Skip To Content
Quick Escape
Working to create a world free of violence & abuse
Contact Us  /  Signup

Donors & Grantors 

A sincere thank you to the following donors for their kind and generous support of Vera House and keeping those we serve close at heart.

*Names are listed for those who donated $500 or more during the 2019 fiscal year and authorized us to publicly acknowledge them. 

Cornerstone . $25,000 & Up
Allyn Family Foundation
D.J. & J.A. Cirando, Esqs.
Vernon and Olive Loucks
NewsChannel 9 WSYR
Solon Quinn Studios
Janet Whitt

Foundation . $24,999 - $10,000
Cerio Law Offices
Cumulus Radio Station Group
G & C Food Distributors & Brokers, Inc.
M&T Bank Corporation
Northwestern Mutual
Syracuse University

Leadership . $9,999 - $5,000
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Bousquet Holstein PLLC
C.W. Baker High School
Rick and Diane Clark
Central New York Community Foundation
Community Bank, N.A.
Cygnus Management Foundation
Dorothy & Marshall M. Reisman Foundation
Heid's of Liverpool
Horowitch Family Foundation
JP Morgan Chase
Kinney Drugs Foundation
Lamar Outdoor Advertising
Drs. Tod Leggat and Shannon Magari Leggat
Loftus, Ryu & Bartol, MD's PC
Nascentia Health
National Grid
Constance Panebianco
Parsons-McKenna Construction Co., Inc.
Porter Nordby Howe
The Goldberg Family - Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, Inc.
Ruth Ruffer
Estate of John A. Santelli
Speach Family Candy Shoppe
The TJX Foundation Inc.
Village of Baldwinsville
Wegmans Food Markets
Womens Fund of Central New York
Mr. Richard N. Zecher

Visionary . $4,999 - $1,500
AAA Western & Central NY
Anoplate Corporation
AP Plumbing, Heating & Air
The Armory Group at Morgan Stanley
Helena Zera Axelrod and Glenn Axelrod
Barclay Damon, LLP
Berkshire Bank
Black Bag Productions
James P. Borer
Francine M. Boutet
Randi K. Bregman and Ted Gottbrecht
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Caroline and Nicholas Brust
Margery Burstein
Carrols Corporation
Richard Cauchon
Richard and Cynthia Cherny
Joan M. Christy and Dr. Thomas Bersani
Carroll Clark
Columbus Foundation
Steve and Sally Cunningham
Christopher DeVoe and Marie Sarno
Disciplined Capital Management LLC
Dot Foods
Eaton Crouse-Hinds
Empower Federal Credit Union
Erie Materials
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, CNY Region
Julie and Irwin Flack
Fred L. Emerson Foundation, Inc.
Walter Freeman
Craig and Barbara Froelich
Mark and Polly Fuller
Michael and Michelle Gambino
Jud and Roz Gostin
Dolores and Richard Green
Mary Grublauskas
Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Harmonic Collective
Michael and Alyssa Heller
John and Rosemary Hennessey
Hometown Communities, LLC
Charles Hyde
Kimberly and William Jeffery
Sheldon and Mateele Kall
John and Catherine Kane
Jim and Kris King
King + King Architects
David Kleinhandler
Kris-Tech Wire
Laci's Tapas Bar
LeMoyne College
Loretto Management Corporation
Lynn Law Firm
John and Candace Marsellus
Pierre and Joye Morrisseau
Thomas and Robin Murphy
Northland Communications
Patricia J. Numann MD
Meg O'Connell and Eric Allyn
Onondaga Community College
Onondaga County District Attorney's Office
PathFinder Bank
Skaneateles Middle School
Socci Stiletto Stampede
Paul and Kathy Solomon
Dr. and Mrs. George A. Soufleris
SRC, Inc.
St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
Brian and Heather Stewart
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse Corvette Club, Inc.
Syracuse Label & Surround Printing
Syracuse Rotary Foundation
Tessy Plastics Corporation
Twin Oaks Agency Group
United Healthcare Community Plan
Visions Federal Credit Union
W.R. Berkley Corporation Charitable Foundation
Andrea and Joshua Waldman
Elaina Wellstead
Delmon and Deborah White

We are sincerely grateful for the generosity of these organizations who awarded grant support to Vera House

Awarded in 2021 (listed alphabetically):

  • Dewitt Rotary - $1,000 for call out clothes 
  • Green Family Foundation - $21,000 for shelter refurbishment
  • John Ben Snow Foundation - $9,000 for technology, educational supplies and tools and incentives
  • Macy's - $2,000 for Advocacy Program
  • RBC Wealth Management - $2,000 for interpreter services
  • Visions Federal Credit Union - $2,500 for interpreter services

Awarded in 2020 (listed alphabetically):

  • Berkshire Bank - $5,000 - for emergency funds and Shelter Program
  • CNY Community Foundation - $50,000 for technology upgrades for client database
  • CNY Community Foundation - $11,500 for technology for remote services during COVID-19
  • The Gifford Foundation - $3,000 - for hot spots for Clinical services
  • Green Family Foundation - $17,500 to be used for the resurfacing of our James Street office parking lot
  • Green Family Foundation - $15,000 for technology upgrades for client database and education database
  • Green Family Foundation - $10,000 for emergency funds and Shelter Program 
  • The John Ben Snow Foundation - $7,500 for Youth Prevention & Education Program
  • The Mary Kay Foundation - $20,000 for emergency funds and Shelter Program
  • RBC Wealth Management - $2,000 for interpreter services
  • Zonta Club of Syracuse - $1,000 - for sexual assault "call out" clothing 

Awarded in 2019 (listed alphabetically):

  • Allyn Foundation - $30,000 for technology upgrades for client database and education database
  • Berkshire Bank Foundation - $2,500 for our Shelter Program
  • The Key of St. Peters - $1,000 for emergency funds
  • National Identity Theft Victim Assistance Network - $50,000 to provide trainings that address elder financial exploitation 
  • Rotary Club of Syracuse - $2,500 for mattresses for our Shelter Program
  • TJX Foundation - $5,000 for our Youth Prevention & Education Program 
  • Women’s Fund of CNY - $5,000 for relationship and sexual violence prevention programming in partnership with RISE for refugee and immigrant youth

Awarded in 2018 (listed alphabetically):

  • Allyn Foundation - $25,000 to support our strategic plan initiatives
  • Bankers Healthcare Group - $15,000 towards the purchase of a transportation van
  • Berkshire Bank Foundation - $2,500 for our Shelter Program
  • Central New York Community Foundation's Walter A. Thayer and John F. Marsellus Funds - $25,000 for a generator for our James Street office
  • Dewitt Rotary - $2,000 for play therapy toys & supplies
  • Fred L. Emerson Foundation - $5,000 towards the purchase of a transportation van
  • Gorman Foundation - $15,000 to support the roof repair and generator at our James Street office
  • Green Family Foundation - $30,000 for a new roof for our James Street offices
  • MacDougall Foundation - $1,000 towards the purchase of a transportation van