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Mothers Of Inspiration 2008
April 10, 2008 was an evening of music
featuring Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend
and the first recipients of the Legends Among Us Award:

Sister Margaret Leonard
Nancy Schwoyer
The Red Sox Foundation


Legends Among Us |  Sponsors
Mothers of Inspiration 2008 Host Committee

Legends Among Us

Mothers of Inspiration Legends Among Us honors heroes, known and emerging, who lift us up and open the door to life's possibilities, therein changing lives and transforming society.

Sister Margaret Leonard
A co-founder of One Family Scholars and a visionary leader in moving families up and out of poverty, for more than 20 years Sr. Margaret has been a voice for the homeless in the city of Boston.

Nancy Schwoyer
As a co-founder of One Family Scholars, and believer in social change through hospitality, Nancy has led a supportive, giving community that serves the homeless on Cape Ann and beyond since 1981.

The Red Sox Foundation
The Red Sox Foundation is the official team charity of the Boston Red Sox. Their primary focus is in serving the health, education, recreation, and social service needs of children and families in need across New England. Their goal is to transform the passion of their fans into a vehicle for positive change in our community. The award will be accepted by Meg Vaillancourt.

The Mothers of Inspiration Event Committee

Honorary Co-Chairs
Phyllis Fireman
Angela Menino
The Mothers of Inspiration Host Committee
Suzanne Adams
Lori Fireman Baldwin and Dennis Baldwin*
Jarrett Barrios*
John Beahm
Michelle Botus*
Bithiah Carter
Monica Cost
Penelope and Dan Fireman*
Paul Foster*
Rep. Gloria Fox
Donna Latson Gittens
Robert Gittens
Michelle Gordon-Seemore*
Marian Heard*
Lindsay Hollister
Robert A. Maginn, Jr.
Barbara Marchetti
Stephanie Fireman Rogers and Adam Rogers*
Lisa Scala-Farmer*
Katrina Shaw
Jan Schmidt*
Leslee Shlopak
Dana* and Robert Smith
Andrew Spellman*
Rep. Marie St. Fleur
Steve Tompkins
Liz Walker
Gloria White-Hammond

* One Family, Inc. Board Member

Mothers Of Inspiration 2008 Sponsors

One Family Scholars would like to acknowledge and thank our supporters, whose commitment keeps our work and dreams alive. Contact us for more information about the details and benefits of each sponsor level.

Legendary Sponsor

The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation

Legacy Sponsor

Dancing Deer Baking Company
Dana and Robert Smith

Scholarship Sponsor

Roberta and Irwin Chafetz
The Jenzabar Foundation
Kessler Family Foundation
The Klarman Family Foundation
Jan Schmidt

Visionary Sponsor

Armored, Inc.
Carolyn and Peter S. Lynch
Lux Bond & Green Jewelers
National Development, LP

Pathway Sponsor

Aliquot Foundation
Anonymous
Anonymous
Bunker Hill Community College
Amy Butte Leibowitz
Cambridge College
Children's Hospital Boston
The Fischman Family
Horizon Beverage Company
Mr. and Mrs. Amos B. Hostetter, Jr.
Holly McGrath and David Bruce
NSTAR
Partners HealthCare
Red Sox Foundation
State Street Corporation
Wainwright Bank

Homestead Sponsor

Katie and Paul Buttenwieser
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
R. Michael Dorsch
Steven and Jennifer Eisenstadt
Anne and Chad Gifford
Barry and Julie Jaye
David and Tracy Pace
Roberta Rubin and Don Abrams
Lisa Scala-Farmer and Chris Farmer
Sherry and Bobby Silk
Eileen and Robert Spellman
Thoughtforms Custom Builders
Rita and Adam J. Weiner
Wells Fargo Bank

Front Door Sponsor

Jeremy Bernard
Shawn and Kathleen Bragdon
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Kate and Gerald Chertavian
Citizens Bank
The Clarks Companies
Bob and Judy Del Col
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Goulston & Storrs
The Hauptman Family Foundation
Melissa and Andy Janfaza
Nance and Stephen Karp
Alex MacDonald and Dr.Maureen Strafford
David and Kiersten Lowe and Stacy Madison
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo, P.C.
Mt. Washington Bank
Lane and Jill Murphy
Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Pine Street Inn
Planet Self Storage - Arthur, Michael
  and Barbara Simons
Jay and Amy Reagan
Rodman Ford Lincoln Mercury
Michelle and Richard Rosmarin
Alan and Susan Solomont
Sovereign Bank
Tufts Health Plan
The Upper Crust
The Waldwin Group
State Representative Martin J. Walsh
W.B. Mason

We invite you and your organization to become an event sponsor. Please contact at 617.423.0504.

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