Thank you for joining us to celebrate Horizons’ Spring Gala and the reunion of our compassionate community this past Friday night. We hope you enjoyed hearing from our emcee Oscar Margáin and special guest Luilka who shared her personal experience of homelessness with us. Special thanks to Governor Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker for attending and offering their perspectives on the value of Horizons.

With your generosity and enthusiasm, we exceeded our goal, raising nearly $1,150,000 for a record-breaking event!

Together with Horizons, you helped build unity in our community, and we hope you will take seriously the invitation from our CEO, Kate Barrand, to “Come in, get involved and be a part of the work we’re doing.”

Check out photos from the event’s festivities here and backdrop photos here. Please share your favorites and tag yourself and friends on social media.

Thank you again for joining us for an impactful evening, and for making a difference for children and families experiencing homelessness! Special thank you to our teachers and staff in attendance and to our Gala committee who helped make the night possible.

2022 Committee Members
Emily BarkerKristin BrophyJennifer CohnLori ColellaSusie EstellaBree EvartsPeter & Jennifer GarranJenny & Justin GreenEmily GreensteinAmy GuidiChip & Donna HazardAlexandra KavadasLauren & Joe KennedyKate Lubin & Glen SuttonBilly & Christine MearaEliza MillerJessica Gifford Nigrelli & Andrew NigrelliDebby RobbinsMarla SanfordLinda ShulmanBrian & Ali SungDenele & Chandler Willett


Thank you to our 2022 Gala Sponsors

Achieving the Impossible: $50,000

Sandy & Paul Edgerley
Lauren* & Joseph Mazzella
Victoria and Don Sullivan 

Coloring Outside the Lines: $25,000

Bob and Michelle Atchinson 
Linda Mason & Roger Brown
Michael* & Barbara Eisenson
Chip* & Donna Hazard
Tracy & Michael* Roberge
Luly & Maurice* Samuels
Kate Lubin* & Glen Sutton 

Strengthening Our Families: $15,000

Bronwen* and Ryan Carroll
The Colella/Deninger Family
Ryan* & Jennifer Debin
Emily Greenstein & Jonathan Dutch
The Engler Family
Diane Margolis
Greg* & Colleen Morzano
Judith and Jack Remondi 
Karen Clark & Pankaj Tandon 
EJ* & Lori Whelan

Advocating for Change: $10,000

Chris & Rick Berk
Tim* & Susie Estella
Linda & Michael Frieze
Jenny & Justin Green
Aaron* & Lauren Miller
Sarah & Dana Nielsen 
Jessica Gifford Nigrelli and Andrew Nigrelli & Anne and Chad Gifford
Kate* & Ford O’Neil
Barbara* & Ed Shapiro 
Brian & Alison Sung 
Susan Whitehead 

Inspiring Imagination: $5,000

Susie & Scott Allen
Pamela Mann* & David Baron
Peter & Jennifer Garran 
Lawrence & Beth Greenberg 
Matt Epstein* & Deborah Hiatt
Lisa Michel
Sue O’Connell*
Joseph and Deborah Robbins
Lisa Rothman 
Elizabeth Crowley Sprayregen* & Ben Sprayregen 
Janice* & Rich Sturchio
Kerry & Brendan Swords
Liz & Rick Vanzura 


Building Bright Futures: $3,000

Bob & Jane Cremin
Lillie & Bart Lombardi

Family Sponsorship: $1,000

Jennifer & Matt Cohn
Amy and Brad Guidi
Pat and Eliza Miller 
The Vault Nantucket



*Denotes a Horizons’ Board Member

In-Kind Donors:

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