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Funders

SPIRIT SERIES is made possible through on-going support from partner schools, parent-teacher organizations, private donors and grant institutions. In 2007, the SERIES received 501(c)(3) IRS non-profit status and has been supported by a wide range of donors, including the following:

• The Ahmanson Foundation
• Androscoggin Bank
• Bill & Jody Fay – 707 Poker Tournament
• The Burke Family Foundations
• Davis Family Foundation
• David & Lona O’Connor
• Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
• Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
• Eaton Vance
• Ester B. Kahn Foundation
• Frederick R. Weisman Philanthropic Program
• The Glen and Angela Charles Family Foundation
• The Green Foundation
• Jane’s Trust
• Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors / Los Angeles County Arts Commission

• Maine Community Foundation
• Massachusetts Cultural Council
• Moss Foundation
• National Endowment for the Humanities
• Niagara Cares
• The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation
• Rines Thompson Fund
• The Rose Hills Foundation
• Sam L. Cohen Foundation
• Shinnyo-En Foundation
• Singer, Burke, Zimmer, LLP
• Summit Natural Gas of Maine
• Thomas S. Murphy
• United World of the Universe Foundation
• Virginia Hodgkins Somers Foundation
• Wells Fargo Bank

Thank you

Our heartfelt thanks goes to all those who have lent their generous support to our mission over the years. With your gifts, SPIRIT SERIES has touched the lives of countless thousands, bringing empowerment, mastery, and inspiration to students in school communities from coast to coast.

EMPOWER STUDENTS ACROSS AMERICA

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“We are proud to partner with SPIRIT SERIES and the powerful work you do.”

— Diane Brissette, Eaton Vance
  • “Exquisite…  Vitally important…  Extremely engaging and effective.”
    Harvard Graduate School of Education2011
  • “As educators, we are fueled by those small but powerful moments when a student steps out of their comfort zone and stretches their thinking. Thank you Spirit Series!”
    — Michele KenistonPrincipal, Berwick ME
  • In nearly 30 years of teaching, I have never experienced any program with such long-reaching effects as Spirit Series.
    Robin Winston4th Grade Teacher
  • “It changed my life — Spirit Series!”
    Dominika Peikos7th Grade
  • “Their stories made me cry! These kids said amazing things and just blew me away.”
    — Marne TrevesLAUSD Teacher, Los Angeles CA
  • “The process was great! Working with my Writing Buddy really helped.”
    — Keiran Rao10th Grade, San Francisco CA
  • This program should be in every school across America!
    William Donovan6th Grade Parent