64 Staff ........................................................................................70


Collaboration, leadership, and a focus on the future for our Little Sisters were key to our success.

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Dear Friends,

We are proud to share our 2017 Annual Report with you. None of the achievements would have been possible without you. Our Annual President and Board Chair Report highlights the innovative and creative Chief Executive Officer ways in which the Big Sister Boston community came together to support the girls of Greater Boston, our Little Sisters, and the women who encourage and guide these girls, our Big Sisters. We built upon our history and knowledge of mentoring girls and harnessed the expertise of our Board members, partner organizations, and staff to create more access and opportunities for both girls and women.

Deborah Re

Deborah Daccord

Collaboration, leadership, and a focus on the future for our Little Sisters were key to our success. You marched with us on Boston Common, as we raised our voices together for equity. You welcomed Little Sisters from schools in Charlestown and Dorchester into your workspaces, building sisterhood not only among the girls, but among your employees. You provided funding and volunteers to coach our High School Mentoring Academy teen Big Sisters and support them in their post-secondary success. You made it possible for hundreds of Big and Little Sisters to laugh, learn, and grow together through activities that bolster their skills and confidence. When just 7% of philanthropic dollars in the U.S. support organizations that are driving change for women and girls, your generosity speaks volumes. Thank you for being in it with us as we continue on a path of getting #Girls2Great by shifting the landscape one mentoring relationship at a time. With gratitude,

Deborah Re President and CEO

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Our mission is to ignite girls’ passion and power to succeed through positive

mentoring relationships

with women and enrichment programs that support girls’ healthy development.

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Sit Towns, cities & neighborhoods served throughout Greater Boston

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655 Little Sisters participated in enrichment activities

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how we do it The training and support our professional staff provide for our Big and Little Sisters is derived from established, researchbased best practices that result in profound outcomes for girls in academic achievement, interpersonal relationships, and healthy decisionmaking.

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achieving outcomes We measure the results of our mentoring programs with the Youth Outcomes Survey (YOS), a research-based tool developed by Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) in conjunction with experts in the field of mentoring. These measurements are applied to our Community-Based Mentoring (CBM) program and our Site-Based Mentoring program (SBM).

CBM

sbm

Social acceptance

93%

94%

Attitudes toward risky behaviors

91%

97%

Scholastic competence

95%

96%

Parental trust

88%

89%

Educational expectations

89%

88%

Special adult in her life

88%

84%

Grades

92%

84%

We include maintenance of positive outcomes along with improvements in our overall measures which indicate that Little Sisters are developing resiliency against risk factors they may face in their lives. This tool processes YOS data using the Reliable Change Index to determine meaningful change in scores. Because the index incorporates a margin of error and can determine between “significant improvement” and “trending toward significant improvement” in girls’ positive outcomes, the data we report will provide a more statistically rigorous analysis. BIG SISTER BOSTON | 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

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Dear Big Sister Boston Community,

Nearly 20 years ago, I became a part of the Big Sister Boston community as a Little Sister. At nine years-old, I had no idea that I was joining an organization that would foster my growth for decades to come. Despite my initial reservations about what I could learn from—or even have in common with—a white woman named Maya Malinkovitch, my relationship with my Big Sister has ultimately revealed to me one of the greatest lessons of all: the importance of simple human connectedness. I came to find that Maya and I did have a lot in common—a love of dance and hip-hop music and a lack of patience for anything. Through our adventures, and even more so through our conversations, I learned to judge less and listen more, to be curious and thoughtful. As I continue that journey, Maya is still by my side, offering encouragement, support, and a reminder that I am more than enough. Being a Little Sister made me part of something bigger than myself. In 2011, I was honored to share my story with 500 guests at the Big in Boston gala, making connections that evening that would further my career trajectory and help me achieve my goals. The following year, I joined Big Sister Boston’s Diversity Board and remain an active member today. Among the women of the Diversity Board, I have found sisters who, like me, understand the power of positive mentoring relationships between women and girls. Together, we 10 BIG SISTER BOSTON | WWW.BIGSISTER.ORG


strive to encourage more women of color to step up and become Big Sisters, to help more girls access their Black girl magic, their inner queen. As a part of the Big Sister Boston community, I decided to join their New Girls Network in 2017, and add another friend and mentor to my tribe of women. Through the Network, I am paired with Big Sister Boston Board Chair and Mintz Levin attorney, Deb Daccord. Deb and I meet regularly and discuss what we call “grown women issues”: life savings, home ownership, and career opportunities. I admire her authenticity in sharing adversity she’s overcome to achieve her goals. I find there’s nothing more inspiring than a woman who goes out and gets what she wants no matter what her circumstances may be.

I realized that I am woven into the fabric of the Big Sister community, just as Big Sister is woven into the fabric of the Greater Boston community.

Last year, I had another opportunity to share my story; this time with a potential funder of Big Sister Boston’s work. As I looked out the window of Big Sister’s conference room, I was struck by what I saw: the neighborhood I grew up in, the school I attended, the city in which I live and work as an educator myself now. And, I smiled as I shared this with the funder because I realized that I am woven into the fabric of the Big Sister community, just as Big Sister is woven into the fabric of the Greater Boston community. And together, we are all working toward one goal of getting #Girls2Great. With gratitude,

Lianne Hughes

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our big sisters Women must be at least 20 years old to participate in our Community-Based Mentoring (CBM) program and at least 18 years old to participate in our SiteBased Mentoring and Big for a Day (BFAD) programs. Our vision is to have our volunteers reflect the diversity of our Little Sisters; we are committed to enhancing our recruitment strategies to enroll more women of color.

2,457 women volunteered as Big Sisters through our programs in 2017. AGE

Age

TOTAL

PERCENT

14-17 (High School BS)

47

2%

18-25

888

36%

26-35

1119

46%

36-45

204

8%

46-55

117

5%

56-65

72

3%

66+

16

1%

TOTAL

PERCENT

ETHNICITY

ethnicity

Caucasian

1688

69%

African-American/

234

9%

Asian

212

9%

Hispanic

156

6%

Multi-racial

100

4%

Other

67

3%

Black

PROGRAM

program

TOTAL

PERCENT

Community-Based

1331

54%

Site-Based

804

33%

Big for a Day

322

13%

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county

county

1,172 (48%) of our big sisters in 2017 live in the neighborhoods of boston.

TOTAL

PERCENT

Suffolk

1198

47%

Middlesex

704

30%

Norfolk

405

17%

Essex

74

3%

Other

33

2%

Plymouth, Worcester, Bristol

43

1%

neighborhood

TOTAL

PERCENT

Fenway

180

15%

South Boston

121

10%

Dorchester

112

10%

Brighton

106

9%

Roxbury

77

7%

Jamaica Plain

75

6%

Back Bay

74

6%

South End

61

5%

Beacon Hill/West End

60

5%

Allston

56

5%

North End

41

3%

Hyde Park

39

3%

Charlestown

38

3%

Downtown/Financial District/Chinatown

37

3%

Roslindale

30

3%

East Boston

24

2%

Mattapan

21

2%

West Roxbury

20

2%

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our Little sisters We serve girls age 7-20 years old who live 69 cities, towns, and neighborhoods throughout Greater Boston. At age 20, Little Sisters “graduate” from our program and can become Big Sisters.

We served 2,721 girls through our mentoring programs in 2017. AGE

Age

TOTAL

PERCENT

7-10

949

35%

11-13

1005

37%

14+

695

28%

TOTAL

PERCENT

943

35%

Hispanic

832

31%

Multi-racial

335

12%

Caucasian

257

9%

Other

212

8%

Asian

142

5%

TOTAL

PERCENT

One Parent: Female

1253

47%

Two Parent

826

31%

Other

422

16%

Grandparents

85

3%

One Parent: Male

66

2%

Other

37

1%

Two Parent: Not Married

23

<1%

Foster Home

9

<1%

ETHNICITY African-American/ Black

ethnicity

living situation

living situation

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county

county

1,947 (72%) of our Little sisters in 2017 live in the neighborhoods of boston.

TOTAL

PERCENT

Suffolk

2030

75%

Middlesex

411

15%

Norfolk

136

5%

Essex

73

3%

Other

58

2%

Plymouth, Worcester, Bristol

13

<1%

neighborhood

TOTAL

PERCENT

Dorchester

473

24%

Roxbury

451

23%

South End

132

7%

Mattapan

124

6%

Hyde Park

97

5%

South Boston

95

5%

East Boston

90

5%

Jamaica Plain

90

5%

Brighton

83

4%

Roslindale

60

3%

Charlestown

57

3%

Allston

51

3%

Fenway

45

2%

Downtown/Financial District/Chinatown

41

2%

Back Bay

34

2%

West Roxbury

11

1%

Beacon Hill/West End

8

<1%

North End

5

<1%

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Claudia has given me the superpower to be brave and patient. She gave me the skills to speak up and be a strong

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In early 2009, Big Sister Claudia

Rodriguez found herself in a living room with Little Sister Selena—who was just shy of her ninth birthday—Selena’s grandparents, and the Match Support Specialist from Big Sister Boston. “Selena didn’t say anything, and I started to worry that I wasn’t cool enough or fun enough for her,” said Claudia. Despite her worries, Claudia signed the contract committing to at least one year of a mentoring relationship with Selena; then she passed it over to her new Little Sister to sign. “Selena picked up the piece of paper, folded it up, and flicked it across the room. Then she got up and went to her bedroom,” Claudia recalls. For a minute, Claudia panicked, but then she remembered the training she had gone through with Big Sister Boston before meeting Selena. “I was a new adult in this girl’s life, a virtual stranger. She didn’t know if I was going to stick around or not,” said Claudia. “I knew from the training that there was more behind Selena’s behavior than meets the eye.” And, she was right. Soon after, Selena called to Claudia to come to her bedroom so she could show her new Big Sister some of the artwork she had made. It didn’t take long for Selena to realize that Claudia did plan to stick around, though neither of them realized at the time how much their relationship would continue to strengthen and grow over the course of the next nine years. Claudia soon learned that Selena was happiest going to Claudia’s home to make smoothies or tacos together, draw pictures, or have dance parties in her living room. While Selena did not gravitate toward activities in large groups or in front of a crowd, Claudia would gently nudge her Little Sister out of her comfort zone in safe and supportive ways. Selena recalled going ice skating for the first time with her Big Sister. They both fell…a lot. But Selena

remembers how Claudia showed her that it was ok to fall, and the importance of simply picking yourself back up and starting again. A few years after they were first matched, they decided to participate in a flash mob dance at Big Sister Boston’s annual gala at the Museum of Fine Arts with 500 people! They practiced the dance moves together at Claudia’s home and named the different steps so they would remember the order in which to do them. “It may seem small,” said Claudia, “but these opportunities that Big Sister presents to us give us a goal to work toward. It means a lot to us.” The night of the gala, the music came on, signaling the start of the dance. Claudia and Selena got separated for a brief moment. Then Claudia spotted her Little Sister at the front of the group, beaming and starting to dance. Over the years, Claudia and Selena’s connection to Big Sister Boston has provided other opportunities for Selena to speak in front of people and share the impact of their relationship. “Claudia has given me the superpower to be brave and patient. She gave me the skills to speak up and be a strong woman,” said Selena, who is now 18. Selena takes those lessons with her when she goes to anime conferences. Feeling confident in her costume, she’ll be the first to approach someone who might be standing alone or look nervous to be in the crowd. While Claudia said she is proud of all the ways in which Selena is embracing adulthood, she is quick to add, that Selena will always be her Little Sister as they continue to learn and grow together.

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Partnerships with schools, camps, community centers, and corporations fostered opportunities for our Big and Little Sisters to learn and grow together.

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Diversity Board member erica warner recruiting big sisters at the harvard pilgrim health fair

corporate & communIty Partners The following corporate and community partners helped us to recruit more women to become Big Sisters or provided pro bono support to advance our mission. COMPANIES Allen & Gerritsen Bank of America Biogen Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts BNY Mellon The Boston Globe C Space Cambridge Innovation Center CapitalOne Boston Scientific Deloitte Delta Dental Digitas EF Education First El Mundo

Ernst & Young Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Fidelity Investments FleishmanHillard Forrester Research Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Healthworks Hill Holliday John Hancock Financial Liberty Mutual Insurance Loomis Sayles & Co. MFS Investment Management Partners HealthCare Paul Revere Transportation Company Pearson Education PricewaterhouseCoopers PTC

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Sapient Sheraton Boston Hotel Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Suffolk Construction State Street Corporation TJX Companies Tufts Health Plan Turbonomics Wayfair Wellington Management Company C IV I C O RG A N Z A T I ON S Boston Housing Authority Boston Police Department Boston Public Health Commission City of Boston Commonwealth of Massachusetts Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators Mass Mentoring Partnership Massachusetts Port Authority HOSPITALS Boston Children’s Hospital Boston Medical Center Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Massachusetts General Hospital

Northeastern University Roxbury Community College Simmons College Suffolk University Tufts Dental School Tufts University University of Massachusetts Boston Wentworth Institute of Technology AFFIL IATIONS & NETW ORKS The Ad Club Association of Latino Professionals for America Chica Project City Awake/Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Conexion Women’s Network of the Greater Boston Chamber National Black Women’s Society Sigma Gamma Rho Society of Women Engineers Spark Boston/City of Boston Y Achievers of Tufts Health Plan

C O L L E G E S & UN I VE R SI T I E S Boston College Boston University Brandeis University Bunker Hill Community College Emerson College Emmanuel College Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Harvard University Lesley University MASS Art Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology Newbury College

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Allen & Gerritsen, FleishmanHillard & PGR Media When the critical need arose to build our pipeline of potential Big Sister volunteers, three of our corporate partners answered the call. From social media to billboards throughout Boston, they provided the strategy and resources for a campaign that would ultimately increase our visibility, encourage women to apply, and allow us to match more girls with caring and supportive Big Sisters.

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site-based mentoring Through our Site-Based Mentoring program, we partner with schools and community centers in Boston, Cambridge, and Quincy. At these sites, we make and support one-toone mentoring relationships where Big and Little Sisters meet during the Little Sisterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lunch period. We also lead Group Mentoring workshops that explore identity, media literacy, self-esteem building, and foster sisterhood among the all-girl cohorts.

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school & community center

Partners

ALLSTON/BRIGHTON Thomas Edison K-8 School Gardner Pilot Academy Jackson Mann K-8 School West End House Boys & Girls Club CHARLESTOWN Harvard-Kent Elementary School CHINATOWN Josiah Quincy Elementary School Josiah Quincy Upper School Red Oak After-School Program DORCHESTER Boston Latin Academy Dever Elementary School Kenny Elementary School Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School* Mother Caroline Academy* Neighborhood House Charter School* William E. Russell Elementary School Trotter Innovation School UP Academy Holland

ROXBURY St. Patrick School Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School SOUTH END Blackstone Innovation School Ellis Memorial After-School Program Hurley K-8 School CAMBRIDGE King Open Elementary School Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School Peabody Elementary School QUINCY Atlantic Middle School Montclair Elementary School Parker Elementary School *Group Mentoring Programs only

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partnership highlights

Partner: milk street cooking school

Big and Little Sisters in our Community-Based Mentoring program enrolled in a four-class series with the cooking school at Christopher Kimballâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Milk Street Kitchen. The classes provided an opportunity for the Sisters to learn about flavor profiles, recipe development, and teamwork.

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Partners: Allen & Gerritsen & Harvard/Kent Elementary School Fidelity Investments & Boston latin Academy

Little Sisters from local schools are transported to their Big Sistersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; office where the matches meet. A dedicated Big Sister Boston staff leader facilitates group activities and provides on-site support to the Sisters. The program builds camaraderie and engagement among the employees, and introduces the Little Sisters to a range of career options while fostering sisterhood.

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partnership highlights

Partner: metrolacrosse

Site-Based Mentoring staff spent two weeks at MetroLacrosseâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s summer camp in New Hampshire, where they led allgirl groups in our Life Choices curriculum. Through structured activities and discussions, the girls explored their identity, deconstructed media messages about women and girls, and built positive relationships with one another.

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Partners: comcast, trotter Innovation School & Boston Latin Academy

2017 marked a decade since the inception of our High School Mentoring Academy. Nearly 400 teen Big Sisters from Boston Latin Academy and Little Sisters from the Trotter have participated in the program. In addition to serving as mentors to the elementary school girls, the Big Sisters receive coaching and guidance from women volunteers who work at Comcast as well as leadership training from our dedicated staff coordinator. The Big Sisters also participate in Career Week, where women from diverse industries share their professional experiences.

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partnership highlights

Partners: boston Inspectional services Department & Boston police department

For the second consecutive year, we hosted the Big Sister Boutique. Nearly 200 formal and semi-formal dresses were donated by the Boston Police Department and the Boston Inspectional Services Department. We transformed the Big Sister Boston office into a boutique where Little Sisters had the opportunity to choose their â&#x20AC;&#x153;dream dressâ&#x20AC;? for a special occasion.

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Partners: hill holliday & City of Boston

To help recruit more Big Sisters, we partnered with the City of Boston and Hill Holliday to host Big Sister Day on City Hall Plaza. A team from Hill Holliday created a photo and video booth experience where women offered advice to their younger selvesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;and then learned about becoming a friend and mentor to a girl. More than 30 women signed up to become Big Sisters.

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We marched, we wrote, we spoke out, and we convened. With the support of our community, we contributed in meaningful ways to the dialogue on gender, race, and equity.

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Big and Little Sisters, donors, partners, staff, and families joined together in the Boston Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s March on boston common.

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Perhaps this truly was the year of the woman. It’s the year that started with women wearing pink hats and marching down streets across this country chanting, “Hey hey, ho ho, all the hate has got to go.” It’s the year that captured the imagination of girls as they watched a little girl named Moana and a wonder woman named Diana find their own identities while saving their communities from hate and fear. And, it’s the year that women one by one joined in a chorus of voices speaking truth to power to finally expose the taunts, the put- downs, and the assaults from men across every industry. It’s also the year that ended with TIME Magazine naming the Silence Breakers as Person of the Year. Progress means embracing sisterhood; the long-term relationships and our shared strengths. It’s the oxygen that will keep us going. Breaking the silence is a major achievement. But, along with #MeToo also came headlines of women turning against one another when the stakes were high, vying for limited places of power. We hear about workplace bullying among women and the lament, “I’d rather work for a man than a woman.” So many women still seek an unattainable perfection that creates stress and self-doubt. It isn’t hard to connect the dots of self-doubt to the historical messages that women have received about our looks and intelligence; or, to the rampant assaults and insults that have recently surfaced. We come to believe what we hear and experience.

We have our remedies, we lean in, we let go, we have chicken soup for every situation. We read self-help/how-to-get-ahead books. But now, in the wake of so many courageous women breaking their silence, we have an opportunity. We must join together and more fully accept ourselves and each other. Easier said than done. We need to respect the difficult choices women make in their lives and believe that women can be sugar and spice, strong and capable. We must believe that it’s OK to work at home, or have a nanny, to have children, or not. We need to accept and support each other in our imperfectly beautiful sisterhood. I know this is possible because I’ve seen it firsthand. As the CEO of an organization focused on the healthy development of girls and women, I’ve learned that relationships are oxygen. Our aim is to share the many pathways traveled and to support women as they are, and where they are. We reinforce that one size doesn’t fit all and that there are women of all backgrounds, shapes and sizes making choices that are right for them and their families. Across our country, brave women are using their voices to put an end to violence and harassment. Now, we need women to speak up about loving each other and loving themselves. Now that the silence is broken, we can create a healthier sound to replace it. This is our next frontier. In many ways, 2017 was the year of the woman; let’s make 2018 the year for all women.

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What if we created more access and opportunity for women in Greater Boston’s workforce, based on a foundation of sisterhood, lifting each other up, and making room at the top for all women? With these goals in mind, we turned the “old boys club” on its head and launched the New Girls Network in collaboration with our Board and seed funding from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation. The Network, creates a continuum of mentoring for Big

Sister Boston staff and volunteers, pairing young women in our community with a woman mentor from among a group of seasoned professionals. The mentors and mentees of the New Girls Network meet for coaching, guidance, and advice. “As a professional woman, having a strong female mentor is so important to my development. I feel very lucky to have someone who pushes me out of my comfort zone and challenges me to learn and grow,” said mentee and Big Sister Boston Recruitment Coordinator, Emilie Shea.

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Big Sister Boston is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive organization that reflects the women and girls we serve. Knowing that diverse teams achieve greater outcomes, we focused our time and resources on pathways to increase our cultural responsiveness as an organization. President and CEO, Deb Re, was asked to speak on the Race to Lead panel in October, to share learnings from our journey. The forum opened with a presentation of the findings from the Race to Lead report. The report pointed to a new narrative around race and leadership in the nonprofit sector: to increase the number of people of color as leaders, the nonprofit

sector needs to begin by addressing the practices and biases of nonprofit organizations themselves. Panelists then discussed their experience at the intersection of race and leadership. Debâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s remarks focused on the need to embrace oneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s own vulnerability to create an inclusive organization where everyone has a sense of belonging. Throughout the year, Deb and Big Sister Boston staff attended workshops on dismantling biases and racism, created a caucus for staff who identify as people of color, and began developing a training for our volunteers to foster cultural responsiveness.

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Focusing on inclusion has created a shift in how we work within our organization. You have to embrace your own vulnerability. -Deb Re, Big Sister Boston President and CEO

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Mentoring relationships can go a long way in supporting a girlâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s college and career aspirations. When paired with our targeted guidance and programming for teens, our Little Sisters have the tools they need to achieve postsecondary success.

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Little Sisters & teen Big Sisters from our High School Mentoring Academy can enroll in our

They receive resources and support to help them achieve post-secondary education goals.

Sister Scholars

Several Little Sisters in the program received

academic scholarships.

program.

Activities Goal-setting workshops led by Big Sister Boston staff

High School Mentoring Academy Career Week

Access to young womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leadership summits

A Day in the Life of a College Student at Simmons College

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We could not provide our depth and breadth of services to Greater Bostonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s women and girls without the generous support of our giving community. The following partners gave financial or pro bono goods and services of $100 or more in support of our mission in 2017.

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I believe in this organization. I believe in the power of relationships and mentorships. -Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton attended Big in Boston as our guest and was honored with the Believe In Girls award. the gala raised $1.4M.

Corporations & Foundations $100,000+ Big Brother Big Sister Foundation, Inc. Cummings Foundation Mabel Louise Riley Foundation Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley

$50,000-$99,000

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Corcoran Jennisen Management Co. Inc

Highland Street Foundation The Connors Family Office Deborah Munroe Kelly Family Foundation Noonan Memorial Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Fund, Bank of Glovsky & Popeo America N.A. Trustee Sheehan Family Companies Eastern Bank Yawkey Foundation II Eversource Energy Fidelity Investments $20,000-$49,000 Harvard Pilgrim Health Adage Capital Care Foundation Management, L.P. John Hancock Financial The Adelaide Breed Lewis Family Foundation Bayrd Foundation Liberty Mutual Insurance Allen & Gerritsen Linde Family Foundation The Amelia Peabody Media Networks, Inc. Foundation Partners HealthCare Anna B. Stearns Charitable Foundation PGR Media, LLC Rafanelli Events AT&T State Street Corporation Bank of America William E. and Bertha E. Boston Bruins Schrafft Charitable Trust The Boston Foundation CBS Bostonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s WBZ Comcast Foundation

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$10,000-$19,000

Boston Scientific Brigham and Women’s Beacon Capital Hospital Partners, LLC The Catered Affair BNY Mellon Citizens Bank Boathouse Group, Inc. Charlesview Charitable CVS Health Delta Dental of Fund Massachusetts Dean Welfare Trust DigitasLBi Ernst & Young LLP Greater Boston Chamber Foundation To Be of Commerce Named Later Harvard Allston Goodwin Procter LLP Highland Capital Partners Partnership Fund Joan S. Mathews Hinckley Allen Charitable Fund Imago Dei Fund Janey Fund Charitable The Linda Hammett Ory & Andrew Ory Trust Charitable Trust Kirkland & Ellis LLP The Lynch Foundation KPMG LLP Massachusetts General Middlesex Savings Charitable Foundation Hospital Qlik Technologies Inc. NRG Energy Tufts Health Plan Orville W. Forte Waters Corporation Charitable Wells Fargo Foundation, Inc. PricewaterhouseCoopers Westfield Capital Management LLP Procter & Gamble Charitable Giving $2,500-$4,999 Fund Bergmeyer Associates, Inc. Steward Health Care Boston Celtics System, LLC City of Boston Suffolk Construction Cogan Family Foundation Co., Inc. Eaton Vance Management TJX Companies, Inc. Eileen Fisher Inc. Triumph Modular, Inc. GroundLink VPNE Parking Solutions Gumuchian Jewelry Women’s Fund of Pathstone Family Office Essex County People’s United Bank Rodman Ride for Kids Responsible Media $5,000-$9,999 Company Amundi Pioneer Asset UBS Financial Services, Inc. Management, Inc. Weber Shandwick Arnold Worldwide Worldwide Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation The Boston Globe

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$1,000-$2,499

Anonymous Barnes Group Foundation, Inc. Boston Inspectional Services Department Charles Cohn Foundation, Inc. Deloitte Doble LeBranti Financial Group LLC Gary Darman Company Linsenmann Family Charitable Fund Martin Fund Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation, Inc. Massachusetts Port Authority Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster The Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center


Team big sister in the rodman ride for kids, together with our young professional board, raised $110,000

$500-$999

Aon Service Corporation Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar The Gordon and Linda Goldberg Family Foundation The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation Harpoon Brewery Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Massachusetts Alliance for Economic Development The Mentor Network Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. The Schreck Family Foundation Whole Foods Market

$100-$499

Arbella Insurance The Baupost Group

Blaze Pizza Dell EMC J. McLaughlin Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Natixis Investment Managers Polka Dog Bakery Portobello Road Spoon Hill Groundhog Fund Vince Wellesley Volkswagen Yozell Associates

Individuals PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE

$10,000+

Anonymous (3) Beth & Max Bardeen Holly* & David Bruce Valerie & Steve Buller Terri Z. Campbell*

Carolyn Clancy Denise Coll & Nick Sampson Ann Marie & Richard Connolly Joseph E. Corcoran Carey & Cliff Cort Christine Creelman Deborah A. Daccord Jane Deery Fotene Demoulas Sandy & Paul Edgerley Anne & Mike Fantozzi Denise Jefferson Casper Michele & Howard Kessler Jeanne & Jonathan Lavine Brenda Lyons Gerry Martin Sharon & Brian McNally Joe Nolan Sue & Bill O’Malley Regina Pisa

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Joseph T. Realmuto, Jr. & Paul Korenberg Fran & Charles Rodgers Eneida Roman-Olivieri & Mike Olivieri Don Rodman Elaine & Gerald Schuster Jack Shields Kerry & Brendan Swords Jean C. Tempel Terry & Robert Wadsworth Mariann & Andy Youniss Abby & John Yozell Jeanne Yozell COMMUNITY BUILDER

$5,000-$9,999

Anonymous Cecelia & Richard Armstrong Bonnie & Merle Berger Emily Burns Patricia & Scott Clark Patrice & Donny DeVoe Ted English Becky & David Gochman Jonathan Goodman Anne Horn Victoria Jardus Elizabeth Johnson Barbara Jordan Hilary Keates Nancy & Richard Kelleher Amy & Mark Lund Deidre Lyons Beth & Shaun McHugh Jo Frances & John Meyer Carol & John Moriarty Elizabeth Munroe & Peter Wheeler Linda & Timothy O’Brien Daniel O’Connor Joan Hulme Perera Deborah Re* & Peter Reinhart Jean Rhodes & Karl Wittrup

Dan Romanow & B. Andrew Zelermyer Donna Ryan Martha & Paul Samuelson Ed & Marge Shirley - The Shirley Family Foundation Mally & David Skok Nancy Tao Go Roberta & Stephen Weiner Betsy & Davis Weinstock MATCH MAKER

$1,951-$4,999

Anonymous (3) Liz & Richard Bane Catherine Bird & Jonathan M. Delgado Patricia & Peter Bishop Maura & Harold Brown Susan Okie Bush Julie & Kevin Callaghan Janet & Stephen Clay Lisa Collins

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Elaine S. & Michael J. Coyne Thomas Daccord Darren Donovan Judith & Lionel Fortin Suzanne & George Gebelein Morgynn Haggett Cristina & Bill Heiden Lisa Hughes & Mike Casey Dr. Paula Johnson & Robert Sands Susan Jones* Jennifer Karnakis Mary Kelleher Annette & Robert Leckie Christina Lewis & Eve Lewandowski Carol McMullen & Sean Rush Kathleen M. Mitchell Liz & Tim Morningstar Zara Muradali Laura Nardone


the celebrity chef dinner at porto raised $183,000 Cindy & Mitch Neider Cynthia & Peter Ramsay Katie Jacobs Robinson & James Robinson Jacqueline Sonnabend* Noreen & James Speros Kathy Stack Yvonne Tang Beth Terrana Pat Tietbohl & Doug Romich Mariann & Mark Tosi Hillary & Carlo Von Schroeter Debra & Raymond J. Williams Lisa M. Zarikian*

$1,000-$1,950

Carolina Alarco April Anderson* Anonymous (2) Joseph Baerlein Aasma & Mark Baker Maria Bautista*

Tara Bjorklund Veronika & Albert Breer Amy & John Budetti Sandra Butler Marsha Cannon Patricia Chapple Spencer Collier Suzanne Corcoran Joseph Corcoran Kathryn Corcoran Stephanie & Jerry Coughlan Maryteresa Crealese Lauren Cronin Anne Crowley Kimberly & Billy Dadasis Wing & Ralph de la Torre Maria Debenedictis Kevin Dennis & Rebecca Kellogg Susan Devlin* Susan & Digger Donahue Susan & Jeff Esper Annissa Essaibi George

Suzanne Fay Glynn & Paul Glynn Atsuko & Lawrence Fish Courtney & Michael Forrester Susan Freeman Megan Gadd & Nathan Wilson Kim & Eric Giler Lee Ann & Patrick Gilligan Carol Grant Hannah Grove Constance Hart Walkingshaw Polyxeni Haseotey Brittney Hoehing AnnBevan Hollos* Cathy Judd-Stein Brian Kane Aileen Keaney Kathy Kiely Karen Korn RenĂŠe M. Landers & Tom Barrette

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Sheila & Paul LeFevre Kim & Gary Leopold Colombi Lianne & Alexander Leventhal Michael Lukasek Caroline & James McCloy Kelly & Scott McDermott Jim & Mary Beth McDermott Colleen McMahon* Paula & Paul McManus John Minnick Lauren Mottley* & Tom Macomber J. Richard Murphy Pamela Norley Maureen & Brian Oates Eileen Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor Lynn & John ONeil Jill & Tom Pappas Allison Pellegrino Katherine & Breton Quick Pamela Ralston & Michael Pagliarini Thomas Rovero Brenda & Representative Jeffrey Sanchez Catherine & Ramzi Sarkis Loring & Andy Schwarz Michelle & Jeffrey Seifman Jennifer & Roger Smith Mary Smoyer* Jason Sorlenga Reena Thadhani Patricia Thomas* Wendy & Mark Thurmond Brooke & Kevin Thurston Jurrien Timmer Father John Unni Karen Voci & Howard Zimmerman Kathleen Wallace* Craig Weiner Karen Whelan-Berry Jody Wilhelm

Kara & Scott Wishart Bertie & Anthony Woeltz Melissa York*

$500-$999

Marianna Accomando Christine & Reuben Ackerman Allison Allen Voltaire Aquino Aixa Beauchamp Linda & Tim Bonfatti Susan Borges Laura Boyd* Kate & Ed Cahill Caroline K. Calhoun Carolyn Carney Jennifer Chan Jordana Connor Michele Crosby Denisse & Gregory Dalle Elizabeth Dampolo Jessica & Rich Devin Tammy DeWolfe Amy E. Driscoll* Juliana & John Ellsworth April Evans

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Christina Fish* Caroline Flagg Scott Kelley Flowers Henrietta Gates & Heaton Robertson Karen Gessin Angela Gibson Laurel Gilbert Keith Gilbert & Stacy Osur Matthew Glynn William Gray Beverly & William Hart Lynn Hartness Robert Hawley Sam Howe Cynthia Izzo Lauren Jackson Deborah & Arthur Krieg Nadine* & Richard LeBranti David Lumpkins Kathryn Manza* Jerry* & Bob Martinson Donna & Tom May Joe McConville Nancy McDermott


Paul McDermott Dana & Nicole McNally Kathryn Meikle* Maura Middleton* Anne Milligan Dolores Mitchell Jennifer & Juan Carlos Morales Henrietta Moran Patricia Mullen Gail Nelson Steven Nothern Paul Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Donnell Nancy Prior Kim Radochia Rhonda Rohtstein* Patricia Roth Violet Rukambeiya* Patrice & John Ryan Marie Bernadette Santangelo Lisa J. Scannell* & David P. Carlon Denise D. Selden & Bruce A. Bauman Barbara Shapiro & Daniel Fleishman

Deana & Charles Shirley Sheri Siegel Joanne Sisk Heidi Sjoberg Randi Sokol* Marc Squires Catherine Thut Thomas & Eileen Torpey Sucharita Varanasi Renee Vassilos* Jane & Michael Vecchi Meaghan Washington Harrison Jennifer Weafer Donna Brown White & James White Lindsay & Geoff Wilkinson Marilyn Wright Stefan Zielinski

$100-$499

Mellinda Abbott Kara Abel Len Abram Veronica Acevedo Anthony C. Adamopoulos Laura Adams

Nancy Adams Ashley Addis Joanne Adduci Amy Adyanthaya Sherwin Agard John J. Ahern Tahar Ahmed Kenneth Ahrens Hedwig A. Albano Cindy Albertson Michael Albrecht Teryne Alexander Alice Alexander William Allard Douglas Allares Joseph Allegro John F. Allison Jane Alpers Malina Amand Marty Amaral Paul Amaral Albert Anctil Nina S. Anderson Bert Anderson Lyssa Andersson Janet Andrulli Gia Angluin

the project role model fashion show raised $212,000

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Anonymous (3) Amber Archambeault Paul Archibald Christine Arentz Evangeline Asbury Nathalia Ashworth* Michael Askew Michael Atkin Stacey Atkinson Alexandra Atlas Elsie & Stever Aubrey Ali Ayub Jean Babcock Susan Bacola Linda Bailey Lawrence Bailis Elizabeth Baker Patricia Baker Brendan Baker Joe Baldasare Rosa L Baldwin Irene Baleno Thomas H. Ball Richard Todd Barber Heather Barber Gene Barlow Michael Barnett Susan & Micheal Barr Kathy Barresi Slater Bartlett Charles Baryski Jonathan Bashein Alice M. Batchelor* Gretchen Bates Deborah Baye Sarah Bazydola John Beatrice Cheryl & Tom Beaudoin Nancy Beaumont Kenneth Beckenhaupt Eric Beisecker Sean Belgrave David Benaim Derek Bender Susan Bennett Denise Bentley Chris Bentson

Theresa & Michael Berardino Deb Berger Susan & George Bergmann Raymond Bernard Christine Yannetti Bernstein Donald Bessette Christopher Betke Erinn Bifani Jennie Bingay Brian P. Birner Steven Black Donna Blaisdell-DeNoto & Thomas DeNoto Gail Blake Janeen Blake Robert Blaustein Amy Bloomstone Jennifer Boettcher Dave and Kathy Bois Joseph Boland Jim Boland Terri Bonee Kathryn M. Bonfiglio Janet Bonner Marcia M. Booth Virginia Borges Loretta Borghi Anne Bost Nancy Bosworth Sharon Lisa Botwinik Daniel Bouchard Gerard F. Bouchea Jacqueline Boudreau Charles Boudreau Richard Boudrow Arthur Bowes M. Loring Bradlee Karin & Joseph Bradley Scott Brady Matthew Branigan Kathleen Branigan Carolyn & Henry Brauer Sheila Brearey Robert J. Breen

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Kelly Ann Brennan Linda Brennan & Robert Lee Amy Brezin Ariel Brickman Susan M. Brigham Jackie Bright Lawrence Bright Shannon K. Brink* Theresa Brockelman Betty Brooks Amy L. Brow Ruth Brower Molly Brown Kenneth S. Brown, Jr. Mary A. Brown Donna Brustin Blythe Buchanan Thomas J. Buckley, III Stephen Buff Bryan & Mary Bunch Carol & David Buonopane Theresa Burke Gregory Burke Clare & Weston Burke Katy Burns


The 29th annual car rafFLE RAISED $166,000 FROM TICKET BUYERS. THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER, KATHLEEN MITCHELL, PURCHASED TICKETS FOR NEARLY 20 YEARS. Maggie Beth Burns Kathryn Burton Guy Busa Paul Buzzell Celestine Bynoe Maria Rosa Cabral Louis Cabrera Carolyn Cahill Michael Calabrese Nancy Callahan Mike Callahan Sandra Calmes Gayle Cameron Kimberly Camosci* Gail Camosci Blair Campbell Kathy Campbell Craig Canha Alexandra Cann Catherine Capolupo Aileen Capozzi Vincent Capozzi Susan Caraviello Susana Carella Harry Carey Jack F. Carlton

Anthony Carlucci Robert Carmody Laura & Drew Carnase Edward Carney Cheryl & Michael Caron Elizabeth Carpelan Stephen Carr Rosemary Carr Cindy Carrigan Kathleen Carroll Jason Carter Davida A. Carvin Kristina Cary Carolyn Casey Kelly Casey Alan Casso Brian Castagna Daniel Castrillon Reyes Dennis Caufield, Sr. Stacie Cauley Elizabeth & Joe Cawley Janice A. Cawlina Christopher Cebula Yolanda & Daniel Cellucci Michael Cerasuoio

Rosemarie & Gaetano Cerundolo Henry Chan Jansi Chandler Kathleen A. Chaput Lydia Charity Karen Charles Sue Charlton Joel Chery Jacklyn Chesny Edward Chianese John Chickering Douglas W. Chilson Anthony Christakis Laura Christiansen Dorene Christie Cindy Chu Anne Marie Ciccarelli Ann & John Clancy Billy Clark Scott Clark Brian Clark Alden Clark Laurance R. Clark Timothy Clarke Patrick Cleary

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Barbara Cleary Cynthia Clemson Timothy Clift Mary Cloherty Jim Cloonan Anson Clough William Codinha Elizabeth Coelho Amy Coffey Gerard S. Cogan Ellen Cohen & James Klopper Kathleen & Leonard Cole Sarah Cole James Ralph Cole Luke M. Colella Katherine Colello Joanne Coleman Anne Collier Chistopher Collins Diane G. Collins Jill Collins Shaune Conant Joan Concannon James Condon Thomas Condon Eric Coners Beverly Conklin Judith Connell Colleen Connolly Deborah Connolly Elizabeth Connolly Suzanne Connors Agnes Connors William Cook Bill Cooke Daryl Cook-Ivan Philip Coonley Fred Copeman Doreen A. Corazzini Alexander Cordero Lauren & Robert Corduck Jacki & Robert Corea Constance Cork Kyle Cornetta Erin Corrow Kathleen Corsi

Laura Corson Ronald Cort Larry Cosmo Martin Costa James Costales Kevin Costello Steven Cote Susan Cotter William Cotter Carolyn Coulombre Michelle Cournoyer Valerie Craig Molly & Robert Cramer William Crane Robert Crawford John F. Cremens, Jr. Eric Crockett Roger Crossland Tracey Crowell George Patrick Crownover Cheryl & Brian Cuddy Michael Cuddy Patricia Cullinan Matthew Cumella Stephen Cummings Janet M. Cummings Ryan Cundy Liam Curran Martha Curran* Robert Curran Diane & Kevin P. Curry Jeanne & Gerald Curtis Carol Cusson Meredith Cutler Harry Cynkus Anne Czerkawski Emily Dahl* Michael Dakers Abigail DAmaro Paulette Damiano Denise & Charles S. Dammling Marilyn & Andre Danesh Jonathan Danforth Elliot Daniels Constantine Davides Fred Davidson

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Lora A Davidson Rosemarie Davidson Devon & Kayla Davis Matthew Davis Charles Davis Scott Davis Elizabeth Dawson Benjamin Dawson Karen Day Michael Deangelo Clayton Decker Kathleen DeFlorio Sarah Degutis Constance Demakes Marsha Demarco John Dempsey Jake Denike Geraldine Denterlein Frank Deo Heidi & Ralph Derbyshire Mary Ellen DeRoche Greg Deschenes Stephen Desmond Cristine DeStefanis Pierre Destouches Michael Devney Denise A. Dewey Michele Deziel Djenabou Diallo James Diamond Andrew Dilley Alexander Dillon Christina DiMicelli Ernest DiMuzio Holly Dineen Louise A. Dinsmore & Michael Deyeso Lynn Dionne Christine DiPolo Robert Dodds Keri Dogan & Mark Hamel Jacqueline M. Doherty F. Neil Doherty Judy Dombrowski Barbara Donahue Maura Donahue Debra Doncov*


Amy Donovan Jim Donovan Kate Donovan Paul R. Donovan Barbara Dorley Pamela Dorne Wendy & Jim Dorsey Priscilla H. Douglas William Doulin Anne P. Dowd David Doyle Joanne Drake Kathleen & John Drew Nancy Drinkwater Tim Driscoll Nicole Driscoll Mary Ann Driscoll Richard Drisko Lhamo Drolma Michael Duchek J.F. Ducrest Christopher Duda Kathryn Dudley Brendan Duffy Owen Duffy Samuel H. Duncan Mary Duncklee Emily & Andrew Dunn Pamela Dunn Andria & Joe Dunn Khoa Duong Nathan Dye Valerie Eagles Witney Earle Catherine Ebbs Heather Edelman Jayne A. Edwards Margaret Egan Maureen Egan Joyce Ehrenzweig Kathy & Michael Eld Todd D. Ellis Scott Ellison Amy & Scott Emerman Patricia & Robert Engel Nancy Englander Wes & Kate Enicks

Ryan Enright Danielle Erdmann* Michael Ernst R. Scot Evans Evelyn Everton Kandi Fabri Daniel Faeuf Michela Fahey William Falvey, Jr. Peter Fandel Mary Ann & Anthony Farkas Patricia Farnsworth Ali Farquhar Thomas Farrand Laura Farrell Sean Faulkner Nancy Fay Mort Fearey Marion & Anthony Feeherry Kathryn Feeney Nancy & Brendan Feeney Sharon Feid Roger D. Feldman Cynthia Fenneman Alyssa Feola* Christina Ferraiolo* Lisa Ferraro Charles & Veronica Ferro Donna Fessler Martha B. & Michael A. Festa Joseph Figueiredo Lisa Filomia Gayle Filomia Gail & Bill Fine Jeanne Fird Barbara & Richard Fisher Terry Fisher Paul Fitzgerald Matthew Fitzpatrick Colleen Fitzpatrick* Alicia Luongo Fix Julia Fjeldheim Jeanne & Thomas Flaherty Benjamin Flaim David Flammia

Jhovanella & Justo Fleitas Kathleen Flett Annique Fleurat Lindsay Flood Nancy Florek Daniel Flynn George Flynn Patricia Flynn & Peter Doeringer Pauline & Robert Doods Flynn Lauren Foisy Danae & John Foley Brian Foley Tom Foley Christopher Foley Ramsey Fountain* Evan Fowler-Guzzordo Marian Meri Fox Lori & Paul Francisco Marie-Claude Francoeur Claudette & Jon Frascarelli Christopher Frechette Robert Freeley Paul Freeman Robert Freiling Ellen Friedman & David MacLennan Aine Friend Kelly Friendly Gabriele & Gilbert Fryklund John J. Fugiela John Furey Karen Furtado Martin Gabriella Coreen Gaffney Christine Gagnon Gregory Gailius Samantha Gajewski Colleen Gallagher James Gallagher John Gallagher Robert Gallagher Michael L. Galvin, Jr. Andrea Gamache

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Rosalie Gannon Deni Garabedian Evelyn Garcia Antonia Garcia April Garcia Frieda Garcia Renee Gardner Linda Garmon Albert Brenda Garrigan Julie Garry Kathleen & Jerold Garvey Diane Garzon Jennifer Gately Sandeep Gaur Michael Gayowski Joseph P. Geary, III Doris Gentley Arthur Georgantas Amy George Joyce Gerber Jodi Germann* Tracy Germann Douglas Gerth Scott Gessin Brendan Ghee Viola Giangregorio Karen Gibbons William Gibbs John Gill Christine Gilman & Thomas Andrews Ketut Ginarta Albert L. Giorgio, Jr. Anna Giraldo-Kerr Sally & Richard Giuliani Gregory Giuliano Kimberly Glaiel Pamela Glass Kevin Glazier Caitlin Glynn Kirsten Glynn Henry Goldman Angela Gomes Rachel Goodman Van Goodrich Irene Goonan

nearly 500 guests attended big in boston at the museum of Fine arts, boston

Violet Gordon Eric W. Gorewitz Larry Gorham Michael Gorlicki Nicole Gosselin Kristanya Gotauco David Gould Judith Goulet Kathleen Goulma Jesse Gouveia Jessica Govoni Marianne Grace John T. Grady, Jr. Susan Grandis Kate & Joseph Grant Leslie Grant Eric Gravlin Kristin Greeley Frank X. Green Joe Greenfield

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Gary Gregory Peggy Grenga James Griffin Sethany Griffin Timothy Griffin Vahan Grigorian Daniel Grinding Jeffrey Griswold John Grobe Suzanne Gryb Jennifer Gugliotti Susan & Tom Gustin Denise Guyette Rebecca Haag William A. Hahn Jean Hajjar Betty Anne Haley Susan Hall Jeanne Hall Marion & Stephen Hall


Kahlil Hamady Susan L. Hamblen Ronnie Hamilton Jeanine Hamilton Perry Hamlyn Colleen & Jack Hammond Gail Hamrock Deborah Hancock Colleen Hankins Jennifer Hanley Kathleen H. Hanlon & Edward McLaughlin Scott P. Hansberry Claudia Hansen William Hardy Lyn Hardy John David Haroian, Esq. Michael Harper Mary Harrington

Ann Hartstein & Cathy Stern Lisa M Hastings Chris Haughey Mark C. Hausman Larry Hawthorne Maureen & Geoffrey Hays Andrea Hayward Paul Healey Erin Healy David Heard Mark Heffron Mark Hegarty Barbara Hendrick* Debbie & James Henry Charles Herel Amy Herrera Elisabeth Herron Maura P. Hershman Edith Hetling

Bob Hickey Andrew Hickey David Higgins Stephen Hile Barbara Hines Gregory Hinkle Christopher Hobbs Mary and Tony Hodge Muriel Hodges Kristine & Paul Hodlin Sheilah Hoelscher Wendy Holding Nika & Dale Hollingsworth Benjamin F. Hollins Kip Hollister Robin Holloway Leslie M. & Lewis B. Holmes Barbara Holtman Nance & Michael Hooper Cindy Hopkins

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Lorraine Horn Susan Horwitz Mark Houldsworth Stephanie M. Howe Deborah Howerton Susan Howland Anthony Hubbard Matthew Hudson Kristin & TJ Hughes Mary Hughes Gregory Hughes Cathy Hughes Daniel Hullah Janet Humdy Morrison & George Morrison Paul Hung Peter Hunt Warren Hurley Gildardo E. Hurtado Barry Hynes Elaine Iagatta Susan Iappini Rebecca & Ron Imperiali Anthony Incerto Judith Ingalls Tara Inglese David Inniss Shelley Isaacson Ferullo & Michael Ferullo Rebecca E. Ivey Barbara & David Jablon Renee Jacavanco Christopher M. Jackman Ann & John Jacobs Jake Jalbert Jean Jandrys Ellen Janos Karen Jaramillo Kevin Jarnot Wayne Jaros Jeremy Javidi Carolyn Jepsen Darlene Jeter Anqi Jiang Enna Jimenez Wallace Johnson Anna Johnson

C. Bruce Johnstone Kenneth Jones Doris Jones Julie Jordan Jody Jordan-Kiley Su Joun Charlotte Kahn Yvette Kalway Linda & Carl Kaminski Kendra & James T. Kannally Richard M. Karoff Zoe Karp* Joe Kasegian Leslie Katimy Cathryn Kato Yisel Katsnelson* Judith Katz Benjamin Katz Harry Katz Patricia Kauffman Mary Kearney Colleen & Tom Keating Joe Kebartas Lesley Keefe

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Judy Keefe-Modelane & Daniel Modelane Elizabeth Keeley Collette Keenan James Kehoe Michael Keller Sally Kellogg Colin Kelly Jeanne Kelly John Kelly Kathy Kelly Timothy Kelly Jeffrey Kemp Michael Keneally Candace Kenneally* Catherine Kennedy Susan Kennedy Joan Kennedy-Constant Dennis Kenney Raymond Kenney Amy Kennicutt Geoffrey Kent Alyson & Christian Kenyeres Carolyn Keough Thomas Keough


Jane Kepros & Nick DeLucia Raffe Khazadian Dean Kiley Richard Killigrew Jane Kimbrough Michael J. Kineavy Genevieve King Susan Kingsley Liz & Peter Kistner Shari Klahr Kimberly Kniepel Tom Kocica Alexander Kofitse Andrew Koh Sondra Korman* Nancy Korman & Kenneth Elgart John Koury Julia Krakow* Robert Kratochwill Joanna Kreisel* Gary R. Krist Alan R. Krivelow Mary Krol Kent Kurchak

Benjamin Kusa Susan Kwiatkowski William Kyrouz Carolyn & Harry Labadorf Rochelle Labianca Kathy Jo LaBombard Ricardo Ladner Bob Lafferty Elise Laflamme Gary S. Lafond Anna Lafontant Annie Lagasse Esmerelda Lambert Richard Lampman Shirley Lampron Edward Landry Thomas Landry Christine Lane Kristina Lane Althea Lank Deborah Lapidus David Lapierre Julie LaPlaca Christine Larkin Roger Larsen Robert Larson

Paul A. Lascari Catharine Laurell Maureen Laurin Christopher R Lavoie Kevin W. Lawless John Layton Anne Marie Leahy Cythina LeBlanc Donna LeBlanc Denise Lecaroz Mary & Paul Lee Joshua Leger Fran Lemire James Lemkin Patricia Lenaghan James Lennon Norma Leonard Barbara A. Lerner Barbara LeRoy Judith Lesnik William Leung Kenneth Levine Lorraine Levine Steven Levinsky Nancy & Garry Levitsky

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Jean & John Lewandowski Marc Lewinstein Greg Lewis Donley Liburd Suzanne Lieb* Robin Liftman Ross Liftman Wendy Lindsay Lucy Lindsey Beth Lindstrom James Linthwaite Marcia Lipski Barbra Lister-James Cara Littlewood Demetrius Litwin Kathrine Livingston* Michael Lombard Peter Lomedico Leslie & Bruce Long Heather Loomis Deanne B. Loonin* Emilia Lopez Juan Lopez Antonio Lorusso Holly Losh Richard Lowe Christa Lucas Gail & Fred Lucas Paula Luccio Robert Lutkevich Patricia Lynch Michael Lyons Stephen Lyons Sean Mabey Tom MacBlain Cheri MacDonald Gregory MacDonald Roderick MacDonald Lori MacDonald Barbara & Chris Maciejewski Cory A. MacIsaac Michael Mackan Nicholas MacLauchlan Joanne Madore Teresa Magnan

Bob Mahoney Bridgett Maillet Jennifer Malone Linda Mandoni Stephanie Mangano Ann Taylor Mango Mackenzie Mango Regina Maniscalco & Donald Gilligan Neil C. Manning James Mannion Kimberly Marchand Everett Marcotte Dennis Marfurt Linda Margosian Amanda Markert William F. Markey, Jr. Trisha Marks Olga Marrocco Sarah Mars Mallika Marshall & Jason H. Hurd Christine Marshall Bradley Eileen Martin Alex Martin Thomas Martin Kathleen & Randall Martin Melissa Martins Clinton Mason Kathleen & Charles Mason Noreen Mastro Leslie Mastrodicasa Carol Mather Mary Carol McBain Timothy McCann Brian McCarthy Doreen McCarthy Laura McCarthy Bill McCarthy Paul McCormack Cheryl McCormick Brandon McCormick Seth Andrea McCoy* Kathleen I. McCullough Robin McCullum Diaz Dillon McDermott Maureen McDonagh

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Michelle McDonagh Brenda McDonald Tom McDonald John C. McDonough Colleen McEwen Joe McGann Dagmar McGill Joseph McGill Hirschel McGinnis John J. McGivney Ellie & David McGough Janice McGourty Caroline McGowan James P. McGrath Antonia McGuire Cyndy McGuire Karen McGuire Sandra J. McIntyre Lowe Carol McKean Kathy McKee Kimberley McKenna Margaret McKenna Margaretta McKenna Richard McKerr Kathleen McKinney Kristine McKinney Janice McLaughlin Jenell McLaughlin Lauren McLaughlin Sheila McLellan James J. McLoughlin William H. McLoughlin Ana Jean McMahon Chris McMahon Ann Marie McMahon Meg McMillen Deborah McNamara James McNeill Conor McNulty Daniel E. McNulty Dave McNulty Cheri Meckley Richard Medley Maria Meehan Rebecca & Michael Meehan Alice Megna


Deborah Meikle Lisa Meldrim John Melo Haydn Melton Angela Menino Ward J. Merithew Helen & Nelson Merren Maureen Merryman Phil Messina Laura Meuti Frank Meyer Jameson Meyer Alan Meyerson Lindsay Migala David Mikullitz Carol Milbery Thomas Milek Anne Milito John Miller Kristine Miller Lorraine Miller Lisa Mills Tari Mills Kurtis Milton Charles Minasian Richard Minutillo Belina Mizrahi Jacqueline Modde Drumil Modi John Moglia Claire Monagan Thomas P. Monath Rebekah Montgomery Olivia Montgomery Linda & David Mooney Kathleen Mooney-Cahill Dianna & Conor Moore Holden Moore Dorothy Moore Susie & Steve Moorhead Kathleen Morahan Jill Moran Lyndsey Morash Sara Morgan Gwen Morgan J. Miguel Morillo Gilles Morin

Ellen Morrissey Julia Morse Michael Mouhanna Flo & Chuck Mountain Michele Moynihan John Moynihan Mary Kathryn Mulhall Susan M. Mulholland Sandy & Michael Mulkern Johanne Mulkern Joyce Mullane Laura Mullen Stephen Mullin Elizabeth Munnell Carole L. Murko Carol Murphy Christine Murphy Robert C. Murphy Susan Murphy Susan Musinsky & David Krieger James Myers Erik Mygrant Christopher Nabhan Hiyam Nadel Vijay Nagarajan Allyce Najimy Cleopass Nakoma Sharon & Stephen Napolitano Michael Narkevicius Nancy Nash Linda & Saul Natansohn Marjorie Nataupsky Amy Nazimiec Catherine & Barry Nearhos Sangeetha Neelakantiah Alexei Neuwirt Wayne Newcomb Deirdre Neylon George Nichols David Nicholson Sabrina & Bob Nicholson Scott Nickerson Daria Niewenhous Denny Nolan John Noone

Frank K. Novak Lindsay Nozzolillo Deyang Nyandak Brian J. O’Boyle Michelle O’Brien Patricia O’Callaghan Ashley Ochs Diane O’Connell Michael O’Connell Nicole O’Connell Pat O’Connell Anne O’Connor Eileen O’Connor Paul O’Connor Frank O’Donnell Kyle O’Donnell Sandra O’Donnell Geoffrey O’Donoghue Beth O’Grady Peter O’Hanlon Brian O’Hara Wayne O’Hara Caitlin Okane Cathleen Oken Steven Oldsman Jennifer Oliveira Dara Oloyede Alex Olson Ann O’Malley Caitlin O’Malley James O’Malley Temilola Onabanjo Edward O’Neil John O’Neil Kathleen O’Neil Michael O’Neil Lisa & John Onestinghel Peter Opanasets Megan Opolski James Oppedisano James C. Orefice Tim O’Reilly Robert O’Rourke Michael Orscheln Deborah Osborne Judy Oshansky Karen Oshepsky

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Harley Ostis Jill O’Toole John O’Toole Adam Pacelli John Pagliarulo Kate Palitsch Cathy Pallin Kelly Palmer Ann Palmieri Lauren Palumbo Joseph Panchamsingh Cassandra Paolillo Mark Paolillo Joseph Papa Ike Papadopoulos Patricia & Bill Parcellin Michael Park Robert Paronich Robert Pasciuto Daniel L. Passacantilli Nikhil Patel Jean Paulynice Suzanne Paxton Nancy Payton Joanne Pazzanese Sherri Pearl Horn Amanda Pease Pamela & Stephen Pekich Linda S. Pellerin Lucy Pelletiere & Beverly Barry Gustavo Pena Briana Pendleton Melissa Penney Joanne Pereira Eriko Perez Olga Perez Bruce Perkins James Pero Denise Perrault Andrea Perry Antonia & Patrick Perry Cherise Pesce Susan Pesella Lana & John Peta Janice Peters Doug Petersen

Roger Petit Pamela R. Petronzio Kathleen Petze Amanda Pezzuto Margot & Christopher Phelps Debbi Phillips Robert Phillips Pamela Picard Steven Picciano William Pignato Vincent Piro Matthew Podolski Joyce Pofs-Driscoll Andrea Polino Stacy Pollack Dawn Pomeroy Prabakar Ponnamuthu Stephen Potter Claudia Pouravelis Anne Power Mary Powers Lonnie A. Powers Joan & Robert Powilatis Nicholas Pramas Valerie Pratt Chuck Pratt Jonica Preite Edison Prekulaj Stephen Preston Nance Previte Ben Privett Joseph Provenzano Pamela Pulver Katherine Punda Carol Pustorino Bethany Queior* Julian Quero Amy Quigley Karen Quigley Linda Quinlan* Joe Radley Sandra Raines Jeevan Ramapriya Darryl Rambo Osman Rana Nicole Rando

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Jeanne Randolph Aamir Rashid Alyssa Rau* Bill Ravanesi Kelly Ravanis Brandon Rawnsley Shirley & Frank Re Carol Read Debra Reavis Lisa & James Redding Susan Redding Marc Redlich Clarence Reed Bruce F. Reeh Matthew C. Regan Kevin Reilly Suzanne Reilly Catherine Reinhart Cheryl Reinhart Marina & George Reiser Donna Lynn Reissig Frank Remeika Keith Renaldi Matthew Renaud Evelyn Reyes Beato* & Rey Beato Lauren Reznick Jayne & Christopher Rice James A. Rice William P. Rice Mary Rich Pamela Richard Georgia Buck & Mark Richardson Susan Richardson Lois Riley Robert Rio Lisa Riordan Michael Rioux Jennifer Cole Ripman* Molly Ritcher Jessica Roan Pierre Robert Mia Walker Roberts Linda Roberts Kathleen Robinson Lena Robinson


Ellen Robitaille Jeffrey E. Roche, Sr. Richard Rodgers Isaac Rodriguez Julie Rohwein & Jonathan Aibel Lauren Rolfe Denise Romano Mary Beth Romero Robert Rook Maryanne & James Rooney Ann & James Roosevelt Connie & Edward Rosa Richard Rose Theresa Rosen David Ross Rebecca Ross Richard J. Ross Jack E. Rossin Gary Rourke Jillian Rubel Joseph Rubinstein Mary Rudolph Joshua Ruman Margaret Rusk Marianne Russo Lori Rutter & Jeff Behrens Robert Ruzzo Conor Ryan Mary E. Ryan Richard Ryan Jesse Saacke & Freeman Deutsch Don Sabatini Paul Sacco Paul J. Sacco Uzma Saghir Nick Saia Christine Sample Janet San Filippo Cristina Santamaria Scott Santas Paul Saperstein Allison Saratella Robin Sarkar Matthew Savage

Helen Sayles Matthew Scarpato Pamela & Richard Schalck Christopher Scharff Rebecca Scheier Carole Schlessinger Adele Schlotzhauer Debbie Schmidt Elaine Schmidt Tracey Schraffa Stacy Schwartz Deborah & Ronald Schwartz Courtney Scott Harry Scott Jeffrey Scott Kevin Scott Naomi Scott Daniel Scully Todd Seaver Lynne Secatore Barbara Senecal, Esq. Amy Sennett & Daniel Koh Justine Seraganian Eric Shabshelowitz Steve Shapiro JP & Robert Sharp Louise & Robert N. Sharp Kevin Shea Marilyn Sheeran Michael Sher Kathleen & Ross Sherbrooke Victoria Shonkoff Bibhoo Shrestha Helen Shruhan Penny Shultz & Joel Wolff Eleanor Siegel Rosann M. Sillari Denise M. Silveira Helaine Simmonds Kadesh Simms Susan Singer Bhupender Singh Audrius Sinickas Mark Siroonian

Susan Skayne Robert Skegrud Michael Skerry George Skritakis Eugene Skrzypczyk Elizabeth & Tim Slattery Katherine Sloan David M. Slye Thomas Smallcomb Dorothy & Phil Smedile Fred Smerlas Antonia Smerlas Lakis Barbara H. Smith Janet Smith Jennifer Smith Ilana Smith Patty Smith Rosamond & Daniel Smythe Peter Solomon Chrystal Som Frederick Somers Renee Sophocles Pamela Sosnowski Barbara Spearin Dera Spellman Jay Spence Diana & Thomas Spera Irene Speridakos Carolyn Spicer Maria Sprague Pam St. Amand Arlande St. Louis Marna Stack Michael Stack Anthony Staley Christ Stamatos Joyce M. Stanczyk Al Stankus Michael Stanton Richard M. Starfield Nancy and Ron Stegens Kurt Steinkrauss William Stella Charles Stellberger Carole Stepanek Naomi Stephen

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Cara Stepp* Linda Stepp Michelle Stevens Ezra Stevens Kathryn R. Stevenson Gail Stewart Cindy & Kye Stockwell Paula & Bradley Stone Stephanie Stone Kate Strauchon Susan & Ronald Strauss Brandon Stroup Mykola Suchyj, Jr. Andrew Sullivan Edward Sullivan Edward J. Sullivan Phyllis Sullivan Cecilia Sussek Andry Sutanto Evelynne Swagerty Sue & John Swansburg Genevieve Sweeney Keith Swiech Paula Sybertz David S. Szabo Randi & Gary Tanguay Beverly Tangvik Linda & David Tanner Lisa Taranto Louis Tartaglia Carla Tassinari Edward Tatalias Jeremy Tate Stephen J. Tate Josephine Tavares Joseph Taveira Jacqueline Tavella Loraine Taylor Arlene Taylor Diane Taylor Donna Taylor Erin Taylor* Lynn & Walter Tennant Paula Tennyson Dellara & Wyllys Terry Melissa Thomas Arleen Thompson

Susan & Robert Thornton Rebecca Tiernan Phyllis Timmins Jacob Tinus Laura Toni-Holsinger & Brent Holsinger Joan Topalian Carlos Torres Bethany Toye Kimberley & Christopher Trainor Tam Van Tran Emily Trautwein* Julie Trautwein Judy Trautwein Mary Ann Tremble Joseph Trodella Laura Troisi Nina Tsao LeinWeih Tseng Michael Tucci Stephen Turbek Marie A. Turley Valerie J. Turner Curtis Turner John Uhlmann Philipp Uhlmann Gretchen Underwood Barbara Uttaro Ryan Vachon Richard W. Valachovic Sarah Valerio Taryn Valle Frances Vazquez Wayne Veiga Janet Vendice Bob Veno Preetri Verma Scott Verrill Carolyn R. Vicari Patricia Vieira Dorothy Vitagliano Robert Vlock Amory Wakefield Mary & Rich Wakefield Garrett Wall Edward Wallace

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Rachel Wallack Daniel Walls Carolyn Walsh Gary Walsh Michael J. Walsh Richard Walsh Shane Ward Margaret Warden Barbara P. Wark Erica Warner* Dana E. Warren, Jr. Jared Watson John Watts Chip Wayne Robert Weadick Megan Webb* Bill Weimer Karen Weinschenk Jessica Weir James Weis Jenafer Weiss Roger Weiss Gregory Weissman John Welch Caitlyn Weller Lynn M. Wellman Elizabeth Werner Julia West Christopher B. Wheeler Nancy Whipple Ashley White Jay White Joan & Donald M. White Nancy White Nicole M. White* Patricia & Robert White Robert White Lawrence Wick Regina Wiedenski Kim Wilcox Gregg Willhoit Jennifer Williams Ellen R. Williams JR Williams Mark Williams Robert Williams Toni Williamson


Odette Williamson Julie Wilson* Robert G. Wilson William Wilson Brittany Wilton P.T. Withington Gregory Wittman Donna Wolffe Lili Wondwossen Marilyn Wood Natalie Woodward Alyssa Wypychoski Charlie Yao Kim Yeasir Robert Yelton Maria Sundara Yeruva Glen Yi Josh Yorra Doris & Richard Young Jessica Young Jessica Young* Whitney Young Mark Younger Cheryl L. Yuu Walter Zagrobski Tes Zakrzewski Paul Zanotta Xiaomei Zhuang Louis Zicht Diane Zipoli Heidi Zlab Reilly Zlab* William A. Zucker Barbara Zulkiewicz *Denotes current or former Big or Little Sister

In-kind donations CORPORATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS A. M. DePrisco Above the Clouds Alice Walk Allen & Gerritsen Alta-Strada

Anna’s Taqueria Ardan MedSpa Athena Health Back Bay Accupuncture Bar Mezzana Beacon Hill Athletic Clubs Beauty & Main Bella Sante Benedetto Big Sexy Hair Biogen Foundation Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Blue Man Group Bluemercury Bonsoir Booty By Brabants Boston Car Spa Boston College Athletics Department Boston Globe Foundation Boston Inspectional Services Department Boston Police Department Boston Red Sox Boston Rock Gym Boston Symphony Orchestra C Space Caffe Nero Cambridge Community Chorus The Candy Bar Captain Mardens Seafoods The Catered Affair CBS Boston’s WBZ Celebrity Series of Boston Chez Vous Clear Channel Media & Entertainment ClickSoftware The Connors Family Office Cool Cow Icecream Truck Cottage Restaurant Create. Inspire. Change. Theater Company

Crush Boutique CVS Health Cyclebar The D.L. Saunders Companies Dana Hall School Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Chestnut Hill DipJar DJ Zati Productions Dogwood Drink Maple, Inc. DryBar Boston Eileen Fisher Inc. Elizabeth Renee Skin Care Spa Entertainment Specialists Equinox Gym Fairmont Copley Plaza Fenway Family Festival FleishmanHillard Flour Bakery + Café Franklin Park Zoo Fun Enterprises Garden Neighborhood Charities Gibson House Museum The Godfrey Hotel Greystone Massachusetts H.Y.P Studio Handel & Haydn Society Health Yoga Life Healthworks Fitness Centers for Women The Hermitage Club Hill Holliday Holland + Knight Horizon Distributors Hornick/Rivlin Studio Isabel Harvey JCDecaux Jenwey Tea Company José Mateo Ballet Theatre Jules Catering Juniper Kenny’s Car Service Kings Bowl America, LLC

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Ku De Ta London Harness Louis Barry Florist Lyfe Cycle M. Gemi Mantra Band Mare Oyster Bar Martignetti Liquors Mass Mentoring Partnership Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators Massage Envy, Wellesley Media Networks, Inc. Milk Street Kitchen MiniLuxe Chestnut Hill at The Street Morton’s Steakhouse Museum of Fine Arts, Boston New England Aquarium The New England Patriots Charitable Foundation Nicole Carol Hair Salon Old Town Trolley Tours Oom Yung Doe OrigiNation Outfront Media Partners Research Management Paul Revere Transportation Pearson Education PGR Media, LLC Pinnacle, Ltd Print Resource PSAV Puppet Showplace Theatre PureBarre Wellesley Quebrada Baking Co. Ramblerose Recycle Studio ReelHouse Roche Brothers Supermarkets Inc.

Rocket Software Roger Pelissier Portrait Photography Rosie’s Bakery Row 34 Royal Dental Boston Rutherford Vineyards Sadhana Yoga Boston Salon Eva Michelle Sara Campbell Saus Boston Scampo Sinesia Karol Swimwear, LLC Skullcandy Society of Womens Engineers Somerville Theatre South Boston Yoga Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center State Street Bank and Trust Steamship Authority Sweet Cheeks Teens in Print The Street Tiger Mama Trader Joe’s Boylston Trader Joe’s Brookline United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley Veranda Jewelry Verts Mediterranean Grill Villa Mexico Café Volante Farms Wellesley Toyota Westin New York Grand Central Hotel Weston Diamonds WGBH Whole Foods Women’s Sailing Foundation Xtend Barre YogaWorks Back Bay INDIVIDUALS Tracie Allen

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Anonymous Ana & John Archibald Melanie Baird Donna Battista Kim Bertrand Julie Bogdanksi Kady Bruce Kathleen Bryson Alicia Cabrera Olivia Cabrera Kelley Denise Chan Vivian Cheng Anne Cheung Stacy Chiacchio Nichole Cianci Tiffany Ciccarelli-Moore Sarah Cohan Alexandra Coleman Lisa Collins Carey & Cliff Cort Deborah Daccord Michael DePaulo Maria DePeiza Laura Dill Christina DiMicelli Ayoka Drake Jocelyn Driscoll Claire Duffy Julia Feld Joyceanna Fidalgo Erica Fowler Matthew Frascella Ellsabeth Grant Brianne Grealish Morgynn Haggett Rosie Hanlon Dorene & Duncan Higgons Lisa Holmes Alyson Humphreys Barry Hynes Tracy Iannelli Theresa Jasset Cecilia Jones Maren & Ted Juliano Cristina Kennedy Susan Kingsley Beth Kirschman


Sofia Ladner Brian Lerman Anne Levy Kathrine Livingston Caitlin Long Emily Macrae Lynne Mailhot Katrina & Brian McNaughton Jen Mihok Kathy Mitchell Nancy Nelson Ocean Prime Kathy Ochandarena Anne Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Connor Carrie & Andy Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Laughlin Kasey Olson Audrey Paek Sarah Peterson Katie Piscopio Regina Poltrack Christine Prendergast Joseph Realmuto, Jr. & Paul Korenberg Molly Richter Don Rodman Leila Ruiz Meghan Sanders Emily Silver Tanika Smith Jessica St Marie Grace Steele Bobi & Rich Steingart Susan Stumpf Charlottee Svirsky Leah Tavares Kelly Tchorz Kim Thai Dana Tilkin Stephanie Uhlmann Rachel Van Beaver Emily Veach Terry & Robert Wadsworth Brandi Walker Erica Warner Mariann & Andy Youniss

In Honor of

Matching Gifts

Emily Abrahamson Holly & David Bruce Sally Bunch Terri Z. Campbell Carolyn Clancy Chris Creelman Diana Dabby Jane Deery Pat Fitzgibbon Azariah Harley-Long William Harvey Lisa Hughes Marion & Tom Jesser Carol Koppel Katie Lancaster Selena Lemus Nikki An Levi Kimberly Linsenmann Brenda Lyons Sharon McNally Sven Meier Amanda Metzger Beibhinn ODonoghue Chelsey Platt & Tom Angelone Evelyn Reyes Beato Kayla Santos Mallory Schoendorf Martha Smeallie Autumn Walker Kyleigh Williams Fields Melissa York & Tyler McDaniel Madeleine Youniss Reilly Zlab

Arbella Insurance Bank of America Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Boston Scientific Citizens Bank DigitasLBi Eastern Bank Eaton Vance Management Ernst & Young LLP John Hancock Financial Liberty Mutual Insurance PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP State Street Corporation Thermo Fisher Scientific Tufts Health Plan UBS Financial Services, Inc. Westfield Capital Management Yozell Associates

In Memory of Dyanna Caribe Barbara Fitzgerald Annette Monachelli Beth Ryder-Kenna Dorene Taylor Mary Betty Walsh

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2017 Financials Big Sister Boston prides itself on our fiscal responsibility, which is built upon diversified funding sources. In 2017, Big Sister Boston raised $3.8 million. SPECIAL EVENTS ............. 44% FOUNDATIONS ............... 12% INVESTMENT RETURNS DESIGNATED FOR CURRENT OPERATIONS .................... 8% INDIVIDUALS ..................... 7%

Revenue

UNITED WAY ..................... 7% CORPORATIONS .............. 6% EARNED INCOME BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER FOUNDATION ................... 6% IN-KIND.............................. 6% GOVERNMENT GRANTS............................. 5% OTHER ............................. <1%

COMMUNITY-BASED MENTORING ................... 40% SITE-BASED MENTORING*.................. 23%

Operating Expenses

FUNDRAISING ................. 18% VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT & COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS ................ 12% MANAGEMENT & GENERAL OPERATIONS .................... 7% *NUMBERS MAY BE RECLASSIFIED FOR PRESENTATION PURPOSES.

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audited Financial Statement of Activities REVENUE

2017

Foundations

$478,121

2016 $420,999

United Way

252,225

268,662

Corporations

244,907

173,483

Individual Giving

254,560

451,819

Government Grants

185,573

278,695

Special Events - Net Revenue

1,687,352

1,553,593

Earned Income

Big Brother Big Sister Foundation

Other Contributions In-kind Donations

Investment Returns Designated

237,928

363,166

16,504

33,061

215,404

225,098

290,000

140,000

for Current Operations 3,862,574

TOTAL REVENUE

OPERATING EXPENSES

2017

Program Expenses Community-Based Mentoring

3,908,576

2016

1,612,323

1,508,184

Site-Based Mentoring*

911,009

889,105

Volunteer Recruitment & Community Partnerships

490,618

437,677

2,699,219

2,834,966

Management and General Operations

276,132

232,332

Fundraising

622,929

655,800

3,598,280

3,723,098

(88,466)

185,478

72,825

68,593

Gains (losses) on Investments

(122,324)

132,417

Investment Returns Designated for Current Operations

(140,000)

(140,000)

(277,965)

246,488

4,321,043

4,043,078

4,043,078

4,289,566

Total Program Expenses

Total Operating Expenses Change in Net Assets from Operations Investment and Interest Income

Change in Net Assets Net Assets, Beginning of Year NET ASSETS, END OF YEAR *NUMBERS MAY BE RECLASSIFIED FOR PRESENTATION PURPOSES.

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board of directors Our Board of Directors is composed of individuals from diverse industries and professions, who lend their skills and talents to increase the capacity of our organization. Through their generosity, guidance, and committee work, they play a major role in expanding our Big Sister Boston community. All those listed are members as of December 31, 2017. CHAIR Deborah Daccord Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC

Terri Campbell Archer Bay Capital, LLC

Brenda Lyons State Street Corporation

Carolyn Clancy Fidelity Investments

Sharon McNally The Connors Family Office

PAST CHAIR Denise M. Coll Thomas L. Barrette, Jr. The Shareholder Resolution Carey Cort Webb Innovation Center Trust for Dyslexia VICE CHAIR Jane Deery Mariann Youniss PGR Media TREASURER Wing Delatorre, MD Joe Realmuto PricewaterhouseCoopers, Patrice DeVoe LLP Tufts Health Plan CLERK David Gow Christina Lewis Ernst & Young, LLP Hinckley Allen Andrew Graff MEMBERS Allen & Gerritsen Maxwell D. Bardeen, Jr. Lisa Hughes UBS Financial Services WBZ-TV/ CBS Boston David Bruce Highland Street Foundation Aileen Keaney Audax Group

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Juan Carlos Morales Surfside Capital Advisers Timothy J. Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Brien Eneida Roman-Olivieri Roman Law Offices Nancy Tao Go Devoted Health Karen Voci Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Debra Williams Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Karen Voci Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation John Yozell Yozell Associates, Employee Benefits Plans


advisory board Our Advisory Board members are advocates of our mission and philanthropic supporters. All those listed are members as of December 31, 2017. Jack Agnew Manning Selvage & Lee of Boston Jane Alpers Denneen & Company Denise Jefferson Casper U.S. District Court Susan B. Connolly

Sue Hoffman Renée Landers Suffolk University Law School Carol McKean Carol McKean Events Dolores Mitchell

Christine A. Creelman

Janet Humdy Morrison Korn Ferry

Susan M. Esper Deloitte

Sabrina Nicholson Palleon Pharmaceuticals

Susan Fay Glynn Glynn Law Offices

Margot Phelps Big Sister Association of Greater Boston

Lisa Scannell Isaacson, Miller Jacqueline Sonnabend Ignite Beth Terrana Pat Tietbohl Clifton Larson Allen LLP Marie A. Turley Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Liz Walker Roxbury Presbyterian Church

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young professional board Our Young Professional Board members are the next generation of our City’s philanthropists, supporting our mission through fundraising, recruitment, and marketing. All those listed are members as of December 31, 2017. PRESIDENT Christina Fish Suffolk Construction

Genevieve Gilroy MFS Investment Management

VICE PRESIDENT Christopher Nabhan Eaton Vance Management

Caitlin Glynn Rackemann, Sawyer, & Brewster

RECRUITMENT CHAIR Jackie Bright Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Sam Howe MSLGROUP

RECRUITMENT CHAIR Jen Smith United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley RECRUITMENT CHAIR Samuel Chambers City of Boston Megan Cooney Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Christina Ferraiolo Massachusetts General Hospital Jodi Germann Deloitte

Joanna Kreisel MGH Institute for Health Professions Nadine LeBranti John Hancock Financial Lily Lynch United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley Alex Martin Eaton Vance Management Claire Monagan Lippincott Carrie O’Laughlin Dimagi

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Kate Pattison The Ripples Group Violet Rukambeiya State Street Corporation Courtney Scott Choate, Hall & Steward, LLP Amy Sennett Catalant Technologies Lucy Sun U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts Yisel Uranga Santander Bank Nicole White uAspire Hannah Wolfe UBS Financial Services, Inc. Jessica Young Vistaprint


Diversity Board Our Diversity Board engage and retain Big Sister volunteers and staff of color through advocacy, marketing, and recruitment. In 2017, the group formerly known as the Diversity Council, drafted a charter, added fundraising responsibilities, and elected officers as a formal board. All those listed are members as of December 31, 2017. PRESIDENT Evelyn Reyes Beato Northeastern University VICE PRESIDENT Lesley White Commonwealth of Massachusetts SECRETARY & TREASURER Erica Warner Mass General Hospital & Harvard Medical School

Charmain Jackman Boston Arts Academy Sidney Jean Boston University School of Public Health Tariana V. Little EmVisionProductions.com Amanda Martinez Nonprofit Consultant

MEMBERS Teryne Alexander Massachusetts Port Authority

Dara Oloyede Boston University School of Public Health

Kelly Alfaro Match Education

Olga Perez Boston Children’s Hospital

Audrey Eloius Boston Children’s Hospital

Chiquita Rice Edward Jones

Anna Giraldo-Kerr Shades of Success, Inc.

Courtney Leonard HerVision Media, Big Sister Association of Greater Boston

Lianne Hughes Tech Boston Academy

Eneida Roman-Olivieri Roman Law Offices Iyleen Summer Match Education Evelyn St. Hilaire Work Opportunities Unlimited Alexandra Taylor Ropes and Gray

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auxiliary groups Big Sister Boston’s Auxiliary Boards deepen and broaden our networks throughout Greater Boston, building a robust community of support for girls. Each group plays an important role in furthering our mission through recruitment efforts, speaking engagements, advocacy, and community-building events. All those listed are members as of December 31, 2017. ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION BOARD CO-LEAD Melissa Cazeau Bank of America Merrill Lynch CO-LEAD Veronica Graham Green Banana MEMBERS Jessica Goldberg Education Development Center Megan Herald D’Andrea State Street Corporation Rachel Hutton Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management Melissa Nazar SnapApp Meredith Pallone Loomis, Sayles and Company Judy Sahlins Pembroke Hospital

LITTLE SISTER BOARD

KITCHEN CABINET

Little Sister Azhane & Big Sister Julie D’Alessandro

Jane Alpers Denneen & Company

Little Sister Leila & Big Sister Talia Casey

Carolyn Casey Project 351

Little Sister Angela & Big Sister Valerie Jurgens

Christine A. Creelman

Little Sister Sarina & Big Sister Amy Kaye Little Sister Aiyana & Big Sister Lindsay Yost Little Sister Simmone & Big Sister Ayoka Drake Little Sister Mariah & Big Sister Karthikeyini Subramanian Little Sister Nakiya & Big Sister Nicole Pogue Little Sister Kendra & Big Sister Chloe Ryan Little Sister Kimmy & Big Sister Caitlyn DeFiore

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Corinne Ferguson Lisa Holmes Boston Police Department Heidi Johnson Purple Suitcase Kathy Kiely The Ad Club Harriet Lewis Lewis Family Foundation Meredith Weenick Harvard University


Little Sister Sarina of the Little Sister Board leads activities in the teen corner during our summer sister picnic at dana hall school in wellesley.

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our staff At Big Sister Boston, our staff are the heart and soul of our organization. We believe in the power of transformative relationships for the girls we serve and we challenge one another to achieve results. All those listed are members as of December 31, 2017.

PRESIDENT & CEO Deborah Re Kasey Olson Execitive Assistant SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM Ann Eggleston Vice President of Development Alexis Harvey Vice President of Human Resources & Administration

DEVELOPMENT Ariel Brickman Associate Director of Development Sally Bunch Coordinator of Corporate & Foundation Relations Aubri Farris Donor Database Specialist MK Thornton Special Events Coordinator

Maren Juliano Vice President of Marketing

Emily Trautwein Donor Relations Coordinator

Mia Roberts Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

COMMUNITY-BASED MENTORING Amy Austin Match Support Specialist

Heidi Ziobro MS, LSW Vice President of Programs & Recruitment HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION Deborah Pless Administrative Specialist Caitlin Terry Manager of Human Resources & Administration

Joanna Banegas Match Support Specialist Daniela Barquet Enrollment & Matching Specialist Andrea Barriga Match Support Specialist

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Grace Steele, LCSW Coordinator of Enrollment & Match Support Dana Taglin Coordinator of Match Support Stephanie Uhlmann Volunteer Training Coordinator Rachel Van Beaver Highland Street Corps Ambassador of Mentoring Emily Younger Program Assistant SITE-BASED MENTORING Christine Berardino Manager of Site-Based Mentoring Kelly Carvalho Enrollment & Match Support Specialist Boudu Bingay Manager of Data & Evaluation Rebecca Booth-Fox Coordinator of Match Support Nataly Castro Enrollment & Matching Specialist Abby Cone, MSW Enrollment & Matching Specialist Julia Cunha Match Support Specialist Andria Dunn, LSW Coordinator of Match Support Helen Fullerton, LSW Senior Match Support Specialist Ashley Garcia Match Support Specialist Talia Gonzalez Match Support Specialist Alyssa Iannuccilli Match Support Specialist Hannah Lindholm Bray Manager of Enrollment & Matching Taylor McCarthy Program Events Coordinator Bethany Queior Director of Match Support Tanika Smith Assistant Manager of Match Support Zelshadai Solomon Match Support Specialist

Emily Cutts Manager of Site-Based Mentoring Fakisha Fabre Enrollment & Match Support Specialist Ani Friel Enrollment & Match Support Specialist Crystal Kim Coordinator of Workplace Mentoring Courtney Leonard Senior Enrollment & Matching Specialist Colleen McMurray Coordinator of High School Mentoring Nancy Nguyen Coordinator of Site-Based Mentoring Casey Papuga Alva Senior Enrollment & Matching Specialist Margot Phelps, MSW Intern Supervisor Ashley Pierre-Louis Match Support Specialist Helen Sharma Enrollment & Match Support Specialist RECRUITMENT Rosario De La Garza Recruitment Specialist Kristina Desir Manager of Recruitment Emilie Shea Recruitment Coordinator

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Little Sisters at our SuperNatural Sisters Halloween Party at the Boston Nature Center & Wildlife Sanctuary in Mattapan

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