Donors

Our Supporters

Because of you, children and adults with autism have abundant opportunities to reach their full potential. Just as importantly, their families are encouraged and supported. Every donation made to The Summit Center is meaningful to the individuals we serve, and to our staff. We have only listed certain gifts due to space constraints. Regardless of the amount, we are grateful to all of our donors for their commitment to making lives better! All of the contributions listed were made between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

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$1,000+

  • The Peter & Elizabeth Tower Foundation
  • Paddock Chevrolet
  • Chris and Denise Plennert
  • Rite Aid Foundation KidCents
  • Tops Markets
  • American Eagle Fireplace & Playsets
  • Anonymous
  • Antonio’s Banquet & Conference Center
  • Buffalo Sabres Foundation
  • Dr. Patrick Chan-Lam and Michaella Ah-Kiam
  • Gerald and Melissa Cornish
  • Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP
  • Thomas and Kathy Doody
  • GEICO Philanthropic Foundation
  • Robert and Lisa Hobba
  • HSBC Bank
  • Independent Health
  • Ronald Krol
  • La Nova
  • M&T Bank
  • Richard and Debra Pretorius
  • Russell’s Steaks, Chops & More
  • Charles and Jane Vallone
  • Actuarial Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Richard and Gloria Anderson
  • Neil and Jane Arnold
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • James and Mary Beth Basil
  • BCB International, Inc.
  • Beechwood Continuing Care
  • James and Diane Black
  • William and Christine Blanchard
  • Buffalo Scrubs & Uniforms
  • Copier Fax Business Technologies
  • Corvettes of Buffalo
  • Anthony Cutaia
  • Dash’s Market
  • Roy DeGolier and Nicole Lamonte-DeGolier
  • Dent Neurologic Institute
  • Dopkins & Company
  • E.J. Militello Concrete
  • Friends of Carly
  • G&J Contracting, Inc.
  • GHD Services Inc.
  • Greater Niagara Federal Credit Union
  • Dr. Joseph and Cheryl Greco
  • John and Amelia Griswold
  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • Roy and Patricia Jordan
  • Gerald Jonathan
  • Kelton Enterprises / Tim Hortons
  • Kenney Shelton Liptak Nowak LLP
  • KeyBank
  • Latina Boulevard Foods
  • Christopher Lightcap
  • Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, LLP
  • LoTempio P.C. Law Group
  • Mainstreethost
  • Mary Beth Dunn, DDS
  • Mike Smith Buick GMC
  • Anthony and Elizabeth Moag in memory of Terry Spencer
  • New Era Cap Foundation
  • Nissha Medical Technologies
  • North Forest Office Space
  • Paddock Chevrolet
  • Joe and Cara Pandolfino
  • Benjamin Pearson
  • Personal Computers, Inc.
  • Prime Care Coordination
  • Rane Property Management
  • Rich Products
  • Joseph and Sheila Rosenecker
  • Salvatore’s Hospitality
  • Joseph and Debra Savino
  • Karl and Laura Schachtner
  • Peter and Diana Schmit
  • William Schriever
  • Paul and Colleen Seminara
  • David and Michele Smith
  • Speed Global Services
  • Anthony and Lisa Strangio
  • Sunil Bakshi Attorney at Law
  • Thomann Asphalt Paving Corp.
  • Tonawanda Bowling
  • Verizon Foundation
  • WKBW–TV
  • WNY Asset Management

$500 - $999

  • AmazonSmile Foundation
  • Dr. Stephen and Margaret Anderson
  • Barclay Damon LLP
  • Belvedere Home Improvement Co.
  • Mark and Lisa Brand
  • Chiari & Ilecki, LLP
  • Charles and Jeanmarie Cieslica
  • Mike Coyler
  • Anthony and Kimberly DeSimone
  • William Enright in honor of Samantha Bunce
  • Katherine A. Evans
  • The Evans Agency
  • Laura E. Ferry
  • Fire Safety Systems, Inc.
  • Roger L. Firestien
  • Fontanese Folts Aubrecht Ernst Architects, PC
  • Paul J. Francoforte, Jr.
  • Anthony Gesamondo
  • Pamela Giangreco-Marotta
  • GEICO Philanthropic Foundation
  • Hohl Industrial Services, Inc. in honor of Layla Lester
  • Brian and Mary Holler
  • Hummingbird Honeys, LLC
  • Integrity Health Group
  • David Jednat
  • Alexander Kane
  • Kent and Lisa Keating
  • Kathie Keller
  • Martin Kober
  • Lancer Door & Glass, LLC
  • Leon Studio One
  • Amy Lovullo
  • Joshua and Michele Lynch
  • John and Doreen Matwijkow
  • John Millerski
  • Mark Mungovan
  • Niagara’s Choice Credit Union
  • Arwa Omar
  • Daniel P. O’Neill
  • Salvatore Pantano and Carla Todaro Pantano
  • Adele R. Parrino
  • Audrey H. Pawelczak
  • Bonnie Payne
  • Lorena Penaloza
  • Glenn Pincus and Janet Gunner in honor of Bowmansville S.T.E.P.S. Staff
  • Steven Plennert
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • Rock Autism
  • Linda J. Roese
  • Dr. Ilene L. Rothman and Dr. Elaine Rinfrette in memory of Charlie Rothman
  • Daniel and Lorraine Rybak
  • Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation
  • Elizabeth M. Schachtner
  • Shaflucas Architects
  • Barbara Sims
  • Michael and Susan Skotarczak
  • Kenneth and Susan Sniatecki
  • Thomas Snyder
  • Edward and Jacqueline Spangenthal
  • Robert and Ellen Spangenthal
  • Michael and Margaret Stein
  • Paul and Melissa Storfer
  • Bernard M. Tellner
  • Richard and Katherine Tellner
  • Tronconi Segarra & Associates
  • Scott Weinstein
  • Robert and Ruth Wendler
  • Thomas and Doreen Wendt
  • Xtreme Discount Mattress

$250 - $499

  • Ali Abdelsahib
  • Advance Glass
  • Fayed Ahmed
  • Philip and Laurie Arnold
  • David and Kimberly Aston
  • Scott and Brenda Banach
  • Martin and Peg Barkley
  • Mary B. Bennett
  • Douglas and Caryn Berkun
  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • Dale Borget
  • Derek and Laura Brann
  • Shawn Brawdy
  • Lenny and Cynthia Breeden
  • Joseph and Kim Brown
  • Steven and Kathy Bunce
  • Randall and Chris Burkard
  • Timothy and Mary Rose Burns
  • Todd Cameron
  • Mike and Denise Carnes
  • Mary Rose Casero
  • Jayme Clark
  • Kenneth Cohen
  • David Collins
  • Victoria L. D’Angelo
  • Elsie Dawe
  • Charles and Cindy DeMarti
  • Anthony and Jacqueline DeSimone
  • Mark Didomenico
  • Lori Donner
  • Shannon Drinkwater
  • James and Lynn Duggan
  • James E. Eagan
  • Eye Care & Vision Associates Ophthalmology, LLP
  • Maria Federio
  • Amanda Finn
  • Fire Safety Systems, Inc.
  • Frederick and Lauren Floss
  • Robert and Marnie Fohl in honor of Patty Jordan
  • Douglas and Jill Fonte
  • Stephen Galbo
  • Joseph Gambino
  • Mark and Lauren Gfroerer
  • Albert Giovannucci
  • Henry and Judy Gorino
  • Gary and Carin Greenfield
  • Patricia Guidie
  • Gary Hall
  • Philip and Sandra Hasselback
  • Brian and Cynthia Hess
  • Sarah Hodiak
  • Ronald and Amy Jablonski
  • Mary Jacobi
  • Farzad Jalilalghadr
  • Steve and Jane Jepson
  • Gary Kagels
  • Jeffrey Kamien
  • Christopher and Susan Keenan
  • Keller Chevrolet
  • Priscilla Kieber
  • Robert and Susan Kreppel
  • Paul and Danielle Kudela
  • Christine LaMonte
  • Patrick Long and Dr. Sandra Block
  • Steve LoVullo
  • John and Peggy Lucas
  • Daniel Luderman
  • Tyler MacDavey
  • Mick MacLean and Lisa Burrows-MacLean
  • Stephen and Laura Mackin
  • Michael and Bobbie Manning
  • Nady and Melissa Maouad
  • Marken Family Charitable Foundation
  • Carrie Martin
  • Mark and Sharon Martin
  • Mercy Flight
  • Jeffrey T. Milliron
  • H. Van and Trudy Mollenberg
  • Maria L. Monroe
  • Carolyn R. Montibello
  • David and Linda Nelson
  • Robert and Barbara Nevins
  • Anthony D. Parone
  • Laurence and Sylvia Paul
  • Perry’s Ice Cream
  • Kari Piazza
  • David Plavan and Fanony Montoya-Plavan
  • Lisa Priebe
  • Thomas Renzi
  • Larry Richards
  • Edward Rodgers
  • Rolite Manufacturing Inc.
  • John and Molly Rosenecker
  • Philip W. Rosenkranz
  • Virgil Ross
  • Istabraq Saeed
  • Jacob Schachtner
  • Pete and Linda Savino
  • Jacob Schachtner
  • Judy Scharing
  • Jonathan and Johanna Shaflucas
  • Carol Shaw
  • Vincent F. Spina
  • Rev. Michael Swartz
  • Randy and Melissa Taylor
  • David E. Thuman
  • Rachael Tremblay
  • Twin Air Heating & Cooling, Inc.
  • Stephen and Kellie Ulrich
  • United Steelworkers Local Union No. 748
  • University Emergency Medical Services, Inc. in memory of Sabir A. Khan
  • Marie Vahue
  • Michael and Kimberley Valachos
  • Whitney and Kathy Vantine
  • Lorna Wendler
  • Matthew R. Wendler
  • West Elementary PTA
  • West Seneca High School
  • Jerome and Jeanne Whitehead
  • Susan Whittaker
  • Charlotte Word
  • Anthony and Katie Zoratti

Building Hope Capital Campaign: The Summit Center's Building Hope campaign began in 2016 to raise funds for new classrooms and therapy rooms at 25 Woodridge Dr. in Amherst. Gifts made between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 from the following donors have brought us closer to our dream of a specialized facility to serve individuals with the greatest need.

$100,000+

  • The John R. Oishei Foundation*
  • Margaret L. Wendt Foundation

$10,000 – $99,999

  • Anonymous
  • Carol & Carl Montante Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo*
  • Dr. Patrick Chan-Lam and Michaella Ah-Kiam
  • Charles and Ione Arrick Charitable Fund at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo
  • Chur Family Foundation
  • ELF Foundation
  • Grigg Lewis Foundation, Inc.
  • James H. Cummings Foundation, Inc.
  • M&T Charitable Foundation*

$2,500 – $9,999

  • James Aston*
  • Fran and Jane Barone
  • Mary Anne Casey
  • Dr. Emanuel and Rosemary Gambacorta
  • Roy and Patricia Jordan
  • Dr. Charles and Daria LeVea*
  • Joseph and Christine Mangio
  • Christine Oliver and Wilfred Gordon*
  • Peter C. Cornell Trust
  • Jacquie Randazzo
  • Marcus and Cindy Romanowski*
  • Tom and Mary Rosenecker
  • Scott Electric Foundation, Inc.
  • Williamsville Rotary Foundation, Inc.*

$1,000 – $2,499

  • Anonymous
  • Joseph and Mary Alice Arcara
  • James and Mary Beth Basil
  • Herb and Marilyn Bellamy
  • Richard and Cheryl Cahlstadt
  • Gerald and Melissa Cornish
  • Joseph and Mary D’Angelo
  • Nicholas Fasolino
  • Frederick and Lauren Floss*
  • Bruce and Betsy Goldstein*
  • Barry and Cynthia Goodin
  • Patrick Long and Dr. Sandra Block*
  • Jeffrey and Gretchen Markarian
  • Robert and Maria Mercurio
  • Stephen J. Minkovich
  • NFADA
  • Michael and Julieann Nurse*
  • Murray and Candace Richardson
  • Kent Roberts and Sujata Yalamanchili*
  • John and Molly Rosenecker
  • Dr. Ilene Rothman and Dr. Elaine Rinfrette in memory of Charlie Rothman
  • Eric Saenger and Dr. Valerie Vullo*
  • Joe and Paula Salvatore
  • Scripps Howard Foundation
  • Paul and Colleen Seminara*
  • Christopher Shafer
  • Robert and Ellen Spangenthal*
  • Anthony & Lisa Strangio
  • Watson Billings Family Foundation

$500 – $999

  • Kristine and Mark Blackburn
  • Steven and Kathy Bunce
  • Brian Callanan
  • Leonard and Patti Deni
  • Mary Beth Dunn, DDS
  • Joe Franco
  • John Gavigan*
  • Mark and Lauren Gfroerer
  • Ronald and Amy Jablonski*
  • Francis Jacobi
  • Dennis and Kay Kempner*
  • Nicholas and Lindsay Manguso
  • Steven and Dana Nanula
  • Rebecca Peters
  • Connor Rosenecker
  • Michael and Cheryl Rossi

*Indicates gift was part of a multi-year pledge.