Bill & Anne Joyce - Say Yes to Education

“Investing in Buffalo’s youth to attain a post-secondary
education is investing in Buffalo’s future. Our continued
economic revitalization depends on a skilled
workforce to fuel it and all of our
children deserve the chance to
Bill & Anne Joyce
Below are the individuals, families, businesses, foundations
and organizations that have committed over $20 million to
fund annual Say Yes college scholarships for Buffalo public
and charter school graduates.
Individuals and Families
Anonymous (5)
Joyce and Stuart Angert
Esther Annan
David Alfred
Glenn Arthurs – Arthurs Malof
Group at Morgan Stanley
Charles Balbach
Allan and Melissa Baumgart
Ms. Gina Bellavia and
Mr. Eric Frank
Ericka N. Bennett
Joanne and James Biltekoff
Tish Brady & Paul Cesana
Belmore H. Bridgford
Dr. Peggy Brooks-Bertram
Willow and Gary Brost
Henry and Martha Bruner
Ruth D. Bryant and Earl M. Lynch
Jeanne M. Cheney
Susanne and Kent Chevli
Elizabeth M. Clune and
Michael Hawkins
Kathryn L. Clune
Mary Ann Clune
Babs Conant and Camille Cox
Robert and Janie Constantine
Beuline Crawford*
Richard W. Cutting*
Mark and Nancy Davis
Valerie J. DeBerry
Clotilde and Adrian Dedecker III
Beth & Peter Demakos
Kevin Demme
Scott Dempsey
David and Janet Desmon
James and Gayle Eagan
Ross and Mary Alice Eckert
Denise Fiallo
Diane Finlayson
Lawrence C. Franco
Fay Friedman
Scott and Dr. Danis J. Gehl
Bill and Mary Gisel
Jeffrey and Michele Goldfarb
Gordon and Gretchen Gross
Pete Grum- Rand Capital
Jason Hedberg
Dr. Richard P. Hershberger
Jeff and Shelley Hirshberg
Marie and Fred Houston
Jasenka Hrustanovic
Martha and Tom Hyde
Daphne L. Inman
Eunice Jackson
Luke and Danielle Jacobs
Betsy Constantine Janowski and
Joe Janowski
Gregory A. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin M. Johnston III
Bruce and Gail Johnstone
Bill and Anne Joyce
Dr. Richard T. and
Dr. Barbara S. Jurasek
James and Leslie Kramer
Daniel and Margaret Lewis
Michael and Meghan Lynch
Marie Marshall
Gerard and Barbara Mazurkiewicz
Michael and Barbara McQueeney
Blythe T. Merrill
Michael and Katie Millitello
Nadia M. Moore
Allison D. Newman
Scott and Mary Newman
Sanford and Margery Nobel
Donald and Jane Ogilvie
Alphonso and Marcia O’Neil-White
Melvin A. Parker, Esq. and
Jennifer J. Parker
Bob and Kathy Pollock
Dr. Kevin and Merle Pranikoff
Lawrence Quinn
Linda Ray
Jill Ann Robbins-Jabine
David and Joan Rogers
Aaron and Ayelet Rosen
Nan and Craig Rung
David and Jennifer Rust
David Sabath
Say Yes Buffalo Leadership Team
Jake and Katie Schneider
Carole & Joseph Sedita
Kevin and Gail Sexton
Stephen and Judith Shanely
Joell A. Stubbe
Michael and Marsha Joy Sullivan
Steve and Nicole Swift
Diana Jo Syracuse
Mr. and Mrs. Orrin D. Tobbe
Nancy Tobin and David* B. Filvaroff
LindaMarie and Michael Todd
Brian* and Martha Townson
Jennifer B. Tritto
Dr. Francisco and Janet Vasquez
Connie and Jack Walsh
Cort and Denise Williams
Janet and Wayne Wisbaum
David and Susan Zebro
Mr. Michael Zeisler
In Honor
Tony and Kate Masiello in honor
of Dr. Elizabeth Conant and Ms.
Camille Cox
Dr. Harry and Phyllis Newman in
honor of Mary and Scott Newman,
Allison Newman, Tineke Chan and
Eric Newman
Scott and Mary Newman in honor
of Harry and Phyllis Newman
Dr. Mary Schohn in honor of Betsy
Thomas Tomaka in honor of David
and Jeri Brooks
Thomas Tomaka in honor of Patti &
Dominic Montaldi
Marks Family Foundation
The John R. Oishei Foundation
The Pierce Family Charitable
Saldanha Family Foundation
Say Yes to Education
Simple Gifts Fund
Statler Foundation
The Raul and Toni Vazquez
Vogt Family Foundation
Weissman Family Foundation
The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation
Western New York Foundation
Zeron Foundation
Businesses and Organizations
Anonymous (1)
In Memoriam
Bank of America
Jeffrey Adams in memory of
BlueCross BlueShield of
Clarence E. and Audrey C. Adams
Western New York
In Memory of Janet Board
Buffalo Sabres Foundation
Sue S. Gardner in memory of
The Church of Western New York
Arnold B. Gardner
City of Buffalo
Diana Morrow Johnson in memory
Citizens Bank Foundation
of Dr. Cherita M. Johnson-Morrow
Diana Morrow Johnson in memory
Delaware North Companies, Inc.
of Eli Morrow
Dopkins & Company, LLP
Richard Tobe and Susan B. Tobe in
Eastman Foundation
memory of Arnold B. Gardner
eDoctrina Corporation
Evans Bank
First Niagara Foundation
Anonymous (2)
Gerald Kelly Capital Corporation
Amgis Foundation
Gibraltar Industries
The Baird Foundation
Key Bank Foundation
The Balbach Family Foundation
Lawley Insurance
Bell Trust
Lougen, Valenti, Bookbinder
Richard W. Bowen Fund
& Weintraub, LLP
Children’s Foundation of Erie
M&T Bank
County, Inc.
Moog Inc.
The Louis P. Ciminelli
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Family Foundation
Nyamekye Foundation
Community Foundation
Sandhill Investment Management
for Greater Buffalo
Sinatra & Company Real Estate
Peter C. Cornell Trust
James H. Cummings Foundation, Inc. The Unitarian Universalist
Church of Buffalo
D-B Trust
Univera Healthcare
Robert J. and Martha B.
Walsh Duffield Cos., Inc.
Fierle Foundation
Winthrop Financial, Inc.
Josephine Goodyear Foundation
Zenner and Ritter, Inc.
Hunt Charitable Foundation
Foundation for
Jewish Philanthropies
The Seymour H. Knox Foundation, Inc.
Kreher Family Fund
Patrick P. Lee Foundation
Stanford Lipsey Philanthropic Fund
Join us and help us reach our $30 million goal which will
provide annual scholarships through the class of 2023.
Learn more at or call 716.247.5310.