People, businesses, and institutions that have supported YES since our inception.

If we should have included you in the list but did not, please accept our apologies and let us know so that we can acknowledge your generosity.


 = Member
= In-Kind
= Philip E. Benoit Memorial Endowment
 = Revolving Loan Fund donor/lender

Individuals & Families
Gary Alan 
Andrea & George Anastos
Elizabeth Anastos
Telemachus Anastos
The Barstow Family 
Anita & Bruce Bevis 
Philip & Cynthia Benoit 
Madeline F. Benoit  
Leonard & Inessa Blanton
Ronald V. Bosch 
Heidi Brewer  
Michelle Buja  
Ellen Campbell 
Heidi Brewer 
Jerry Caya   
Martina Dooley Carvalho
Madeleine Chamberland 
Tim & Joanie Cohen-Mitchell 
Harold & Carolyn Cromer 
Mike and Aline Davis 
Maize Deane 
Edmund & Barbara Duprey  
Trudie J. Duguay & Christine Jackson 
Donald & Roberta Johnson 
Gurunam Kaur Khalsa 
Jill & Charles Finley 
Maureen Fitzgerald 
Chester & Martha Furman Kojro 
Jen Gabrenas
Maureen Gamache
Bill Gardner 
Michael Garfield-Wright 
Felix Gonzales 
Julie Graham 
Pamela Grant
Mary & Manny King
Sharon King
Martha & Chester Kojro 
Florence Lachowetz 
Andy LaRoche 
Sandra Lavelle 
Denise & Albert Mason 
Diana & Malachy McCourt
James Mudd 
Roberta Newman
Catherine & Edward Pepin 
Sally Pick
Irene A. Podhorez 
Catherine & Barry Pokorny  
Joan Rudy 
Scott & Angela Samaud 
Janet & Michael Seredejko
Dr. Doris J. Shallcross 
Amy Shapiro
The Shufelt Family 
Tim Sweeney
Pat Larson & Michael Tatistcheff  
Rachel Telushkin
Diane Valliere
Jerry Whaland  
Dave Williams 
David P. Williams 

American Legion, Orange 
Athol/Orange Rotary Club 
Athol/Orange Kiwanis Club 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County 
Franklin Community Action Corporation Youth Programs 
Franklin County Chamber of Commerce 
Franklin County Community Development Corporation
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
Franklin Medical Center 
Franklin Regional Council of Governments 
Get Real! 
Greenfield Business Association 
Greenfield Housing Authority 
Hilltown Enterprise Fund
North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce 
Mahar Key Club
Orange Family Inn 
Orange Revitalization Partnership 
Orange Senior Citizens Club
Our Lady Immaculate Church (RICA)
Seeds of Solidarity Education Center 

About Face Computers 
About Music
Ajabu African Arts
Arrow Computer Systems 
Athol Credit Union 
The Bag Company 
The Bank of Western Massachusetts, 2005 $450
Belanger’s Package Store 
Bickford’s Family Restaurant 
Nicole Bowers, Tupperware 
Brandon’s Restaurant 
Forbes Camera 
Foster’s Supermarket 
GBI Marketing 
Greenfield Cooperative Bank 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 $13,500
Greenfield Savings Bank 2005 $200
Green Fields Market 
Gypsy Boutique 
Hamshaw Lumber 
Hi-De Liners, Inc. 
Hobbit Doorway 
Hometown Productions 
House of Wax 
Howard & Associates 
Lu’s Flower & Gifts 
McCusker’s Market 
Metamorphosis Marketing
Mother & Son Vending
Music Forum, Orange 
The Music Store 
Northern River Expeditions 
The Old Creamery 
Orange House of Pizza 
Paradise Copies 2002-2004 $2,000
Periwinkle Place 
Pioneer Gardens, Inc. 
Positive Connections 
Richard D. Smith, Inc. 
Rob Roy 
Rodney Hunt, MIS Department 
Seewald & Jankowski, PC 
Shop N’ Save/Hannaford 
Silver Screen Design 
Stepping Stone Books 
Subway of Turners Falls & Shelburne Falls 
Tee It Up Tours 
Thompson Paging 
UPINNGILL (Patricia Crosby & Clifford Hatch) 
Village Grille 
Watershed Resource Consultants
Western Massachusetts Electric, 2004 $2,000

Whaland WoodWorx  
Witty’s Funeral Home
The Wood Weasel
World Eye Bookshop 
Yankee Candle Company 

Greenbelt Community Foundation, 2016 $4,000
Shareable, Seed Grant, 2014 $800
United Way of Franklin County, Massachusetts, 2008-2013 $84,000
Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts, 2013 $10,000
TD Charitable Foundation, Nonprofit Training Resource Fund, 2013 $2,000
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, 2000-2003, 2005-2012 $139,100
TD Charitable Foundation, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 $14,500
North Quabbin Garlic & Arts Festival, Community Grants Program, 2010 $500
Alliance for Technology Access, 2008 $1,500
Project Bread, Summer Food Service Program, 2008 $5,000
AT&T Connections for Tomorrow/Community Technology Centers Network, 2007 $60,000
Deval Patrick Inaugural Committee Charitable Giving Program, 2007 $2,500
FCAC Youth Programs Youth Council, 2005 $1,500
Rice Family Foundation, 2008-2012 $1,000
K.L. Bruce Charitable Fund, 2000-2004 $20,729
John W. Boynton Fund, 2003 $5,000
Icarus Fund, 2000-2004 $12,500
Hilltown Enterprise Fund/Hilltown Community Development Corporation, 2001 $7,960
Solidago Foundation, 2000 $10,000
Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts, 2004 $4,000
Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts, Capacity Building Companion Program, 2004 $440
First Church of Deerfield, Ebeneezer Wells and John Williams Grant, 1999, 2000 $1,750
Ben & Jerry’s Foundation, 1998 $7,000
George A. Ramlose Foundation, 1998 $5,000

Federal Government
Department of Health and Human Services
Compassion Capital Fund, 2008-2009 $27,513

Mount Wachusett Community College
Social Enterprise Workshop Series, 2008 $25,000

Federal Senior AIDE Program, 2000-2002 $16,500

Federal Work-Study Program, 2002-2012
Greenfield Community College $12,500
University of Massachusetts, Amherst $26,250

Office of National & Community Service
AmeriCorps, 2001-2012 $112,500
AmeriCorps, DIAL/SELF/YouthServe

Small Business Administration, 2006 $20,000

State & Local Government
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Housing and Community Development, Community Development Block Grant
Town of Greenfield, 1999, 2002 $9,100
Town of Montague
Town of Orange, 1999, 2008 $61,450

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Service Alliance
Commonwealth Corps, 2008, 2009 $90,350
Volunteer Week, 2009 $13,068

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Public Health
Teen Challenge Fund, 1999-2003 $57,828

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Training and Workforce Development
Franklin Regional Employment Board, 2002-2010 $4,125
Franklin-Hampshire Employment & Training Consortium, 1998 $300
Franklin Hampshire Youth Council
Youth Recognition Mini-Grants, 2004-2009 $800
Workforce Training Fund, 2007 $2,000

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Small Cities Fund, 2000 $1,520

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Youth Services, 2000 $300

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network

Town of Greenfield
Police Department

Gill-Montague School District/Verizon EdLink
Greenfield Community College 
Greenfield Public Schools/Opening Schoolhouse Doors
Mohawk Trail Regional School District/21st Century Learning Center
Mount Wachusett Community College, Community Scholars Program, 2008 $20,000
Smith College, Town-Gown Program
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 
Public Service Endowment, 1999, 2000, 2001 $41,750