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Giving Societies at Spaulding Rehabilitation

The President’s Council

The President’s Council represents a distinguished group of individuals, families, and institutions whose yearly cumulative giving of $20,000 or more shapes and sustains the life-changing mission of Spaulding. These dedicated supporters are advancing our many vital programs, including our Campaign for Spaulding Research Institute, Strength After COVID efforts, innovative patient and family programming, and flexible Annual Fund.

To learn more about the details and benefits of membership, please review our full President’s Council brochure here.

presidents council co-chairs

President’s Council Co-Chairs Ralph & Janice James and Judith Fong & Dr. Mark Wheeler

“Like many others, we have experienced firsthand Spaulding’s commitment to personalized and compassionate care. So making it possible for more families to share in what this exceptional institution offers was an easy decision. It was a given.”
Judith A. Fong, President’s Council Co-Chair

Francis “Hooks” Burr Society

The Francis “Hooks” Burr Society recognizes individuals and families who have invested in the future of Spaulding through bequests and other planned gifts. These donors appreciate that this type of giving can maximize their charitable impact on the field of rehabilitation while also strengthening their own long-term financial goals.

These visionary donors are building a new tradition of philanthropy by:

To learn more about the details and benefits of membership, please review our full Hooks Burr Society brochure here.

Donna Zerwitz

“The extraordinary care that Spaulding provides is something I feel everyone should have the opportunity to experience if they need it. My planned gift helps bring this special brand of care to the patients of tomorrow.”

— Donna Zerwitz, Co-Chair, Francis “Hooks” Burr Society

Strength Fund

No one knows better the power of giving back than our creative and compassionate clinicians, researchers, and staff.  The Strength Fund is Spaulding’s employee giving program, where individuals who work across the Spaulding Rehabilitation Network can contribute on a one-time annual or recurring monthly basis to further bolster our collective efforts to improve patients’ lives.

Spaulding Professionals Council

Members of the Spaulding Professionals Council (SPC) are driven and passionate early-career professionals who are united in a common goal to promote and advance the mission of Spaulding through volunteering, peer-to-peer fundraising, special events, and community engagement. To join, all members are asked to make a one-time annual donation of at least $150, which goes to support Spaulding’s most urgent priorities.