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Members of the Boston Foundation’s Legacy Societies are deeply committed to providing the Boston Foundation with the resources it will need—not only today, but into the future—in order to meet the ever-changing needs of our community. We thank these generous donors and honor them here.

The following donors have confirmed legacy commitments of $1 million or more to grow the Permanent Fund for Boston. Anonymous (6) Diane DeSerras Arenella James F. Becker and Randal D. Rucker Rick and Nonnie Burnes Belden, Pamela, and Andrew Daniels Richard and Marcia DeWolfe Michael and Barbara Eisenson David J. Elliott and Hungwah Yu Grace and Edward Fey Atsuko and Larry Fish Peni Garber Brian Hyde Jane Wegscheider Hyman Louis and Marcia Kamentsky J. Dayne Lamb and Gardner N. Stratton Anne R. Lovett and Stephen G. Woodsum The McLachlan Family Bill Nigreen and Kathleen McDermott Robert A. and Veronica S. Petersen Sam Plimpton and Wendy Shattuck Joseph G. Prone Foundation Lindsey A. Rosen Dr. David and Mrs. Judith M. Schurgin Sandra M. Stark Mark and Grace Sullivan


Wendy Shattuck along the Emerald Necklace

Sam Plimpton and Wendy Shattuck Wendy Shattuck is the former chair of the Emerald Necklace Conservancy and founder of the annual Party in the Park to benefit the Conservancy and the parks it works to preserve. She and her husband, Sam Plimpton, have made a generous legacy commitment to the Boston Foundation’s Permanent Fund for Boston. “We feel the Boston Foundation is the right place to harbor our legacy,” says Shattuck. “Like the Emerald Necklace, the Foundation will always be here.”

Better Together: The Boston Foundation 2018 Annual Report