The Art Therapy Project is pleased to acknowledge and thank the many individuals, foundations and companies who
generously supported and contributed to our work in 2018.


Benefactors ($25,000+)

The Jade Foundation

Tom and Jessica Rothman Charitable Fund

The Nicole Schiffman Foundation

Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund



Frank and Ruth E. Caruso Foundation

Meg LaChance

Megara Foundation

Nikki Perlow Foundation

Variety the Children's Charity

Sponsors ($5,000-$9,999)

Atelier 4

The Barker-Welfare Foundation


Jewish Communal Fund

Rosalie and Paul Meltzer

Nancy and Chris Plaut

Sheryl and Joseph Punia

The Schoenheimer Foundation

School of Visual Arts

The Leo S. Walsh Foundation

The Weininger Foundation

Partners ($2,500-$4,999)

Lisa and Rob Alpert

The Andrews Organization Inc.

Knighthead Annuity and Life Assurance Company

Morgan Stanley

ORSID Realty

Robin and Eric Schuss

Ambassadors ($1,000-$2,499

Irwin Abouaf

Aquarius Aquariums Inc.

Brenda and David Bass

Robert Branscombe

Bonnie and Steve Brenner

Sandy and Jeff Cohen

Cynthia and Jim Cuminale

Anne Flynn

Laurie and Stephen Girsky

Mychal Harrison

Jane and Bill Havemeyer

Andy Kraut and Scott Greenblatt

Eugene M. Lang Foundation

Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst

Morgan Stanley Foundation

Ramsay Fairs

RHI Equity LLC

Laurie and David Ridell

Paula and Richard Ruderman

Cristina Salmastrelli and JP Grace

Hillary and Jay Turchin

Supporters ($500-$999)

Karen Bayle and Jeffrey Sandler

Sanford and Barbara Bernbaum Charitable Gift Fund

Jack Boyd

Kitty Cavalier

Deborah Nadel Designs

Harry Deitchman

Martha Dorn

Sue B. Dorn

Diane Duckler and Iven Taub

Monica Foster

Marc Goldfarb

The Goodman-Lipman Family Foundation

Meryl and Mark Kravietz

Linda and William Lederman

Barbara Lewis-Kaplan

Jennifer Manguino and Connors Lee

Dervilla McCann and Stephen Meister


Rhonda Nieder and Nathan Fridman

Randi and Scott Padell

Rebecca and Gary Perlow

Elyse and Andrew Rosenfield

Maureen and Gary Shillet

Furaha and Peter Teuscher

Debbie and Mark Tobin

Alison Wasserman

Charles Winkelstein

Wolinksy Family Foundation

Friends ($250-$499)

643 Broadway Holdings LLC

Debbie Anders and David Salamone

Leslie Anders and Michael Levine


Alan Appelbaum

Lori and Robert Brandon

Debbie Broder and William Walters

Maddy and Howard Camay

Laura Chamberlain and Mark Stein

Joan and Michael Choremi

Elizabeth Collier and Ronald Cacciola

Ellen and Scott Cooper

Cindy and Glen Edelman

Elisa Contemporary Art

Deborah Farber

Ronni and Michael Girgenti

Debra Goldfarb

Randi and Scott Goldstein

Gail and Robert Greenwood

Jane Grenier

Fern and Marc Grundleger

Amy Schwab Jerum

Jamie Kaplan

Marilyn and Steve Klein

Lucy Lang

Suzy Mage

Debby and Ken Maisel

Katelyn Margaret

Lori Meltzer and Bruce Farber

Phyllis Mervis-Itzkowitz

Debbie and Lee Mittleman

Jane and Dwight Nishimura

Susan and David Paterson

Robin and Jeffrey Persky

Jill and Wayne Price

Debbie and Jeff Putterman

Judy and Kenny Ridell

SCS Agency

Mary and Barry Small

Jennifer Tedesco

Stefanie and Jonathan Wasserman

Karen Wishnick and Richard Anderson

Roberta and Joel Wolinsky

Corporate Sponsors

Community Partners

Associates ($100 - $249)


Larisa Allen

Lynn Appelbaum

Leslie Azaroff

Kathleen and Scott Bank

Dawn McCartie Belgrod

Sarah Bell and Gregg Trueman

Barbara and Ronald Berg

Penny and Neal Blank

Elaine and Jimmy Bloom

Cindy and Mitchell Boxer

Marc Brooks and John Weinberg

Rolanda Brown Brooks

Jo and Jim Butler

Tami Caesar

Charlotte and Brian Carrihill

CB Personal Training

Monica Choi

Karen Chun

Robert Dembia

Betsy and Jan DeVries

Amy and Conrad Druker

Debbie and Alan Farber

Hannah Feragen

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church

Karen and Steven Friedland

Jessica Fryer

Nancy Fryer

Nancy Gade

Barbara and Warren Gebhardt

Benjamin Gertz

Ben Goldfarb

Philip Goldfarb

Erika and Alex Goldstein

Helene and Paul Gottlieb

Rima Grad

Ryan Grady

Mina Greenstein

Debra Fisher Gross and Jeffrey Gross

Paula and Steven Heller

Perry Iasiello

Sue Jacobs

Leslie Jacoby

Sylvia Kaminsky and Bruce Leder

Julie Kane and John Ortiz

Elissa and Evan Kaplan

Wendy and Jeffrey Kaufman

Debbie Kenyon and Peter Hess

Bonnie and Alan Kurfirst

Grace Lang

Kristina Lang

Lindsay Lederman and Zach Rosenberg

Justin Lintz

Debbie and Neal Lisann

Naomi and Daniel Lowenthal

MaxMara USA

Wendy and Mark Merkovitz

Judith and Don Millner

Patricia Monaghan

Raphael Musher

Holly Ostroff

Ishani Patel

Jennifer Paul

Melinda and Steve Pesso

Nancy Phlegar

Charlie Punia

Pamela and Doug Rayvid

Robin Reinach

LuAnn Ritsema and Edson Scudder

Angel Rodriguez

Ilene and William Rome

Caryn and Robert Rubenstein

Tina Salmastrelli

Sandy and Mitchell Saltzman

Patty and Howie Samuels

Rebecca and Joshua Sarett

Paul Sartori

Amy and Mark Schaeffer

Evan Schonfeld

Gail and Gary Schreiner

Kathy Schumann

Erin Schuppert

Kelly Anne Sherlock

Merryl and Larry Siegel

Jill and Bruce Silber

Sherry and Marty Silver

Beth Silverman and Ward Bauman

Betsy and Gary Silverman

Jonathan Skolnick

Debbie and Ed Soffen

Brittany Spatz

Hal Spielman

Cathy and Howie Stein

Jared Steinberg

Jeannie and Richard Stillman

Paul and Sharon Strain

Cathy and Jim Strauss

Elaine and Barry Sussman

Lenore Tagerman

Laurel and Larry Taub

K Chris Todd

Rina and Ken Traub

Laura Van Ingen

Lisa Wang

Jennifer and Steve Warner

Betty and Dick Wasserman

Barbara and Marc Weissberg

Roger Westerman

Philippa and Philip Wharton

Ruth and Daniel Wolinsky

Barbara and Kevin Wynn

Nancy Xu

Tributes and Memorials:

The Art Therapy Project was grateful to receive tributes and memorials in honor and in memory of the following individuals:

Nancy Plaut

Shirley Rabalais Jeansonne

Juliet Schreckinger

Peter C. Simon Sr.

David Wasserman

Roberta and Joel Wolinsky

Time Yule

Laura Ackerman

Sandra Cohen

Lois Cole

Martha Dorn

Diane Duckler

Jacqueline Gillis

Val Koutmina

Justin Lintz

Special Thanks!

Special thanks to the following individuals and companies for their generous donations of time, products and services throughout the year:


Affordable Art Fair NYC Staff

The Art Therapy Project Advisory Council

Lucia Balinbin

Josh Brancheau

Kitty Cavalier

Melissa Cohen

Christie’s CSR Committee

Patricia de Picotto

Analisa Dillingham


Sue B. Dorn

Elisa Contemporary Art

et al

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church

The Framesmith Gallery

Janet Goldberg

Jane Havemeyer

herb-n-peach catering

Jennifer James

Kaitlyn and John Kelly

Effie Kline-Salamon

Kristina Kurker

Jilly Li

MaxMara Retail LTD

Stephanie Mendoza

Jessica Panicola

Grace Park

Ilana Price

Sheryl and Joseph Punia

Debbie Putterman

Fortunata Schlamo

Barbara Schultz

C. Gamze Seten

Spotfund Technologies, Inc.


Helane and Richard Staller

Jessica Stanley

AhnHee Strain

SVA MPS Art Therapy Department

Sweetwater Social

Trader Joe's

Hanna Washburn

Wine Cellars, Ltd.

Young Professionals Leadership Group

Bid to #CreateChange

Special thanks to the following individuals and companies for generously volunteering their time, products and services to Bid to #CreateChange:


Jon Abouaf

Barbara Ackerman

Alart Jewelry & Diamonds


Atelier 4

Isabel Bacon

Vicky Barranguet

Jess Benston

Bliss Spa


Bonnie Briar Country Club

Josh Brancheau

Breads Bakery

The Briad Group

Gemma Burgio

Jennifer Byxbee

F. Lennox Campello

Joanie Choremi

Joan Dearborn Choremi


Susie Cohen

Mitch Cravens

Suzanne Deisher



Amy Duquette

Savior Elmundo

El Parador Café


Food Matters TV

Foods of NY Tours

Michelle Gagliano

Gail Garcia

Lizzie Gill

Steve Goodwin

herb-n-peach catering

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The John Gore Organization, Inc

Pete Kasprzak

Kick Axe Throwing

KIND by Design

Val Koutmina

Grace Lang

AJ Lavilla

Tanner Lawley

Lynne B. Leahy

Niall Leavy

Lindsay Lederman

Life Hotel

Life Time Fitness

Ting Y. Lin

M.M. LaFleur

MacAndrews & Forbes

Madison Reed


MDC Sports


Margarett Moriarity


New York Jets

New York Mets

Oak Bluff Gallery

Pam Older Designs

George Panagi

Amy Pfau

Nancy and Chris Plaut

Premiere Living Products

Courtney Puciata

Charlie Punia

Sheryl and Joseph Punia

Ramsay Fairs

Ramy Brook LLC

Elyse and Andrew Rosenfield

Seth Greenberg's Just Desserts

Sony Picture Entertainment

Robyn L. Stein

Swerve Fitness

Tilles Center for the Performing Arts

Alina Tugend

Laura Van Horne

Watson Adventures, LLC

Weiser Choices

Facebook Fundraisers

Special thanks to the following individuals for their Facebook Fundraisers:


Quinnen Baker

Frannie Ballard

Claire Brobson

Lauren Elizabeth Johnson

Kelley Mandl

Regina Phalange

Kelsey Laurel Pomeroy
Emi Rebecca

Tori Rosel

Mary Skrenta

Liz Donoghue Tardif