Our Contributors


The College Crusade gratefully acknowledges our generous contributors during FY 2015 (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015)

•  Federal & State

U.S. Department of Education/GEAR UP – $3,057,787
State of Rhode Island – $356,538

•  Foundations, Corporations & Organizations

$75,000 and above
Rhode Island Foundation

$40,000 and above
Amgen Foundation
Nellie Mae Education Foundation (including a $5,000 designation by Dr. Warren Simmons)
United Way of RI

$10,000 and above
Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Cox Charities
Textron Charitable Trust

$8,000 and above
Weybosset Research & Management

$2,500 and above
Cavanagh Company
Ocean State Charities Trust
Taco/The White Family Foundation

Fish Family Fund – The Boston Foundation
Starkweather & Shepley Charitable Fund

Matching Gifts
Ameriprise Financial
Bank of America Matching Gifts
Genentech, Inc.

Corporate In-Kind Gifts
Imaj Associates
The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
The Home Depot
Cox Charities
Signature Printing

•  Individuals

$5,000 and Above
Dr. Americo W. Petrocelli

$1,000 and Above
Rodney & Mercadee Clifton
William D. Formicola
Robert & Maureen Oberg

$500 and Above
Richard & Louise Carriere (in support of Woonsocket students)
Mary F. Chinn
Dorene M. Conlon
Todd & Karla Flaherty
Irene McCormick
Roger Mennillo
Herman Rose (to develop Alumni loyalty programs)
Mim L. Runey
Patty & Melvin G. Alperin Fund
Providence Engineering Society (toward Robotics First Tech Challenge)

$250 and above
Anonymous (1)
Mary E. Alexandre
Ronald Cardoza
Maria Carvalho
Joel & Eleanor Dain
George & Lois Graboys
Marquis & Candace Harper
Mary Sylvia Harrison
& Casby Harrison
Madeline A. Mabray
Jim Purcell
Laurel Shepard
Anne & Michael Szostak (in honor of George Graboys)
O. Rogeriee Thompson & The Hon. William Clifton
Amaya Womack
Steven C. Zenofsky

$100 and above
Anonymous (1)
Angela Carr
Joel Cohen
James A. DiPrete
Barbara B. Donovan
Karl & Jacqueline Ericson
Ralph Groves
Stanley & Martha Livingston
Cynthia R. Marciano*
Leonard Martin & Associates*
Jami Ouellette
Sandra Powell
Marcia Riesman
Lauren Schechtman
John & Donna Yena
Fund for Community Progress
Providence Lions Club (through Leonard Martin)

Other Gifts
Anonymous (1)
Sheila Cruz
Carmella Acciaioli*
Stephen Borsher
Mary C. Canole
Nancy Anne Carriuolo
Marilyn M. Ceprano*
Carol T. Dailey*
Henry D’Aloisio*
Raymond A. DeCesare
Karen Donovan
Michael Duffy
Robert Flanders
Grace G. Gioffreda*
William Holland
Maureen P. Kenner
Isaiah C. Mansan
Edna O’Neill Mattson
Thomas & Barbara Quinn
Ranika Reyes
Nina A. Ricci*
Arthur & Judy Robbins (in honor of George Graboys)
Jeffrey & Nancy Sincoski
Mary Lavonne Thompson, Esq.
Linda L. Viveiros

* In honor of Sylvia Natale

•  Paul Moran Bike-a-Thon

Raymond & Nancy DeCesare
Joseph & Carol Forte
Lucille B. Foster
Zelda R. Goldman
James & Janice Gorman
Omer & Claire Guertin
Richard & Gloria Limbird
Paul & Susan Moran
Andrew Pachomski
Sharon Yarlas
DeSimone & Leach
Robinson Green Beretta Corp.
Rosenstein, Halper & Maselli, LLP
Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home
Wealth Management Resources, Inc.

•  A Book Fund for Kids (sponsored by the College Crusade Alumni Association)

Gloria Benson ’03
Robert Britto-Oliveira ’01
William Buchanan ’01
Maria Carvalho
Cindy Cesar ’09
Richelene Cesar ’09
Bamidele Faboyede ’04
Princess Garrett ’03
Lydel Hall ’03
Armani Raii Harris ’06
Anthonia Kuti ’03
Cherèva McLellan ’04
Dereck Mendoza ’05
Kristina Moyet
Sando Baysah ’05 & Randy Ojukwu
Leidy Olivo ’05
Monsurat Ottun ’02
Lesly Porras ’04
Franchesca Sevigny ’08
Apryl Silva ’05
Adam Tarczuk

•  Crusader 2015 Spring Walkathon

Richard & Marilyn Adham
Deborah Brown
Mary Canole
Nancy Carriuolo
George & Lois Graboys
Ralph Groves
Leonard Martin & Associates (in honor of Sylvia Natale)
Irene McCormick

•  Colleges & Universities

Many thanks to these postsecondary institutions, which are members of our Scholarship Collaborative:

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston University
Brown University
Bryant University
Dean College
Emerson College
Grinnell College
Johnson & Wales University
Mount Holyoke College
New England Institute of Technology
Northeastern University
Providence College
Rhode Island College
Rhode Island School of Design
Roger Williams University
Salve Regina University
Syracuse University
University of Rhode Island
Wheaton College

•  Believe Breakfast Sponsors – November 2014

Thank you to all those who supported our event!

Citizens Bank

H. Carr & Sons, Inc.
Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Brown University
Providence College
RI Federation of Teachers & Health Professionals

AAA Southern New England
Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University
Center for Labor Markets & Policy at Drexel University
Cox Communications
Delta Dental of Rhode Island
Home Loan Investment Bank
Johnson & Wales University
Roger Williams University
University of Rhode Island
Yarlas, Kaplan, Santilli, Moran, Ltd.

Table Sponsors
Cambodian Society of RI
Community College of Rhode Island
Todd & Karla Flaherty
George & Lois Graboys
Kenneth & Sharon Graboys
Sylvia Natale
Navigant Credit Union
OVO Moving & Storage
Pawtucket Credit Union
Dr. Americo W. Petrocelli
Rhode Island Campus Compact
Dr. Irving Schneider
United Providence!
Gary & Mimi Venable
Washington Trust Company

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