Thank you to all of our generous supporters

for making the 2017 Imagine That gala a tremendous success

and raising over $105,000!

Saturday, April 29, 2017 • Ochre Court, Newport


Photo credit: Meghan Sepe Photography

Photo credit Meghan Sepe Photography

We are grateful to have so many in our community join our mission to provide crucial scholarship funding to at-risk children. Lives are changed and possibilities become endless. The impact of your support reaches the student, their families, and our communities. 

To hear from the children and families impacted by your support, click here.   


Thank you to our gala sponsors

 Platinum Sponsors 

Robin Hadley in Honor of Helen Hadley

Jennifer and Rick Hodges

Sue and George Petrovas


 Gold Sponsors 

Roe O’Brien and Ken Moldow

James and Ginny Purviance


 Silver Sponsors 

Cindy and Jeff Babka

BayCoast Bank

Behan Bros., Inc.

Michael J. Blitzer

Paul and Maureen Chapdelaine

Doctors Hogan, Fiaschetti, & Castaneda

KVH Industries, Inc.

Newport Hospital

Joseph and Brenda Sullivan Foundation

Van Liew Trust Company

Richard C. Wallace

Gurdon and Kathy Wattles 

 Bronze Sponsors 

AVID Products, Robbie Murphy Benjamin, Catie and Chris Benzak, Robert Chase, Coastal Roasters, Core Virtues Character Education, James Daley and Joannah Portman-Daley, Antena and Miles David, DeSisto Law, Jane and Paul Fleming, Jack and Donna Flynn, Chris and Kate Greenman, Bill and Judy Hall, Barbara and Peter Humphrey, Meghan and Peter Jannotta, Jilling Wealth Management, The Kerrigan Mahoney Group/RBC Wealth Management, Mark and Kristine Lowney, Steve and Zulekha Ludwig, Judy Clagett McLennan, Michael J. Moitoza, The Pennfield School, Portsmouth Abbey School, Kitty and John Rok, Cathy and Jeff Siegal, Lisa and Frank Sienkiewicz, Simmons Associates, LLC, St. George’s School,  and Total Boat by Jamestown Distributors  


Bishop Connolly High School, Roberta Marie Capuano and Tom Heffernan, Donnelly’s School Apparel, Forster Orthodontics, Frosty Freez, Darcy Magratten, Edward and Barbara Mazzaferro, Mr. and Mrs. Kevin McCarthy, Timothy N. Ely-Morgan Stanley, Newport Insurance Agency, Inc., Senator M. Teresa Paiva Weed, The Prout School, and Saint Philomena School

 In Kind Supporters 

Salve Regina University, Decades by DeZyne, Keel Vodka, 
Dave Seppala, Linda LeBrun, The Valet Connection, 
Meghan Sepe Photography 

 Wine & Dine Raffle Contributors 

Newport Restaurant Group, Midtown Oyster Bar, Pelham Court Hotel (one night stay), Clarke Cooke House, Brix, The Stone House, The Revolving Door, Newport Wine Cellar & Gourmet, Stoneacre Pantry, The White Horse Tavern, Spiced Pear Restaurant, Buskers, Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen, Boru, Brick Alley Pub, Empire Tea & Coffee, Annie’s Restaurant


2017’s “Imagine That” Photo Album
Photo credit: Meghan Sepe Photography

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2016’s “Night of 100 Shining Stars” Photo Album

Thanks to our sponsors, donors, guests and live auction bidders, the Night of 100 Shining Star gala was a record breaking success, raising $108,000 for the Star Kids Scholarship Program.

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