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Heroes in Health Care

 
Join us virtually on the evening of November 5, 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
 
Heroes in Health Care will also feature a guest performance by Junior Cius!
 
 
Our video premiere on YouTube begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5.  Join us for a night of celebration and inspiration in support of our healthcare heroes.  
 
 
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. Gifts can also be directed to VNA Care’s Emergency Response Fund.
 

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)

 

Deborah & Ron Feinstein

 

The Wise Family — Bob, Marni & Laura Wise

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

VISIONARY SPONSOR $50,000

  • Name and/or logo prominently displayed in all event marketing materials, promotional emails, and sponsor appreciation during the broadcast.
  • 30 second commercial in event with video distribution post event.
  • Sponsor spotlight in two promotional emails.
  • Recognition in President’s remarks during the broadcast.
  • Corporate logo displayed on registration platform and VNA Care’s website (over 90,000 users annually).
  • 15 tickets to attend the VIP Reception before the main program.
  • Full-page ad in digital program book, distributed in advance of the event.
  • Name and/or logo on event posters displayed in VNA Care’s offices (1,000 clinicians, staff and volunteers).
 

PRESENTING SPONSOR $25,000

  • Name and/or logo prominently displayed in all event marketing materials, promotional emails, and sponsor appreciation during the broadcast.
  • Recognition in President’s remarks during the broadcast.
  • 10 tickets to attend the VIP Reception before the main program.
  • Inclusion in all post event video distribution and newsletter (readership 20,000+).
  • Full-page ad in digital program book, distributed in advance of the event.
  • Corporate logo displayed on VNA Care’s website (over 90,000 users annually).
 

TRUSTEE $15,000

  • Name and/or logo displayed in event marketing materials and sponsor appreciation during the broadcast.
  • Recognition in President’s remarks during the broadcast.
  • 8 tickets to attend the VIP Reception before the main program.
  • Full-page ad in digital program book, distributed in advance of the event.
  • Name and/or logo recognition on VNA Care’s website (over 90,000 users annually) and newsletter (readership 20,000+).
 

PATRON $10,000

  • Name and/or logo displayed in event marketing materials and sponsor appreciation during the broadcast.
  • 6 tickets to attend the President's Reception before the main program.
  • Full-page ad in digital program book, distributed in advance of the event.
  • Name and/or logo recognition on VNA Care’s website (over 90,000 users annually) and newsletter (readership 20,000+).
 

BENEFACTOR $5,000

  • Name and/or logo displayed in sponsor appreciation during the broadcast.
  • 4 tickets to attend the VIP Reception before the main program.
  • Half-page ad in digital program book, distributed in advance of the event.
  • Name and/or logo recognition on VNA Care’s website (over 90,000 users annually) and newsletter (readership 20,000+).
 

SUPPORTER $3,000

  • Name displayed in sponsor appreciation during the broadcast.
  • 2 tickets to attend the VIP Reception before the main program.
  • Recognition in a list in the digital program book.
 

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Full-page ad (4.5”W x 7.5”H) $1,000
  • Half-page ad (4.5”W x 3 .625”H) $500

Deadline for ad submission: October 20, 2021

 

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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