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                                                                                                                    Winter 2007

                                                  NECC Receives National
        The New England Center for Children
                 proudly presents                 News Coverage
  The Carlos Placido-Dunkin’ Donuts                                                    In December, a CBS
                                                                                       Evening News segment

10th Annual                                                                            profiled NECC in conjunction
                                                                                       with the signing of the Com-

Golf Classic                                                                           bating Autism Act. The piece,
                                                                                       which stressed the urgent need
                                                                                       for increased access to effective
       Monday, June 4, 2007                                                            research-based treatment for
                                                                                       children with autism, featured
                                                  four year old NECC student, Patrick, and his family.
                                                  With more than 24,000 children diagnosed with autism each year and
                                                  most public school systems lacking the money or resources to treat
                                                  them, CBS News reported that being a student at NECC made Patrick
                                                  “one of the lucky ones.” Patrick’s dad, Bob Ruzzo, supported that
                                                  argument saying that Patrick’s acceptance into NECC was “the
                                                  equivalent of getting into Harvard.”
                                                  For families across the country like the Ruzzos, dependence on tax
                                                  revenues in their hometowns is a way of life. Although the new bill
                                                  signed by President Bush earmarks millions of dollars for autism
                                                  research, it offers little for care or services. The Ruzzos said research is
Golf Tournaments....................... 2
                                                  important, but their goal is simple: a hug from their son and a hello.
A Night of Music......................... 4       “We have to treat the children who’ve already been diagnosed because
Student Events .......................... 6       they are so numerous and so neglected right now,” Bob said.

Annual Fund and Capital                           To read the complete news article and watch the CBS segment, visit
Campaign Supporters............ 7-11              our website
                 Supporters Hit the Links for NECC
                                                    Allen And Major Golf Tournament
                                                    The 8th Annual Allen & Major Invitational Golf
                                                    Tournament was held in September at the Pocasset
                                                    Golf Club in Bourne, MA. Allen & Major Associates,
                                                    the employer of a former student’s parent, donates all
                                                    proceeds to NECC. This year’s tournament raised over
                                                    $13,000 for our Annual Fund - bringing its eight year
                                                    total to nearly $90,000!

         Bill Beloff and Jeff Walker tee off

WPI Golf Tournament
In October, NECC received support from
the 5th Annual WPI Homecoming Golf
Tournament hosted by the Pi Zeta Fund, a
WPI fraternity alumni group. David Shaffer,
a NECC parent and WPI alum, encouraged
Pi Zeta to choose NECC as a recipient of
$1,000 of the tournament’s proceeds
to benefit our Annual Fund.

                                                            The golfers assemble before the shot-gun start

                                            TCORS Golf Tournament
                                            The law firm of Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley & Selinger,
                                            P.C. recently held their 11th annual golf outing in Stonington,
                                            CT and for the second time, included NECC as one of its
                                            beneficiaries. Glenn Carberry, a NECC parent, helped organize
                                            the event and was instrumental in NECC’s selection. Through
                                            the tournament, $3,200 was raised for our Annual Fund.

       Thank you again to all who worked so hard to include
     The New England Center for Children in these great events!

NECC Is Up For The Challenge
NECC has received a Challenge Grant from The Kresge Foundation of Troy, Michigan which could
secure $450,000 toward our Capital Campaign. Under the terms, NECC must raise the balance of our $5
million goal through private gifts by February 2008 to earn the grant. As of January 2007, the remaining
balance on our goal is $305,000.

In response to the Challenge, campaign Co-Chairs, Governor Michael Dukakis and Thomas Hollister
(COO of Global Partners LP), and NECC’s Executive Director, Vincent Strully, Jr., noted “This
is a significant commitment from The Kresge Foundation and will provide NECC with substantial
credibility and visibility within the philanthropic community.”

                                                               An architectural rendering of indoor pool
       Aerial view of planned Therapeutic Aquatic Center

 Recent Grants
 Foundation Name:                                    Amount        Purpose:
 Fidelity Foundation                                 $40,000       Capital Campaign
 James S. and John L. Knight Foundation              $10,000       ACE™
 B.J.’s Charitable Foundation                        $7,500        ACE™

Procter And Gamble Pitches In
Procter and Gamble has awarded NECC with a grant to
help fund the Autism Curriculum Encyclopedia (ACE™).
This grant has been made available from P&G’s Live, Learn,
and Thrive™ fund.
Pictured are Alan G. (A.G.) Lafley, Chairman, President and
CEO of Procter and Gamble with Vincent Strully.
Both Mr. Strully and Mr. Lafley are graduates of Hamilton
College, class of 1969 and members of the Psi Upsilon Fraternity

      Annual Fundraising Event Proves To Be
      Beautiful Music For NECC
      In November, NECC’s Parents Organization hosted its
      5th Annual “A Night of Music.” The evening’s festivities
      included a silent and live auction, a slideshow, a delicious
      dinner, and music by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Jazz
      Ensemble directed by Professor Richard Falco and by WPI’s
      Big Band with special guest jazz vocalist Linda Dagnello.

      Special thanks to Master of Ceremonies Dan Rea, Keynote
      speaker Dr. Janice Ware, and The Parent Event Committee                   Dr. Janice Ware of Children’s
      members, all who made the event a great success.                           Hospital Boston delivered
                                                                                       keynote address
      Besides being a wonderfully enjoyable evening, over $100,000
      was raised for our Annual Fund!

      Parent Committee members Carol Rosenfield, Susan Ruzzo and                Congressman James McGovern
      Angela Masiello thanked guests for making this event successful.         showed his support for NECC

    An “Up And Coming” Event
    Contributes To NECC
    David Yas, editor-in-chief of Lawyers Weekly
    newspaper and a parent of a NECC partner
    classroom student, selected NECC to receive part
    of the proceeds from the paper’s annual cocktail
    reception to salute Up & Coming Lawyers. Yas
    highlighted NECC at the recent event and honored
    our Executive Director, Vincent Strully. The event
    raised $1,000 for our Annual Fund!                 RoseAnn Lovely, Vincent Strully, Jr., and David Yas

                                    NECC Is International
                                                           CALM® Training In Ireland
                                                           Bethany McNamara, Director of Professional
                                                           Development, and Allen Karsina, Director of the Staff
                                                           Intensive Unit, recently traveled to Drogheda, Ireland
                                                           to provide extensive CALM®- Physical and CALM®-
                                                           Verbal skills training to the ABACAS Program which
                                                           serves children with autism.

                                                           NECC’s CALM® program is a set of procedures
                                                           designed to de-escalate and safely manage potential crisis
        St. Lawrence Gate in Drogheda, Ireland

Icelandic Visitors Come
A group from the Skammtímavistunin
Hólabergi 86 Program of Reykjavik, Iceland
recently visited NECC. The program
provides respite to families of children with
autism. The trip was made possible through
their own fundraising. They loved NECC
and were thrilled to have the opportunity to
see our program in action.
                                                                                 Iceland Tour

                                                                    The British-American Project
                                                                    Makes A Visit To NECC
                                                                    In Boston for their annual conference focusing
                                                                    on education issues, visitors from the British-
                                                                    American Project (BAP) recently chose to tour
                                                                    NECC for their extracurricular site visit. The
                                                                    BAP is an organization which exists to bring
                                                                    together young professionals from both coun-
                                                                    tries who have achieved distinction in their
                                                                    chosen fields to discuss policy issues. A NECC
                                                                    parent, who is also a member of BAP, arranged
  Vincent Strully with visitors from the British American Project   for NECC to be the chosen site.

                                              Student Council Launches
                                              Pennies For The Pool
                                              At Parent’s Night in September, the Student Council kicked
                                              off their new student fundraiser called “Pennies for the Pool.”
                                              Two large water jugs were placed in the front lobby for the
                                              staff and visitors to donate their loose change. All monies
                                              will go to help support the pool. The Student Council has
                                              already raised $330.60.

    Student Council Holds Annual Election
    In November, candidates for student council were given the
    pre-election opportunity to make speeches and voice their ideas.
    Then, on election day, students voted for their favorite candidates.
    We’re happy to announce the newly elected officers for the 2006-
    2007 school year are: President - Roshawn, Vice President - Mike,
    Secretary - Chris, Treasurer- Daniel, Public Relations - Lamar.

                                         Everyone Had A Ball
                                         In October, the Student Council hosted its first “Costume Ball.”
                                         Students danced the night away to the music of DJ Dave and
                                         participated in a doughnut eating contest and a monster parade.
                                         Monster parade winners were Ricky as a popular comic book
                                         character, Josh as the werewolf, and Sam as a penguin. All the
                                         students had a great time and they can’t wait until next year’s
                                         costume ball.

                               Celebrating 20 Years
                               D. Daniel Gould, PhD, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed
                               Clinical Psychologist, joined NECC in December 1986 and currently serves
                               as Director of Graduate Studies. He also teaches in the Northeastern University
                               and Simmons Master’s degree programs.

 NECC Thanks Its Generous Capital Campaign & Annual Fund
 Last year, the Capital Campaign for the Therapeutic Aquatic Center reached new heights, achieving $4.7 million in pledges
 and donations. NECC also raised more than $450,000 through its Annual Fund, allowing us to provide our students with
 the resources they need to reach their unique, fullest potential. We thank these donors and invite you to join in supporting
 our students by making a donation to NECC.

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN                          Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP      Jaclinn R. Pullman                   Robert L. Caldwell
President’s Circle - $100,000+            Edward & Barbara Wilson                        Rodman Ford Sales, Inc.              Dennis & Ellen Carrigan
Anonymous                                 Rexh & Shpresa Xhakli                          Gary & Staci Saks                    Maureen Cary
Citizens Bank of Massachusetts                                                           Savings Bank Life Insurance (SBLI)   Nino & Tip J. Catalano
Betsy Dangel                              Platinum Door $5,000 - $9,999                  James & Kimberly Schwab              Francis J. Ciccone
George F. & Sybil H. Fuller Foundation    Acordia Northeast                              Jeffrey & Judith Scott               William & Barbara Condon
Peter G. Gombosi Memorial Fund for        Michael & Nancy Borr                           Phil & Debbie Seidner                John & Judith Conley
   Autism Research & Services             Charles & Carolyn Coleman                      Robert K. Sheridan                   Sarah Rea Conlin
John & Diane Kim                          John & Nancy Davis                             Richard & Anne Stein                 Barbara Cook
David & Barrie King / Bay Colony          Wei & Pat Ding                                 Suzanne Stein                        Ronald & Maria Cordaro
   Development Corporation                Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc.   Page Wasson                          James & Eileen Cox
The Kresge Foundation                     Steve Edelstein & Grace Peng                   Davis H. Wood                        Ellen Crompton
Ben & Joanne Niedermeyer                  Brian & Christine Colpak /                     Joe Ziska & Carrie Thorne            John & Noreen Cronin
Carl H. Novotny                              Future Technologies, Inc.                                                        Judy Cunniff-Serio & William Serio
Glenn & Peggy Tso                         Joseph & Lynne Goodman                         Friend $1 - $999                     Fariborz Damanpour
                                          Richard & Debbie Harrison-Atlas                AAA 1stChoice, LLC                   Daniel’s Caulking LLC
Diamond Door $10,000 - $99,999            Arthur & Penny Klein                           AAA Interior, Inc.                   Annette Davis
Abbott Laboratories Fund                  Robert & Colleen McCabe                        Allyson Aborn                        Daniel & Carol De Pinto
Mark & Heather Adams                      Michael & Lori McKenna                         Thomas & Sandra Abucewicz            Jill DeBender & Joyce Rosenfeld, M.D.
Anonymous                                 Ruy & Lucila Ohno-Machado                      William H. Ahearn                    Robert J. Deutsch
Anonymous - in memory of                  Quadrangle Group Foundation, Inc.              Sandra & Cyril Allen                 Peter Dichiara
   Kiki Niedermeyer                       Edward & Nancy Rogers                          Maria Amador                         Lurleen G. Dillman
Bay State Federal Savings                 Bob & Susan Ruzzo                              Kent Anderson                        Darilyn Dinsmoor
   Charitable Foundation                  Richard & Nancy Tarulli                        Frederick & Donna Andreotti          Carol Dittmar
Norwood & Miriam Beveridge                                                               Anonymous                            Joan M. Doherty
Andrew Budson & Amy Null                  Gold Door $2,500 - $4,999                      Zoltan & Agnes Arany                 Elaine S. Dolgin-Schneider
James & Peggy Burling                     Steven Denning & Roberta Bowman                Dana Arell                           Linda Donahue
Glenn & Kim Carberry                      Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC         Ari Group, Inc.                      David & Rose-Marie Donovan
Michael & Anne Downey                     Kevin & Linda Harrington                       Steve Atlas & Robin Wilkerson        Mark Doten
Thomas & Ann Edwards                      Myrna Libby                                    W. Gerald & Patricia Austen          DRC Realty
Neal Faulkner                             Steven & Carol Rosenfield                       Shkelzen & Jehona Badivuku           Eric & June Duessel
Karen & David Federbush                   Howard & Nancy Safran                          David & Dorothy Bagley               Dynamic Flowform Corp
The Fidelity Foundation                   Peter Wyman                                    Lynwood & Linee Baird                Eidolon Communications
Financial Security Assurance                                                             Mr. James Bakalar                    William & Gail Embacher
Ed & Mimi Fiorentino                      Silver Door $1,000 - $2,499                    Marianne E. Balazs                   Robert & Patricia Engle
Katherine E. Foster & Leon Litchfield      AAA Chimney Corporation                        Helen Banaszek                       Barbara Esper
Paul & Barbara Frey                       George & Kathleen Austin                       R. Scott Barnes                      Zachary & Karen Esper
Marvin & Virginia Geller                  Computer Associates International              Michael A. Becker                    Joan H. Fallon
The Gerson Family                         Daniel P. Cummings                             Arthur & Joanne Benner               William & Joan Farrell
Andrew & Terri Herenstein                 Peter D’arrigo                                 Vjollca Berisha                      Fine-line Caulking LLC
Thomas & Diane Hollister                  Tom Davis & Ginny Harvey                       Brian & Katheryn Berlandi            Tim & Page Firment
Harry & Sally Hutson                      Louise DePodesta                               Mary Jo & Robert Berner              John & Margaret Fitzpatrick
Peter & Jan Johnson                       Edward DiGeronimo & Leslie Lussier             Daniel Bernstein                     Osly Flores
Kearney, Donovan & McGee, P.C.            Michael & Kitty Dukakis                        Thomas, Jr. & Linda Bianco           Michael & Laura Foran
Warren Lawson                             Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation             Rita J. Bigelow                      Randi Fore
John & Michele T. Lawton                  Jerald & Janice Feldman                        Diane Blate                          Jonathan & Elizabeth Fortescue
Donald & Jean Leone                       The Eugene & Estelle Ferkauf Foundation        Edward Blumstein                     John H. Foster & Catherine Lee Stout
RoseAnn & Raymond Lovely                  Vanessa C. Frey                                BNV Construction Inc.                Gary & Kristin Friedman
Mark & Lisel Macenka                      Alain & Marcia Grenier                         Brian Burgess                        Garfield Industries
Thomas & Anna Maroselli                   Thomas & Joy Griffin                            Janice M. Bradley                    Judy A. Garlan
Marsh USA, Inc.                           Kevin & Kathy Harrington                       Ms. Colleen Brewer                   Drita Gashi
William & Angela Masiello                 Bert & Kathy Lannon                            L. M. Buchwalter                     Herbert & Sarah Gelber
Robert & Susan McCabe                     John & Marte Marston                           Susan Buchwalter                     Michael Gelber
Barbara R. Palmer                         Gail Meyer                                     Faton Burgija                        John & Nancy Giannini
Vincent Strully, Jr.                      Thomas & Ann Michelman                         Patricia P. Burns                    Pamela M. Gismondi
Dan & Tracey Sweeney                      Herbert & Sybil Paley                          Erin Butler                          Mark & Debra Gladstone
Richard & Margaret Thompson               David Pasterchik & Karen DeGregory             CA, Inc.                             Jordan Glaser
Jonathan Towle & Wandajune Bishop-Towle   Stephen H. Peck                                Robert Cafasso                       Michael & Carol Goldberg
Douglas Warner & Patricia Roback

Joshua Goldfein                  Steve & Michele Maroti               Jonathon Schorr
Marvin Goldman                   Richard W. Martin                    Steve Seidman                        Platinum Door - $5,000 - $9,999
Martin G. Gombosi                Paul & June Mawn                     Herman & Frieda Seidner              Amit & Una Basak
Marion Gould                     Camille Mazzoni                      Andrew & Tammy Selinger              Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Robert & Theresa Green           Bethany Riley McCann                 Peter & Barbara Senak                   of Massachusetts
James Guedry                     Judith & William Mcclurg             Frederick S. Shapiro                 Thomas Brenner
John Hadity                      Michelle McGee                       Lila Shayan                          Betsy Dangel/Investment
Agron & Shqipe Halili            Richard McGuane                      John Shelby                             Properties, LTD.
Christy & Patricia Hanges        Patrick McManus                      Elaine Shindle                       Delta Cleaning & Painting
Mr. James L. Hartford            Richard & Erin McQuaid               Kristen Sidman                       Paul & Barbara Frey
Samuel & Joan Hartford           Katie McSweeney                      Richard Siegel                       The Gerson Family
Daniel & Sandra Hartwell         Adelina Mekvli                       David & Susan Sleight                Hartford Investment Management Co.
Lynda D. Harvey                  James & Cindy Morgan                 Robert E. Smyth                      Donald & Jean Leone
Nancy Hatch                      Kevin & Debra Morrell                Michael & Lucille M. Soares          Loeb Partners Corporation
Michael & Theresa Hawley         Peter & Martine Moscovita            Hans & Linda Spalter                 Ben & Joanne Niedermeyer
Robert J Hazaga                  Kevin & Karen Murphy                 Peter Stamberg                       Barbara Palmer
Paul Haze                        Stacey L. Murphy                     Thomas & Marilyn Stanwicks           Prudential Financial
George & Claire Hebert           Amanda Murray                        Janet E. Stark                       Bob & Susan Ruzzo
Lawrence & M. Diane Hendricken   Zana Mustafoska                      Irving R. Stewart                    Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P.
Rex & Shelley Hescock            John & Kathleen Myers                Jeffrey & Maureen Stewart            Jeffrey & Judith Scott
Chris & Sandra Hessler           NECC Student Council                 Robert & Prudence Stewart            Surface Maintenance Systems
Harry & Jean Hilton              Tiffany Negus                        Roy B. Stewart
Rodney K. Hobbs                  Gentiana Nela                        Timothy & Patricia Stewart
Brett-Ashley Hoffmann            Kujtim Nela                          Magda Stropnik                       Gold Door - $2,500 - $4,999
Home Work Interiors Inc.         Bruno & Barbara Nesto                Mark L. Swirsky                      A.C. Dispensing Equipment, Inc.
Irene Homrok                     Joseph & Margaret Newhouse           Julia Tempesta                       Allen & Major Associates, Inc.
T.J. Horvath                     Shawn O’Brien                        The Fox Family Foundation            Zoltan & Agnes Arany
Katherine Howell                 Richard O’Leary                      The Lukaj Foundation, Inc.           Bay State Federal Savings
William Hurwitz                  Philip & Elise Orlando               Tibo Lumber                              Charitable Foundation
Laura Hutt                       Thomas Orvis                         Tri-Corners, Inc.                    Douglas & Alisa Brown
Hygrade Lamp Inc.                George & Alice Orzechowski           Sally T. Truesdale                   Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
Besim & Mevlude Idrizi           Raoul & Deborah Palen                Richard Upton                        Steven Denning & Roberta Bowman
Joseph F. Inzinna                Robert & Jessica Palmer              Stephen & Mary Ann Varga             Dunkin’ Donuts Northeast
Monique Dubois Inzinna           Laura Panus                          Mark & Astrid Vaughan                    Distribution Ctr. Inc.
Theresa M. Jackson               Patients First LLC                   Henry & Roberta Veix                 Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
William Wingate Jackson          Kate Patterson                       Verizon Foundation                   Elite Food Company
Robert & Marjorie Jaslowich      Paul A. Shaker Funeral Home          John Milton Vining                   Falconi Brothers, Inc.
Hugh& Sara Jones                 Gary & Lucille Pelletier             Raymond & Janet Violette             Foodsource
Francis & Kim Kaminski           Larry Perkins                        Wachovia Corporation                 Fujifilm Microdisks USA Inc.
Paul & Lisa Keating              Thomas & Helen Perniciaro            Michelle Caren Wallach               GE Good Neighbor Fund
Michael T. Keaveney              Calvin & Marie Perrine               Francis H. Walsh, Jr.                Stu Haber & Ellen Matathia
Nancy Kelly                      Gretchen Pfuetze                     Catherine M. Welch                   Kearney, Donovan & McGee, P.C.
Robert & Pamela Kennedy          Lawrence & Doreen Pittinger          Mindy Wilensky                       Charles & Brenda Larsen
Carole P. Kenny                  Stephen Plowden                      Audrey Winter                        John & Michele Lawton
Jenn Keras                       Jessey Pond                          Donald & Elizabeth Wood              Mark & Lisel Macenka
Francis & Susan Killoren         Peter R. Popa                        Jonathan & Sallie Wood               Thomas & Anna Maroselli
Doris R. Kimmich                 Victor & Rose Primavera              Josephine H. Wood                    Shawn & Kim Murphy
Allan & Melissa Kirk-Singer      Sal & Doris Privitera                William & Laura Wood                 National Grid USA Service
Niki Kobacker                    Gay B. Prizio                        World Reach, Inc.                        Company Inc.
Fatmir Kodra                     Michael & Sofia Psillas               Paul & Christine Wysocki             Pepsi Bottling
Sara Rae Kruger                  Putnam Sheet Metal Company, Inc.     Daniel & Ninón Yip                   Pfizer Foundation
Elaine LaCoursiere               Joseph & Elizabeth Rae               James & Sheila Young                 Howard & Nancy Safran
Frank Katheen Lane               Edith Raskin                         Nassrin Iromloo Zahedi               Shawmut Design & Construction
Sue Langer                       Lee & Laura Reddin                   Adam Zebersky                        Sovereign Bank
Carrie Lawton                    Geoffrey Rehnert                                                          Stephen H. Peck & Assoc.
Bob & Annette Lazili             Richard & Meghan Rinker              Campaign Donations and Pledges       Supreme Industrial Products, Inc.
Courtney LeBlanc                 Brian & Cynthia Ritchie                                                   Taylor Freezer of New England, Inc.
Martha W. Leonard                Roy Roach
                                                                      through January 10, 2007             Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale &
Matthew & Christina Leone        Susan H. Rood                                                                 Dorr LLP
Sebastian & Helene Leone         Ropes & Gray LLP Fiduciary Account
Raymond & Karen Lepak            Pamela N. Rosengard
                                                                      ANNUAL FUND 2006
                                                                      Diamond Door - $10,000+
Elena Levinsky                   Sue S. Roush                                                              Silver Door - $1,000 - $2,499
                                                                      Coldwell Banker Brokerage Cares
Michael & Dede Levitt            Crisla Rulewicz                                                           Advanced Micro Devices Inc.
                                                                      Brian & Christine Colpak / Future
Amy Lipcon                       Karen Runstein                                                            Philip Bruno
                                                                         Technologies, Inc.
Robert Loonie                    Mitchell A. Ryan                                                          Cambridge Savings Bank
                                                                      Dunkin’ Donuts
S. Loshi                         Francis & Patricia Santy                                                  Edward & Catherine Campbell
                                                                      John & Colleen DuPré
William & Mary Loughlin          Afrim Sapunxhiu                                                           Capital Group Properties LLC
                                                                      Randy & Kristen Goldberg
Beverly Luacaw                   Astrit & Gjyleta Sapunxhiu                                                Jim Colleary / Colleary Electric
                                                                      John & Diane Kim
Shqipe Malushi                   Joseph R. Scalise                                                         The Community Foundation for the
                                                                      McCarter & English, LLP                 National Capital Region
Joseph & Kathleen Mancuso        Mr. & Mrs. Timothy & Karen Scanlan
                                                                      Savings Bank Life Insurance (SBLI)   Connecticut Defenders
Charles & Sannie Manning         Johann W. Scheidt
                                                                      Douglas Warner & Patricia Roback     Judy Cunniff-Serio & William Serio
Paul & Joanne Marcoux            Jon & Rosemary Schneider
Michele Formosa Marofi            Andrew Schorr                                                             Marian Dar

Jill DeBender & Joyce Rosenfeld, MD    Mark & Heather Adams                    Steven A. Brickey                    Stephanie Crawford
Karen DeGregory & David Pasterchik     AEW Capital Management, L.P.            Bridge & Structural Iron Workers     Mark E. Crevier
John & Ellen Doherty                   William H. Ahearn                       Katherine J. Broderick               Lynn Crider
Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation            Robert N. Aiello                        Al & Fran Brown                      John & Noreen Cronin
    for Autism, Inc.                   Chris Alexander                         Gregory & Mary Ellen Brunson         Sean Cronin
Thomas & Ann Edwards                   Danny Alford                            Leah Budson                          Timothy B. Cronin
David & Karen Federbush                Karen Lynn Alitz-Polga                  George Bulman                        David P. Cross
A. Laird Foster                        Stacie A. Allyn                         Orlando Burgos                       Darrin Crowell
Katherine E. Foster & Leon Litchfield   Beverly Amazeen                         Sylvia Burgos                        Ray & Patricia Crowell
Fred C. Church Insurance               Anne Amison                             Martin Burke                         Judeth A. Cunha
Patrick & Elizabeth Garvey             Heather Amtmann                         James & Peggy Burling                Tara Whitney Cusati
Roger & Jeanne Gay                     Frederick & Donna Andreotti             Merna A. Burling                     Ivana Cvejic
Marvin & Virginia Geller               Anonymous                               Barbara L. Burns                     Kathleen Dacri
John Giacchetto                        Rick Aramony                            Business Management Software, Inc.   Mary & Kevin Dailey
Thomas & Joy Griffin                    Dana Arell                              William & Shirley Butchard           John & Pamela D’Amico
Hamilton, Brook, Smith &               Kim M. Arsenault                        Wendy Butler                         Bernice Danbury
    Reynolds, P.C.                     Arts Consulting Service                 C & C Realty Development LLC         Doris D’Aquila
Kevin & Linda Harrington               Sally Ann Aspero                        C & M Masonry                        Eric Daske
John & Mary Ann Harris                 Associates in Internal Medicine, Inc.   Scott & Wendy Callahan               Heather Davis
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc.       Bruce V. Atwell                         Tricia Callison-Keller               John & Nancy Davis
Innovative Architects                  Bill Audette                            David Campbell                       Sarah A. Davis
Ira Motor Group                        W. Gerald & Patricia Austen             Jan Campbell                         Tom Davis & Ginny Harvey
JDK Vending Services                   Sandra Austin                           Rob & Gail Campbell                  Ann M. Davy
Peter & Jan Johnson                    AxSys Technologies, Inc.                Cannon Realty                        Jim Debacco
Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP          Daniel Backer                           Glenn & Kim Carberry                 Assunta DeCaro
Rabah & Annette Lazili                 LeeRoy U. Bailey                        Carl & Randi Carlson                 Definition
Ann Leibholz                           Brent J. Baker                          Thomas & Mary Lou Carlson            Rosemarie DeGaetano
Daniel & Shannon Leibholz              Stacie Bancroft                         Christopher & Christine Carr         Peter DeGirolamo & Sons, Inc.
Eli & Janet Lipcon                     Melissa Banta                           Dennis & Ellen Carrigan              Christine Delany
Local Independent Charities            R. Scott Barnes                         Matthew & Andrea Carrothers          Elias S. Delany
Lyne Laboratories Inc.                 Douglas & Lisa Barth                    John Cashell                         Michael DeMauro
Rebecca MacDonald                      John C. Bartley                         Jared T. Cavagnuolo                  Dionizio De-Menezes
Mancino Associates Architects          Arthur & Holly Barton                   Michael & Jennifer Cerrato           Linda Denittis
Marlborough Intermediate Elementary    Alia J. Basso                           Charlestown HS Fund                  Louis F. Desantis
    School Students                    Bob Bauer                               Lyle Davis & Cindy Cheatham          Danielle DeSiato
Marsh USA Inc.                         Amy Bauman                              James & Wendy Gerson Cheever         Nicole L. Dews
David R. Masiello                      Teresa Bedard                           Cherenzia & Associates, LTD          Jeanine Diamond
William & Angela Masiello              Bee Visual LLC                             Engineer’s Account                Jack F. Diciaccio
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly           Belcher’s Appliance Center              Cheryl G. Cheron                     Dr. & Mrs. Robert A. Dietrich
James & Sharon McDermott               Samuel Bell                             Elayne E. Cheron                     Darilyn Dinsmoor
McGroddy Family Foundation, Inc.       Carol Benoit                            Jen Cheron                           Cathy Doherty
Christy & Andrea Mihos                 Alfred & Betsy Bergman                  Joshua Lee Cheron                    Joan M. Doherty
National City Mortgage Corp.           Walter & Rosalind Bernheimer            Lawrence Chiarella                   Neil & Kathleen Doherty
Neto Insurance Agency, Inc.            Beth El Temple Center                   Clifford & Catherine Christensen     Roger B. Doherty
Kevin & Meghan Nolin                   Shazia Bhat                             Dan Chubka                           Linda Donahue
Northeast Theatre Corporation          Big Kahuna Fish Market, Inc.            Francis J. Ciccone                   William & Kathleen Donahue
Pi Zeta Fund                           Nicole R. Bissonnette                   John & Holly Clark                   William & Valerie Donovan
Cherryl Pressley                       BJ’s Wholesale Club                     Clark University                     Michael & Anne Downey
Putnam Sheet Metal Company, Inc.       Bryan Blair                             John Clarkeson                       Downey & Company, LLP
Joe Rich                               Joe & Arline Blair                      Joseph & Marie Clementi              Kevin M. Doyle
Stuart Rose & Margie Topf              Arthur & Julia Blakeslee                Leonard & Loretta Clementi           Robert & Marla Driscoll
Christopher & Jean Scott               Andy Blanchard                          Daniel & Simone Pio Clinton          Albert & Nancy Droney
James & Susan Smith                    John & Julie Blassick                   Jean Clinton                         Edward A. Dubill
Chet & Donna Sokolowski                George & Deborah Block                  Cathryn Colella                      Maurice & Sharon Dudek
Michael & Dorothy Sophocles            Jeffrey & Suzanne Bloomberg             Charles & Carolyn Coleman            Donald E. Duell
Louis A. Sousa                         Blum Shapiro Foundation, Inc.           Richard Collins                      Eric & June Duessel
Peter Tarr & Gail Nelson               Vincent J. Bobin                        Joseph & Amy Comeau                  Maurice Dunne, Jr.
Richard & Margaret Thompson            Richard & Diane Bohanan                 Leonard & Marie Comeau               Maurice & Tere Dunne
Thoughtbridge, LLC                     John & Eileen Boland                    Committee to Re-elect                Matt Duplin
Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley &     Bond Brothers, Inc.                        Thomas Petrolati                  Anne Dvorak
    Selinger, P.C.                     Thomas & Eileen Bonner                  Susan Connors                        Joseph & Sharon Dwelley
Arnold Weinberg & Inge Toftegaard      Kristyn Anne Bonnyman                   Cynthia G. Conry                     Jennifer Eames
Catherine M. Welch                     Linda Borer & Frank Domzalski           Michael Conway                       Stacy Edinburg
Edward & Barbara Wilson                Alycia R. Bouvier                       Peter & Debra Copeletti              Daniel & Dorothy Egan
Nancy Zlotsky                          Susan Bouvier                           Kristen Coppola                      William & Kathleen Ehli
                                       Barbara Bowen                           Ivanildo Correia                     David & Joan Eisenberg
                                       Laurine Bower                           Joan Cosgrove                        Nancy Elian
Friend - $1 - $999                     Carol Bowerman                          Karen Costello                       Michael & Julie Ellenbogen
A.C.E. Microtechnology, Inc.           Kevin Bowes                             Patricia Cote                        Alice Ellis
Arnold & Beatrice Abrams               Marge Boyer                             Daniel M. Coto                       James & Dorothy Elsner
Barbara Achorn                         Alison J. Bracken                       Christopher & Jackie Courtney        Venera Emmi
Aculix, Inc.                           Rufina J. Breen                          Mark Coven                           Environmental Testing &
Joann E. Adami                         Winiford A. Brewer                      Anne I. Craig                           Consulting, LLC.

Zachary W. Esper                  Eric J. Guthrie                       Francis & Patricia Kelley           Deborah Lynch
Gilbert & Jeannine Ethier         GZA Environmental, Inc.               James Kelley                        Robert & Mary Lynch
Michael Falcone                   Joseph & Linda Hale                   James & Julie Kelley                Waldo Lyon
Raymond S. Falite                 Jeffrey N. Hall                       John & Maureen J. Kelley            M.P. Rehab Solutions, Inc.
Family Chiropractic of Westboro   Sharon Halley                         Brian & Andrea Kelly                Jacquelyn MacDonald
Robert Fanning                    Amy E. Hammer                         Erin Kelly                          David Mack & Maggie Smith
George & Elaine Farley            Thomas & Kathryn Hammond              William & Annmarie Kennedy          Joseph Maher
Uriel Paul Federbush              Sharon Hanlon                         Shawn Kenyon                        Scott Makower
Paul & Mary Federico              Megan Harbolt                         Kim Keogh                           Leigh-Anne (Joy) Malio
Jerald & Janice Feldman           Peter Harris                          Michael & Cora Keweshan             Deidre Malloy
Iris Fennell                      Richard & Debbie Harrison-Atlas       KeyCorp                             William F. Malloy
Stephen D. Ferris                 Hartford Mutual Funds                 Faith Kimball                       Thomas P. Mangan
John & Dorothy Fevelo             Virginia Harvey                       Edward & Christine King             John & Pamela Manganiello
Bruce Fieldman                    Michael & Theresa Hawley              Gary & Kathleen King                Warren & Mary Manning
Donna Filsaime                    Robert & Maryann Hayden               Heather D. King                     Renee Mansfield
Sherry Firchau                    Hayward Photography Inc.              Michelle M. Kiskorna                Richard & Anita Manzeck
Kevin & Alice Fitzgerald          Law Offices of Heather Gold, P.C.      Arthur & Penny Klein                Hannah C. Marcinkowski
Michael & Allison Fitzpatrick     Armond Hebert                         Michele Klein                       Richard C. Marcks
Roberta E. Fitzpatrick            Pam Hebert                            Stan & Fran Klein                   David & Elizabeth Marini
Lyneath Floyd                     George & Barbara W. Heffner           Elizabeth Klerman                   Lisa B. Marino
Darren & Teresa Flutie            Bob & Helen Hegarty                   Jacob & Lois Klerman                Fred & Nancy Mark
Julie & Chatham Y. Flynn          Susan Heise                           Karen P. Klerman                    Paul & Jill Gerson Mark
FM Global Foundation              Justin Hemm                           Lorraine V. Klerman                 Marketing Assoc Financial Svcs
Raymond & Mary Foley              Bruce & Janice Henry                  Jeffrey & Laura Koester                Insurance Agency
Randi Fore                        Elizabeth N. Henry                    Kevin Kompanik                      Justin Marks
Peter & Rosellen Forte            Heritage Realty Mgmt, Inc.            Arthur L. Koppelman, DMD            Adrienne Maroselli
Roger & Heather Fortin            Richard & Mildred Herms               Esko & Miriam Koskinen              Mary Marshall
Sonia L. Fortin                   Frank Hidaka                          Arthur & Constance Kotsopoulos      Janet Martin
Jeffrey Fox                       Hingham Campus, LLC                   Steve & Janet Kouroubacalis         Richard W. Martin
Kirk & Karen Frazee               Brett-Ashley Hoffmann                 Sara Rae Kruger                     Ronald C. Martin
Julia Fredette                    James & Doreen Hogle                  James W. Ktona Landscaping          Scott & Patricia Martin
Samuel & Marian Fredman           Howard & Katharyn Hoke                Jonathan & Katherine Kurker         Grace Masiello
Karyn Freitas                     William L. Holcomb                    John Laboda                         Steve & Karen McAskill
Robert S. Frem                    Thomas J. & Diane Hollister           Jennifer L. Labrousse               Robert & Colleen McCabe
Tyla M. Frewing                   Holstein Foundation                   Colin Lake                          Robert & Susan McCabe
Jon & Molly Frey                  Irene Homrok                          John & Diana Lamb                   Bethany Riley McCann
Brian & Kristen Gallagher         Michael & Marie Hopkins               Sue Langer                          John & Geraldine McCauley
Michael & Gina Gallagher          Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall Corp.   Drew & Shirley Langhauser           Richard & Susan McCormick
Doreen M. Gambino                 Thomas & Susan Horack                 Harley & Audra Lank                 Stephen J. McCrann
Nicole Gardenier                  Mark & Beverly Horvit                 Sean & Stacey Lannan                Kevin McDonald
Diana Garelik                     Deborah Howell                        Bert & Kathy Lannon                 Timothy & Christine McEntee
Judy A. Garlan                    Jeffrey & Wilhelmina Howell           Pasquale J. Latina                  Stacy McGarry
Amy Geckeler                      Leslie Howlett                        Warren Lawson                       Raymond E. McGibbon
Esther Lee Frances Gelber         Kristi Hummel                         John Lazzaro                        Deborah McGovern
Herbert & Sarah Gelber            Walter & Sue E. Huskins               Carlene M. LeBlanc                  Paul McGovern
John & Robin Genese               Laura Hutt                            Marc & Kellie LeClair               James McGrail
Peter J. Giambanco                iCare Workplace Giving                Alan & Eve Lehmann                  Rachel McGrath
Martha Rita Giannoccari           Tracy A. Ide                          Jon & Shawna Lemelman               The McGraw-Hill Companies
William & Erica Gienapp           Industry Business Solutions Inc.      Ann Lemire                          Robert E. McGuire
Todd A. Gigliotti                 Ruth Ingram                           Philip J. Leonard                   Theresa McGurty
Anne C. Giller                    IntePros Consulting                   Thomas & Mary Leonard               J. Michael & Eileen McHenry
Gillette Co.                      InterDyn Artis                        Donald & Catherine Leone            Michael & Lori McKenna
Daniel & Margaret Ginther         John & Elizabeth Interlandi           Elena Levinsky                      Patrick McManus
Giombetti Electric, Inc.          ITT Industries, Inc.                  Mark & Linda Lewandowski            Bethany McNamara
Susan Glovsky                     Sara B. Jacobson                      Denina Lewis                        McNamara Koenig & McCarthy P.C.
Sebastian M. Glowacki             Calixte & Henrietta Janelle           Myrna Libby                         Richard & Erin McQuaid
Michael & Carol Goldberg          Pauline F. Janelle                    Amy & James Lipcon                  Sarah C. Mead
Carolyn Ferris Gombosi            Cammarie Johnson                      Jacob Lipcon                        Beth Melnick
Emanoel Gonzaga                   Willa W. Johnson                      Jesse & Lynne Lipcon                Paul & Nancy Mereen
Alissa Gonzalez                   Kenneth & Tammy Jones                 Eric I. Lisman                      Patricia Messina
Margaret Carlin Good              Diane K. Jorkasky                     Alan M. Lobovits & Lisa Rosenfeld   Metronorth Business Center LLC
Claire Gordon                     Kane, Tesini, Soporowski              Santo A. Lobrutto                   Metropolitan Credit Union
Dan Gould                            & Assoc. LLP                       Nicole Locke                        MF & T Financial Insurance Svcs
Jeannette Gould                   Allen Karsina                         Robert & Michelle Locke             Mineral Enterprises, Inc.
Marion Gould                      Jordan & Stacey Katz                  Loconto, Burke & Madaio, P.C.       Hugh & Regina Morgan
Rick Graff                        Matthew & Amy Katz                    William & Mary Loughlin             Kristen Morrill
Ellen Graham                      Keane, Inc.                           Louis Frederick Love                Kathy Mosesian
Henry & Deborah Grampietro        Walter & Margaret Keating             RoseAnn & Raymond Lovely            Janice L. Mowry
Timothy & Aracely Graul           Anne Kebler                           William & Elizabeth Lowe            Jackie Moynihan
Maureen Greatorex                 Jennifer Kebler                       Kenneth & Lisa Lucas                Frank & Joan Murphy
Alain & Marcia Grenier            Robert Kebler                         Gerard & Denise Lucente             John Murphy
Edward & Ellen Griffin             Verna Kebler                          Jennifer L. Luetkemeyer             William Murphy
Howard & Eleanor Griffin           Greg Kelleher & Bettina Durkop        Claudia H. Lyles                    Murtha Cullina, LLP

Said Nafai                        Quinn Project Management Services   Michael & Patricia Shannon             United Way of Massachusetts Bay
Hisao Nakatsuka                   Paterno Quintas                     James & AnneMarie Sheehan              United Way of Northern Fairfield
Martin L. Nass                    R & D Technologies, Inc.            Sheet Metal Workers                    County, Inc.
Amy B. Navin                      Laurie Rachins                          International Assoc.               United Way of Tri-County, Inc.
Tiffany Negus                     Kristen A. Radloff                  Lianne G. Shepherd                     UnumProvident Life Insurance
Angela Nelson                     Brian J. Rago                       Allan & Judith Sherman                 Nancy C. Varallo
Bettyanne Nelson                  Richard J. Ragone                   Robert & Stacey Shulman                Karl H. Velde
Christopher Nelson                Ivan & Judy Ramos                   Anna Sibley                            John & Janet Venti
John & Sara Neville               Rena Ranieri                        Murray Sidman                          Verizon Foundation
Joseph P. & Margaret Locke        Dan Rea                             James & Susan Sidway                   George & Constance Vessio
   Newhouse                       Mary Reardon                        Daniel Silna                           Lisa Violette
Gerald L. Nissenbaum              Rose M. Reardon                     Edward & Paula Sindoni                 Vitale, Caturano & Company
Carmine Nocito                    Lee & Laura Reddin                  Thomas & Alexandra Siwik               Vitale, Caturano & Company
Norwin Technologies               Jeanne P. Reidy                     David & Susan Sleight                     Foundation
John & Lynda Nugent               Meghan A. Reidy                     Cary & Kathleen Smith                  Richard & Michele Vroman
Paul & Patricia Nunes             Paula Reilly                        Rachel Smoyer                          Ann Walsh
Christopher & Susan O’Brien       Craig A. Resnick                    Scott Soderberg                        Kathleen D. Weaver
Francis & Maureen O’Callaghan     Genevieve Resteghini                Sonoco Products, Co.                   Heidi Webb
Maureen O’Callaghan               Willard & Margaret Reynolds         Carol Sousa                            Wolfgang & Brigitte Wehmann
Frances B. Ogulnick               Divino Ribeiro                      Jeffrey Sean Space                     Evan Weiss
Robert Ogulnick                   Richard J. Cormier Building &       Spero Charitable Foundation Trust      Julie Weiss
Thomas & Teresa O’Leary              Remodeling, Inc.                 Richard J. Splaine                     Meghan L. Wells
Andrew Olig                       Richard W. McDonough & Assoc.       Staffordville Lake Association, Inc.   Susan L. Westbrook
Alfredo Oliveira                  John & Jennifer Richinick           David & Sharon Steadman                Beth E. Wigden
Eurico Oliveira                   Paul & Maureen Ricotta              Suzanne Stein                          Bernard & Ruth Wilbur
Omega Mortgage Corporation        Eileen Rielly                       Michael & Susan Steinberg              Mindy Wilensky
Gerald & Margaret O’Neill         Harry S. Rieter                     Jody Steinhilber                       David & Lois Willey
Virginia O’Regan                  Roy & Carol Rioux                   Lottie K. Stern                        Kathy & Daniel Willey
Bruce R. Ormond                   Melvin & Mildred Rivkind            Dawn L. Stevens                        Bob Williams
Nicholas Orobello                 Michael & Cynthia Robbins           Brian J. Steverman                     Wilson Language Training Corp.
Mary Otto                         John & Constance Rocco              John Stier                             Winchester Hospital
Carol Ouellette                   Sarah Rodriguez                     John & Susan Stone                     Burton Winnick
Charles Palmer                    David Rogers                        Erin C. Straight                       Beatrice Wolfson
Jim Panico                        Edward & Nancy Rogers               Robert & Bonnie J. Straub              Harlan & Jill Brittany Wolfson
Pappas Design                     Michael C. Rogers                   Vincent Strully, Jr.                   Victor Wolfson
Gregory Paquette                  Raymond & Ann Marie Rogers          Jill E. Sullivan                       Barbara & John B. Wood
Joan Parker                       Robert J. Rogers                    Joyce Sullivan                         Edward & Madelyn Wood
P. David Parks                    Larry & Leslie Rosenfield            Susie Sullivan                         Leszek Wozliechowski
Mary Ellen Parzych                Steven & Carol Rosenfield            Gary & Lee Sweatt                      Stephen & Edith O. Wright
Pathfinders                        Elizabeth M. Ross                   Allison Sweeney                        Raymond & Barbara Wyman
Kristen Jay Patria                Pamela Ross                         Dan & Tracey Sweeney                   Francis & Elizabeth Wysocki
Mary L. Patrina                   Melissa A. Rossi                    Mary A. Sweeney                        X.G.E. Inc DBA Voodoo Grill
Mary Jane Patterson               Mike & Maggie Roye                  Target Take Charge of Education        Xaverian Brothers High School
Albert & Paula Pellecchia         Karen Runstein                      Richard & Nancy Tarulli                   Soccer Program
Nancy Perhot                      Ron Runstein                        Thomas & Pamela Tashea                 Daniel & Ninón Yip
Janet Perkes                      James Russo                         Tech-Air Inc.                          David R. Young
Muriel Perreault                  John & Eleanor Ryan                 Chris Teets                            Shorta & Lisa Yuasa
H. Perron & Son Locksmiths Inc.   Daryl Rynning                       Michael & Ramona Tempesta              Albert & Judith Zabin
Donna A. Perry                    Andrew Sacher                       Robert & Nancy Tempesta                Fred Zarinetchi & Mary Petricone
John M. Perry                     Vinnie Safner                       Joan Terry                             John Zelina
Jonah Pesner & Dana Gershon       Alan & Harriet Saks                 Eric & Carrie Therriault               Matthew & Anne Zenni
Marie Petricone                   John & Roseanne Salisbury           Harold E. Thiede                       Stephen & Carrie Zerio
Gretchen Pfuetze                  Pamela Salo                         Benjamin Thoma                         Carmine & Mary Anne Zicaro
Stacey Philipkosky                Sasaki Associates, Inc.             Douglas Thompson                       Christine Zicaro
Deirdre B. Phillips               Sarah Savage                        Benjamin Thuma                         Joe Ziska & Carolyn Thorne
Helen E. Pierce                   Frances & Elaine Savitsky           M. & D. Timbie
Jennifer Pike                     John & Karen Scales                 George Tkalcevic                       Donations and pledges
Craig Pirtle                      Joseph & Jean Scarlata              Robert D. Tobin
Verne Pitman                      Lee & Oliva Scaros
                                                                                                             listed were received from
                                                                      Tracey Toran
Planned Environments Corp.        Michael G. Schaefer                 James & Marion Torney                  1/1/06 through 12/31/06
Leo & Norma Poisson               Michael & Rhonda Scherer            Phillip & Sharon Touchette
Polar Beverages                   Ken & Colleen Schmidlein            William J. Towey
Jessey Pond                       Jon & Rosemary Schneider            Jonathan Towle & Wandajune
Christopher Pouliot               Daniel J. Scholl                        Bishop-Towle
William & Janice Power            Jenni Schwartzer                    Joseph & Rosemary Trani
Richard & Linda Powers            Herman & Frieda Seidner             Barry & Ellen Trencher
Stephen & Amy Powers              Andrew & Tammy Selinger             Robert & Nancy Trostler
Mary D. Prendergast               Michael & Jean Selinger             Sally T. Truesdale
Bob Prinzivalli                   Nichole Rae Senkowski               Mary A. Turner
Property Search Inc.              Leonard & Mary Seymour              Turner Construction Company
Provo Financial Services, Inc.    David & Linda Shaffer               U.S. Bancorp Foundation
Paul Provost                      Howard C. Shaffer                   Union Financial Recovery LLC
Janet Puopolo                     Joseph & Patricia Shannon           United Way of Kentucky

Writing A Letter For Foxy
Last June, Linda and Bill Wood, grandparents of NECC
student “Foxy,” attended Grandparent’s Day. Before the visit
they were already aware of NECC’s work with Foxy, but they
found it “amazing” to learn about NECC first hand.

They were so affected by their experience that Linda wrote a
letter to family and friends. She gave insight into “the pain-
ful realities of a family with a child with autism,” relaying her
family’s thoughts and feelings when Foxy was diagnosed in
2001. “Imagine watching your once babbling toddler slip into
silence,” Linda wrote.

In addition, she praised NECC saying the hours her daughter
had spent fighting for services had been “truly rewarded” when
Foxy was admitted to NECC. “Their motto is ‘We Open
Doors.’ They certainly have for Foxy,” Linda added.                            Bill, Linda and Foxy

Linda and Bill used the letter as a fundraising piece (raising
$6,000 for NECC) and urged recipients to “seriously consider” donating to the Capital Campaign.

All of us at NECC appreciate these special grandparents’ efforts for our school.


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