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Meet Our Donors

Over the years, many generous individuals have set up gifts to benefit our long-term mission.

Toni R. Manning

Owl for Life Leaves Legacy at Beloved Stoneleigh-Burnham
Meet alumna Toni R. Manning, a loyal Stoneleigh-Burnham graduate who has left a legacy at her alma mater. Learn how you can have a lasting impact at Stoneleigh-Burnham by including a future gift through your estate plan.
Toni R. Manning ’56 SPH

Allison Small Annand

Alumna Allison Small Annand '83 Inspired to Include SBS in Will
While enjoying Alumnae Weekend recently, one graduate from the class of 1983 declared that she could easily support Stoneleigh-Burnham School and leave a legacy with a simple gift from her will.
Allison Small Annand '83, Chair of the reunion committee

Betty Stouts

Difference Maker
As a lead donor in the Speak Up for Stoneleigh-Burnham Campaign, Elizabeth "Betty" Stout '61 lives up to her motto to take care of those she loves, including SBS, and her neighbors.
Elizabeth "Betty" Stout '61 MAB, SBS Trustee Emerita

Charlotte Prescott Newton

Creating Scholarships for Future Students
When Charlotte Prescott Newton '71 heard about the Speak Up for Stoneleigh-Burnham Campaign, she realized it was the right time to share her plans with the School.
Charlotte Prescott Newton '71 a former SBS Trustee

Hope Wentworth Johnson

3 Bequests Boost New Fundraising Campaign
The Speak Up for Stoneleigh-Burnham Campaign will help SBS weather the impact of the pandemic and benefit its students for years to come.
Hope Wentworth Johnson ’49 SPH, Christine Hoecke ’61 MAB and former Trustee William Trebilcock P’85

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Class Act
“When they created their ’70 Gives 70 Match, these amazing women made it possible for Stoneleigh-Burnham to weather the serious financial challenge posed by COVID-19.”
Susan Mattei, director of development

Shayna Appel

A Simple Gift Makes a Big Difference
“I may not have the biggest stone to throw in the pond, but my gift can make a big ripple at Stoneleigh-Burnham.”
Shayna Appel '78, P'04

Denise Bruner

Denise Bruner '70: Finding an Easy Way to Give Back
"I had no idea what I could or would become until I came to Stoneleigh-Burnham."
Denise Bruner '70

Laura Richards

Laura Richards '60 SPH: Grace, Tenacity and Humility
"Laura has taught me many valuable lessons, has shown great kindness, and never ceases to amaze me with the wealth of information she possesses about our school. She has earned the love and respect of thousands of Stoneleigh-Burnham sisters."
Lynn Schultz Kehoe '77

Martha Reynolds

A Beloved Burnham Girl Remembered
Martha "Marty" Reynolds Coffin's love for Stoneleigh-Burnham School will live on through the endowed gift in her memory made by her family.
Martha Reynolds Coffin '47 MAB

Ruth Ann Carpenter

Discovering a Passion for Science
A spring term SBS internship helped Ruth Ann Carpenter discover her true passion was the field of science. "I've always been good at translating technical language into words and phrases that we can all understand."
Ruth Ann Carpenter '77

Elizabeth Guyer Ebel

One Year at SBS Leads to a Lifelong Connection
"The Elizabeth Guyer Ebel Scholarship will help future generations of young women build confidence and discover their best selves."
Susan Mattei, SBS Development Director

Laura Richards and Sally Mixsell

The Sally Mixsell '69 Endowed Scholarship Fund
"My dream is that the new scholarship will give more students the chance for a Stoneleigh-Burnham education."
Laura Richards '60S

Dr. Mary Maloney

Making an Investment in Women's Education
"I grew up in Vermont. It was an environment with a narrow viewpoint. At Stoneleigh-Burnham I met people from all over the world. The School solidified the idea that I could do anything I want with my life."
Dr. Mary Maloney '69

Terry DeVito

"Giving through my will was easy to do, and it's very satisfying to me that my gift is going to a good cause. For years I kept thinking, 'I'm getting to that age, I should do something.' Now, I have taken care of family and also my school. What I find so great is that I can be a part of the school's future. My education was empowering and gave me the tools to do what I wanted in life. I would like Stoneleigh-Burnham to always be available for girls. It was such a positive experience for me."
Terry DeVito '69

Kathleen Tuck Fontaine

"Education was paramount in my family. My gift through a bequest is a way for me to thank my parents for their dedication to my learning and education. They encouraged me to find what I'm passionate about and to learn as much as possible about that interest. Though I do not have children of my own, I want my gift to help ensure that other young women have the same Stoneleigh-Burnham experience that I did."
Kathleen Tuck Fontaine '83 (SBS Assistant Director of Development and Alumnae Relations)

Linda Barrows Bloodgood

"I needed small classes and a supportive environment to encourage my intellectual growth. I experienced three wonderful years at Mary A. Burnham. I am grateful and feel strongly it is important to give back to the community that gave me so much. My planned gift will secure the future growth and development of our students."
Linda Barrows Bloodgood '55B (a 40+ Year True Blue Donor)

Linda Barrows Bloodgood

"Stoneleigh-Burnham provided me with freedom to grow, room to express my individuality and guidance from caring faculty. Each year I have followed the news of the school with interest and pride. I have chosen to put Stoneleigh-Burnham in my will because of the inspirational leadership of our present Head of School, Sally Mixsell. We should all be proud of where our school is today and we can all be a part of its bright future."
Anne Morris-Stockton ('64S)