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 Lebanese food from El Basha, gourmet cheeses, desserts, drinks, a silent auction, Crocodile River Music, our special keynote speaker Ayanna Pressley, and a foster teen who will explain how you have helped.

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
Abby and Mike Landzberg
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 & Beth Cooper
Diane and Michael Gardener
Ted and Ann Kurland
Steven Lerman
Jacqueline Y. Parker, Esq.
Decision Analytics
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Looney Cohen & Aisenberg LLP
Mintz Levin
Village Bank
Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation

Supporters ($250-$499)
Barbara Bickart
Suzanne Feldman
Theresa Fitzpatrick
Robert Gault and Mary Donnelly
Bob and Sue Glovsky
Bert Holman and Randy Foster
Amy B. Klein and Brian Lefsky
Judy Manelis
Judy Neumann and Ken Goldberg
Melissa Payne
Susan Permut
Suzanne Reiss
Susan and David Rosenbaum
Susan and Curtis Sayers
Belle Soloway
Rick and Sandy Thau
Jane and Andrew Urban
Joyce Zakim
Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP
Morgan Lewis LLP 


In Kind Sponsors:
El Basha

Silent Auction Donors:
Restaurants: The Barking Crab**, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, Blue Ribbon BBQ, Buttonwood, Cherry Tree Restaurant, Comedor, Dunn Gaherin's, Ellana's, Frank Pepe's, Legal Seafoods, Moldova, Paddy's, Porto, La Qchara, Seasons 52, Union Street, Walnut Grill

Shop: KitchenVisions*, Martignetti's**, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, Richie Vanderwarker (vase), RoJo Car Wash, Wegmans, Whole Foods, Zimman's Fabric

Experiences: Entercom (Red Sox tickets)*, The Kurland Agency* (jazz concert tickets), New England Patriots Foundation*, West Newton Cinema*, LJR Images**, The Paper Mouse Atelier**, Boston Duck Tours, Boston Harbor Cruise, Community Rowing Inc., Discovery Museum, ICA, Launch, New Rep Theatre, Paddle Boston, Paint Bar, Regal Cinemas, Red Sox tickets, SuperShag dance lessons, Urban AdvenTours, Zamir Chorale tickets

Health:Wellness Shines*, Alontra Spa, Barbara Gaffin (Belly Dance class), A Green Slate, Lifetime Fitness, Tête-à-Tête Salon, Vanderbilt Fitness Club

*Friend Sponsor ($500)
**Supporter Sponsor ($250)
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