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Who We Are

2022 Donors

Each financial gift we receive, no matter how big or small, helps us fulfill our mission to empower New York City women in need. Below is a list of gifts we received of $500 and above.

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation
U.S. Bank

Select Equity Group Foundation
Wells Fargo

Anne Blackman
BNY Mellon
The City of New York
Con Edison
Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation
Feerick Nugent MacCarney PLLC
First Republic Bank
Foot Locker, Inc.
The Hearthland Embers Fund
Henkel Search Partners
The Hyde and Watson Foundation
Sheila and Bill Lambert
The Lawrence Foundation
MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
Nancy Obler Kaufman
The Raine Group
The Thompson Family Foundation, Inc.
The Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust
Working for Women (W4W)

The Harold Anfang Foundation
DeFrate & Paavola
The J.Jill Compassion Fund
Diane Kenney
Lisa Primeggia
Sony Corporation of America

Australia & New Zealand Banking Group
Timothy & Michele Barakett Foundation
Conde Nast Publications
The Edith Cooper and Robert Taylor Fund
Donna Fontana
Yasmin Ibrahim and Omer Ismail
L’Oreal USA, Inc.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
William Norden
Nurmi Family Foundation
Sarah Peter
Anthony W. Roberts
Paige Ross
Sarah I. Schieffelin Residuary Trust
Selendy Gay Elsberg PLLC

Alliant Insurance Services
Allianz Global Investors
Tracy Bird
Linda Hackett/C.A.L. Foundation, Inc.
Christine Chang and Eric Withrow
Katherine Davisson
Philip Green
Andrea Lowenthal
M & T Bank
Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp
The Malka Fund
Amanda Nussbaum and Daniel Laifer
Proskauer Rose LLP
Republic Bank
Richard Ritholz
The Susan Sarandon Charitable Foundation
Margie and Richard Schneidman
Carol Schulweis
Societe Generale
Tradeweb Markets LLC
Katherine and Heath Watkin
John Wendt
Zegar Family Fund

Allen & Overy LLP
Arnhold Foundation, Inc.
Pamela Averick
Rory Conforte
Crescent Capital Group
Cross River Bank
Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.
Geller and Company LLC
Daniel Hoinacki
Judith and Walter Hunt
Carol Joseph/Amy Klette Newman Foundation
Beth D. Lawlor
Jennifer and Andrew Marrus
Stephen W. Nislick
Ponce Bank
Sharyl Reisman
Vivien Tannen
Lois Zenkel

Susan and Laurence Ach
Alliance of Career Development Nonprofits
Linda and Marc Alpert
Laura Balach
Danielle Billera
Roberta and Michael Brenner
Duncan F. Brooks
Brown Advisory
Kimberly Cassidy
The Betsy and Alan Cohn Foundation Inc.
Betty Cotton
Wendi Daniels
Elizabeth and Grant Darwin
Daria DeChirico
Diana DeFrate
Snevley Dorsonne
Aileen Dresner
Virginia and George Elvin
Marian Faytell Friedman
Deirdre Findlay
Nancy and Leonard Fink
Jillian Finnegan
Valerie Fitch
Brigid Flanagan
Ann Marie Foss
Erica and Martin Frederick
Arlyn and Edward Gardner
Cynthia Gaston
Virginia and Thomas Gibbs
Michelle Giordano
The Goldstone Fund Inc.
Karen Heath-Wade
Ainul Huda
Carolyn Huggins
Stephen and Mary Hunt
Michelle Hyland
Mark and Rochelle Jackman
Pamela Jacobson
Leslie Jerome
Alex Johnson
Gillian Katz
Pam Kaufman and Scott Drath
Lois Kemp
Emile Khader
Sarah LaFleur
Jessica Land and Ryan Butkuss
Andrea Lippel
Lisa Lippman
Karen and Jonathan Marotta
Jessica A. Marshall
Elizabeth and Kevin McGill
The Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Foundation Inc.
M. M. LaFleur
Carolyn Oser
Nancy Paduano
Roudi Pezeshkian
Lisa M. Pommerening
Lynn Povich and Stephen Shepard
Arleen and Aaron Priest
RAND Engineering & Architecture, DPC
Rent the Runway
Sara and Joshua Slocum
Stefanie Steel
Cara Stein
Paula Stoler
Roger L. Strong
The Morris and Charlotte Tanenbaum Family Foundation
Jennifer Tedjeske
Tracy Thomas
The TNS Group
Donald J. Toumey
Nancy C. Unrath
Judy Vale
Whole Foods Market
Joan Wiesen and David Lieberman
Diane Zultowsky

Robyn Abramson
AMERRA Capital Management LLC
Julie and Roger Baumann
Laura Bernstein and Bruce Reznick
Steve Bernstein
Stacy Bess
Arlene and Steve Bessenoff
Maria Blittner
Annemarie Bray
Bridgewater Advisors Inc.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation
Bennett Byerley
Clearview Festival Productions Inc.
Harriet Cook
Karen Corcoran
Beverly Darwin
Elaine DeAngelis
Cathleen Deignan-McAleer
Ronna DiPersia
Roberta Dougherty and Sanford Teller
Phyllis Ehrlich
Oksana Falenchuk
Stephen Felix
Allison Gallaway
Barbara Garber
Mira Graetz-Ball and Andrew Ball
Susan Haberman
Cynthia Howells
J. Michael Hughes
Donna Jakubovitz
Yosef Johnson
Mia Jung
Irene Griffin
Kanbar Kopel Team – Compass
Barbara Keane
Laura Korfmann
Judith Lea Kozuck
Pamela Krol
John Kuehn
Ceridwynne Lake
Jacqueline Lamping
Francine Levine
Natasha Lim
Amanda Martignetti
Charles Mastro
Judith Monson
Prajit Nanu
Susan and Gerard Neumann
Melissa Norden
Susan Norden
Loretta and David Nugent
Erin O’Neil
Kelly and Mauricio O’Connell
Sharon B. Pincus
Cindy McNamara
Sonia Preta
Joe R. Robinowitz
Dana Rosenberg
Madeline Roszko
Lizzie Russell
Sheri Sarkisian
Gayle Schreiber
Ronit Setton
Erica Sharf
Avnish Shukla
Taireek Simms
Katherine Skelley
Carly Stapleton
Barbara Sternberger
Amy and Jeff Tarr
Leah Trabich
Dina and Jeffrey Tranen
Shirin Trehan Toor
Risa Turken
Mehrnaz Vahid
Stephanie Versichelli
Jennifer Vinsonhaler
Lisa Walker
Shari and Steven Wayne
Ariana Williams
Meribeth Withrow
Margaret Wood
Melissa Worth
Leslie Yoo
Susan Zuckerman

We apologize for any inaccuracies. If your name has been left off this list, please contact us at

“I am going to be a family worker there, so basically a social worker. The school goes from kindergarten all the way through fifth grade. I’ll be able to help the kids with lots of things – family needs, issues, questions – all of that.”

– Stephanie