Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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The Windsor Club
1601 Beacon St.
Newton, MA 02468

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One Can Help

Host Committee

Jagruti Acharya
Anne Bader-Martin

Ruth Balser, State Rep.
Colleen Canoni
Anne Fishman

Theresa Fitzpatrick
Corie Fletcher
Barbara Gaffin
Diane Gardener
Ray Molly Goldberg
Arza and Brian Goldstein
Ken Hodge
Kay Khan, State Rep.
Ann Kurland
Abby and Mike Landzberg
Michelle Leoni

Steve Lerman
Debbie Levenson

Judy Manelis
Jenn Martin
Liz Mintz
Allison Myers
José Portuondo
Susan Sayers
Greta Schnee
Jan Moidel Schwartz
Lynne Smithwood
Belle Soloway
Francine Vidockler
Isil Waxman
Alyssa Westermann


We invite you to our 12th annual benefit: Celebrating Changing Lives. Join us on Thursday, May 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Windsor Club for great hors d'oeuvres, desserts, drinks, a Silent Auction, and our special keynote speaker Ayanna Pressley. You'll also hear from a foster teen and how she benefits from your help.

Tickets are $50.00 with reduced price tickets available for juvenile court service providers. Sponsorship opportunities start at $250 and include event tickets. If you purchase a sponsorship, we will reach out to you for your guest(s) name(s) Click here for more information about sponsoring the event. Learn more about One Can Help on our website.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley’s career has been marked by history-making campaigns and a relentless determination to advance a policy agenda focused on girls and women, breaking cycles of poverty and all forms of violence, and reducing trauma in our communities. Pressley was first elected to the Boston City Council in 2009, becoming the first woman of color ever to do so. Pressley is an Aspen-Rodel Fellow in Public Leadership (2012).

MUSIC: Crocodile River Music

Performing mesmerizing music from Africa

Event Sponsors

Benefactors ($10,000+)

Visionaries ($5,000-$9,999)

Catalysts ($2,500-$4,999)
Anne Bader-Martin and David Martin
Debbie Levenson and Steve Adelman

Advocates ($1,500-$2,499)
Allison Myers and Arnold May
Greta Schnee

Friends ($500-$1,499)
Barbara Gaffin and Doug Cahn
Lisette Cooper
Phil and Beth Cooper
Diane and Michael Gardener
Jacqueline Y. Parker, Esq.
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Decision Analytics
Looney Cohen & Aisenberg LLP
Village Bank
Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation

Crocodile River Music**

Gourmet Caterers**
Entercom Boston*
New England Patriots Foundation*
West Newton Cinema*

Supporters ($250-$499)
Suzanne Feldman
Theresa Fitzpatrick
Ted and Ann Kurland
Judy Manelis
Judy Neumann and Ken Goldberg
Susan Permut
Susan and Curtis Sayers
Belle Soloway
Rick and Sandy Thau
Joyce Zakim
Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP
Morgan Lewis LLP
Samuel Adams**
Martignetti Company*
The Barking Crab*
Wellness Shines*
LJR Images*
The Paper Mouse Atelier*

** In Kind Sponsors: Gourmet Caterers, Crocodile River Music, Samuel Adams, Norm & Paul's Supply Co.

* Silent Auction:
Restaurants: Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, The Barking Crab, Buttonwood, Cherry Tree Restaurant, Comedor, Dunn Gaherin’s, Ellana’s, Frank Pepe’s, Moldova, Paddy’s, Seasons 52, Union Street
Shop: Barnes and Noble, iTunes, KitchenVisions, Martignetti’s, Richie Vanderwarker (vase), RoJo Car Wash, Wegmans, Whole Foods, Zimman's Fabric
Experiences: Boston Duck Tours, Boston Harbor Cruise, Community Rowing Inc., Discovery Museum, Entercom (Red Sox tickets), ICA, The Kurland Agency (jazz concert tickets), Launch, LJR Images, New England Patriots Foundation, New Rep Theatre, Paddle Boston, Paint Bar, The Paper Mouse Atelier, Regal Cinemas, Sandy and Rick Thau (Red Sox tickets), SuperShag dance lessons, Urban AdvenTours, West Newton Cinema, Zamir Chorale tickets
Health: Alontra Spa, Barbara Gaffin (Belly Dance class), A Green Slate, Lifetime Fitness, Tête-à-Tête Salon, Vanderbilt Fitness Club, Wellness Shines

Corporate Event Sponsors:

Patriots Foundation


ABOUT: One Can Help

Whether it is a laptop for a teen to do homework, an after-school activity so a child is supervised, a bus pass so a struggling teen can attend job training, or emergency rent assistance to keep a family from homelessness, your support improves lives, strengthens families, and helps our juvenile court systems better support vulnerable children. Learn more on our website: www.onecanhelp.org.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Benefactors........... $10,000

  • Cover advertisement in event program
  • Recognition on One Can help website, event emails and social media 
  • Verbal recognition during event and on event signage
  • Ten event tickets

Visionaries.............. $5,000

  • Full-page ad in program; recognition on website, event emails and social media
  • Verbal recognition during event and on event signage
  • Six event tickets

Catalysts................. $2,500

  • Full-page ad in program; recognition on website and social media
  • Six event tickets

Advocates................ $1,500

  • Half-page ad in program; recognition on website and social media
  • Four event tickets

Friends....................... $500

  • Quarter-page ad in program; recognition on website and social media
  • Two event tickets

Supporters................. $250

  • Recognition on website
  • Two event tickets