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Welcome to Vera House

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 2017 fiscal year and authorized us to publicly acknowledge them. 

Cornerstone . $25,000 & Up
Allyn Family Foundation
Central New York Community Foundation
Carolyn J. and John A. Cirando
Drs. John Epling and Cynthia Morrow
Green Family Foundation
Solon Quinn
The Dorothy & Marshall M. Reisman Foundation

Foundation . $24,999 - $10,000
Bankers Healthcare Group
Estate of Rosemary Curtis
Mark and Polly Fuller
The Gifford Foundation
The Gorman Foundation
The John Ben Snow Foundation
Philip and Susan Kemper
KSP Painting of Syracuse Ltd.
Dr. Michael F. Miller, D.M.D.
Parsons-McKenna Construction Co., Inc.
Robert and Naomi Penney
Syracuse University, Falk College
Tag Mechanical Systems, Inc.

Leadership . $9,999 - $5,000
6181 Thompson Road LLC
Alpha Chi Omega - Lambda Chapter
Helena Zera Axelrod and Glenn Axelrod
Gloria Barbano Weyl
Ona Cohn Bregman and Bernard Bregman
Amy and Andy Breuer
C.W. Baker High School
Cerio Law Offices
Community Bank, N.A.
Cygnus Management Foundation
Eastwood Rotary Foundation
The Goldberg Family - Raymour & Flanigan Furniture, Inc.
Greater Syracuse Moving & Storage
Carolina and Tim Harris
Heid's of Liverpool
Horowitch Family Foundation
Herbert S. & Eleanore L. Howard Charitable Fund
Kinney Drugs Foundation
Lamar Outdoor Advertising
Landscaped Interiors
Loftus, Ryu & Bartol, MD's PC
M&T Bank Corporation
John and Candace Marsellus
Mercy Works Incorporated
Steven and Jacquelyn Miron
Mitchell and Louis Shulman Charitable Foundation
Nascentia Health
National Grid
Northwestern Mutual
Dr. Patricia Numann
Ruth Ruffer
Estate of John A. Santelli
Rick and Judy Shafer
Syracuse University
Village of Baldwinsville
Visions Federal Credit Union
Welch Allyn, Inc.

Visionary . $4,999 - $1,500
The Armory Group at Morgan Stanley
Barclay Damon, LLP
Berkshire Bank
Allen and Audrey Blair
BNY Mellon
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC
Bousquet Holstein PLLC
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Caroline and Nicholas Brust
Carrols Corporation
CF Investors LTD
The Chicago Community Foundation
Mary Karen Cronin
Crouse Hospital
I. Stephen and Kathleen Davis
Empower Federal Credit Union
Erie Materials
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, CNY Region
Fight Against Domestic Violence
Julie and Irwin Flack
Fred L. Emerson Foundation, Inc.
Neil and Helene Gold
Jud and Roz Gostin
Mary Grublauskas
Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Miesje and William Havens
Joseph and Mary Ellen Hennigan
The Home Depot Foundation
Hometown Communities, LLC
Immaculate Conception Parish
JGB Enterprises, Inc.
Sheldon and Mateele Kall
King + King Architects
Kris-Tech Wire
Drs. Tod Leggat & Shannon Magari Leggat
Mackenzie Hughes, LLP
Marriott Syracuse Downtown
Denise and Owen McGraw
McIntosh Box & Pallet Co., Inc.
Pierre and Joye Morrisseau
Eric and Judith Mower
Thomas and Robin Murphy
Stephen and Marla Nash
NCS Technologies
Sally and Bob Neumann
New York Business Development Corporation
Northland Communications
Meg O'Connell and Eric Allyn
Onondaga Community College
Onondaga County District Attorney's Office
Jacqueline Parshall
PathFinder Bank
Peterson Plumbing & Heating
Tracy and Michael Porter
Jan Price
Anne Ruffer and Mickey Lebowitz
Dustin Scurlock
Juliette Klein Sharpe Fund
Gregory and Amanda Slisz
Dr. and Mrs. George A. Soufleris
SRC, Inc.
St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse Facial and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
Syracuse Label & Surround Printing
Syracuse University Fraternity & Sorority Affairs
The Honorable Sandra L. Townes
Twin Oaks Agency Group
Universal American
Wegmans Food Markets
Judy West
Linda Witherill
Warren D. Wolfson
Word of Life Assembly of God


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

Awarded in 2019 (listed alphabetically):

  • Rotary Club of Syracuse - $2,500 for mattresses for our Shelter Program
  • TJX Foundation - $5,000 for our Youth Prevention & Education Program 

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