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Heroes in Health Care

 
Join us on the evening of October 22, 2021, as we celebrate VNA Care’s nursing services and recognize and honor the achievements of those transforming the health and welfare of our community and beyond through groundbreaking leadership and innovation.
 
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Photo of Pat Kelleher, executive director of the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts
 
Patricia Kelleher
Executive Director of the Home Care Alliance of MA
 
We hope you will join us in October for a night of celebration and inspiration. Below please find sponsorship package options for the 2021 Heroes in Health Care Gala. For 16 years the Gala has raised significant funds for various initiatives that advance the outstanding services VNA Care provides and drives innovation in patient care.
 

Sponsor the 2021 Heroes in Healthcare Gala 

 
For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities and leadership giving, please contact Laura Wise, manager of fund development, at Laura_Wise@vnacare.org or 617-886-6460.
 
 

2021 Sponsors

 

Presenting Sponsors ($25,000)

 
  
 

Trustee Sponsors ($15,000)

 
 
 

  

Patron Sponsors ($10,000)

Benefactors ($5,000)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Supporters ($3,000)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

VISIONARY SPONSOR $50,000

  • VIP experience for 20 guests
  • Exclusive premier sponsor recognition on event invitation and in all promotional materials
  • Premier placement full page color ad in print program book
  • Full screen display of logo/name during event
  • Special recognition during event, on the website, and donor newsletter
 

PRESENTING SPONSOR $25,000

  • VIP experience for 20 guests
  • Premier sponsor recognition on event invitation and in all promotional materials
  • Premier placement full page ad in print program book
  • Full screen display of logo/name during event
  • Special recognition during event, on the website, and donor newsletter
 

TRUSTEE $15,000

  • 10 guests
  • High-level recognition on event invitation and in promotional materials
  • Full page ad in print program book
  • Display of logo/name during event
  • High-level recognition during event, on the website and donor newsletter
 

PATRON $10,000

  • 10 guests
  • Recognition in promotional materials
  • Full page ad in print program book
  • Display of logo/name during event
  • Recognition on the website and donor newsletter
 

BENEFACTOR $5,000

  • 10 guests
  • Recognition in promotional emails
  • Full page ad in print program book
  • Display of name during event
  • Recognition on the website and donor newsletter
 

SUPPORTER $3,000

  • 5 guests
  • Sponsor name listed during event, website and donor newsletter
 

PROGRAM ADS

  • $1,000 Full-page
  • $500 Half-page
 

Our Honor Roll of Heroes

Agios
Sonia L. Alleyne, MPA
John Auerbach, MBA
Edward J. Benz, Jr., MD
Diane Bergeron
JudyAnn Bigby, MD
Joshua Boger, PhD
Tony Coles, MD
Joseph Coughlin, PhD
Thomas A. Croswell
Sandra L. Fenwick
Matthew Fishman
Joanne Handy, RN, MS
James W. Hunt, Jr., PhD
IBM Watson Health
Larry Jasinski
Jackie Jenkins-Scott
Paula Johnson, MD, MPH
Patricia Joyce, RN
Joseph Kennedy II
Secretary of State John F. Kerry
Cleve Killingsworth
Carolyn Markey
Mayor Thomas M. Menino
Michael Minogue
Dolores Mitchell
Mutual of America
National Grid
Rich Rakowski
Dr. Joan Y. Reede
Shepard Remis, Esq.
James Roosevelt, Jr.
Pierantonio Russo, MD, FCPP, FAAP
Jill Shah
Steven Strongwater, MD
Kevin Tabb, MD
Henri A. Termeer
Third Rock Ventures
Mark Levin
Kevin Starr
Robert Tepper, MD
Elaine Ullian
Ronald L. Walker II
Kate Walsh, MPH
Susan Windham-Bannister, PhD
Lynn Wiatrowski
Robert Witzburg, MD
Ellen M. Zane

Meet Our 2021 Committee

 

HONORARY GALA CHAIR

Governor Charlie Baker
 

HONORARY GALA COMMITTEE

Edward J. Benz Jr, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
 
Joshua Boger, PhD
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
 
Amy Boger, MD
Ceramic Artist
 
Kevin B. Churchwell, MD
Boston Children’s Hospital
 
Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD
MIT AgeLab
 
Joyce Cummings
Cummings Foundation
 
Catherine D'Amato
The Greater Boston Food Bank
 
John R. Greed
Mutual of America
 
Deval Patrick
Bain Capital
 
Diane Patrick
Ropes & Gray
 
M. Lee Pelton, PhD
The Boston Foundation
 
Joan Y. Reede, MD
Harvard Medical School
 
Emily Rooney
GBH
 
Steven Strongwater, MD
Atrius Health
 
Lydia Villa-Komaroff, PhD
Intersections SBD
 
Kate Walsh
Boston Medical Center
 
Justin Wyner
Shawmut Corp.
 

GALA EMCEE

Dr. Mallika Marshall
Medical Reporter, WBZ-TV/CBS Boston
Urgent Care Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
 

GALA CHAIRS & COMMITTEE

Linda Hope Springer, Gala Chair
Right Management
 
Renee Picard Walsh, Gala Committee Chair
Mutual of America
 
Debra Angeloni-Reilly
 
Barbara Belony, NP
Mass General Brigham
 
Catherine Bendeck, RN, BSN
VNA Care
 
Charlotte Bolster, PT
VNA Care
 
Donna Dupee
Marriott International
 
Dr. Catherine Frasco, DPT
VNA Care
 
Rod Hemingway, OT
VNA Care
 
Kait Ziskin Levesque
WBUR
 
Jessica Piper, APRN
VNA Care
 
Michelle Sofi
 
Maura Vitello, RN
Bayada
 
Nubia Whitaker
Forma Therapeutics
 
Laura Wise
VNA Care
 

FUND THE MISSION AMBASSADOR

David Brown
MAB Community Services

2020 Sponsors

We are grateful to the following businesses and individuals for their generosity:
 

Presenting Sponsors ($25,000)

 
 

Trustee Sponsors ($15,000)

 
 
 

Patron Sponsors ($10,000)

Benefactors ($5,000)

The Wise Family — Bob, Marni & Laura Wise
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Supporters ($3,000)

Chris & Meggan Bailey
Deborah & Ron Feinstein
 
 
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