Gifts that Provide a Start

Gifts made during 2022 helped support the start of a new era of leadership, new programs, and opportunities to create new affordable homes. We are deeply grateful to everyone who contributed to Downstreet’s work over the course of the year. Many thanks to our donors, listed here.

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General Fund

Alban Richey
Alex Peltz
Alice Silverman
Alison Duckworth & Doug Bergstein
Alison Friedkin & Jed Carini
Alma Royston
Alyssa Johnson
AmazonSmile Foundation
Amy Davenport & John R. Durrance Jr.
Amy Dupuis
Andy Robinson & Jan Waterman
Anonymous (3)
Anthony & Jill Mennona
Aubuchon Realty Company
Avram Patt
Barry Bernstein
Beth Ann Maier & Robert Finucane
Betsy Brigham & Brett Engstrom
Cara Armstrong & Edna King
Cara Hansen
Carl Cundiff
Carmen Perez
Carol & Dennis Minoli
Carol Becker
Carol Casperson
Catherine Peltz
Catherine Simpson
Central Vermont Crafters
City of Barre
City of Montpelier
Connie Snow
Dan Lukasik
Daphne Makinson
David & Margaret Luce
David Gold
Dorothy Tod
Eileen Peltier
Emily Clouatre
Emily Copeland & Pete Land
Fecteau Residential, Inc
Gwynn Zakov
H. Allen Gilbert & Lila Richardson
Helen Moore Von Oehsen & William Von Oehsen
HP Cummings Construction Company
Hunger Mountain Co-op
Jack Leonard
Jane Bartrum
Jason Webster
Jeanne Richardson & Noah Sexton
Jennifer & John Hollar
Jim & Susanne Alvarez
Joan Feierabend
Joan Spiegel
Joan Stepenske & Robert Troester
Joel Page & Susan Batchelder
John Kassel & Julie Campoli
Jolinda LaClair
Julie & William Vigdor
Katherine Greason & Jay Wiley
Kevin Ellis & Kimberly Hackett
Lara Lonon & James Robison
Lauren Geiger
Lawson’s Finest Liquids
Lena Fund for Downstreet Housing of the Vermont Community Foundation


Leslie & Glen Seifert
Linda Young
Lisa & Lane Shima
Liz Genge
Lori & Russell Belding
Louis & Joan Roy
Lucy Wollaeger
Manuel & Mary Garcia
Marc & Christy Mihaly
Mark & Rosalind Saunders
Mia Joiner-Moore & Elizabeth Moore
Michael & Debbie Bard
Michael Curtis & Laurie Davis
Michelle Kersey
Mike Boardman
Nancy Chickering & Kristopher R Hammer
Nancy Hanson
Nathaniel & Martha Winthrop
National Life Group Foundation
NeighborWorks America
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s Lilla Family Fund
Nina Thompson & Sylvia Fagin
Owen Daniel-McCarter & Jesse Alexander Plotsky
Patricia Fontaine
Patricia Hinkley
Pattie & Serge Dupuis
Pegeen Mulhern & Doug Greason
Pete & Sally Kulis
Peter Thoms & Abby Colihan
Peter Young
Phillip Morse & Brenda Bean
Pollaidh Major & RJ Adler
Polly Nichol & William Cyrus Jordan
Rick DeAngelis & Ariane Kissam
Robert & Karyn Miller
Robert Purvis & Susan D. Shedd
Rubin Bennett & Shaline Kirkpatrick
Russ Hahn & Paula Smyrski
Samantha Abare
Steve & Wendy Dale
Steven & Claudia Mackenzie
Sue & Marty Johansen
Sue Minter & David Goodman
Susan B Lee & Donald La Haye
Susan Ritz
The Alchemist
The Richards Group
Theodore Allen
Thomas Leahey & Katherine McCarthy
Tim & Mary Jo O’Neill
TimberHomes Vermont
Timothy Mulhern & Susan O’Leary Mulhern
Town of Barre
Town of Bradford
Town of East Montpelier
Town of Waitsfield
Town of Warren
Town of Waterbury
Union Mutual Charitable Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation
Vermont Community Foundation
Vermont Housing Finance Agency
Willa Farrell & Kathy Hentcy
William Pelton

Foundation House Supporters

All Seasons Urethane Foam
Dan Barlow & Phayvanh Luekhamhan
Ben & Jerry’s Foundation
Stephen Finner
Patricia & Patrick French
Green Mountain United Way
Angie Harbin
Abigail Hickman
Mary Krueger
Mary Mitchell
Montessori School of Central Vermont
Reenie Phillips
Ruckus Fund of the Vermont Community Foundation
State of Vermont Building Communities Grant
Unitarian Church of Montpelier
Vermont Women’s Fund
Phillip Morse & Brenda Bean

Resident Services & SASH Program

Kathleen & Bruce Johnson
TD Charitable Foundation
The M&T Charitable Foundation

HomeOwnership Center Supporters

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust
Community Bank N.A.
Community National Bank
Northfield Savings Bank
Union Bank
Wells Fargo Foundation

Gifts In Kind

Kimberlee Richardson