Annual Dinner Donors

Thank You to Our Donors

The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare gratefully acknowledges the many individuals, families, corporations, foundations and organizations that have so generously supported our work.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of donor names. Please contact us with any changes to your listing.

National Business Members

Chairman Circle
Massachusetts General Hospital

Executive Circle

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Marsh McLennan

Leader Circle

Bank of America
Benchmark Senior Living
MedPro Group

Dinner Supporters

Dinner Program Underwriters


Ellen Cohen and Daniel Haber
Susan and Digger Donahue 


Marjorie and Paul Stanzler


Beth Israel Lahey Health
CVS Health
Fran and Michael Goldberg


Advent International Corporation
Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease
Rana Awdish, MD, FACCP, and Randy Awdish
Robyn Begley, DNP
Michael Blau and Ann Muschett
Bob’s Discount Furniture
Boston Children’s Hospital
Wendy and Richard Cohen
Ethan E. Crain
Stephen Corman
Andrew Dreyfus
Kerry A. Flynn, CLP
The Highland Street Foundation
Ruth Kilduff, RN, and Jay Carrigan
in memory of Christian Minard
Ruth G. Koblenzer
Pamela Mann and David Baron, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Sharon and Brian McNally
Middleton & Company
Joyce Murphy and Bill Melanson
Angela Patterson, DNP
Red Sox Foundation
Claire Reilly and Mark Reynolds
Elizabeth Maringer and Jay Shiland 
Rev. Judith Swahnberg and Carl Novotny
Tony and Kathy Starr
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Lynn Wiatrowski and Joren C. Madsen, MD
Peter and Ellen Zane


Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
American Hospital Association
Joan and Richard Aubut, RN
Kevin Barrett
Baystate Health
Beaumont Financial Partners
Berkshire Hathaway Speciality Insurance
Boston Medical Center
Howard Cohen and Myra Musicant
The Colony Group
Commonwealth Care Alliance, Inc. 
Peggy Crawford, PhD
Diedrich & Donahue, LLP
Epstein Becker & Green, PC
Faggiano & Associates, PC
The Fischman Family
(Nancy and Steven, Ben and Wendy, Laura Fischman and Tony Schwenson)
Google Health
Ellen Feldberg Gordon and Michael Gordon
Hamel Marcin Dunn Reardone & Shea, PC
Harvard Medical School
Lifespan Health System
Betsy P. Frawley and James M. Litton
Dick Marks and Jennifer Morrison
McCarthy Bouley Barry & Morgan P.C.
McKinsey & Company 
Jo Frances Meyer
Murphy & Riley
Ann-Ellen Hornidge, Esq. and Ned Murphy
Ropes & Gray LLP
Peter L. Slavin, MD and Lori G. Pearlman
Dan and Colette Stanzler
Kate Stewart
Michael and Audrey Straight
UBS Financial Services, Inc. 
Verrill Dana LLP
Wentworth-Douglas Hospital
Marilyn Yager


Brown & Brown
Inspira Health
Massachusetts Society of Clinical Oncologists
South Shore Health System
Sturdy Health
Tufts Medical Center


Peter and Lisa Biagetti
Drs. Brad and Andrea Buchbinder
In memory of Frances and Jerry Gold
Joseph A. Chazan, MD
Liza Eaton and Adam Cohen
The Conquer Cancer Coalition of Massachusetts
Robert and Christine Coughlin
Tom and Midge DeSimone
Richard and Kris Doherty
Drs. Jon and Heidi DuBois
Rushika and Maria Fernandopulle
Brett and Abby Gordon
Elizabeth Hickman
Stephen Kidder and Judith Malone
Beth Lown, MD, and the Piken Family
Thomas Lynch, Jr., MD, and Laura Pappano
Britain W. Nicholson, MD, and Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
Sandra O. Moose
Phyllis and Ido Schoenberg
Eric and Kim Schultz
Jessica Thompson Somol and Mark Somol
Bessie Manley Szum, RN, MPA/HA, NE-BC, and John Szum
Jeanie Ungerleider and William Stone, MD
Charlotte Yeh, MD, FACEP

Champions of Compassion

Our Champions of Compassion are individual donors who have been contributing to the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare for at least half of our 28 years. They number only 5% of all of our individual donors, and we are truly honored by their loyal support!

Amy and David Abrams
Marcia Allar
Carolyn Greenberg and J. David Allred
Marsha and Tomy Alpherin
Stuart and Diane Altman
Anonymous (5)
Elissa B. Arons, MD
Michael J. Astrue and Laura W. Mali-Astrue
Richard Averbuch and April Austin
Donald and Karen Bachman
Charlie and Lauren Baker
Andrew Balder and Cynthia Sommer
Laurie Ansorge Ball
Arthur and Rachael Barabell
Pamela Mann and David Baron, MD
Marc and Lorraine Batt
Carla A. Romney, MD, and Stuart M. Beard
Eleanor A. Becker
Julie A. Rosen and Gary Belowich
Linda Bentley
Jerry and Fran Berger
Terry G. Bergman
Samuel A. Berkman, MD, FACP
Joan Feinberg Berns, PhD
Peter and Lisa Biagetti
Michael Blau and Ann Muschett
Susan Block, MD
Wendy Warring, JD and Troy Brennan, MD
Patricia A. Bresky, PhD
Catherine Bromberg
Drs. Brad and Andrea Buchbinder
     In memory of Frances and Jerry Gold
Nancy L. Cahners
Jean C. Sullivan and Richard Cane, Jr.
Ruth Kilduff, RN, and Jay Carrigan
     In memory of Christina Minard
Richard Chaisson, MD and Judith Harding
Kimberly A. Smith and William Charette
Joseph A. Chazan, MD
Carol Feinberg Cohen
Helen and David Cohen
Howard Cohen and Myra Musicant
Wendy and Richard Cohen
Robert I. Cohen and Julie A. Watts
Michael and Monica Connolly
Milton and Lilla Cooper
Ruth S. Cope, PhD
Lois and Linc Cornell
Ethan E. Crain
Cynthia and Harvey Creem
Margie Ross Decter and Adam Decter
Tom and Midge DeSimone
Joseph and Donna DiPersio
Rich and Kris Doherty
Mark and Kate Donovan
Jonathan Dorfman and Anne Blumberg
Andrew Dreyfus
Roger S. Driben
Drs. Jon and Heidi DuBois
Kitty and Mike Dukakis
Jay S. Duker and Julie Starr-Duker
Mimi Bartholomay
Louise Sawyer and Michael Elefante
Eve T. Horwitz and Steve Emmerich
Alvin and Caroline Essig
Michael S. Feldberg and Ruth Lazarus
Edward and Norma Fenochietti
Steven Fischel and Lisa Plantefaber
The Fischman Family
     (Nancy and Steven, Ben and Wendy, Laura Fischman and Tony Schwenson)
Cynthia Frawley
David and Nancy Fulton
Gary and Ethel Furst
Diane and Michael Gardener
Kate Walsh and Erik Garpestad, MD
Jody and David Gastfriend
Laurie and Paul Gershkowitz
Pamela P. Giannatsis
Andrew Gillies, MD, and Catherine Cahners
Connie Gilson
Joan and James Gilson
Leslie and Stan Godoff
Carol & Avram Goldberg, Joshua R. Goldberg, and Deborah Goldberg & Michael Winter
Brett and Abby Gordon
Joan Gordon
Ellen Feldberg Gordon and Michael Gordon
Tom Grape
Roger and Laura Gray
Betty and Alan Green
Debby and Tony Green
Barbara Rubin Green
Ellen Cohen and Daniel Haber
Irving and Judith Haber
Joseph Hameline
Anne G. Romney and Timothy Hayes
Scott and Leslie Hefter
Irwin and Sheila Heller
Joyce Cohen and David B. Hellman
Marcia Hertz
Ruth L. Hertz
Win and Margie Hodges
Marc and Diane Homer
Mark Huberman and Stephanie G. Fidel
Murray A. Jacobson Family Foundation
Alison Poorvu Jaffe and Daniel Jaffe
Stacy N. Jagher, LICSW
Ellen Janos
Michael Joachim and Ellen Winer
Deborah C. Joelson
Phil and Beverly Johnston
Jerome and Sheridan Kassirer
Katherine and John Kaufmann
Abbie Celniker and Trevor Kaye, MD
Susan M. Kenyon
Cameron F. Kerry and Kathy B. Weinman
Stephen Kidder and Judith Malone
Jon M. Kingsdale and Rosalie R. Phillips
Marie and Charlie Kireker
Seth A. and Beth S. Klarman
Bill and Deborah Knowlton
Ruth G. Koblenzer
B. Minde Kornfeld
Barry and Laura Korobkin
Mary Kraft, MD
Jonathan and Janet Kravetz
Ronald V. Lacro and Jon P. Schum
Clare Midgley and Robert Leuchtner, PhD
Steven and Marjorie Levin
Sandra Y. Levine
Linda and Jeff Levin-Scherz
Marilyn Lambert and John Lindstrom, Jr.
Deborah and Robert Litt
Betsy P. Frawley and James M. Litton
Beth Lown, MD, and the Piken Family
Susan Frawley and Herb Luther
Thomas Lynch, Jr., MD, and Laura Pappano
Amy and Ken MacNulty
Lynn Wiatrowski and Joren C. Madsen, MD
Thomas F. Maloney, Esq.
John and Virginia Mannick
Art in Giving for The Rachel Molly Markoff Foundation
Dick Marks and Jennifer Morrison
Joanne Marqusee
Rhoda Schneider and Michael Marshall
Jameson and Polly Marvin
Claire and Cornelius Marx
Honor E. McClellan, PhD
Richard McCready and Rosemary McCarthy
Sharon and Brian McNally
Joyce Murphy and Bill Melanson
Brooke and Eric Meltzer
Margaret Ann and Lou Metzger
Tressa Miller Schwartz
Evvajean Mintz
Heidi Brown and Richard Moche
Andrew Dreyfus and Lynn Modell
Robert Muffly and Carol Buckler
Ellen and Jay Naparstek
Ms. Lois F. Nesson
Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
Britain W. Nicholson, MD, and Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
The Novack Family
The Boston Foundation
     Judy Swahnberg-Carl Novotny Donor Advised Fund
James J. O’Connell, MD
Ellen and James Palmer
Mr. C. Reynolds Parsons
Laurie Pascal
Sarah Pasternack, PhD
Beverly Siegal Peiser, MD and Richard Peiser
Peter and Mary Pendergast
Mary and Gary Pforzheimer
Laurie Cowan and Ric Phillips
Lia and William Poorvu
John and Laura Eby Regier
Michal A. Regunberg
Marla and Cliff Robinson
Benjamin M. Romney, MD
Jan and Stuart Rose
Charles and Elaine Rosen
Larry G. Rosenberg, PhD
Tina Aronson and Koby A. Rotstein
Marcia Wallace and Martin Rubenstein
Debra and Eric Ruder
Carmen and Susan Russo
Dorothy Renaghan and Anthony Santangelo
Peggy Slasman and Gerard J. Sarnie
Joan L. Scheff
Doris and Simon Scheff
Bobbi and Phil Schmidt
Eric and Kim Schultz
Thomas P. Sellers, III, and Terry Ann Lunt
Judith and Fred Server
Fredi and Jack Shonkoff
Jill and Donald Shulman
Michael Shwartz and Pam Goodman
Jean Karpas Siegel Fund at The Boston Foundation
Steven and Karen Sisselman
Gabriela and Doug Smith
     Amanter Fund, A Donor Advised Fund of the National Philanthropic Trust
Gail Smith
Anne L. Levine and Howard Smith
Alison Sneider
Norman Spector
Marjorie and Paul Stanzler
Sandy Starr and Raine Figueroa
Tony and Kathy Starr
Jeanie Ungerleider and William Stone, MD
Henry A. Sullivan
Timothy Sullivan
Dr. Samuel and Paula Thier
Mary Kay Leonard and Richard Valachovic
The Cohen/Vullo Family
Ralph and Martha Wales
Karen Smith and Albert Wallis
Mel and Harriet Warshaw
Catlin Donnelly and Hampton Watkins
Donald G. Cornuet and Stephen M. Weiner
Clare Villari and David Weinstein
Susan Whitehead
Martha and Jeff Winokur
Philip Witman and Bonnie Perlmutter, PhD
Dan Wofford and Sarah Peck
Roni and Lawrence Woods
Marilyn Yager
Charlotte Yeh, MD, FACEP
Ellen and Peter Zane
Norman and Adelle Zimbel
Ellen L. Ziskind

Compassionate Caregiver Honor Roll

Caregivers Honored January 1, 2022 – November 1, 2023

Thousands of compassionate caregivers have been recognized since 2008 for their everyday acts of compassion by grateful patients and families who make a donation to the Schwartz Center in their name.

Peter A. Banks, MD
Jason Barrera, MD, PhD
Mimi Bartholomay, RN, MSN
William Bennett, MD
Eugene V. Beresin, MD
Jason P. Block, MD, MPH
Eugene Boss, MD
Ghizlane Charki
Marcia Clevesy
Brian Cohen, MD (2)
Karen Doyle, DNP
Dr. Jeremy Estrada
Mary Fabio, MD
Susan Frawley
Donna Gaffney
Katie Garrigan, RN, MSN, CPNP
Michael Goldberg, MD (4)
Larry Greenberg, MD
Munther Homoud, MD
Fedna Jacques
Rachel Jimenez
Shalom Kalnicki, MD
Elizabeth Lipford
Mary K. Maloney, RN
Katherine Manion, WHNP-BC, IBCLC
Barbara Moscowitz, MSW, LICSW
Rabbi MaryJane Newman, MA, BCC
Megan Park, RN
Dr. Robert Peterfreund
Lisa Philip, LCSWm MPH
May Pean-Smith, MD, MS
David P. Ryan, MD
Polina Sadikov, MD
Dr. Julie K. Schulman
Timothy Shea
Marta Silva
Erin Trowbridge, RN, BSN
Frank Twarog, MD