The Windmill Society

You decide what’s possible for Philadelphia


Invest in a Philadelphia where transformation is possible by creating solutions for people experiencing deep poverty and homelessness. At Broad Street Ministry transformation becomes possible through mail, meals, and other stabilizing services. By joining The Windmill Society we recognize your generosity as a provider of radical hospitality to vulnerable and resilient Philadelphians.

Why The Windmill Society?

Hanging from the vaulted ceiling of our sanctuary dining room, the metal windmills, from a past production of Don Quixote at BSM, serve as a vivid reminder of the imposing giants our guests face daily.

At Broad Street Ministry, we believe in battling the giants of poverty and exclusion through the transformative power of radical hospitality. And you, through your Windmill Society support, join us in this critical—and winnable—fight.

The Windmill Society Donor Levels

Welcome $1,000+
Your gift provides toothbrushes and toothpaste for 2,000 guests.
Dental health is an indicator of overall health.

Embrace $2,500+
Your gift provides support to run the therapeutic arts table for 3 months. The art table allows guests to share their stories safely and be contributors to the community at BSM.

Nourish $5,000+
Your gift provides socks for guests for a full year. A clean, dry pair of socks can comfort guests’ tired feet.

Restore $10,000+
Your gift allows guests to receive soap, deodorant, and other emergency toiletries throughout the year. Cleanliness contributes to overall health and allows guests to be welcomed into spaces and communities.

Connect $15,000+
Your gift at this amount allows 4,500 guests to access 315 Threadz (clothing closet) for comfortable seasonal clothes and professional attire for job interviews. Proper attire can help guests brave the elements and build confidence for job interviews.

Transform $25,000+
Your gift enables over 800 guests to obtain PA State IDs. This provides guests the opportunity to cash checks and receive public benefits.

2018 Windmill Society Members

Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
Connelly Foundation
Kathryn and Edward Fitzgerald
Geneva Global
Independence Foundation
Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation
Oak Foundation
Otto Haas Charitable Trust
Pew Charitable Trusts
Presbytery of Philadelphia
Samuel S. Fels Fund
Starbucks Coffee Company
The Merck Company Foundation
The Philadelphia Foundation
Van Ameringen Foundation
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust
William Penn Foundation
A. Morris Williams

BNY Mellon
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Claneil Foundation
Cynthia and Mike Dahl
Ali and Sam Glickman
Health Partners Plan (HPP)
PNC Charitable Trusts
Swarthmore Presbyterian Church

Beth and Michael Andaloro
Barbara and Theodore R. Aronson
James D Brown and Mary Moore Brown
Bill Cobb
FIS Group, Inc
Mignon and James Groch
Mary Kate and Tony Hayden
James Holtzman Dochas
Cynthia S. Johnson
Pauline Candaux and Sol Katz
Nolan Bros of Texas INC
David Van Houten & Kim Olthoff
Ephraim Paul & Elizabeth Galbraith
Scholler Foundation
Mantreh & Shahrukh Tarapore
Union Benevolent Association
Richard and Deborah Unruh
Wayne Presbyterian Church

Vijay and Susan Aggarwal
Apgar-Black Foundation
Arch Street Presbyterian Church
Donald and Phyllis Born
Clayman Family Foundation
Elizabeth Crawford
Barbara and Harry DeVerter
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Julie and Ronald Fairman
Eric and JoAnn Flett
Grace Presbyterian Church
David Haas
Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial
Henry E. Niles Foundation
Hersha Hospitality, L.P.
Donna Higgins
Kelsey Family Foundation
Keystone First
Chris and Jeffrey P Libson
M&T Charitable Foundation
Monk’s Café
Melissa Neubauer Anderson and Paul Anderson
Overbrook Presbyterian Church
William Ryan and Joan Richtsmeier
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
Stanley and Lucy Lopata Charitable Foundation
The Logan Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Contributionship
The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill
The Wawa Foundation
Walmart Foundation
Ray and Susan Welch
Wells Fargo
Westminster Presbyterian Church

AC Linen
Allied Mortgage Group
Andersen Tax LLC
Arcweb Technologies
Paul Beideman
David Borden
Kevin and Elizabeth Boswell
Kay Burchinal
Cambria Hotel
Amanda Caraher
DEBPHL, LLC (Diner en Blanc)
Discover PHL
Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation
DoubleTree Philadelphia
Doylestown Presbyterian Church
Ari Georgantas
Gil Travel
Criswell Gonzalez
John Gunawan
Maureen and A. Philip Handel
Honey’s Angels
Maria Christina Horning
Independence Blue Cross
Inn at Penn
Peter Intermaggio
Scott and Yardly Jenkins
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Kirsten King
Pattie and Jim Kitchen
Louis N. Cassett Foundation
Robert Hamill and Christine Lussier
Martina Mansell
David Martorana
Jim and Tracy McGuire
James McKenzie
The Merck Foundation
Metropolitan Bakery
Meyer Design Inc.
Samantha Brandolini and Patrick Morgan
Newtown Presbyterian Church
Jamila and Richard Ogle
Scott Peters
Philadelphia FIGHT
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
John Schwarz
Marc Singer
Trina Smith
Sara Corse and Kenwyn Smith
Frank Spencer
Geoff Starr
Temple University
The Barra Foundation, Inc.
Think Company
Tito’s Vodka
Stuart Magee Tracy
US Foods
Elizabeth and Anthony Vale
Visit Philadelphia
Wallingford Presbyterian Church
Martha Walton
Laura Williamson

Jill and Paul Aschkenasy
Ruth Auslander
Baird Foundation, INC
Gwynn and Jon Barger
Todd Barton
Phyllis and Aaron Beck
Mallika and Adam Bender
Richard Bennett
Melinda and Michael Berkman
Ellen Berman Lee
Joanne Berwind
Henry Bingaman
Trish Brafford
Brandywine Realty Trust
Mark Bullock
Meagan Burgio
Carmel Presbyterian Church
Whitney Chandor
City Life Philly
Covenant Presbyterian
Helen Cunningham Newbold
Tom Gray and Lisa Lear Debessonet
Karen Di Nunzio Smith
Natanya DiBona
Alice Donavin and George Day
Alisa Ediger
Eric and Angela Emrich
Alexandria Evenson
Susan Felker
Teresa Fink
First Presbyterian Church of Springfield
Barbara L. Forslund
Sal and Jillian Fratanduono
Ryan and Kristen Matteucci
Elizabeth H. Gemmill
Steven Giuliano
Gladwyne Presbyterian Church
John Grillo
Cynthia H. Guarino and John M. Guarino
Pamela Kelly Gwaltney
Patricia M. Haines
David and Jennifer Hall
Beth Hare
Edda Hare
Hellendall Family Foundation
Christina Herring
Higgins Group
Carol and Lacy Hunt
Ivyland Presbyterian Church
James I Jackson
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Brianna Kakareka
Kampi Components CO, Inc
Robert Kaufman
Frank and Loretta Kelly
Marty and Scott Laird
Joan and Mark LaLeike
Nancy Lanham
Arthur John Leon
Craig J Loundas
Lindsay Mack
Theresa Malandra
Mallard Mechanical
Terrence J. Marlowe
Tom and Linda McCarthy
Heather McDanel
Ben McMillan
Judith McNamee
Emmy Miller
Edward A Montgomery
Morgan Stanley
Barbara Moskow
Paul R Moul
Patricia and Robert J. Murphy
W. Michael Nailor
Marta Nolan-Alley
Dorothy Ruth Novick
Kathy and Ken Olthoff
Sarah Kloss and Hari Palaiyanur
Jess Paschke
James Paterno
Jane G. Pepper
Ellen Petersen
William and Karen Petrauskas
Wendi and Alan Pratt
Catherine and Michael Evan Radbill
Paul Rardin
Siobhan Ann Reardon
Reconstructing Judaism
Sam Rhoads and Nicole Juday Rhoads
Madeleine Riley
Rebecca Rimel
Naomi Rosenberg
Abraham and Mrs. Roberta Shaked
Gina and Stuart Shapiro
Robbie W. Shell and G. Richard Shell
Susan Sherman
John and Suzanne J Shook
Emily and Jeffrey Smith
Hether and Donald Eulysses Smith
Becky Snow
Jill Sorbello
Sarah Spell
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Russell Starke
Chris Steinhardt
Jim and Keith Straw
Paul and Amarilis Stricker
Lyn and Edward Tettemer
The Beneficial Charitable Foundation
William and Kathryn Toffey
Danielle and Andrew P Tussing
Unitarian Society of Germantown
Betsey and Mike Useem
Richard Vague
Lauren C Vague Stager and Ken Stager
Vanguard Community Fund
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia
Kathleen and Rick J Watson
Wayside Presbyterian Church
Kila Weaver
Dottie and Steve Weidman
Larry & Jackie Weitzner
Whole Foods Market
Michelle E Williams
Karen and Ed Wurster
Elizabeth and Rich Zack

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